Prisoner’s Rights

WNUSP considers that revision of the Standard Minimum Rules must follow the standards set out in the Convention on the rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) and other core human rights treaties. As both the most recent and the most detailed binding international law on the rights of persons with disabilities, the CRPD sets the standard that must be followed throughout the UN system. Derogation from the high standards set by the CRPD would undermine not only the effectiveness of that treaty but the character of the human rights regime as a whole.

In January 2014 submitted this WNUSP Submission on the UN Standard Minimum Rules for Prisoners

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