….She said the offshore prison at
Carrera Island prison lacks a water system and prisoners empty buckets
of raw faeces into the sea daily through a hole in the prison wall,
which she said they also use as a toilet.
â€œGrown men and women
without sanitary facilities are forced to defecate in the presence of
fellow prisoners without privacy, into bottles, plastic bags and on
paper to be poured into a plastic bucket…and we talk about human
rights and urgency and restorative justice,â€ she stated.
described conditions where inmates are packed “like sardines” in
hammocks and on cardboard on the ground and with the years-old stench
of urine in the concrete, noting that the conditions present ideal
conditions for disease.
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