Minister of Justice receives petition on prisoners' rights for humane treatment

Fri 21 Feb 2020 at 13:29 Law
NNA - Justice Minister, Marie Claude Najm, on Friday received a petition entitled, "So that he who does know his rights to humane treatment does not remain prisoner" from lawyer Rafik Hajj, the organizer of this initiative, in cooperation with the Prison Committee of Beirut Bar Association.


The initiative includes the following list of rights:


-The right to life and integrity of individuals.
-The right not to be subjected to torture or ill-treatment.
-The right to health.
-The right to respect human dignity.
-The right to fair implementation of laws.
-The right to be free from discrimination.
-The right to be free from slavery.
-The right to freedom of opinion and thought.
-The right to freedom of religion.
-The right to respect for family life.
-The right to self-development.


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