Conditions in some Greek detention facilities are so poor they constitute "inhuman and degrading treatment," Greece's Ombudsman said in a report released Friday, which also noted continued overcrowding in about half of the country's prisons despite efforts to reduce the inmate population. (Date:12/07/2018 17:02) Read full article >>

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Friday: Friday is the day between Thursday and Saturday. In countries adopting Monday-first conventions as recommended by the international standard ISO 8601, it is the fifth day of the week. It is the sixth day in countries that adopt a Sunday-first convention, as in the Abrahamic tradition. In other coun
Ombudsman: An ombudsman is usually appointed by the government or by parliament but with a significant degree of independence, who is charged with representing the interests of the public by investigating and addressing complaints of maladministration or violation of rights. In some countries an Inspector Gene