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Miserable Conditions at Limassol Police Holding Centre

The Limassol Police Holding Centre, as per the Ombudswoman’s report, is plagued by overcrowding, poor living conditions, and inadequate facilities. Detainees, including minors and foreign nationals, are crammed into cells with substandard amenities, necessitating urgent repairs, increased staffing, and enhanced treatment for humane living conditions.

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New Prison Building to Address Overcrowding by 2026

The Justice Ministry plans to build a new central prison by 2026 to alleviate overcrowding, refurbishing current facilities and reducing the prison population by 30% within the year. The new prison will increase capacity by 200 inmates, forming part of a larger justice reform vision.

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