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    SWEDEN - Why is Sweden Closing its Jails?

    FRANCE 24 English

    par FRANCE 24 English

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    Across the world, prisons are bursting at the seams. However, one country has recently closed down four prisons at a time when jails in half of its European neighbours are overcrowded. Sweden's authorities say the country has achieved this thanks to a good rehabilitation programme and shorter sentences from the courts. But some Swedes say the system is too lax and is denying justice to victims of crime.

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