Prisoners' Rights

January 14, 2015
A report released earlier this week by BC’s auditor general highlights many problems within BC’s provincial prison system. The report found that “lack of attention to performance management,...
Keywords: Article , Government Policy, Prisoners' Rights, British Columbia
June 9, 2014
Is it in the public interest to ensure that prisoners have access to life saving medication? That was the situation faced by the Community Legal Assistance Society's client. He was denied his HIV...
Keywords: Article , Health, Prisoners' Rights, British Columbia
July 8, 2013
CBC has a multimedia site on prison and indigenous women called, Warehousing Indigenous Women. Currently, indigenous women are the fastest growing prison population and account for 31.9 per cent of...
Keywords: Article , Indigenous, Prisoners' Rights, Women, All of Canada
October 13, 2011
A group of B.C. lawyers providing duty counsel services have announced their plan to disrupt the system through a refusal to provide services. They will target the beginning of 2012 to stop serving...
Keywords: Article , Alberta, Legal Aid, Prisoners' Rights, British Columbia
May 30, 2011
Canadian Prison Law is a resource site of prison law cases and of statutes and legislation that involve prisoners and prisons.
Keywords: Online Resource , Legal Research, Prisoners' Rights, Organizations, All of Canada
May 30, 2011
The John Howard Society is an organization of provincial and territorial Societies comprised of and governed by people whose goal is to understand and respond to problems of crime and the criminal...
Keywords: Online Resource , Prisoners' Rights, Organizations, All of Canada
May 30, 2011
Canadian Association of Elizabeth Fry Societies is an association of self-governing, community-based Elizabeth Fry Societies that work with and for women and girls in the justice system, particularly...
Keywords: Online Resource , Bilingual, Prisoners' Rights, Women, Organizations, All of Canada
May 30, 2011 is a website with resources, links, articles, news in support of prisoners and prison justice activism in Canada.
Keywords: Online Resource , Organizing, prison, Prisoners' Rights, Campaigns and initiatives, General resources, All of Canada
May 29, 2011
An all volunteer organization of prisoners, their families, friends, human rights activists and abolitionists of the death penalty who campaign on behalf of all innocent prisoners.
Keywords: Online Resource , Prisoners' Rights, Organizations, International
May 29, 2011
Prisoner's HIV/AIDS Support Action Network (PASAN) is a community-based prisoners’ rights organization that strives to provide advocacy, education, and support to prisoners and ex-prisoners in...
Keywords: Online Resource , Health, HIV/AIDS, Prisoners' Rights, Ontario, Organizations
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