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Venezuela: Fear for safety / fear of ill-treatment: Inmates at El Dorado prison

, Index number: AMR 53/012/1997

Violence in El Dorado prison on 28 August 1997 is reported to have left 29 inmates dead and three wounded. Apparently one group of inmates led a violent attack against another group. This latest incident suggests that conditions and prisoners' human rights are deteriorating in Venezuelan prisons.

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