The case for letting prisoners vote – UK Human Rights Blog

Posted May 25th, 2012 in elections, human rights, news, prisons by tracey

“Last Tuesday saw the latest episode in the prisoner voting legal saga with the European Court of Human Rights’ Grand Chamber’s judgment reversing the Chamber judgment which found Italy’s automatic ban on voting for prisoners serving over 3 years in prison (and a lifetime ban with the possibility of future relief for those sentenced to more than 5 years) in breach of Article 3 of Protocol 1 to the European Convention on Human Rights.”

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UK Human Rights Blog, 24th May 2012