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By Prachatai |
<p>On 12 May, the Corrections Department published a press release revealing that 2,835 people inside the prison complex at Klong Prem are infected with Covid-19 after testing inmates and wardens. This amounts to 36.5 percent of the entire population.</p>
By Prachatai |
<p>On 5 November, a group of activists who have formerly been detained at the Central Women Correctional Institution gathered to protest against human rights violations inside the women&rsquo;s prison.</p>
By Kritsada Supawatanakul |
<p>Prisons in Thailand still fail to recognise the basic rights of female prisoners, depriving women of essential health services and goods from sanitary pads to bras. Overburdened prisons due to Thailand’s harsh drug laws aggravate the current situation. This report reveals the devastating condition of female prisons in Thailand, places where women detainees live without dignity.</p> <p></p>
<div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div>The authorities on Monday morning transferred most of the red-shirt political prisoners who were arrested after the 2010 political violence in Bangkok from Laksi temporary prison to more crowded permanent prisons where conditions are worse.&nbsp;</div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div>The Laksi Prison for political prisoners was initiated during the Yingluck Shinawatra government. </div></div>