Due to be hosted by the Centre for Crime and Justice Studies, the online event – “Coronavirus In Prisons; What’s Happening Across Europe?” will explore prison population changes across European states during the pandemic. The coronavirus pandemic and the measures implemented to control it have had an extraordinary impact on society. Prisons are no exception, … More Coronavirus In Prisons: What’s Happening Across Europe?
Across the estate Prisons are moving towards single-cell accommodation, as much as possible, to limit the spread of infection and the number of deaths. The first wave of 500 temporary cells to be installed at prisons Extra prison space will limit the spread of Coronavirus in jails Builds on Government’s action to protect staff, prisoners … More Prison Estate in UK Expanded to Protect NHS From Coronavirus Risk
Penal Reform International briefing note issued on 16 March 2020 on the situation of the outbreak of a novel form of Coronavirus (COVID-19) and prevention measures in prisons and wider impacts of responses to governments on people in criminal justice systems. As the COVID-19 pandemic affects more people in an ever-increasing list of countries, Penal Reform … More Coronavirus: Healthcare and Human Rights of People in Prison