Even though prisoners are isolated from the society, they remain human yet and retain their basic human rights. As one would know choice is one of the fundamental rights of a human being. Also prisoners still remain citizens, so, according to the Article 25 of the International Covenant of Civil and Political Rights: "citizens have the right to vote" (Black, Dhami and Easter, 2012, 43). Sometimes situation in country, which could occur after voting, may seriously influence on whole country, including prisoners themselves, so, even if they are only a little part of nation, they should have a right to take a part in elections. Nevertheless, kee...
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...ll, on account of this points which were listed above it is strongly recommended for Britain to continue not allowing prisoners a right to vot in elections.
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