Prison

Friday, October 13, 2017

Friday, October 13, 2017

US baseball player smugglers ask for lenient prison sentences

Cuban baseball smugglers beg for lenient prison sentences

Cuban baseball smugglers beg for lenient prison sentences

Bartolo Hernandez and Julio Estrada smuggled Cuban players into the US with false documents

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Protestors call for release of two British citizens held in Iran

Protestors call for release of two British citizens held in Iran

Protestors call for release of two British citizens held in Iran

The protest was led by the husband of one of the women, who was jailed last year

Saturday, September 30, 2017

Saturday, September 30, 2017

Man jailed for killing neighbour 'talking too loudly' to hearing-impaired father

Man jailed for killing neighbour 'talking too loudly' to hearing-impaired father

Man jailed for killing neighbour 'talking too loudly' to hearing-impaired father

Sateki Siale has been jailed for 24 years with a no parole period of 17 years

Friday, September 29, 2017

Friday, September 29, 2017

Location of Colorado theatre shooter revealed after two years

Location of Colorado 'Batman massacre' shooter James Holmes revealed after two years

Location of Colorado theatre shooter revealed after two years

Those who knew the victims of the shooting have long campaigned to know which prison he is being held in

Monday, September 25, 2017

Monday, September 25, 2017

Former US congressman Anthony Weiner jailed for 21 months

Former US congressman Anthony Weiner jailed for 21 months

Former US congressman Anthony Weiner jailed for 21 months

Anthony Weiner has been handed a prison sentence for sending explicit messages to a 15-year-old girl

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Palestinian inmates continue hunger strike in Israeli prisons

Palestinian inmates continue hunger strike in Israeli prisons

Palestinian inmates continue hunger strike in Israeli prisons

One of the prisoners taking part in the hunger strike also did the same last year, not eating for 90 days

Friday, September 8, 2017

Friday, September 8, 2017

'Lammy Review shows racial outcomes in criminal justice system are a mess', says research associate

'Lammy Review shows racial outcomes in criminal justice system are a mess', says research associate

'Lammy Review shows racial outcomes in criminal justice system are a mess'

Dr Zubaida Haque, a research associate at think tank Runnymede Trust, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the report published by David Lammy

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Man handed two-year prison sentence for assaulting woman on street at night

Former pastor Stephen Jay jailed for late-night assault in Brighton

Former pastor Stephen Jay jailed for late-night assault in Brighton

The woman had asked Stephen Jay what he was doing before he hit her in the face several times

First G20 riot jail sentence handed to 21-year-old for throwing bottles at police

First G20 riot jail sentence handed to 21-year-old for throwing bottles at police

First G20 riot jail sentence handed to 21-year-old

Those watching court proceedings were shocked by the severity of the sentence

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Eight spice drug dealers jailed for more than seven years in total

London spice dealers who preyed on homeless people jailed for seven and a half years

London spice dealers jailed for seven and a half years

Those convicted have also been given a total of 35 years in community behaviour orders

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Man celebrates 50 days on the run from police with taunting Facebook posts

Man celebrates 50 days on the run from police with taunting Facebook posts

Man celebrates 50 days on the run from police with taunting Facebook posts

It is thought that Shaun Davidson used a fork and bucket to tunnel out of Kerobokan jail in Bali

Monday, August 7, 2017

Monday, August 7, 2017

Israel strips Arab Israeli of citizenship, despite fears it violates international law

Israel strips Arab Israeli of citizenship, despite claims it violates international law

Israel strips Arab Israeli's citizenship, despite international law fears

Israel says Alaa Raed Ahmad Zayoud is to lose his citizenship because he conducted a car and knife attack

Friday, August 4, 2017

Friday, August 4, 2017

Palestinian security officer handed five year prison sentence in Israeli jail

Palestinian security officer handed five-year prison sentence in Israeli jail

Palestinian security officer handed five-year prison sentence in Israeli jail

Palestinian media claims Abd al-Rahman Zuhdi Mahfouth was detained by Israeli forces two years ago

