ICPS Associates deliver human rights training courses in Libya

20 Jun 2014

ICPS Associates Danny McAllister and Christine Fisher, supported by their interpreter Walid Safar, delivered four one day courses on a human rights approach to security for 70 members of staff, and a further four day course for a selected group of 9 staff in Al Jawiya Prison, Misrata, Libya. The course and the accompanying Workbook were devised and produced as part of a project to support the Libyan Judicial Police in managing their prisons and were funded by the UK Security, Justice and Defence Programme in Libya.  Following the courses the Minister of Labour for Libya presented course certificates to the participants.


Close to three million people in pre-trial detention worldwide, new report shows

18 Jun 2014
Close to three million people are held in pre-trial detention and other forms
of remand imprisonment throughout the world according to the second edition of 
the World Pre-trial/Remand Imprisonment List (WPTRIL), researched and compiled by 
Roy Walmsley and published on 18 June by the International Centre for Prison Studies, 
a partner of the University of Essex. 

ICPS contributes to WHO Europe Guide on Prisons and Health

23 May 2014

WHO Europe has today published the second edition of its highly successful Guide on Prisons and Health. Once again this includes a chapter by ICPS Trustee Professor Andrew Coyle on “Standards in prison health: the prisoner as a patient.”

ICPS was a founding member of the WHO Prison Health Network and continues to have close links with its Health in Prisons Project.

The Guide is available from the WHO Europe website: