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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

Inmate Sues Kansas Prison for "Imposing Christian Propaganda"

Shari Webber-Dunn, an inmate serving a murder charge in Kansas, said her First Amendment rights were violated by "Christian propaganda" posted in the prison......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekSep 21st, 2017

Hurricane Irma: Guantanamo Bay Will Not Evacuate Terror Suspects As Storm Heads for Cuba

The secretive military prison houses 41 inmates, including the alleged plotters of 9/11......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekSep 7th, 2017

37 inmates killed in government raid on Venezuelan prison

REUTERS/AVN/Alexander Gomez/Handout PUERTO ORDAZ, Venezuela (Reuters) - Thirty-seven inmates were killed during an overnight raid by government security forces on a prison in Venezuela's southern jung.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 16th, 2017

Cambodian court upholds prison term for land rights activist

A Cambodian court has upheld a 2½-year prison term against a prominent land rights activist accused of inciting violence at a protest she helped lead outside of Prime Minister Hun Sen's residence......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsAug 8th, 2017

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