The ICRC visits hundreds of thousands of detainees all over the world. Year in, year out. But what happens during a "detention visit"? And why do we visit detainees anyway? This video gives a peek behind the scenes as an ICRC team visits a prison.
A 60-year-old set of rules outlining minimum standards for prisoner treatment have been given an overhaul and a new name following a four-year revision process led by the UN. They are now called the "Mandela Rules." Read more about this topic on the ICRC's Intercross Blog: New "Mandela Rules" aim to improve detainee treatment