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The 1948 Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) which is the foundation of human rights treaties of the United Nations states in Article 21 that everyone can vote. This includes people in prison.
Later, this was expressed legally in Article 25 of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR) which almost all countries support. See you-tube Prisoners Register to Vote in South Sudan.
Are there other countries that allow people in prison to vote? There does not seem to be an official list but we have tried to put together a list.
Our list of countries is the following: Albania, Austria, Bangladesh, Bosnia, Canada, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Iran, Ireland, Israel, Japan, Kenya, Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia, Montenegro, Netherlands, Norway, Pakistan, Peru, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Slovenia, South Africa, South Sudan, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Ukraine and Zimbabwe.
More countries and states are moving in our direction. For examples, Vermont, Maine and Puerto Rico, Washington DC, allow voting by people in prison in the United States while even China allows some prisoners to vote.
South Sudan prisoner register to vote: