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Prisons in Serbia (April 2004 – April 2005)
Prisons in Serbia (April 2004 – April 2005)

Author(s): Marijana Obradović, Nataša Novaković, Gordana Lukić-Samardžija, Igor Kuzmanović, Marija Jelić
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 second year of the implementation of the project "Prevention of Torture: Support to the Rehabilitation of Victims of Torture" that is realized thanks to the assistance of the European Commission – European Initiative for Democracy and Human Rights. Apart from the Helsinki Committee for Human Rights in Serbia, this three-year project includes 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 non-governmental organizations to regularly visit these institutions and exerting pressure on national governments to make it possible for the non-governmental sector to conduct such monitoring. [...]

  • Page Count: 151
  • Publication Year: 2005
  • Language: English