Thierry: “I was never alone in prison.”
25 November 2021. Thierry was imprisoned for 10 years. Is the lockdown a second imprisonment? Prison Insider has brought out six narratives of former prisoners. Six perspectives on the lockdown and imprisonment.
Senegal: The life of a woman in prison
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25 November 2021. In 2019, Senegal’s prison headcount was greater than 11,500. Of those prisoners, 2.7% were women. How do Senegalese prisons address the specific needs of female prisoners? We have endeavoured to answer this question through a visit to Liberté VI Women’s Prison.
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Waiting for Justice
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Prisoners are waiting. Most of them will never be judged because their files are missing. Many will die.
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