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‘Prisoners younger & more violent’: Biggest prison in Europe blocked by guards’ protest

More than 350 prison guards have blocked access to the largest prison in Europe located in France. They have set up barricades at the facility in the suburbs of Paris, in protest against recent violence against 6 guards. They’ve been holding up signs reading ‘overpopulation, under-staffing, danger’. The jail is currently filled to 180 per cent capacity, and is said to need 150 more guards to control the population there. The authorities have deployed large numbers of police to disperse the demonstration. READ MORE:


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