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Prison Rights: Scotland Is About To Ban Inmates From Smoking

A 2015 survey found that 72 percent of prisoners smoked, more than three times the proportion of the general population......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJul 17th, 2017

Letters: No justification

'Extra-judicial' killing of eight inmates, who "escaped" from a high-security prison in Bhopal shows India's human rights record in poor light.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardNov 1st, 2016

What"s It Really Like To Work In A Prison Goat Milk Farm? We Asked Inmates

Whole Foods has been forced to stop selling goat cheese made from milk that came from a prison farm, where inmates work for less than a dollar an hour. Yet the inmates themselves.....»»

Category: topSource: nprJul 20th, 2017

2 Georgia inmates who are "dangerous beyond description" at large after killing 2 prison guards

Screenshot/NBC10(Associated Press) — T.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 14th, 2017

Appeals court tosses FCC cap on cost of calls to prisons

A federal appeals court has tossed regulations intended to cap the price of some calls to prison inmates, which can cost families thousands of dollars a year......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJun 13th, 2017

Appeals court tosses FCC cap on cost of calls to prisons

A federal appeals court has tossed regulation capping the price of some calls to prison inmates, which can cost families thousands of dollars a year.....»»

Category: topSource: abcnewsJun 13th, 2017

Manhunt underway for inmates who killed 2 prison guards in Georgia

Manhunt underway for inmates who killed 2 prison guards in Georgia.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 13th, 2017

Israel Reaches Deal With Palestinian Prisoners to End Hunger Strike

Palestinian prisoners ended a hunger strike that lasted about 40 days after the leader of the fast, Marwan Barghouti, reached an agreement with Israel’s prison service on improved conditions for inmates......»»

Category: topSource: wsjMay 27th, 2017

8 guards and 7 inmates were sent to the hospital after a brawl at a California prison

AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, FileSACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Eight California prison guards and seven inmates were taken to hospitals after a fight between t.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 24th, 2017

The forgotten origins of the modern gay-rights movement in WWI

National Library of Scotland via FlickrOne of the World War I’s most enduring legacies is largely forgotten: It sparked the modern gay rights movement. Gay soldi.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 12th, 2017

You won"t believe how much prison inmates are costing you

Learn how much of your tax dollars are going toward jail and prison costs......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 12th, 2017

A Weightlifting Program Gives Ex-Cons A Chance At Change

It's not easy to go from prison back into regular life. Often, former inmates end up back behind bars. A Boston weightlifting program gives ex-cons and former gang members a job and.....»»

Category: topSource: nprApr 21st, 2017

A Weightlifting Program That Gives Ex-Cons A Chance At Change

It's not easy to go from prison back into regular life. Often, former inmates end up back behind bars. A Boston weightlifting program gives ex-cons and former gang members a job and.....»»

Category: topSource: nprApr 20th, 2017

Ohio Inmates Found Using Bitcoin in Prison Fraud Bust

Two Ohio prisoners conducted an identity fraud scheme using bitcoin and homemade computers, a new report reveals. Source.....»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskApr 14th, 2017

Mexico Inmates Ran Telephone Fraud from Puente Grande Maximum-Security Prison

Notebooks found during the raid indicate that the gang made around $60,000 through defrauding Mexicans living in Los Angeles, Miami and other American cities......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekApr 11th, 2017

Air strike kills 16 in Syrian prison: Observatory

At least 16 people died after a Friday night air strike on a prison in Syria's rebel-held Idlib province, including both prisoners and staff, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a Britain-based ........»»

Category: topSource: thehindubusinesslineMar 25th, 2017

Bald New Zealand Murderer Wins Right to Wear Toupee in Jail

Philip John Smith won a court battle to wear his toupee in prison on human rights grounds......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekMar 16th, 2017

Prison labour is a billion-dollar industry, with uncertain returns for inmates

SILICON VALLEY mavens seldom stumble into San Quentin, a notorious Californian prison. But when Chris Redlitz, a venture capitalist, visited seve.....»»

Category: useconomySource: economistMar 16th, 2017

Mass Grave of Shi"ite Inmates Killed by ISIS Found in Iraq

Human Rights Watch report says hundreds of inmates were taken to the desert and faced machine gun fire......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekMar 12th, 2017

Guard killed in Delaware prison uprising saved colleagues" lives with his final actions, union says

Delaware Department of Corrections via Associated PressSMYRNA, Del. (AP) — Forced into a closet by inmates at Delaware's largest prison, Sgt. Steven Floyd called out to officers coming to his aid, warning them that inmates ha.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 3rd, 2017

1 Officer Dead, 1 Rescued As Police Storm Building At Delaware Prison Ending Standoff With Inmates

1 Officer Dead, 1 Rescued As Police Storm Building At Delaware Prison Ending Standoff With Inmates.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeFeb 2nd, 2017