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James Porter

on 1 December 2011

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Prison Systems United Nations Views on Prison Prisoners are first and foremost human beings, and should be treated as such maintiang all rights laid out in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

Prisoners should face no discrimination based on race, colour, sex, language, religion, political or other opinion, national or social origin, property, birth or other status.

Prisoners should be offered opportunities to enrich themselves and be become better prepared for reintergration with society. Prisons in the United States The Federal Bureau of Prisons protects society by confining offenders in the controlled environments of prisons and community-based facilities that are safe, humane, cost-efficient, and appropriately secure, and that provide work and other self-improvement opportunities to assist offenders in becoming law-abiding citizens. Types of US correctional facilities Minimum Security

Low Security

Medium Security

High Security

Egyptian Prisons In Theory The Ministry of Interior (Egypt) has been keen on implementing a policy targeting the rehabilitation and reformation of penitentiary institutions’ inmates. Brief Background Note Egyptian officials first opened its prisons' doors to be inspected by human rights groups in 1992 and has since become a major target for accusations of inhumane prison conditions In Reality Egyptian Prisons are known for their cruelty towards prisoners, discrimination, and general lack of repect for human rights. Prisoners are offered rehabilitation services
including educational and occupational opportunities Comparisons USA Egypt Prisoners are held in more lock up and throw away the key scenarios without opportunity for enrichment Both have prisons that
detain P.O.W.s for
indefinite times and under
conditions not consistent with their constitution Prisoners are assigned a prison based on
varying factors including
regional background and level of crime Political prisoners are held unlawfully and treated worse than rapists and murderers Neither system is seen internationally by human rights groups as progressive Similarities Textual Connections James Porter, Britney Black, Ashley Osbourne, Macey Brazzel
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