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Freedom has a flip side. In Georgia, that translates into a prison population that is proportionally larger than Russia’s, and a justice system that remains a sensitive subject for the government.
A massive hunger strike in Kyrgyzstan’s prisons is bringing a long-time struggle over penal reform to a boil.
A day after a deadly prison riot in the Kyrgyz capital, authorities are divided on both the cause of the violence and its outcome. But the unrest is certain to heat up the debate on corruption and criminality in the country's prison system.
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