APAC

APAC

This phrase reflects the APAC philosophy. APACs are Civil Society Organisations that run Incarceration Centers without the presence of weapons and police. They aim to promote the humanization of the penalty, offering favorable and dignified conditions for the sentence to be fulfilled, covering the punitive aspect and the re-socialisation aspect of the Brazilian Penal Execution Law.
As APACs (Associações de Proteção e Assistência aos Condenados) são Organizações da Sociedade Civil que gerem Centros de Reclusão sem a presença de armas e polícia, que tem como objetivo promover a humanização da pena, oferecendo condições favoráveis e dignas para que a pena seja cumprida, abrangendo o aspecto punitivo e o aspecto de ressocialização da Lei de Execução Penal Brasileira. APACs are Civil Society Organisations that run Incarceration Centers without the presence of weapons and police.
Through the promotion of a humanized prison system, the APAC model aims at contributing to the promotion of human rights of Brazil´s prisonal population, strenghtening political participation and dialogue between human rights defenders, civil society, and national and international stakeholders, public and private.  For more information visit the website (Available only in Portuguese).
Promotion of rights of convicted humans - APAC initiative.