Prisons in Serbia (April 2005 – April 2006) Cover Image

Prisons in Serbia (April 2005 – April 2006)
Prisons in Serbia (April 2005 – April 2006)

Author(s): Marija Jelić, Gordana Lukić-Samardžija, Marijana Obradović, Zorana Marković
Contributor(s): Spomenka Grujičić (Translator)
Subject(s): 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 third year of the implementation of the project “Prevention of Torture: Support to the Rehabilitation of Victims of Torture” realized with 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 monitor overall conditions in these institutions and at exerting pressure on national governments to make it possible for the nongovernmental sector to conduct these fact-finding missions. [...]

  • Page Count: 157
  • Publication Year: 2006
  • Language: English