On September 21, 2011, Amnesty International (AI) condemned Liberia for the poor conditions of their prisons. AI released a report that accused the government of Liberia of failing to cope with the needs of its prisoners. Some specific problems cited were inadequate drinking water, poor sanitation, lack of adequate light and inadequate floor space for sleeping quarters. As a result of international concerns and pressures, the Liberian Truth and Reconciliation Commission began investigating issues caused by the civil war and promoting human rights protections.
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