The journal, “Advancing Corrections: Journal of the International Corrections and Prisons Association,” has published an article on the Raoul Wallenberg Institute’s (RWI) and Kenyan Prison Service’s (KPS) work to embed the so-called Mandela Rules and human rights into … Continue reading » “New Publication: Human Rights Are Good Corrections”Continue readingMore Tag
Kenya Prisons Service Human Rights Officers have come together to mourn the loss of their friend and colleague Justus Naderia, who has died at the age of 32 after a short illness. Picture: Justus is in the middle of the … Continue reading » “Farewell to a Kenyan Human Rights Champion”Continue readingMore Tag
RWI and the Kenya Prisons Service (KPS) recently provided a basic training in the UN Standard Minimum Rules for the Treatment of Prisoners, targeted at KPS staff members proposed for the position of Human Rights Officer (HRO).Continue readingMore Tag
This week, we are featuring a guest blogger from the Kenya Prisons Service (KPS).
Dennis Mungo is an officer of the KPS who currently serves as coordinator of the Human Rights Office at KPS Headquarters. He is closely involved with … Continue reading » ““Who Said Corrections is Boring?””Continue readingMore Tag
More than 20 Officers in Charge of Prisons and other senior managers from the Kenya Prisons Service (KPS) are currently participating in a two-week human rights and leadership training. More than 80 KPS officers have already benefited from the course, … Continue reading » “Looking at Human Rights from the Perspective of Corrections”Continue readingMore Tag
RWI has initiated a unique cooperation – the “Assessment and Classification Project” with the Kenya Prison Service (KPS), the Kenya Probation and Aftercare Services (KPAS) and Swedish Prisons and Probation Services (SPPS). We asked a few questions to Damaris Seina, … Continue reading » “Pilot project launched in Nairobi prisons and probation offices”Continue readingMore Tag
Photo caption: Ayalnesh Alayu Belete from Ethiopia and Tolulope Ayanbanke Tilley-Gyado from Nigeria are looking at a case study discussed during the session on complaints handling.
Participants from across Africa are meeting this week to learn, discuss and explore the … Continue reading » “12 African National Human Rights Institutions Gather for Training”Continue readingMore Tag
The Raoul Wallenberg Institute arranged a seminar on Monday on human rights in correctional services to kick off a week-long study visit by the Kenya Prison Service (KPS).
“Kenya Prisons Service has decided that the future lies in a human … Continue reading » “Kenya and Sweden Working Together for Human Rights in Prisons”Continue readingMore Tag
A recently completed four-year programme in Indonesia between the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) and the Raoul Wallenberg Institute supported increased compliance of international human rights standards in Indonesian prisons.
In an article on Sida’s website, the agency … Continue reading » “Conditions improve in Indonesian prisons”Continue readingMore Tag