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Is the French prison system broken?

Text by FRANCE 24

Latest update : 2009-08-18

According to officials, 80 inmates have committed suicide in French prisons in 2009. Dr Louis Albrand is leading a group of experts to look into the matter. Their report is expected in October.

Date created : 2009-08-18

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