Activities Work New ZealandFresh vegetables can be expensive at Christmas time, but needy Auckland families will be able to get some for free this year courtesy of New Zealand’s toughest prison. Boxes filled with fresh prison-grown veggies have been donated to the Salvation Army to distribute among families and individuals.
North America Foreign prisoners Justice United StatesJamaican citizens account for more than half the total number of Caribbean citizens now incarcerated in United States (US) prisons.
France: la prison, une épreuve aussi pour les familles (podcast)
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North America Access to legal rights Justice Health United StatesUnder a new rule announced yesterday, the Trump administration expects to slash 688,000 from the rolls of people receiving short-term food assistance.
Europe Health IrelandThe Director of the Central Mental Hospital has said the case of a brain-damaged homeless man in prison is “far from rare”. Professor Harry Kennedy said there is a caseload of around 250 people in the prisons with severe mental illnesses or disorders. Yesterday, the President of the High Court, M…
Asia Overcrowding NepalBanke District Prison in Nepalgunj sub-metropolis is in a sorry state for want of sound management and amenities. The physical infrastructure of the prison which was established in 1943, leaves much to be desired. The buildings and the walls of the prison are very old and the environment of the pri…
USA: a Guantánamo Bay detainee's drawings show the brutal CIA torture he endured at a secret US-run prison in Thailand
North America Torture United StatesAbu Zubaydah was captured by US forces after a gun fight in Faisalabad, Pakistan, in March 2002. US officials incorrectly believed the Saudi Arabian citizen was a member of al-Qaida and transported him to a secret US-run prison, known as a black site, in Thailand.
Belgium: la surpopulation carcérale atteint un niveau alarmant (vidéo)
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Belgium: la grève des gardiens de prison continue: "Le gouvernement a réduit le personnel de 10%"(vidéo)
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USA: quand la prison fait payer aux détenus la lecture d’ebooks dans le domaine public
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France: la surpopulation, premier facteur des violences en milieu carcéral
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France: auteurs et victimes : en prison, les violences sont interchangeables
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USA: les exécutions fédérales ne reprendront pas dans l’immédiat
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France: condamnation pour mauvais traitement d’un détenu
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France: mineurs non accompagnés en prison, les victimes d’un système
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