Statement on prison conditions to the African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights

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from Amnesty
Published on 06 May 2014 View Original

At the 55th Ordinary Session of the African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights, Amnesty International reported that prison conditions are dire and inhumane across Africa, with severe overcrowding and chronic lack of sanitation. The statement drew the Commission’s attention to the situations in Chad, Mozambique and Nigeria.