Legal Framework and Practices of Corrections and Investigative Detention – National and Comparative Perspectives

11-12 December 2014, SD Avenue Hotel, Bangkok, Thailand


Thursday, 11 December 2014

Session 1: Introduction: Forms of Detentions in National Laws – Unitary Approach or Different Treatment of Corrections, Investigative Detention, and Police Arrest

Impulse presentation:

Henning Glaser, Director, German-Southeast Asian Center of Excellence for Public Policy and Good Governance (CPG), Faculty of Law, Thammasat University

Session 2: The Organization and Management of Detention and Imprisonment according to National Laws and Practices (agencies in charge, personnel and education, overcrowding, non -custodial sanctions and measures)

Impulse presentations:

Stella Anastasia, Cambodian Human Rights and Development Association

Deputy Supt. M.KUMAR S/O S.MUTHUVELU, Department of Criminal Investigation, Royal Malaysia Police

Session 3: Monitoring and Inspection of Detention and Correction Facilities and Practices

Impulse presentation:

Kohnwilai Teppunkoonngam, Attorney at Law

Session 4: Remedies against Arrest/Detention Orders and Rights Violations in Arrest, Detention, and Imprisonment

Impulse presentation:

Magesan A/L R Ayavoo, Faculty of Law, University of Malaya


Friday, 12 December 2014

Session 5:  Early Prison Release, Pardon, Amnesty

Impulse presentation:

Chong Yin Xin, Malaysian Bar Association

Wrap-up panel discussion:  Towards ASEAN Standards – Issues, Challenges and Perspectives