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Louisiana Sheriff Upset At Release Of Nonviolent Inmates Because ‘We Use Them To Wash Cars’

Who needs freedom when the state feels entitled to your cheap labor!

This is the attitude that one Louisiana sheriff has when he found out that a new law—set to go into effect next month—will release 192 “good” nonviolent inmates in his area out early. 574 more words

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Lonely Road, Locked Away

A few months ago…and a few months before that…I told the story of a woman I loosely know who embezzled more than a million dollars from her employer. 620 more words

Four Bahais given early release from prison in Gorgan

Payam News (Facebook), October 7, 2017.

Nazi Tahqiqi (نازی تحقیقی), Houshmand Dehqan Yazdeli (هوشمند دهقان یزدلی), Mariyam Dehqan Yazdeli (مریم دهقان یزدلی) and Soudabeh Mehdinezhad ( سودابه مهدی نژاد) have been granted conditional early release from prison in Gorgan. 57 more words

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Rohingya feel like prisoners in giant Bangladesh camp

(Source: www.channelnewsasia.com)

KUTUPALONG, Bangladesh: Hasina Begum’s earliest memory is of watching the jungle cut down to expand the camp in Bangladesh that is the only home the 31-year-old Rohingya refugee has ever known. 623 more words

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Today I Watched: Prisoners (Denis Villeneuve, 2013)

Prisoners (dir. Denis Villeneuve, 2013)

Score: 8+ to 8½ out of 10.

Today I Watched

Administrative detention “worst of all possible worlds”

Critics blast Israel’s practice of holding Palestinians on secret evidence, without charge or trial.

By Dalia Hatuqa / Al Jazeera / Oct 3, 2017

“For the last 50 years, Israeli authorities have been using administrative detention as a substitute for criminal proceedings in cases where there’s not enough evidence .”

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