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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

Who Were the South Carolina Inmates Killed During Deadliest U.S. Prison Riot in 25 Years?

Seven prisoners were stabbed to death following the eight-hour riot in a maximum-security facility......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekApr 17th, 2018

US jail riot: 7 inmates dead, 17 injured at South Carolina prison; updates

South Carolina jail riot was one of the deadliest US prison incidents in years.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardApr 16th, 2018

South Carolina jail: 7 inmates killed, 17 injured at correctional facility

South Carolina jail riot was one of the deadliest US prison incidents in years.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardApr 16th, 2018

7 Inmates Killed, 17 Injured After Fighting Breaks Out At South Carolina Prison

Seven inmates were killed and at least 17 others seriously injured after fighting broke out between prisoners inside a maximum security prison in So.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeApr 16th, 2018

Fighting inside South Carolina maximum-security prison leaves 7 inmates dead, 17 injured

AP Fighting between inmates inside a maximum security prison in South Carolina led to seven inmates dead and 17 others injured. No officers were wounded in the fights that broke out on Sunday night. COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Sev.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 16th, 2018

South Carolina Prison Riot: Everything We Know As 7 Inmates Killed in Lee Correctional Facility Mass Brawl

Major fighting breaks out at maximum security facility, home to some of state's most dangerous criminals......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekApr 16th, 2018

There"s only one women"s prison in Israel — and a photographer documented the inmates in harrowing detail

Courtesy Tomer Ifrah There is only one women's prison in Israel — Neve Tirza. Just over 200 inmates call the prison home, and many of them languish in overcrowded cells and receive little care from guards. Jew.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 12th, 2018

Photos of Israel"s only women"s prison show the agonizing reality of life behind bars in a country where only 1% of inmates are female

Courtesy Tomer Ifrah There is only one women's prison in Israel — Neve Tirza. Just over 200 inmates call the prison home, and many of them languish in overcrowded cells and receive little care from g.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 11th, 2018

Texans owner says he regrets apologizing for controversial "inmates running the prison" comment over protests during national anthem

Eric Christian Smith/AP Houston Texans owner Bob McNair said he regrets apologizing for controversial comments regarding player protests during the national anthem. McNair faced backlash after .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 5th, 2018

Former star footballer Xabi facing 5-year prison sentence for tax fraud

It is claimed Alonso used a company based on the Portugese island of Madeira to avoid declaring income earned from the 36-year-old's image rights.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMar 21st, 2018

Half the countries in the world allow children to live with their mothers in prison — and it"s generating a debate about the rights of kids

Half of the countries in the world, such as Mexico.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 17th, 2018

H&M, C&A, 3M investigate China prison labor report

BERLIN (Reuters) - European fashion giants H&M and C&A, as well as technology company 3M , are looking into a report in the Financial Times alleging that inmates of a Chinese prison made packaging used by the companies......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 21st, 2018

Prison Chaplain Fired By Muslim Boss, Says Inmates Converting To Islam For Protection

A London prison chaplain claims he was fired from his job of 20 years by his Muslim boss, Mohammed Yusuf Ahmed, after he was accused of "extreme" Christian views that were deemed "too radical." Paul Song (left), Mohammed Yusuf Ah.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeFeb 12th, 2018

Guess Which "Shithole" Has The World"s Most-Overcrowded Prison System

According to Bureau of Justice Statistics, the U.S. has a prison population of 2.2 million, 481 inmates per 100,000 of.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeFeb 3rd, 2018

Trump"s Guantanamo Move Keeps Prison and 41 Detainees in Limbo

President Donald Trump’s order to keep open the Guantanamo Bay prison camp formalized a yearlong push to halt his predecessor’s efforts to close the detention center, but raises tough questions about how to manage the costly facility and its inmates......»»

Category: topSource: wsjFeb 1st, 2018

Trump Administration Giving Boost to Private Prison Campaign Donors, Leaked Memo Shows

The administration is ordering government-run facilities to transfer inmates to private prisons and said staff cuts are imminent......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJan 30th, 2018

Why Are Teens Eating Tide Pods? An 18th-Century Prison Design Might Explain It

Like "panopticon" inmates, we're always being watched—and pressured to conform—online......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJan 26th, 2018

Myanmar soldiers jailed for killing civilians in rare trial

A Myanmar military tribunal has sentenced six soldiers to 10 years in prison with hard labour for killing three civilians in war-torn Kachin state, officials said, in a move welcomed by rights groups........»»

Category: topSource: thehindubusinesslineJan 21st, 2018

Israel Must Release 16-Year-Old Girl Who Faces 10 Years In Prison, Amnesty Says

“Nothing that Ahed Tamimi has done can justify the continuing detention of a 16-year-old girl," the rights group said......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJan 15th, 2018

Florida Inmates To Strike Against "Prison Slavery" and Inhumane Conditions on Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Several protests demanding pay for inmate labor and denouncing "inhumane" conditions have been planned at prisons and Florida Department of Corrections offices in Tallahassee and Miami......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJan 15th, 2018