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RESCALED - European Movement for Detention Houses
#WorthASecondChance Community Check In: Small Scale Youth Justice Facilities in the Netherlands.
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FROM NIMBY TO WIMBY PRACTICE BOOKLET.

Dutch Indiana Bell Building; Small-scale (detention) facilities for youngsters

Last week, the Dutch newspaper NRC[1] headlined “Five small juvenile prisons started as an experiment and are now virtually empty”. As a result of all...

Punishment that makes a difference? 

RESCALED principles practiced in existing Norwegian prisons  Norway is a long and narrow country situated north in Europe, and has a relatively low population density....

RESCALED from an International Human Rights Law perspective

Graduated with a Master’s degree in International Humanitarian Law and International Human Rights Law (IHRL), my first encounter with prisons’ issues were mostly through a...

CYCLES OF A CIVILIZED SOCIETY

Cycles can be discerned in a person’s life; day and night, winter, spring, summer, autumn. There are also cycles to unravel in society. In 1922...

ESTUDO DE VIABILIDADE ECONÓMICA E FINANCEIRA PARA CASAS DE REINSERÇÃO DA RESHAPE PORTUGAL

https://unsplash.com/photos/WWX2bPqP-z4

A SOLUTION FOR INCARCERATED PEOPLE

Belgium continues to build large-scale prisons that are based on a 19th century model. These new prisons are larger than ever. While Belgium used to...

HIGH-SECURITY INCARCERATION WITHIN THE PRINCIPLES OF RESCALED: Learning from a good, Norwegian practice

From 11/10 to 14/10 me and other members of APAC went to Norway, Oslo. We were introduced to the organization ‘Wayback’ and the Norwegian prison...

RESCALED General Assembly 2021: Opening speech by the Chair

Dear members, dear all, my dear friends It is really a great pleasure for me, and an honour, to inaugurate – and in person too!...

IS IT SAFE FOR TAXPAYERS TO INVEST IN OUR PRISONS?

Rumor has it that from a financial point of view, due to economies of scale, large prisons are a better option than small-scaled detention houses....
Deze foto van Onbekende auteur is gelicentieerd onder CC BY-ND

Towards an optimal parenting context in detention

When a judge imposes a prison sentence, it has far-reaching consequences for the convicted person, for his or her family and the children involved. The...

Pooling our efforts

It seems that we all have gained some experience in deprivation of liberty since the outbreak of COVID-19. It seems that on average we have...

Incarcerated students are also students: Challenges and solutions from a practical perspective

All people have the right to education. This human right is also enshrined in international human rights instruments for incarcerated people (see for example the...

Less and smaller prisons for more human dignity

Prisons are highly potent but highly damaging institutions, both symbolically and in their real effects. Prisons are especially potent in “producing prisoners”, that means persons...

How to exercise autonomy within a small-scale detention house?

Autonomy is a fundamental human need. This is also true for incarcerated people. However, when people are detained in a closed setting, they lose a...

Prisons: no more brick in the wall

The Ministry of Justice has recently published the statistical series of persons in custody[2] in France between 1980 and 2020. One of the major findings:...
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  • BARRIER BREAKER (4)
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FROM NIMBY TO WIMBY PRACTICE BOOKLET.

Dutch Indiana Bell Building; Small-scale (detention) facilities for youngsters

Last week, the Dutch newspaper NRC[1] headlined “Five small juvenile prisons started as an experiment and are now virtually empty”. As a result of all...

Punishment that makes a difference? 

RESCALED principles practiced in existing Norwegian prisons  Norway is a long and narrow country situated north in Europe, and has a relatively low population density....

RESCALED from an International Human Rights Law perspective

Graduated with a Master’s degree in International Humanitarian Law and International Human Rights Law (IHRL), my first encounter with prisons’ issues were mostly through a...

CYCLES OF A CIVILIZED SOCIETY

Cycles can be discerned in a person’s life; day and night, winter, spring, summer, autumn. There are also cycles to unravel in society. In 1922...

ESTUDO DE VIABILIDADE ECONÓMICA E FINANCEIRA PARA CASAS DE REINSERÇÃO DA RESHAPE PORTUGAL

https://unsplash.com/photos/WWX2bPqP-z4

A SOLUTION FOR INCARCERATED PEOPLE

Belgium continues to build large-scale prisons that are based on a 19th century model. These new prisons are larger than ever. While Belgium used to...

HIGH-SECURITY INCARCERATION WITHIN THE PRINCIPLES OF RESCALED: Learning from a good, Norwegian practice

From 11/10 to 14/10 me and other members of APAC went to Norway, Oslo. We were introduced to the organization ‘Wayback’ and the Norwegian prison...

RESCALED General Assembly 2021: Opening speech by the Chair

Dear members, dear all, my dear friends It is really a great pleasure for me, and an honour, to inaugurate – and in person too!...

IS IT SAFE FOR TAXPAYERS TO INVEST IN OUR PRISONS?

Rumor has it that from a financial point of view, due to economies of scale, large prisons are a better option than small-scaled detention houses....
Deze foto van Onbekende auteur is gelicentieerd onder CC BY-ND

Towards an optimal parenting context in detention

When a judge imposes a prison sentence, it has far-reaching consequences for the convicted person, for his or her family and the children involved. The...

Pooling our efforts

It seems that we all have gained some experience in deprivation of liberty since the outbreak of COVID-19. It seems that on average we have...

Incarcerated students are also students: Challenges and solutions from a practical perspective

All people have the right to education. This human right is also enshrined in international human rights instruments for incarcerated people (see for example the...

Less and smaller prisons for more human dignity

Prisons are highly potent but highly damaging institutions, both symbolically and in their real effects. Prisons are especially potent in “producing prisoners”, that means persons...

How to exercise autonomy within a small-scale detention house?

Autonomy is a fundamental human need. This is also true for incarcerated people. However, when people are detained in a closed setting, they lose a...

Prisons: no more brick in the wall

The Ministry of Justice has recently published the statistical series of persons in custody[2] in France between 1980 and 2020. One of the major findings:...