Source — The IndependentRead country-profile
Philippines : inhuman conditions inside Quezon City Jail, in Manila
“Many go crazy”, said Mario Dimaculangan, the jail’s longest serving inmate. Harrowing photos have emerged showing the inhuman conditions inside prison in the Philippines. The facility, Quezon City Jail, in Manila, is home to 3,800 inmates – nearly five times more people than it was designed for.
Prisoners – caught up in trials which take years – can be seen crammed body-to-body on concrete floors and stairwells. Others are forced to sleep sitting or standing.
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