Have you ever wondered who does some of the indexing for the Mormon Church in Salt Lake City? The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints is actively involved in a very unique program in conjunction with the Utah State Prison. 90 more words
Blantyre, Malawi – Malawian President Joyce Banda on Thursday freed 281 prisoners from the country’s overcrowded jails as part of Easter celebrations.
The Ministry of Home Affairs said in a statement the freed prisoners had “served at least half of their prison sentences with good behaviour and were not convicted of serious offences.” 83 more words
HRANA, April 17, 2014
Sonya Ahmadi ( سونیا احمدی ), returned to Vakil Abad prison in Mashhad on April 17, after three months’ furlough. She began serving her 5-year sentence, on charges of teaching the Bahai Faith and membership of the Bahai community, on September 2, 2012, but she was released early on January 10, 2014, with the promise that her complete freedom would follow. 71 more words
Checkout what I have to say on YouTube at about educating prisoners in New York State. It’s part of a bigger social problem that I think can be solved if a stance is taken.
Thousands of people today converged on Soraya, site of the Gaza Central prison destroyed during the November 2012 Israeli offensive, and now the site to celebrate the indomitable spirit of Palestinians held in Israeli jails. 515 more words
On 17 April, known as Prisoner’s Day in Palestine, SFP joined families of prisoners in Nablus to demand their release. Groups and parties from all sides were united to demand that there is no freedom without the freedom of all prisoners. 244 more words
GUANTANAMO BAY NAVAL BASE—Prison guards here at the Guantanamo Bay prison are attacked on a “daily basis” by detainees, according to Commander John Filostat, a prison spokesman for the Joint Task Force (JTF) Guantanamo.