the male prison in Herat in Afghanistan

Collection with 17 media items created by Giusi Cosentino

Afghanistan 17 Feb 2015 12:07

The Afghan prison was considered important by the Italian military authorities who have funded for purposes " humanitarian " .

The opening of the prison in Herat took place in March of 2010 . The prison facility in question is located in Herat , the second largest city in Afghanistan . The prison is divided into two : the male part is made ​​up of 3310 inmates , and female , from the same prison 160.

In the same prison funded by the Italian government - specifically in the men's section where does the alleged Taliban captured by our contingent - are made of systematic torture . A complaint has been the UN through a dossier of 2011 accompanied by evidence defined as " overwhelming ". 

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Afghanistan Male Prison 02
Herat, Afghanistan
By Giusi Cosentino
26 Nov 2014

Held prisoners tied together with chains and handcuffs , just brought in the prison .

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Afghanistan Male Prison 03
Herat, Afghanistan
By Giusi Cosentino
26 Nov 2014

Held prisoners tied together with chains and handcuffs , just brought in the prison .

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Afghanistan Male Prison 04
Herat, Afghanistan
By Giusi Cosentino
26 Nov 2014

Held prisoners tied together with chains and handcuffs , just brought in the prison .

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Afghanistan Male Prison 05
Herat, Afghanistan
By Giusi Cosentino
26 Nov 2014

Held prisoners tied together with chains and handcuffs , just brought in the prison .

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Afghanistan Male Prison 06
Herat, Afghanistan
By Giusi Cosentino
26 Nov 2014

Held prisoners tied together with chains and handcuffs , just brought in the prison .

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Afghanistan Male Prison 07
Herat, Afghanistan
By Giusi Cosentino
26 Nov 2014

Some Afghan detainees , within the male prison in Herat

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Afghanistan Male Prison 08
Herat, Afghanistan
By Giusi Cosentino
26 Nov 2014

Some Afghan detainees , within the male prison in Herat

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Afghanistan Male Prison 09
Herat, Afghanistan
By Giusi Cosentino
26 Nov 2014

group of prisoners behind a fence inside the prison of Herat .

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Afghanistan Male Prison 12
Herat, Afghanistan
By Giusi Cosentino
26 Nov 2014

Some Afghan detainees , within the male prison in Herat

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Afghanistan Male Prison 13
Herat, Afghanistan
By Giusi Cosentino
26 Nov 2014

group of prisoners behind a fence inside the prison of Herat .

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Afghanistan Male Prison 15
Herat, Afghanistan
By Giusi Cosentino
26 Nov 2014

Held prisoners tied together with chains and handcuffs , just brought in the prison .

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Afghanistan Male Prison 16
Herat, Afghanistan
By Giusi Cosentino
26 Nov 2014

Held prisoners tied together with chains and handcuffs , just brought in the prison .

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Afghanistan Male Prison 17
Herat, Afghanistan
By Giusi Cosentino
26 Nov 2014

Held prisoners tied together with chains and handcuffs , just brought in the prison .