Early release for 137 prisoners because of Covid-19

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The prison service has announced that 137 inmates are being given early release as part of measures to contain the spread of coronavirus.

It said this action was in line with similar steps taken in other countries in Europe and elsewhere and aims to avoid a breakout of coronavirus in prison.

And it noted that international bodies such as the Council of Europe’s Committee Against Torture, the UN High Commission on Human Rights, the International Corrections and Prisons Association, the Penal Reform International and the Association for the Prevention of Torture had...


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Early release for 137 prisoners because of Covid-19


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