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Senegal: the country tackles prison overcrowding-in pictures

Senegal’s prisons are old, overcrowded and cannot manage the thousands incarcerated for petty crimes. In response, the country has launched a pilot scheme to release hundreds of inmates under electronic supervision.

Source: The Guardian (01/01/2024)