Research

DECOUNT

The project aims to design and disseminate an online campaign including deradicalization and prevention online resources (mainly online counter-narratives, such as the stories of formers); videos produced…


SiGit

Situation, problem, and motivation: Overcrowded prisons, high numbers of prisoners with mental health issues, high numbers of foreign national prisoners, and increasing reported numbers of assaults upon…


ELFUM

During the last twelve years in the Austrian prison system a sometimes considerable prison overcrowding was to be observed. Above all this affects the inmates, but also prison staff. Considering these…


Towards Pre-Trial Detention as Ultima Ratio

In many European countries, a high numbers of persons are held in pre-trial detention. Pre-trial detention primarily serves procedural purposes: to prevent a suspect from absconding or from tampering with…


MOMA

Compared to the penitentiary system, little is known about the conditions in Austrian police detention centres (administrative detention, detention pending deportation). However, police detention faces…