Tag: overcrowded

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Overcrowded prisons in Europe:
only Turkey worse than Italy

EnglishItalianPortugueseSpanishGermanDutchFilipinoPolishChinese (Simplified)ArabicBengaliGreekTurkishKoreanJapanesePersianRomanian Overcrowded prisons: in Europe, only Turkey – which has the highest incarceration rate in the Old Continent – is worse than Italy. This is what emerges from the Space I report, prepared by the University of Lausanne and fresh from publication by the Council of Europe (here the complete report:  Space I – 2020). (more…)

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Overcrowded prisons: a worldwide epidemic

EnglishItalianPortugueseSpanishGermanDutchFilipinoPolishChinese (Simplified)ArabicBengaliGreekTurkishKoreanJapanesePersianRomanian Anyone who is convicted of a crime and imprisoned, may find themselves in some of the world’s worst overcrowded prisons. According to World Prison Brief, Institute for Crime & Justice Policy Research (WPB), the US is a world leader in incarceration. At 639 prisoners per 100,000 general population, the US has the highest incarceration rate in the world.

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