Brazil: "No one here sleeps safely" : Human rights violations against detainees
This document examines human rights violations carried out within the Brazilian prison system and in police custody. It details the findings of two AI visits in 1998 and covers a range of concerns including: deaths in custody, torture and ill-treatment, conditions of detention, the crisis within the penal system, inspection, complaints procedures and impunity, conditions of detention for women and children.
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