The people serving sentences in Canada’s federal correctional system for indictable offenses are human beings whose human rights must be respected.
Source: Canada’s correctional system: An inside look
Colten Boushie’s death and the subsequent acquittal of his killer has fuelled loud calls for reforms to Canada’s criminal justice system and its treatment of the Indigenous. Why has it taken so long?
Source: Broken system: Why is a quarter of Canada’s prison population Indigenous?
The long read: Since it decriminalised all drugs in 2001, Portugal has seen dramatic drops in overdoses, HIV infection and drug-related crime
Source: Portugal’s radical drugs policy is working. Why hasn’t the world copied it? | News | The Guardian