Note that this is a past event.

UN criticism against situation in Swedish custody

Sofia Lindow, Master of Laws, talks about the conditions in Swedish custody, which has been criticized by the UN Committee against torture and the Committee against Torture of the European Council, among other. Lindow presents the criticizm of the committees and discusses what effect a deprivation of liberty can have on the mental health of the person in custody. Can this increase the risk of false confessions? How can the conditions be improved in order to become more just and humane?

Date: Wednesday April 29
Time: 9.00 – 10.00, coffee/tea and sandwiches will be served from 8.30.
Place: Stora Nygatan 26, 1st floor.

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Categories: Events focusing on human rights issues.
Tags: Prisons, Sofia Lindow, UN Committee Against Torture, and UN Human Rights Committee.
Regions: Sweden.
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