Swedish prison cell
Prisoners in Barracks

Swedish Prisons in Poor Shape

According to a new report, many of Sweden’s prisons are in poor condition. Some prisoners are even being kept in temporary barracks.

The study into Swedish prison facilities says the need for renovations and better maintenance is considerable.

Today the penal system has places for 1900 prisoners in jails and 5000 in prisons. The report concludes that increases of between and 30 and 40 percent will be necessary over the next two years.

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