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Stop treating terrorists like rock stars

TONY Abbott is continuing with plans to spend a week in Arnhem Land meeting tribal leaders in mid-September, but the trip appears increasingly problematic.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

IndyMedia

Video: Free Nestora Salgado. One year later - Portland Protest 8.21.14

A protest rally in front of the Mexican Consulate in Portland Ore. A demand to free Nestora Salgado after being held for over one year in solitary, in a Maximum-Security Prison in Mexico.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Townsville Bulletin

Inmate bashed to a pulp

A TOWNSVILLE prisoner who was on remand for a white-collar crime was bashed by another inmate so severely that he may never fully recover.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

The Washington Post

Colombian kingpin's former hit man leaves prison

In this June 27, 2006, file photo, John Jairo Velasquez, a former hit man for Pablo Escobar, gives his testimony while holding a book titled "The True Pablo, Blood, Treason, and Death," during the trial against Alberto Santofimio Botero in Bogota, Colombia.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Hispanically Speaking

Joran Van der Sloot Transferred to Maximum-Security Prison in Peru for Threatening Warden

Dutch citizen Joran van der Sloot, who is serving a 28-year sentence for the 2010 murder of a Peruvian woman, was transferred to a maximum-security prison for threatening the warden of the penitentiary where he was being held, officials told Efe Monday.

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Trinadad Express

Prisoners on hunger strike over court delays

MORE than 130 prisoners at the Maximum Security Prison at Golden Grove, Arouca began "day one" of a week-long hunger strike yesterday morning in protest against what they said were "severe delays" in the judicial system.

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WKRN

Nashville prison adds body scanner to help catch contraband

Riverbend Maximum Security Prison is the first testing ground for a body scanner that will check visitors and staff for contraband.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

Trinidad Guardian

Restorative justice delayed

A conference in October is the latest effort by a T&T government to introduce a system of restorative justice in the country.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

Trinidad Guardian

Grandfather wants probe into prisoner's death

The grandfather of Akim Alexander, who reportedly hanged himself at the Maximum Security Prison on Thursday morning, is calling for an investigation into his death.

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Art Daily

Peru auctions jailed ex-spy chief's luxury jewels

Bidders raise their numbered pallets during the governmental auction of 152 diverse jewels valued at more than a million dollars --most of them acquired with Peruvian State money by former presidential advisor Vladimiro Montesinos-- in Lima on August 18, 2014.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

WKRN

Death row inmates file lawsuit to avoid electric chair

Eleven inmates who are scheduled for executions between October 2014 and March 2016 joined the lawsuit in an effort to make sure they do not face the electric chair.

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USA Today

His '90 murder rap tossed, man to be released

A former New York City businessman who has spent 24 years in prison after being convicted of setting a fire that killed his mentally ill daughter is scheduled to walk out of a maximum-security prison in Pennsylvania a free man, following a judge's ruling that the case against him was based on now-debunked arson science.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Daily Monitor

Bomb suspects trial: Court frees sisters from jail

Prosecution had told court that on December 2, 2010 at Luzira prison in Kampala District, the accused persons and others still at large conveyed into Luzira Maximum Security Prison a pineapple fruit with a knife embedded inside, with intent to facilitate escape of prisoners Al-Amin Kimathi, a Kenyan human rights activist, and Omar Awadh Omar Two ... (more)

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

The Daily Beast

No Opera Please, We're PrisonersBy Daniel Genis

Like the little flower that grows through concrete, every human being demonstrates their humanity - no matter how heinous theirpast is or how brutal their present - with a need for culture.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

The Miami Herald

Remembering Guantánamo through the lives of the Haitians held there

To place a Death Notice, please call 305-376-8901 or email obit@miamiherald.com .

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

The Modesto Bee

Jail expansion is largest project in county history

Sheriff Adam Christianson, second from left, and the Board of Supervisors shovel dirt at the groundbreaking.

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Nunatsiaq News

Drum-dancing behind barbed wire: Inuit in prison

Inmates at the medium-security Warkworth Institution, near Cambellford, Ont., get an elder visit from Piita Irniq most Friday afternoons.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

The Miami Herald

Remembering Guantánamo through the lives of the Haitians held there

A nationwide project to recount the history of the U.S. naval base at Guantánamo, Cuba makes its South Florida debut.

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Ghanamma.com

Amoateng finally released on bail

The former Member of Parliament for Nkoranza North, Eric Amoateng, was finally released after meeting die terms of his bail bond, Daily Guide newspaper has reported.

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

CBC News

Missing cereal containers send maximum-security prison in lockdown

Millhaven Institution near Kingston, Ont., was forced into lockdown on Sunday morning to search for missing plastic food containers.

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