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Belgian detainees to sleep on floor by cellentekort

Belgian detainees to sleep on floor by cellentekort

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In the Belgian prisons should be two hundred inmates sleep on the floor. Especially in Antwerp, Ghent and Hasselt are eenpersoonscellen of ten square metres is often used by three inmates. Two sleep in a bunk bed, number three is on a mattress on the floor, according to The Morning and The Latest News.

The trade unions speak of the conditions that you just in a ‘bananenrepubliek.

The ministry is working on a solution. Between 2010 and 2016, rented the Belgian government because of the cellentekort in their own land space in the prison of Tilburg.

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