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John Worboys and the Parole Board Dilemma

The Parole Board’s decision to release taxi-rapist John Worboys has generated both public outcry and a heated discussion over the competence of the Board to make determinations about dangerous criminals. 1,010 more words

Prisons

Chris Hedges: The Torture of Solitary Confinement

Dandelion Salad

with Chris Hedges

RT America on Jan 21, 2018

Former inmate of New Jersey State Prison Ojore Lutalo and coordinator of the American Friends Service Committee’s Prison Watch Project Bonnie Kerness discuss solitary confinement in the United States.

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Escaped prisoners captured

We are informed that the prisoners who recently escaped from the Greenwood jail have been captured by the energetic Sheriff of Sebastian County, William A Porter.

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Convicts, prison grounds for lease

Public notice.

The Arkansas State penitentiary grounds, buildings and convicts, to be leased out until the close of the session of the Gen. Assembly of the year 1862, that will probably be about the 15th or 20th day of January 1863; but the session which, under existing laws, will commence on the first Monday of November 1862, might perhaps be terminated some days earlier or later than either of the dates indicated. 1,777 more words

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Maori Dungeons

The people of Maori Parihaka were world leaders in many respects, rallying against the British invaders by means of peaceful protest. I am no historian, but from what I understand, they inspired Mahatma Ghandi in his fight against British invaders in India as well. 328 more words

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GERMANY: Erdal Gokoglu in under heavy isolation!

Hamburg, Germany, January 18, 2018

Revolutionary Prisoner, member of People`s Front in Belgium, Erdal Gokoglu sends its best regards to everyone who support him in his struggle against the isolation and torture in European Prisons. 123 more words

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