Eritrea: Unfit and pensioners resist military training while overflowing jails lead to part-time imprisonment
Meanwhile, its reported by Medrek radio that Eritrean prisons are so overcrowded that they have had to implement a shift system to cope with the unprecedented numbers of prisoners.
This is particularly true of Adi Abeto military prison on the outskirts of Asmara. Prison governors have decided to send some prisoners home for three days in a week.
As a result some serve their sentence at the start of the week and others in the second half of the week.
Many observers are saddened by the fact that at the time when countries in the region are registering unprecedented economic growth the regime in Eritrea seems to focus on imprisoning an unprecedented number of its citizens.
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