Title United Nations Standard Minimum Rules for the Treatment of Prisoners (the Nelson Mandela Rules) : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly
Publisher UN General Assembly
Publication Date 8 January 2016
Topics Crime prevention | Prison or detention conditions
Citation / Document Symbol A/RES/70/175
Reference 70th Session
Other Languages / Attachments Arabic | Chinese | French | Russian | Spanish
Cite as UN General Assembly, United Nations Standard Minimum Rules for the Treatment of Prisoners (the Nelson Mandela Rules) : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly, 8 January 2016, A/RES/70/175, available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/5698a3a44.html [accessed 18 November 2017]
Comments Adopted without vote, 80th plenary meeting. This documents supersedes the Standard Minimum Rules for the Treatment of Prisoners, 30 August 1955.