Human Rights Council
El Salvador


Maria Koniarz

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_Delegation: Republic of El Salvador

Committee: Human Rights Council

Topic: Inhumane conditions, brutality and human rights violation in prisons_

Despite both regional and global attempts to improve living conditions of prisoners in Latin America, they continue to face discriminatory policies and threats to their health and security that violate their rights. In recent years, this problem in El Salvador reached a level which requires immediate action in order to defend the rights of the incarcerated.

At present, El Salvador is facing the biggest prison and security crisis since the Salvadoran Civil War. Its penitentiary...

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