This Brazilian jail gives prisoners the keys to their cells
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Penny Lane: Gitmo's other secret CIA facility
WASHINGTON (AP) — A few hundred yards from the administrative offices of the Guantanamo Bay prison, hidden behind a ridge covered in thick scrub and cactus, sits a closely held secret. A dirt road win...
Jun 19,1953- Rosenbergs Executed
On this day in 1953, Julius and Ethel Rosenberg, who were convicted of conspiring to pass U.S. atomic secrets to the Soviets, are executed at Sing Sing Prison in Ossining, New York.
NKVD - Stalin's Secret Police
When the Soviet Union fell in 1991, Russians gained unprecedented access to the KGB archives. This documentary series, produced in 1991-92 by Russian filmmak...
10 Ways to Adapt to Prison
Say less. When in doubt, say nothing at all. Listening, really listening, will educate you to the lingo and to what’s happening around you.
Ramen Is Displacing Tobacco As Most Popular US Prison Currency, Study Finds
Cost-cutting measures by private facilities have led to subpar food quality and fewer meals, making noodles a commodity that trades well above its value
What Times Square Looks Like to a Time Traveler from 1971 - Times Square & Theater District
After 44 years in prison, Otis Johnson wasn't ready for the world of electronic billboards and smartphones he found in Times Square. "I ain't never seen nothing like this before," Johnson said of the...
Drone drops drugs in Ohio prison yard, sparking inmate fight
Drone allegedly dropped a quarter of an ounce of heroin, over 2 ounces of marijuana and more than 5 ounces of tobacco
Michigan cancer doctor gets 45 years in prison
A Detroit-area doctor who authorities say gave cancer treatment drugs to patients who did not need them -- including some who didn't actually have cancer -- was sentenced Friday to 45 years in pris...
Man Imprisoned After Filming Eric Garner’s Death, Refusing to Eat, Rat Poison Found in Jail Food
New York, New York – 22-year-old Ramsey Orta, the young man who filmed the NYPD killing Eric Garner, was arrested shortly after on trumped up charges. He has since been locked up at the notorious Rike...
Indiana Women’s Prison: A revisionist history.
In 1873, two Quaker reformers living in Indiana, shocked by allegations of sexual abuse of female prisoners at the state’s unisex institution, pushed the state to fund the Indiana Reformatory Institut...
Sports club
A sports club or sport club, sometimes athletics club or sports society or sports association, is a club for the purpose of playing one or more sports. Sports clubs range from organisations whose memb...
International Gas Union
The International Gas Union is a global association aimed at promoting the technical and economic progress of the gas industry. It was founded in 1931. It is registered in Vevey, Switzerland, and it...
Women's Peace Society
The Women's Peace Society was created on September 12, 1919, in the United States when a group of women that included Fanny Garrison Villard, Elinor Byrns, Katherine Devereaux Blake, and Caroline Lexo...
Nordic Prisons Are Nothing Like American Ones
James Conway, retired Superintendent of Attica Correctional Facility in New York, visits four Nordic prisons and facilities. What methods are used in the correctional facilities of the Nordic countrie...
GEIPAN
GEIPAN (sept. 2005-), formerly known as GEPAN (1977-1988) and SEPRA (1988-2004), is a unit of the French Space Agency CNES whose brief is to investigate unidentified aerospace phenomena (UAP) and make...