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Prison/Detention Place Conditions

Include access to and descriptions of food and drink, toilet facilities, lighting, temperature, ventilation. Also, document any contact with family, lawyers or health professionals, conditions of overcrowding or solitary confinement, dimensions of the detention place, and whether there are other people who can corroborate his/her detention. Consider the following questions: What happened first? Where were you taken? Was there an identification process (personal information recorded, fingerprints, photographs)? Were you asked to sign anything? Describe the conditions of the cell/room (note size, others present, light, ventilation, temperature, presence of insects, rodents, bedding, and access to food, water and toilet). What did you hear, see and smell? Did you have any contact with people outside, or access to medical care? What was the physical layout of the place where you were detained?