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Prisons in Serbia (April 2003 – April 2004)
Prisons in Serbia (April 2003 – April 2004)

Author(s): Marija Jelić, Igor Kuzmanović, Nataša Novaković, Marijana Obradović
Contributor(s): Spomenka Grujičić (Translator)
Subject(s): Human Rights and Humanitarian Law, Governance, Studies in violence and power, Penology, Victimology, Penal Policy
Published by: Helsinški odbor za ljudska prava u Srbiji
Keywords: Prisons; Serbian prisons; torture; violence; rehabilitation; inhuman treatment; punishment; detention facilities;
Summary/Abstract: This publication is the output of the Helsinki Committee for Human Rights in Serbia’s activity over the first year of the project “Prevention of Torture: Support to the Rehabilitation of Victims of Torture” that is being implemented thanks to the assistance of the European Commission – European Initiative for Democracy and Human Rights. Apart from the Serbian Helsinki Committee, this three-year project involves Bulgarian, Hungarian, Macedonian, Polish and Russian Helsinki committees, as well as the International Helsinki Federation. At regional level, the project aims at preventing torture, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment in detention facilities (police stations, prisons, psychiatric institutions, etc.), encouraging nongovernmental organizations to visit these institutions and exerting pressure on national governments to enable such monitoring by non-governmental organizations. [...]

  • Page Count: 146
  • Publication Year: 2004
  • Language: English