Central America and the Caribbean PanamaThe remote island prison dubbed the Guantanamo Bay of Panama houses the country’s most dangerous prisoners, but concerns are mounting over harsh conditions and human rights violations occurring behind the prison’s impregnable walls.
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GeorgiaThe Georgian government will from next year allow the Public Defender’s Office to take pictures inside prison. This will allow photographic evidence to be obtained in cases where there is suspicion of abuse, or when sanitary conditions are deemed questionable.
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Southeast Asia and Pacific PhilippinesTwice the size of Paris, the open-air Iwahig Prison and Penal Farm offers a unique approach to reforming criminals.
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Africa Côte d’IvoireThis article is not available in English. If you wish, you can consult the French version.
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