Madagascar: Prisoners Sentenced to Malnutrition

Chronic malnutrition affects as much as two-thirds of inmates in some prisons and is the most common cause of deaths amid overcrowding and poor funding.

  • Madagascar:  Prisoners Sentenced to Malnutrition

    UN Integrated Regional Information Networks, 21 November 2012

    Former gang member Robert, 62, shares a cell with 145 other inmates in Antanimora Prison in Madagascar's capital, Antananarivo. He receives one meal a day of dried cassava. read more »

File photo: The country's economy plummeted in the aftermath of the 2009 coup and its prison system is rapidly deteriorating.

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