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Short Update: Brazilian Federal Government enacts COVID-19 guidelines for the national prison system

FairTrialsAdmin - April 24, 2020 - COVID-19 Updates, Prison monitoring, Prison conditions

The Federal Government has enacted a set of guidelines for the National Prison System. The guidelines established several measures and recommendations, such as monthly inspections via videoconference, suspension of in-person visits, suspension of in-person meetings with lawyers in non-urgent cases, and court hearings via videoconference.  

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