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Georgia second in Europe by incarceration rate: CoE

By | April 2nd, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , |

Gldani prison in Tbilisi. Georgia showed the most significant drop in incarceration rate among Council of Europe member countries between 2008 and 2019. However, it is the second among countries with particularly high incarceration rates just after Russia, according to new statistics released on Tuesday by the CoE on the situation in European prisons [...]

Georgia number two in Europe in incarceration rate, only surpassed by Russia

By | March 23rd, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , |

TBILISI, DFWatch–Only Russia has a higher percentage of its population behind bars among European countries. 256.3 persons per 100,000 inhabitants were incarcerated in Georgia in 2016, according to a new report by the Council of Europe. This means the small Caucasus nation […]