COE report : Hungarian prisons crowded

Many member countries of the Council of Europe have problems with overcrowded prisons, among them Hungary, a report released in Brussels today showed.

Hungary was among states like Serbia, Italy, Cyprus, and Belgium, where the crowdedness of law enforcement facilities poses the biggest problems. In Serbia the number of prisoners per 100 places is 160, in Italy this number is 145, in Cyprus 140, in Hungary 139 and in Belgium 132, the report said.

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