Suicide in detention in the light of the human rights convention

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The European Court of Human Rights has derived several obligations from the European Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms with regard to suicide prevention among detainees and the investigation after a suicide has occurred in detention. We performed a study on case files on suicides in detention. In this article, we present a part of the results of this study in the light of the requirements arising from the European Convention.
Original languageEnglish
JournalNew Journal of European Criminal Law
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2014
Externally publishedYes

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