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Human rights and the unconvicted prisoner

Human rights and the unconvicted prisoner

a study on the Welikada remand prison.

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Published by Centre for the Study of Human Rights, University of Colombo in Colombo .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Welikada Remand Prison -- Statistics,
  • Prisoners -- Abuse of -- Sri Lanka -- Colombo -- Statistics,
  • Prisoners -- Sri Lanka -- Colombo -- Statistics,
  • Human rights -- Sri Lanka

  • About the Edition

    Case study conducted to unconvicted prisoners in Wilekada Prison in Sri Lanka.

    Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 37).

    GenreStatistics.
    SeriesCSHR report series -- 2003/1
    ContributionsUniversity of Colombo. Centre for the Study of Human Rights.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV9785.8.Z8 C (Colombo)+
    The Physical Object
    Pagination37 p. ;
    Number of Pages37
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16692246M
    LC Control Number2006542747

    English law "Prisoner" is a legal term for a person who is imprisoned.. In section 1 of the Prison Security Act , the word "prisoner" means any person for the time being in a prison as a result of any requirement imposed by a court or otherwise that he be detained in legal custody. "Prisoner" was a legal term for a person prosecuted for was not applicable to a person .


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