Project date: 21/2/2017 onwards

Target prisons: Brazzaville and Pointe Noire

As of 1 June 2017, Brazzaville prison was holding a total of 921 inmates, 805 of them on pre-trial detention, i.e. 82% of the prison population, and Pointe-Noire prison had a total of 366 inmates, 299 of whom, i.e. 76% of the total, were on pre-trial detention.

45 persons have received instruction on legal safeguards (officials of the judicial and prison administrations and members of civil society).

This project is being supported by the Agence française de développement, Tavola-Valdese and the International Organisation of La Francophonie.