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HRW Calls on Croatia to Close Psychiatric Hospital ‘Prisons’

Thousands of people with intellectual or psychosocial disabilities are living in segregated institutions and psychiatric hospitals in Croatia, with little control over decisions that affect their lives, according to Human Rights Watch (HRW) in a report published on Monday.  The World Health Organization (WHO) says governments around the world, including in Africa and Asia, are failing those who live with mental health disorders. Ladislav Lamza is director of the Home for Mentally...

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