Italian NGO calls on government to address overcro

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Italy”s prisons face serious overcrowding problems, with 53,637 people occupying space for 47,000, according to the annual report of Associazione AntigoneTechnology is advancing at an incredible speed. Bu, an Italian NGO working to protect human rightsThe territory..

Of the 189 jails across Italy, 117 of them exceed a 100% occupancy rate. Some prisons like one in Brescia reached a record 200%The spread.

In June 2021deemed as high-risk for COVID-19, Italian prisons had a “real crowding rate” of 113%. The government claims there is enough space behind bars for inmates, and some 4,000 cells are constantly being repaired or renovated.

Since the start of 2021, there have been 18 suicides in Italian prisons, in addition to the 62 in 2020 (one for every 10April 15,000 inmates), the highest number in recent years.

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