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Luxembourg: Prolonged isolation: Satko Adrovic and Lazlo Osko

, Index number: EUR 32/001/1993

Satko Adrovic and Lazlo Osko have been in isolation in Schrassig prison since 16 November 1992. Both were placed in isolation as a punishment for trying to escape. Satko Adrovic is not due to be released from solitary confinement until 15 November 1993; Lazlo Osko received a sentence of 8 months' solitary confinement, two months of which were suspended. AI is concerned that prolonged isolation may have serious effects on the physical and mental health of prisoners.

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