Justice Minister visits prisons of Borj Erroumi and Nadhour in Bizerte | Tunisia News Gazette

Justice Minister visits prisons of Borj Erroumi and Nadhour in Bizerte

Justice Minister Ghazi Jribi made an unexpected visit on Monday to the Borj Erroumi civil prison and the Nadhour civil prison in Bizerte governorate.

According to a Justice Department statement published on Tuesday, the minister inquired during the visit about the conditions of detention in these two prison units, particularly during the cold weather period in the country.

He also stressed the need to constantly strive to respect the rules of work and the principles of human rights in the treatment of prisoners’ daily lives.

In this regard, Jribi called for more dynamism of the various training and apprenticeship programmes to promote better psychological and social care for prisoners and to prepare them for reintegration into society.

The Minister of Justice met with officials and agents from both prison units, reiterating the Ministry’s concern to restructure the Directorate General of Prisons and Rehabilitation to promote their working conditions.

Source: TAP News Agency

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