Inmates organize protests in Bolivian prison due to “injustices”

Relatives of the inmates also protest outside and demand the resignation of the Penitentiary Regime Director.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The inmates of the El Abra prison in the Bolivian city of Cochabamba held a protest this Monday, June 27, to demand an end to the "injustices" in the controls on their visits and the impediments for their relatives to bring them food and clothing.

During the morning, several groups of inmates lit bonfires, chanting songs inside the prison, while the police and internal security intervened using tear gas.

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