UN condemns ill treatment of prisoners

UN condemns ill treatment of prisoners

UN condemns ill treatment of prisoners

Written by Amani Nilar

15 Sep, 2021 | 1:02 pm

COLOMBO (News 1st): The United Nations Resident Coordinator in Sri Lanka Hanaa Singer has issued a statement with regard to the ill treatment of prisoners in the country.

Citing the Mandela Rules, which underlines that provision of ethical health care for prisoners is a State responsibility, she states that the Unites Nations Sri Lanka is currently in works to strengthen capacities to uphold the rights of all those in custody.

Moreover, she emphasizes that the United Nations condemns any ill treatment of prisoners.

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