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Human rights concerns grow over Ecuador prison riots – UN officials

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Quito, Ecuador Reuters United Nations human rights officials are concerned about Ecuador’s prison violence crisis, they said on Thursday, after yet another riot at a Guayaquil jail left at least 13 inmates dead and more than 20 prisoners and police injured.  Violence has plagued Ecuador’s prison system since early 2021, with close to 400 killed […]