Argentina : denunciaron al menos 343 maltratos y torturas en cárceles federales en el primer semestre de 2017
South America Torture ArgentinaThis article is not available in English. If you wish, you can consult the Spanish version
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United StatesThey elect local judges in Craighead County, Arkansas, and two men decided two years ago to run for the bench there with a clear mission statement: if elected they would rein in a private probation company called The Justice Network and the local judge and prosecutor they said had countenanced its…
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Central America and the Caribbean MexicoThis article is not available in English. If you wish, you can consult the Spanish version.
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South America ArgentinaThis article is not available in English. If you wish, you can consult the Spanish version.
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United StatesHurricanes Harvey and Irma have prompted mass evacuations in Texas and Florida. But many Americans have been unable to flee, including huge numbers of prison inmates. The two states together are home to a quarter million incarcerated people. Texas has the largest prison population in the country, a…
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United StatesNatural disasters don’t stop at prison doors. Since August 27 , Hurricane Harvey has affected the Houston region (Texas, USA). Torrential rain has struck within a radius of 320 kilometers. Nearly 6,000 prisoners from five penal institutions have been evacuated due to the threatening flood of Brazos… Read more
Europe UkraineThe prosecutor’s office informed, on the 17th of August, that a detainee had killed and dismembered an inspector from the State Prison Service at the Odessa Pre-trial Detention Center (SIZO) No. 21. The murder occurred in the SIZO economic block where the prisoner was working.
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Europe Middle East Material conditions TurkeyTurkey has been packing its jails with political offenders since a failed coup nearly 14 months ago, and prisoners’ families, lawyers, and activists have told IRIN of an increase in overcrowding, poor medical care, solitary confinement, and mistreatment.
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