We Are Like the Dead - Torture Report From Notorious Ogaden Jail

Ethiopian prison officials and security forces have arbitrarily detained and tortured prisoners for years in the notorious regional prison known as Jail Ogaden. An 88-page report by Human Rights Watch describes a brutal and relentless pattern of abuse, torture, rape, and humiliation, with little access to medical care, family, lawyers, or even at times to food.

Torture in Ethiopia's Notorious Ogaden Jail

PHOTO ESSAYS: Torture in Ethiopia's Notorious Ogaden Jail

Jail Ogaden, officially known as Jijiga Central Prison, is home to thousands of prisoners, who are brutalized and neglected. Many have never been charged or convicted of any crime. Prison officials ...

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