This is an update on the Bureau des Avocats Internationaux (BAI)’s Health and Human Rights in Prisons Project (HHRPP) by Iringo Hockley, an IJDH-BAI staff attorney. The HHRPP is a collaboration between IJDH-BAI and Partners in Health that combines the organizations’ recognized expertise in law and healthcare to holistically address the violations of prisoners’ civil, political, social and economic human rights.
Prison conditions in Haiti are some of the world’s worst. In this podcast Iringo gives an update on the post-earthquake conditions of Haiti’s prisons and also shares two success stories of HHRPP advocacy.
Iringo Hockley holds a Masters degree in Law from the University of Berne, Switzerland and studied at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, where she specialized in International Human Rights and International Criminal Law. She taught Law at the Bénédict School of Commerce in Berne, worked for three and a half years as a Case Lawyer at the Swiss Federal Administrative Court in Berne and spent eight months working for the law firm Rupp and Albietz in Riehen, Switzerland. At IJDH-BAI, she is a staff attorney who focuses on HHRPP.