PRAJA Penal Reform and Justice Association.
2003
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PRAJA: Images & Insights

PRAJA has been working in several States' prisons and in civil society to disseminate the basic concepts and realities that pertain to locking up people as a way of punishing. Some of these concepts are:

  • Offenders are sent to prison as punishment not for punishment. The deprivation of liberty that results from being locked up is the punishment
  • Offenders may not be punished in the prison nor deprived of those human rights guaranteed in the Constitution and in U.N. documents agreed by all democratic countries



    And some of the realities are:
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