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To Make Prisons ‘Safer,’ Some Are Banning . . . Books

Denying people the right to read, especially books that reflect their own lives, has a sordid history.

Published: January 12, 2018 at 05:30AM

Opinion By TARIRO MZEZEWA… 65 more words


Brazil Prison Riot Leaves 9 Dead

More than a dozen people were injured in the uprising, and dozens of inmates escaped.

Published: January 1, 2018 at 05:30AM


from NYT World… 62 more words


Why an Upstate Prisoner With a History of Escape Foiled His Latest

He cooked up an ingenious scheme to break out of prison. So he tried to make a deal. But it wasn’t just any plan. And he wasn’t just any inmate. 79 more words


American Who Escaped Crowded Bali Prison Is Recaptured

Chrishan Beasley, a Californian held on drug charges, was seized outside a hotel on a neighboring island in Indonesia.

Published: December 18, 2017 at 05:30AM… 69 more words


Dangerous Psychiatric Patient Escaped From Hawaii and Flew to California

Randall Saito, who was acquitted of murder by reason of insanity, managed to clear airport security and fly across the Pacific before being apprehended.

Published: November 16, 2017 at 05:30AM… 71 more words


A Good Citizen Jailed in Turkey

The arrest of the Turkish civil society activist and businessman Osman Kavala shows the outlandish extent of President Erdogan’s crackdown.

Published: November 3, 2017 at 05:30AM… 70 more words


Illinois peeps, check out - Jail Escape Plan: Blankets? Check. Floss. You Bet. But a Priest?

Prosecutors said Christopher Londonio had a plan to use dental floss to cut a window, sheets as a rope — and a priest to smuggle in a saw blade.. 7 more words