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Chad: Prisoners’ lives are threatened by appalling detention conditions

Headline Title:  Chad: Prisoners’ lives are threatened by appalling detention conditions 10 September 2012 The lives of prisoners in Chad are often put at risk by harsh detention conditions including severe overcrowding in unventilated cells that can reach temperatures of up to 48 degrees Celsius, Amnesty International said today. The report Chad: ‘We are all dying here’ Human rights violations in prisons describes the inhuman conditions in which detainees are held in six of Chad’s prisons visited by Amnesty International’s research team. It details incidents in the last 12 months…

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