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Why effective basic services should be imposed when prison officers go on strike

Charlotte CRUCIFIX
et
Alice GILOT
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.

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