TIJ suggests non-custodial measures in response to COVID-19

The coronavirus outbreak has upended our lives in unimaginable ways and prison inmates are no exceptions to the struggles.

In light of the novel coronavirus or COVID-19 pandemic, people globally are facing a multitude of challenges and problems. While the lethal virus is claiming lives in Thailand and around the world, guidelines on people staying at home and businesses staying closed are solemnly enforced. Moreover, the importance of social distancing is stressed and practiced to contain the spread of the virus. However, not everyone is in a position to do that, especially those in prison.

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