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Coronavirus and prisons in the EU: Member-State measures to reduce spread of the virus

The coronavirus crisis has put huge pressure on European prisons, already often affected by chronic overcrowding and poor healthcare services. Continue reading

EU nationals held as political prisoners in third countries [What Europe does for you]

EU citizens are sometimes imprisoned without due process or sentenced after a politically motivated trial in non-EU countries that do not uphold the rule of law or human rights standards. These include journalists reporting from difficult situations, human rights defenders, and people visiting for personal reasons. Continue reading

EU rules on transfer of sentenced persons

In a globalised world, transfers of convicted criminals to complete their sentences in their home countries are becoming more and more common. The international framework developed to facilitate such transfers requires the consent of both states involved as well as of the sentenced person. This has been seen as a major disadvantage, including of the … Continue reading

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