Italy among worst in Europe for preventive custody - CoE
Stresses prison overcrowding problem
20 Aprile 2017
Strasbourg, April 20 - Italy is one of the European countries with the highest number of prisoners awaiting trial in preventive custody, the 47-nation Council of Europe said Thursday. This has led to "severe" jail overcrowding in several countries with Italy again near the top in the CoE standings, it said.