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Weekly Report - 11 January 2018 (WR-18-01)

BRAZIL: Góias: a tragedy foretold

In Brazil, last year’s tragedy has rolled over to the next. At the start of 2017, over 120 inmates died in a series of prison riots across the states of Amazonas, Roraima, and Rio Grande do Norte. This year, the bloodletting took place in Goiás state when nine prisoners were murdered and another 14 injured at the Colonia Agroindustrial semi-open prison, exposing the unfixed cracks in Brazil’s penal system.

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