Thursday, August 3, 2017

Thursday, August 3, 2017

Thieves jailed after using children to trick elderly people

Thieves who used baby to trick 90-year-old woman jailed

Thieves who used baby to trick 90-year-old woman jailed

Joseph Fannin, Francis Maughan and Jolene Mahon distracted elderly people in order to steal from them

Thursday, July 27, 2017

Thursday, July 27, 2017

German Islamist preacher jailed for supporting foreign terror group

German Islamist preacher jailed for supporting foreign terror group

German Islamist preacher jailed for supporting foreign terror group

The prosecution said Sven Lau helped recruit people for Jaish al-Muhajireen wal-Ansar

Monday, July 24, 2017

Monday, July 24, 2017

Drug dealer known as Pacman jailed after undercover police pose as customers

Crack dealer known as Pacman trapped by police posing as customers in newsagents

Crack dealer known as Pacman jailed after undercover police pose as customers

Shahrukh Fayyz has been given a prison sentence of four years and six months

Friday, July 21, 2017

Friday, July 21, 2017

British woman and Pakistani man jailed for having consensual sex in Dubai

British woman and Pakistani man jailed for having consensual sex in Dubai

British woman and Pakistani man jailed for having consensual sex in Dubai

The woman filed a criminal complaint about the man when he tried to sabotage her wedding plans in the UK

Nevada brothel offers OJ Simpson a job and a home

OJ Simpson has already been offered a job - in a Nevada red-light district

OJ Simpson has already been offered a job - in a Nevada red-light district

Some women who work at the ranch have said they will quit is Simpson is employed

Thursday, July 20, 2017

Thursday, July 20, 2017

Former London postman charged with mass execution after joining Isis

Former London postman who joined Isis charged with mass execution

Former London postman who joined Isis charged with mass execution

Harry Sarfo is already serving a three-year prison sentence in Germany on terrorism charges

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Guido Dante Fortunati, Kidnapping, Prison, Online Dating, Colombia, Abuse

Man 'kidnapped by prison escapee he met on dating site'

Man 'kidnapped by prison escapee he met on dating site'

Guido Dante Fortunati escaped from prison in May in Colombia

Friday, July 7, 2017

Friday, July 7, 2017

Mexican prison riot leaves 28 inmates dead and three wounded

Mexican prison riot leaves 28 inmates dead and three wounded

Mexican prison riot leaves 28 inmates dead and three wounded

The riot is the deadliest in Mexico since 49 inmates were killed during violence at Topo Chico prison in Monterrey last year

Thursday, July 6, 2017

Thursday, July 6, 2017

Extremist inmates moved to 'prison within prison' in attempt to fight radicalisation

Extremists 'including Anjem Choudary' given their own mini-prison to stop radicalisation

Extremists 'including Anjem Choudary' given their own mini-prison

It is thought extremist preacher Anjem Choudary and Michael Adebolajo who murdered Lee Rigby may have been moved to the centre

Tuesday, July 4, 2017

Tuesday, July 4, 2017

Police search for knifeman released from prison years early after jail term was recorded incorrectly

Knifeman released from prison years early after jail term recorded incorrectly

Search continues for knifeman mistakenly released from prison years early

Ralston Dodd was sentenced to nine years in prison for nearly stabbing someone to death

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

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'Money should be spent on poor people before things go wrong instead of afterwards', says Big Issue founder

'Money should be spent on poor people before things go wrong instead of after'

Baron John Bird says the prison system mainly works against people and the school system has failed

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Man robbed bank to escape wife by going to jail, but is given home confinement sentence

Man robbed bank to escape wife by going to jail - and is sentenced to home confinement

Man robbed bank to escape wife with jail time - and is given home confinement

Lawrence John Ripple said when he robbed the bank he was depressed and didn't feel like himself

