Treatment of prisoners - international treaty standards

Federative Republic of Brazil

Brazil - Constitution 1988 (2019) EN

TITLE II Fundamental Rights and Guarantees
CHAPTER I Individual and Collective Rights and Duties
Article 5. All persons are equal before the law, without any distinction whatsoever, Brazilians and foreigners residing in the country being ensured of inviolability of the right to life, to liberty, to equality, to security and to property, on the following terms: (CA 45, 2004)
XLIX – prisoners are ensured of respect to their physical and moral integrity;

Rome Statute

Article 103 Role of States in enforcement of sentences of imprisonment

3. In exercising its discretion to make a designation under paragraph 1, the Court shall take into account the following:

(b) The application of widely accepted international treaty standards governing the treatment of prisoners;