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Short Update: Spanish civil society launches campaign for the release of inmates

FairTrialsAdmin - April 9, 2020 - COVID-19 Updates, Prisoner releases

The Spanish Home Office continues to release third grade inmates, but second grade ones (the "ordinary regime" for inmates) are kept in detention, because detention in these cases is a judicial decision, not an administrative one. Civil society launched today a new campaign for the release of inmates and released a statement on the failure of the Penitentiary Administration to implement WHO and Council of Europe recommendations. 

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