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Liberia: Fears of jailbreaks heighten as prisons run out of food

– – There are heightened fears of jailbreaks in Liberia as prisons run out of food. Some prisons in Liberia are refusing to accept new inmates as a result of the crisis. Reports say all 15 prison facilities in Liberia have run out of food. The situation is being blamed on a number of factors including delays in remitting funds… Read More
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Ethiopia frees more than 7,000 prisoners for New Year

Ethiopia’s government has grated pardon to more than 7,000 prisoners to mark the country’s new year. Fana Broadcasting Corporate (FBC), the state broadcaster reported that 1,087 inmates from Kaliti, Ziway and Shewa Robit prisons are to be freed. In two other states – Amhara and Southern Nations, Nationalities, and Peoples’ Region extra 6,695 detainees are to be freed. Ethiopia’s Attorney… Read More