Why effective basic services should be imposed when prison officers go on strike
Avocates au barreau de Bruxelles
The European Court of Human Rights confirms the application of Article 3 of the Convention to the prison environment. What about it in case of a strike by prison officers when they can claim their rights based on Article 11 of the Convention ? This article analyses the application of Article 3 of the Convention by Belgian Courts and emphasizes the crucial role of the national judge to ensure the inmate’s right to conditions of detention which do preserve their human dignity.