“We have to alter this system which is inefficient and under-financed and often cruel to the people who are only seeking a better life,” said Marugan.
Immigrants can spend 72 hours “in cells which rarely have natural light hardly ever running water,” said the 71-year-old.
The human defender cited the suicide of a migrant in Archidona prison near Malaga where a migrant was in solitary confinement for several weeks at the end of 2017 and took his own life.
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