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Prisoners in Haiti Still Face Horrendous Conditions

By Human Rights Watch
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Click to expand Image A detainee pulls a large stock pot filled with rice and beans during lunch inside the National Penitentiary in downtown Port-au-Prince, Haiti, on Febuary. 13, 2017.  © Dieu Nalio Chery/AP Photo “We are tired of living like this, we live worse than animals,” a Haitian prisoner recently told the United Nations Integrated Office in Haiti (BINUH). His testimony and those of the more than 800 prisoners in 12 jails are part of a comprehensive report published today by the UN mission and the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights. This tough reminder…


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