Sitting ducks

(DAWN – Ali Haider Habib)

AS we are all feeling a little caged with the social distancing and self-isolation, it is probably a good time to think of prisoners around the world who have no agency in their confinement.

Think of hundreds, or even thousands, of prisoners huddled together in cramped quarters — sitting ducks in the face of a pandemic that threatens to punch gaping holes in our social fabric as we know it.

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