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India: despite campaign, the country saw number of prisoners increase in 2022

By December 2022, India’s prisons were filled to 131% of capacity, up one percentage point from 2021. This is despite a campaign in July last year to identify undertrial prisoners eligible for release, and the country adding 11 prisons since 2021.

Source: (15/12/2023)