Uruguay is advancing in the fight against torture and cruel treatment, but much remains to be done (in Spanish)

Uruguay is advancing in the fight against torture and cruel treatment, but much remains to be done (in Spanish)

The UN Special Rapporteur on Torture, Juan E. Mendez pointed out on Thursday that several initiatives of the Government of Uruguay “positively contribute to improving the conditions of detention and of the prison system in general.” However, he stressed that “there are still several problems that prevent the general conditions of detention from being satisfactory, [...]