External Prison Oversight, Human Rights and the Pandemic: International Perspectives

During this session of the 2022 International Corrections & Prisons Association’s (ICPA) Annual Conference and General Meeting, panelists Ivan Zinger (Correctional Investigator of Canada) Michael Horowitz (Inspector General of the U.S. Department of Justice), and Fiona Rafter (Australia Inspector of Custodial Services) discussed the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on their respective agencies’ operations and ways they modified their approaches to deliver external oversight during an unprecedented public health emergency.