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Criminal punishment serves various aims. Besides retribution, deterrence and the protection of society, rehabilitation is generally considered a fundamental principle of penitentiary law throughout Europe. Article 6 of the European Prison Rules states that “all detention shall be managed so as to facilitate the reintegration into free society of persons who have been deprived of their liberty.” And although there is no codified right to rehabilitation in the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR), the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) has in recent years increasingly stressed that rehabilitation should be a crucial element of punishment. Lees hier verder op LeidenLawBlog