Madagascar Child Prisoners Held in 'Life-Threatening Conditions'
Madagascar's abusive pre-trial detention disproportionately affects those who are poorest, not least because they cannot afford their own legal representation. Over the past decade, the rates of pre-trial detention amongst children and women have increased at a worrying rate, while men's prisons remain severely overcrowded, says Amnesty International.
AI London, 23 October 2018
People - including children - who have not been found guilty of any crime are dying in Madagascar's prisons due to appalling conditions, Amnesty International said today, as it… Read more »
Deutsche Welle, 23 October 2018
A new report from Amnesty International has revealed up to 52 pre-trial detainees died in prison last year while awaiting trial in "appalling" conditions. DW spoke with one of the… Read more »
Madagascar’s prisons hold more people who have not been convicted than those found guilty, says Amnesty.