Covid-19 And Prisons In Europe

France: The pandemic has exposed a dysfunctional prison system

By |December 13th, 2021|Tags: , , , |

While the poor state of French prisons led many to fear a serious health crisis in the wake of Covid-19, the worst of those fears have not materialised. However, the drastic lockdown measures have done nothing to benefit the mental health of detainees. Nor have they led to any serious reevaluation of the system itself.