The Position of Convicted Persons during their Stay in the Correctional Facility and the Implementation of International and European Law in Correctional Institutions in Kosovo

Arif Riza


In this project i have tried to describe the position of the convicted persons during their stay in correctional institutions and the implementation of International and European law in these correctional institutions in Kosovo. So first of all Kosovo's legislation on the execution of criminal sanctions, such as cases of postponing the commencement of execution of imprisonment, accepting of convicted persons in correctional institutions placement, food and clothing, the rights of convicted persons during their stay in the correctional institutions. Implementation of international conventions, especially the United Nations Rules for the Protection of Minors, who are deprived of freedom, the states members should take educational measures for persons serving prison a sentence. Implementation of European Law relating to the rights of persons serving prison sentence, such as the recommendation of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe for protection of prisoners who are foreign citizens, because these people have different language and culture from most prisoners who are citizens of the country where they are serving a sentence. Recommendation of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe on behavior towards dangerous prisoners, where even though this category of prisoners are dangerous, still forbidden to use inhuman methods against them. Resolution of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe for short-term treatment of young convicted persons up to the age of 21, where if it comes to the punishment of these people, the state is responsibility to put them in special correctional institutions and special care.

DOI: 10.5901/mjss.2016.v7n3p282

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