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Prisoners' rights Source: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prisoners'_rights

The rights of civilian and military prisoners are governed by both national and international law. International conventions include the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights; the United Nations' Minimum Rules for the Treatment of Prisoners, the European Committee for the Prevention of Torture and Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment,[1] and the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.

Rights and advocacy by country[edit]

Asia[edit]

Europe[edit]

North America[edit]

Visitation rules at Alcatraz

Oceania[edit]

International[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Howard Davis (2003), "Prisoners' rights", Human rights and civil liberties, Taylor & Francis, p. 157, ISBN 978-1-84392-008-3

External links[edit]

Organizations working for prisoners' rights: