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Eighty Percent of Brazil’s Inmates are Undocumented, Says National Council of Justice

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - An unprecedented study by the National Council of Justice (CNJ) points out that only five states in Brazil have control over the personal documentation of their respective prison populations.

According to the president of the Federal Supreme Court and the CNJ, Justice Dias Toffoli, 80 percent of all prisoners, estimated at 797,000, have no essential documents required for the exercise of citizenship.

The CNJ regards an . . .

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