Imprisonment

Saturday, January 12, 2019

Saturday, January 12, 2019

Jail sentences of six months or less for most crimes could be scrapped to relieve pressure on the system, the prisons minister has suggested.

Prisons minister suggests scrapping 'very short' prison sentences to ease pressure on prison system

Prisons minister suggests scrapping 'very short' prison sentences

Jail sentences of six months or less for most crimes could be scrapped to relieve pressure on the system, the prisons minister has suggested.

Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Prison sentences of less than a year 'should be scrapped'

Prison sentences of less than a year 'should be scrapped'

Prison sentences of less than a year 'should be scrapped'

MP Rory Stewart said 'community penalties were more effective' for minor crimes

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

American man suing prison after 91-hour erection was allegedly mocked by guards

American man suing prison after 91-hour erection was allegedly mocked by guards

American man suing prison after 91-hour erection was allegedly mocked by guards

Dustin Lance was left with damage to his penis after taking a pill he'd received from a fellow prisoner

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Victims of torture in Chechnya speak out about their experiences

'Gay torture victims' in Chechnya say many people are being killed in secret prisons

'Gay torture victims' in Chechnya say many people are being killed

Victims allege that several methods of torture are used, including electrocution