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    Fair, Helen and Heard, Catherine (2022) Prisoners. In: Binder, C. and Nowak, M. and Hofbauer, J.A. and Janig, P. (eds.) Elgar Encyclopedia of Human Rights. Edward Elgar Publishing. ISBN 9781789903614. (In Press)

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    The fundamental rights enjoyed by prisoners mirror to a large extent those enjoyed by all: many of those rights are absolute and non-derogable under international law , including freedom from torture and inhumane treatment. However, in practice, standards of protection for prisoners’ rights are low in much of the world and even where mechanisms exist for enforcing their rights, they are often inaccessible.


    Item Type: Book Section
    School: Birkbeck Faculties and Schools > Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences > School of Social Sciences
    Research Centres and Institutes: Crime & Justice Policy Research, Institute for
    Depositing User: Helen Fair
    Date Deposited: 27 Jul 2022 11:30
    Last Modified: 02 Aug 2023 18:17


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