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Denmark plans to rent 300 prison cells in Kosovo to ease overcrowding

Project for inmates due to be deported at end of sentences will expand Danish prison estateDenmark plans to rent 300 prison cells in Kosovo for inmates due to be deported at the end of their sentences, the Danish government announced.The project, which seeks to ease prison overcrowding, will also expand Denmark’s prison estate by 326 places between 2022 and 2025, the Danish justice ministry said in a statement.
Source: https://www.euronews.com/2021/12/16/denmark-plans-to-rent-300-prison-cells-in-kosovo-to-ease-overcrowding

The cells will be used to house foreign prisoners who are due to be deported after serving their sentences.
Source: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2021/dec/15/denmark-rent-300-prison-cells-kosovo-ease-overcrowding

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