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Hirst v UK (No 2) 74025/01 (2005) ECHR 681

The blanket restriction on voting, which applies to all convicted prisoners in prison irrespective of the length of their sentence, the nature or gravity of their offence, or their individual circumstances, is unlawful.

See also

Voting rights for detained patients

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