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Bulgaria: Cruel, inhuman and degrading treatment, Women inmates at Sanadinovo

, Index number: EUR 15/001/2001

Mentally disabled women are being held at a state institution in the village of Sanadinovo in conditions that amount to cruel, inhuman and degrading treatment. Some inmates are being held in a cage, because the staff claim that "they had misbehaved". Independent experts have described conditions in such institutions as "a slow death".

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