Séparation des détenu·e·s
Questions for monitors
Within the institution, who decides the placement of the detainees, and on what basis?
Are untried detainees kept separate from convicted detainees? Do they benefit from a regime that is appropriate to their status?
Are minors held in a specific institution? Are they effectively kept separate from adults?
Are young adults kept separate from the rest of the prison population? Do they benefit from a special regime?
Are women effectively kept separate from men? Do they benefit from the same conditions of imprisonment?
Are persons detained in connection with their immigration status kept separate from people awaiting trial or serving a prison sentence? Do they benefit from a regime adapted to their status?
Are separation measures taken when the physical or moral integrity of a detained person is threatened? If so, are such measures decided with the consent of the people concerned?
Are some detainees separated from the rest of the prison population against their will?
Can a detainee request and be granted separation from other inmates?
Are transgender detainees allocated accommodation placement based on their perceived gender identity?
Are LGBTI detainees systematically separated from other detainees? If so, how are they identified, and is their consent required to separate them from the other detainees?
Are some inmates separated from the rest of the population because of their ethnic, religious or other such considerations? If so, what is the justification for the separation?
Are certain detainees or groups of detainees kept separate from the rest of the prison population for reasons other than their protection?
Do the wings or buildings specifically allocated to certain categories of detainees offer similar material conditions to those in the other parts of the institution?