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COVID-19 in Brazilian prisons Overcrowding, shortage of doctors and lack of water: living through pandemic in São Paulo’s prisons

A report released on April 1 by the Public Defender of São Paulo describes the horrible conditions in prison amid the pandemic

US prisoners strike Hunger strike continues in New York’s infamous Rikers Island

Inmates have complained of indifference by officials regarding the risk of COVID-19 spread, inadequate heating during winter, lack of proper hygiene and rising violence inside the prison

Death toll in infamous New York prison reaches 11 this year as crisis spirals

The death of Isa Abdul Karim, at the Rikers Island prison complex in New York City, is the latest in the recent spate of deaths in a jail infamous for neglect and abuse of inmates

Political prisoner Mumia Abu-Jamal granted a chance to appeal his case

Mumia Abu-Jamal has spent 37 years in prison after being falsely convicted of killing a Philadelphia police officer in 1981