General Assembly Resolution # 62
A resolution to improve worldwide human and civil rights.
The World Assembly,
Recognizing that detainees and convicts can be subject to mistreatment;
Acknowledging that individuals rescinded their civil rights when detained and convicted;
Understanding that though the individual is convicted, they are entitled to some rights;
Appalled that while some rights are covered by other resolutions, none have been made specifically concerning prisoners;
1. Detainees as any person(s) held in captivity by authorities accused of a crime(s), prior to conviction.
2. Convicts as any person(s) accused of a crime and convicted in a court of law.
1. That the detained:
a. are considered the accused until proven guilty;
b. shall be informed as to the nature of the offense;
c. shall be entitled to protection by the state from outside and inside threats.
d. (i) if held for more than 6 hours per day (or equivalent) shall be fed an adequate meal;
(ii) shall be fed at minimum two adequate meals per day;
2. That the convicted:
a. (i) if sentenced to prison, be given accommodations of a reasonable comfort level;
(ii) shall be placed in an area of adequate security level for the offense;
b. shall be fed at minimum two adequate meals per day;
c. shall have visitation rights;
d. shall be entitled to protection from inside threats;
e. shall not be subject to cruel and unusual treatment, so as not to cause physical or mental harm;
f. (i) shall be permitted at least one hour of outside exercise daily;
(ii) shall be permitted exercise time inside as requested for any reason, weather or otherwise;
g. (i) if misbehaved, may be punished and temporarily lose rights listed as (c) and (g) for an adequate time as given by a prison board or equivalent;
(ii) shall have more time added to their sentence if misconduct is a felony or of a serious nature.