Turkey has the Highest Level of Imprisonment, in the South Caucasus, Eastern Armenia has the Lowest Rate. EC Report

  • by Western Armenia, June 06, 2024 in Politics

According to the Council of Europe report, the countries with the highest rates of imprisonment are Turkey, Georgia, Baku, Republic of Moldova, Hungary, Poland, Slovakia, Albania, Czech Republic, Lithuania and Latvia.

The SPACE requests for the Council of Europe are conducted by the University of Lausanne every year.

It contains information from the prison administrations of Council of Europe member states.

And, according to the report, Armenia has the lowest level of imprisonment in the South Caucasus. The index of prisoners in Georgia is 256, Azerbaijan - 244, Armenia - 79.

In particular, the report states that prison overcrowding in Europe remains a serious and permanent problem.