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Hundreds of Thousands Are Released



With the dangers of coronavirus spreading in closely occupied prison quarters, hundreds of thousands of prisoners across the world have been released in attempts to curb the spread of the virus. Additionally, the pandemic has drawn attention to inadequate and unacceptable conditions in prisons not conducive to protecting prisoners in the context of the spread of the virus - overcrowding, dirty physical conditions, poor healthcare, and other conditions have incited prisoners from Colombia to Brazil to protest and rally for their rights.


Source:

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/04/26/world/americas/coronavirus-brazil-prisons.html

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