COVID19: Cyprus takes action to decongest prisons

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COVID19: Cyprus takes action to decongest prisons
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Due to the rapid spread of coronavirus in Cyprus, the government has decided to decongest Nicosia’s Central Prison facilities by relaxing criteria for early release and adopting electronic monitoring at home.

President Nicos Anastasiades presided over a cabinet meeting on Tuesday, where the government decided to submit two bills to parliament in an effort to stem the spread of the virus in prisons.

Anastasiades had met Attorney General Costas Clerides and Justice Minister George Savvides on Monday...


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COVID19: Cyprus takes action to decongest prisons


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