Monday, June 5, 2017

Monday, June 5, 2017

Inmate planned to escape prison in box full of sawdust

Murderer planned to escape prison in box full of sawdust

Murderer planned to escape prison in box full of sawdust

Gordon Mower said he practiced his escape plan multiple times

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Jury at Rolf Harris trial is discharged after not reaching verdict

Jury at Rolf Harris trial discharged after not reaching verdict

Jury at Rolf Harris trial discharged after not reaching verdict

Rolf Harris pleaded not guilty to four charges of indecent assault and did not give evidence during the court case

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Man wrongly convicted of rape released after 25 years in prison

Man wrongly convicted of rape released after 25 years in prison

Man wrongly convicted of rape released after 25 years in prison

William Barnhouse was convicted of rape in 1992, but DNA testing has proved he wasn't the perpetrator of a rape

Friday, May 12, 2017

Friday, May 12, 2017

Negotiations with Palestinian prisoners on hunger strike could be imminent

Palestinian hunger strike prisoners 'could soon open negotiations with Israeli prisoners'

Palestinian prisoners could soon open negotiations with Israel - minister

Prisoners on strike are requesting more family visits, better healthcare and more dignified conditions in prison

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Full interview: Julia Hartley-Brewer speaks to Kato Harris, the teacher falsely accused of rape

Kato Harris, the full interview: Teacher falsely accused of rape reveals his hell

Teacher falsely accused of rape reveals his hell

Kato Harris told Julia Hartley-Brewer that the hell he was living in has now passed, but he still has terrifying flashbacks about being accused of rape

Kato Harris: 'My survival instinct told me, prepare to go to prison'

Kato Harris on packing for prison before rape trial verdict: 'It's like digging your own grave'

Kato Harris on packing for prison: 'It's like digging your own grave'

Former teacher Kato Harris was accused of repeatedly raping a 14-year-old girl in 2013. Last year he was found not guilty after just a 15-minute deliberation from jurors

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Rikers Island prison officers accused of shattering inmates arm when removing him from cell

Prison officers on New York's 'torture island' accused of shattering inmate's arm

Officers on New York's 'torture island' accused of shattering inmate's arm

Marc Lazarre claims that he was starved for two days before prison officers forcibly removed him from his cell, breaking his arm

Thursday, May 4, 2017

Thursday, May 4, 2017

Chinese police hunting for convict who broke through prison fence to escape

Chinese police hunting for convict who broke through prison fence to escape

Chinese police hunting for convict who broke through prison fence to escape

27-year-old Zhang Lincang appropriated a truck and drove through a prison fence to escape in Kunming

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Jordan approves draft resolution to stop rapists married to their victims from avoiding prison

Jordan backs law change to stop rapists marrying victims to dodge jail

Jordan backs law change to stop rapists marrying victims to dodge jail

Rapists who stay married to their victim for at least three years avoid punishment under current legislation

Former inmates campaign to close Rikers Island prison in New York

Former inmates campaign to close 'torture island' prison in New York

Former inmates campaign to close 'torture island' prison in New York

Previous inmates claim conditions in the prison are horrific as prisoners go through large periods of solitary confinement and experience violence

Monday, April 24, 2017

Monday, April 24, 2017

Prison officer sentenced for smuggling drugs and phones into young offenders’ institution

Isis prison guard sentenced for smuggling thousands of pounds' worth of goods in bra

Isis prison guard sentenced for smuggling phones and sim cards in her bra

Safak Bozkurt was also studying for a master’s degree in criminology whilst smuggling the contraband in

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Prisoner breaks free from handcuffs, but escape fails as he can't open fire exit door

Prisoner breaks free from handcuffs, but then can't open fire exit

Prisoner breaks free from handcuffs, but then can't open fire exit

Inmate James Nyman tried to escape whilst visiting a hospital for an x-ray, but he didn't get very far before he was caught by prison officers