The Punishment Should Be Legal Punishment

1252 WordsDec 22, 20156 Pages
There are several rights that each person in the world have. These rights are not a gifts from anybody, but they are inherent rights that people obtain as a human being, such as the right to life and the right of liberty..etc. These fundamental rights are protected by the law and the state of the country in order to maintain the society system. People usually express these rights without limitation or control, unless exercise these rights encroached on others rights or breached the rules that the government has set. As a result from such breaches and unlawful acts, sometimes persons liberty can be taken away as punishment. Since the emergence of penalty institutions, there have been arisen debate about prisons regime and prisoners treatment whether the imprisonment should be as a harsh punitive place where offenders stay in deep darkness, or as rehabilitation place for offence committers. However, as a result of prisoners human right development and the emergence of regional and global human organisations, punishing perpetrator who committed crimes with prison sentences does not mean they can be treated cruel or inhumanely, but the most of absolute rights that they gained as a human still hold, such as their right to not be a subject for torture and right of expression. Recently, in the Great Britain where prisoners right are protected under Human right act 1998, prisoners right to vote has been deprived by the parliament, and that led to a sharp controversy about this
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