Reference : V-P-MG-E-00178
Date : 16/11/2011
Country/Region : MADAGASCAR
Caption : Near Antananarivo, Maison de Force in Tsiafahy, visitors side of the visiting room. The detainees are separated from the visitors by a corridor in wich the guards walk.
Photographer : BINET, Guillaume
Confidentiality level : public
Publication restrictions : publication without restrictions
Copyright : ICRC/MYOP
Description : The maison de Force de Tsiafahy is a high security prison.

The visits are allowed twice a week for about ten minutes but the prison isn't serve by public transport.
The social stigamtization of the prisoners and by rebound their family and the lack of public transportation in the country lead many family to not visit thei relatives in detention anymore.

More than 600 detainees are incarcerated in this highly secured prison for a capacity of 112 places.
Original material : digital
Resolution : 4200x2794
Orientation : landscape
Colour/B&W : colour