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Riot in Brazil prison leaves 15 choked and stabbed to death

Added: 27.05.2019 3:00 | 11 views | 0 comments

A riot between inmates in a prison in Brazilian state of Amazonas ended with 15 dead on Sunday, according to a statement of the state secretariat for prisons.


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Added: 27.05.2019 2:17 | 0 views | 0 comments

Man sentenced to life in prison in Jayme Closs case; Texas school bus driver gives more than just a ride.

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Exclusive: Myanmar soldiers jailed for Rohingya killings freed after less than a year

Added: 27.05.2019 1:55 | 1 views | 0 comments

Myanmar has granted early release to seven soldiers jailed for the killing of 10 Rohingya Muslim men and boys during a 2017 military crackdown in the western state of Rakhine, two prison officials, two former fellow inmates and one of the soldiers told Reuters.


Brazil: Prison riot in Amazonas state leaves at least 8 dead

Added: 27.05.2019 0:44 | 13 views | 0 comments

Fighting erupted among inmates at a prison in the northern state of Amazonas on Sunday, and at least 15 people died before the riot was brought under control, authorities said.

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[Ticker] Catalonia's Puigdemont wins MEP seat

Added: 26.05.2019 23:56 | 4 views | 0 comments

Catalan former separatist leader, Carles Puigdemont, now living in exile in Belgium, won his bid for a seat in the European Parliament on Sunday night, according to Reuters. However, Puigdemont cannot take up his new role without returning to Madrid, where he faces jail. Fellow Catalonian separatist Oriol Junqueras, already imprisoned in Spain on rebellion charges, also won a seat as an MEP.

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States move to outlaw 'prison gerrymandering'

Added: 26.05.2019 17:21 | 12 views | 0 comments

Advocates say the way that those who are incarcerated are counted in redistricting violates the constitutional principle of one person, one vote.

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At San Quentin, LGBTQ prisoners and once-biased inmates try to heal together

Added: 26.05.2019 16:17 | 5 views | 0 comments

The California prison's Acting With Compassion & Truth group brings together LGBTQ inmates and some prisoners who've been convicted of extreme hate crimes.

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Kurdish MPs, prisoners end hunger strike in Turkey

Added: 26.05.2019 15:07 | 15 views | 0 comments

Several Kurdish lawmakers and thousands of prison inmates in Turkey have ended their hunger strike, heeding a call from jailed militant leader Abdullah Ocalan, MPs said on Sunday, 200 days after the protest was launched.


Prisoners end hunger strike for Kurdish leader in Turkey

Added: 26.05.2019 12:21 | 11 views | 0 comments

A Kurdish politician has announced the end of a hunger strike by prisoners demanding improved conditions for Abdullah Ocalan, the imprisoned leader of an outlawed Kurdish rebel group.

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