The prison reform agenda in Brazil is struggling. Very different systems of 'justice' are at work in Brazil. An ex-president has just been found guilty of corruption and money laundering. Could Lula going to prison be the only thing to challenge the public to think again? A thought experiment:
UN Standard Minimum Rules for the Treatment of Prisoners
The Kampala consultation was attended by the high ranking officials from the Uganda Prison Service and chaired by the Special Rapporteur on Prisons and Conditions of Detention in Africa, Commissioner Med S.K. Kaggwa. The day-long event explored the changes to the Rules, in particular how they can be put into practice and some of the challenges in the Ugandan and wider African contexts.