Prisons and detention conditions in the EU

16-03-2023 - 17:28 LIBE
Prisons and Detentions conditions in the EU
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The fundamental rights concerns stemming from degrading prison conditions make this issue worth examining from an EU-law perspective. This study, requested by the LIBE Committee, aims to provide background information and policy recommendations on prison and detention conditions in the EU, on the basis of European and national regulations, legislation, policies and practices. It assesses the initiatives taken at EU level to support compliance with existing European stand.