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The defendant is not a client

The House of Representatives is about to vote a draft law on the detention of persons. The draft foresees that detained people and their families must bear the costs of the detention decision when residing in a...

by Belgian League of Human Rights

The House of Representatives is about to vote a draft law on the detention of persons. The draft foresees that detained people and their families must bear the costs of the detention decision when residing in a certain type of institution. This proposal is part of a logic of billing and not of public protection. When will all prisons be privatized? When will we have a deprivation of liberty with variable comfort, health care of variable quality, depending on the income of each? The defendant is not a client.

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