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Etiqueta: Prisoners

In Venezuelan prisons, 55 inmates died of tuberculosis between October 2019 and April 2020

By Daisy Galaviz. On July 28, 2020, the Venezuelan Prison Observatory (OVP in Spanish) reported that, in less than...

Prisoners must pay $4 if they want to see the sun: NGO says

Extortion is now commonplace in the Venezuelan prison system, according to local NGO Venezuelan Prison Observatory (OVP). For instance: Now for being...

Female prisoners start a hunger strike in Miranda state

By Pola Del Giudice. Prisoners in the National Institute of Women Orientation (Inof in Spanish), a prison located in...

She was taking food to her jailed son, but he was already dead

By Ruth Lara Castillo. Since August 26, Filomena Acosta has been desperate, searching for the body of her son,...

Detainees in overcrowded cells go on hunger strike, demand arraignment hearings

By Pola Del Giudice. Some 244 detainees in the temporary cells of the Scientific, Criminal and Investigation Police (Cicpc...

More than 1,200 inmates begin a hunger strike in Guarico prison

By Pedro Izzo. More than 1,200 inmates of the 26 de Julio Processing Center in San Juan de...

Guanare massacre: Six surviving inmates be released

By Bianile Rivas. The Minister of Penitentiary Affairs, Iris Varela, awarded early release measures to six inmates who witnessed...

Two inmates die of thirst in Guarico prison

By Pedro Izzo. Two inmates died of thirst in the prison name 26 de Julio, located in Guarico state....

There are no medicines for injured inmates who survived the jail massacre

By Bianile Rivas. One month after the massacre at the Western Plains Penitentiary (know as Cepello), located in Guanare,...

Detainees at Falcon provisional jails begin a hunger strike

By Irene Revilla. Detainees in at Preventive Detention Centers in three cities from Falcon state began a hunger...
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