Venezuelan bishops deplore prison conditions
October 04, 2016
The justice and peace commission of the Venezuelan Episcopal Conference has issued a statement lamenting worsening prison conditions under the regime of President Nicolás Maduro.
Citing “overcrowding, cruel treatment, and corruption,” the prelates lamented prison overcrowding, cruelty to political prisoners, and degrading treatment of relatives during visits.
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