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  4/29/2014, Nissan 29, 5774

New Level of Jail Population for Overcrowding Release


The Knesset Interior and Environmental Protection Committee approved, Tuesday, a new standard for administrative release of prisoners due to overcrowding of jails. Administrative release will now take place when the prison population exceeds 17,416, up 116 places from the previous level.

The new standard will be in effect for six months.