Lesotho: Improve Prison Conditions – allAfrica.com

The government must urgently fix the country’s prisons and bring them up to the acceptable standards for human habitation.

For a long time, our prisons have attracted negative attention due to overcrowding, poor diet and rampant disease. Despite the numerous reports of such terrible conditions, the authorities have always looked the other way and failed to take remedial action.

A few years ago, the office of the ombudsman produced a damning report on the state of these hell-holes euphemistically…

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