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.
File photo: The country's economy plummeted in the aftermath of the 2009 coup and its prison system is rapidly deteriorating.
ICRC, 7 February 2012
A campaign against the plague - the first of its kind - was launched on 2 February in two Malagasy detention centres with support from the International Committee of the Red Cross… Read more »
CPJ, 19 May 2009
In Madagascar, dozens of journalists took to the streets of the capital, Antananarivo, to protest the imprisonment of radio presenter Evariste Ramanatsoavina, held since May 4.… Read more »