Mexican prisons are worsening and inmate control is growing: study

January 2, 2015 11:54 PM

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MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Conditions have worsened in Mexico's dangerous and overcrowded prisons, with many of them falling increasingly under control of inmates, Mexico's National Human Rights Commission (CNDH) said on Friday.

The latest annual report by the CNDH showed that the state of Mexican prisons deteriorated in 2013 compared with the previous two years, a spokesman for the commission said.

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