The variety of inmates in French prisons reaches 77,880, a brand new file | EUROtoday

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Nearly 78,000 folks had been incarcerated in France on June 1, 2024, a brand new file, whereas prisons have round 62,000 operational locations. Due to a scarcity of locations, 3,322 detainees are pressured to sleep on a mattress positioned on the ground, in comparison with 2,336 a yr in the past.