European Parliament Committee Recommends Harmonization of Prison Conditions

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Friday, October 1, 1993
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Volume: 
9
Issue: 
10
396
Abstract: 
On September 27-29, 1993, the European Parliament Committee on Civil Liberties and Internal Affairs held a hearing on the need for a code of conduct for the treatment of prisoners in order to harmonize and guarantee the rights and conditions of prisoners in the European Community countries. The debate and initiative indicates the impact of both international human rights law and economic integration on the course of international criminal law…[more]