Behind Bars: A Critical Investigation of Prison’s Conditions and Protection of the Prisoner’s Human Rights in Pakistan

Authors

  • Muhammad Idrees Ph.D. Scholar, Department of Law, Gillani Law College, Bahauddin Zakariya University, Multan, Punjab, Pakistan
  • Muhammad Bilal Associate Professor, Department of Law, University Gillani Law College, Bahauddin Zakariya University, Multan, Punjab, Pakistan

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.47067/real.v6i2.332

Keywords:

Prison, Imprisonment, State of the Prison, Human Rights, Protection of the Prisoners

Abstract

Prisons means any jail or place for the confinement of prisoners who are exclusively in the custody of the police. The Pakistani prison system has gone through numerous changes. With the passage of time, deteriorating state of prisons and prisoners beckoned the attention of governments and human rights organization as it began to realize that life conditions in jails is closely related criminal behavior. This paper aims to provide a comprehensive analysis of the prison conditions in Pakistan and the extent to which the human rights of prisoners are protected within the country's correctional facilities. This research work utilizes a qualitative research method, including document analysis, face-to-face interviews with prisoners to gather data and provide a holistic understanding of the situation. The findings of this research contribute to the existing literature on prison conditions and human rights in Pakistan and inform policymakers about the necessary measures to enhance the well-being and rights of prisoners. By examining the legal framework, prison conditions, and the prevalence of human rights violations, this research seeks to identify the challenges faced by prisoners and propose recommendations for improving the protection of their rights.

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Published

2023-06-30

How to Cite

Idrees, M. ., & Bilal, M. . (2023). Behind Bars: A Critical Investigation of Prison’s Conditions and Protection of the Prisoner’s Human Rights in Pakistan. Review of Education, Administration & Law, 6(2), 567-578. https://doi.org/10.47067/real.v6i2.332