#Prisons

  • Article: Fire Kills at Least 68 Prisoners Held in Venezuelan Police Station
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    Fire Kills at Least 68 Prisoners Held in Venezuelan Police Station

    By Phineas Rueckert|March 29, 2018

    The police station was being used as a temporary prison. Read more

  • Article: The US Prison Population Is Falling — But Not for Incarcerated Women
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    The US Prison Population Is Falling — But Not for Incarcerated Women

    By Phineas Rueckert|Jan. 30, 2018

    As men’s prison populations decrease, women are not finding freedom as frequently. Read more

  • Feature: The Man Who Found Katy Perry Is on a Mission to Fix America’s Justice System
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    The Man Who Found Katy Perry Is on a Mission to Fix America’s Justice System

    By Katie Dallas|Jan. 25, 2018

    And he’s succeeding, one wrongful conviction at a time. Read more

  • Article: New York Prisons Are Making It Much More Difficult to Send Books, Fresh Food to Loved Ones
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    New York Prisons Are Making It Much More Difficult to Send Books, Fresh Food to Loved Ones

    By Phineas Rueckert|Jan. 8, 2018

    Care packages must come through six state-operated vendors. Read more

  • Article: The Number of Women and Girls in Prison Has Grown 50% Around the World
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    The Number of Women and Girls in Prison Has Grown 50% Around the World

    By Colleen Curry|Nov. 9, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    The US leads in female inmates. Read more

  • Article: Ethnic Minorities Will Be ‘Next Generation’ of Criminals If Britain’s Justice System Doesn’t Change, Claims Major Report
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    Ethnic Minorities Will Be ‘Next Generation’ of Criminals If Britain’s Justice System Doesn’t Change, Claims Major Report

    By Imogen Calderwood|Sept. 8, 2017

    Discrimination in the UK is “worse than in the US in some cases.” Read more

  • Article: These 8 Women Are Speaking Out About What Life is Really Like in Syria’s Most Notorious Jails
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    These 8 Women Are Speaking Out About What Life is Really Like in Syria’s Most Notorious Jails

    By Imogen Calderwood|Aug. 29, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    It could be the only way to get justice. Read more

  • Article: Empty prisons become homes for refugees in the Netherlands
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    Empty prisons become homes for refugees in the Netherlands

    By Joe McCarthy|May 18, 2016

    It shouldn't be a radical idea to use them to give a home people without anywhere to go. Read more