• Short Summary

    An American prisoner who has been held for two years without sentence in prison in Bolivia has claimed that 90 per cent of the people in the National Jail in La Paz are being detained without sentence and that some of them have been in this situation for six years.

  • Description

    An American prisoner who has been held for two years without sentence in prison in Bolivia has claimed that 90 per cent of the people in the National Jail in La Paz are being detained without sentence and that some of them have been in this situation for six years. The American, Louis Hepburn, was the only prisoner who agreed to discuss his plight with Visnews correspondent Daniel Bauer.

    SYNOPSIS: Others refused to talk believing the publicity could interfere with their eventual trial.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA1ZWB7CASUATSNX0JIKGSNI0SP
    Media URN:
    VLVA1ZWB7CASUATSNX0JIKGSNI0SP
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    24/07/1978
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:03:10:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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