The prisons of Latvia
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Degrading prisons in Latvia documentary photoessay. Prisons in Latvia had been from long time the target of Human Rights orgs and European Union against torture. A delegation of the Council of Europe's Committee for the Prevention of Torture and Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (CPT) carried out a periodic visit to Latvia from 5 to 15 September 2011. Update 2013: In its annual human rights reports, the United States Department of State admitted that Latvia's main Human Rights problem in corruption. This is a unfinished project blocked by government and prisons authorities.