Tag: prison

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Alleged MS-13 Leader Begs Judge to Improve Jail Conditions

An alleged leader of the MS-13 gang complained to a New York judge that he faces a hard life behind bars because he has limited access to a phone and faces “discrimination” at his jail, according to a Monday report.

Heavily armed men in helicopter free notorious French inmate

Manhunt After Notorious Inmate Escapes From French Prison By Helicopter

PARIS (AP) – France’s justice minister says investigators believe that drones seen months ago buzzing above a prison may be linked to the brazen escape of a notorious French criminal. Justice Minister Nicole Belloubet said authorities are urgently looking for

A relative of a prisoner cries in front of a police station in Valencia after a deadly fire that killed 68 people

68 Killed in Fiery Riot at Venezuelan Police Station

68 people were reportedly killed on Wednesday in a riot at the police station in Valencia, Venezuela. When families gathered outside on Thursday to demand news of their loved ones, the police dispersed the crowd with tear gas.

An Iranian inmate peers from behind a wall as a guard walks by at the female section of the infamous Evin jail, north of Tehran, 13 June 2006. AFP PHOTO/ATTA KENARE (Photo credit should read ATTA KENARE/AFP/Getty Images)

U.N. Report Slams ‘Pattern’ of Abuses in Iranian Prisons

A  report published by the United Nations on Monday, March 5, criticizes the Iranian regime for its systematic abuse, torture, and rape of prisoners and for its heightened restrictions on freedom of expression and access to the Internet.