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Ministry: Portion of inmate population abstaining from meals

Δημοσίευση 2 Δεκεμβρίου 2010, 10:48 / Ανανεώθηκε 27 Ιουνίου 2013, 14:55
Ministry: Portion of inmate population abstaining from meals
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According to an announcement by the Justice ministry on Wednesday, following the collection of data from the country's total of 33 correctional facilities and jail lock-ups, it appeared that a portion of inmates and prisoners in 15 units are abstaining from meals.

According to an announcement by the Justice ministry on Wednesday, following the collection of data from the country's total of 33 correctional facilities and jail lock-ups, it appeared that a portion of inmates and prisoners in 15 units are abstaining from meals.

The development comes after reports surfaced that an inmates were set to hold coordinated mobilisations in jails across the country, ostensibly in demand for better living conditions and even milder prison sentencing terms.

The issue, in fact, generated a justice ministry announcement over the weekend and stepped up security in prisons.