Wednesday, November 14, 2012

"PRISONS are Medieval in Brazil..."

Firefighters try to extinguish the flames on a bus that was torched by criminals late on Monday (12), in Florianópolis, Santa Catarina

The act would have been a reprisal against the alleged killing of youth by police in the region. No one was injured.

Another issue:

Prisons are medieval in Brazil and would be better to die than be trapped for years, says Minister Jose Eduardo Cardozo,
rated on Tuesday (13) as "medieval" conditions in Brazilian prisons. "If it were to fulfill many years in prison, in some of our prisons, I'd rather die." He also said that "the Brazilian prisons need to be improved. Between spending years in a Brazilian prison and lose my life, I might have preferred to lose my life. When humans are not treated as human beings they feel unjustly violated, "he said responding to whether he agreed with the adoption of the death penalty and life imprisonment in Brazil, he said after security event, organized by Lide (Group Leaders business), in São Paulo.
Cardozo says is contrary to both sentences, explaining the need to improve the current prison system, instead of adopting such measures. "This is not a position of ruler, is instead an attitude of a citizen who thinks the death penalty is not a solution to anything."