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His Crime Is Autism - Now He Is In Solitary Confinement
Society & Culture  (tags: African American, Reginald Latson, autism, solitary confinement, prison )

Dandelion
- 31 days ago - peteearley.com
WARNING: This story should make you angry! Latson, who has an IQ of 69, is African American and was wearing a hoodie. Events went downhill from there. A little boy trapped in a man's body with limited understanding of what had happened to him or why.
British-Iranian Woman Sentenced to a Year in Prison in Tehran for Wanting to Watch Volleyball
Society & Culture  (tags: Iranian woman, prison, volley ball match, sharia law, Islam )

Beatrice
- 48 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
A British-Iranian has been sentenced by a court in Tehran to spend a year in prison as punishment for trying to attend a men's volleyball match. Ghoncheh Ghavami, 25, an alumni of SOAS university in London, was told her fate on Sunday by a closed court
Crime and Punishment Is Looking a Lot Different in Tough-On-Crime Texas
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, culture, education, freedoms, prison, reform )

Kit
- 206 days ago - america.aljazeera.com
This is what criminal justice reform looks like in Texas, where a relatively quiet, bipartisan revolution to reduce rates of incarceration, rehabilitate offenders, reduce recidivism and, ultimately, save the fiscally conservative state from [....]
Breaking News!!! Herman Wallace Freed After 41 Years Of Solitary
Society & Culture  (tags: Herman Wallace, released, solitary confinement, prison, dying, human rights, freedoms, crime, GoodNews, law, news, rights, politics, police )

Tamara
- 446 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
NEW ORLEANS -- NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- A 71-year-old Louisiana prisoner who spent 41 years in solitary confinement and is now dying of cancer was released late Tuesday from prison, his attorneys said.
Take Action: Honor the Pelican Bay SHU Prisoners' Demands
Society & Culture  (tags: California, CDCR, prison, solitary confinement, hunger strikes, constitutional rights )

Angelika
- 570 days ago - org.salsalabs.com
Pelican Bay prisoners have organized to combat cruel conditions of confinement, and have launched two hunger strikes thus far to raise attention to their demands. Tell the CDCR : Honor the demands of the prisoners in the Pelican Bay Security Housing Unit
Tell the FCC: End Predatory Prison Phone Rates - ACTION
Society & Culture  (tags: prison, phone rates, FCC, petition, prison operators, minorities, black families, monopoly contracts, society, ethics )

Angelika
- 636 days ago - act.colorofchange.org
Families shouldn't have to choose between maintaining a relationship with a loved one behind bars and putting food on the table, but extortionate charges of $20 for a 15-minute call tear families apartdaily. Martha Wright's petition finally gets hearing.
Tell the Congress to End Rape of Youth in Adult Jails and Prisons ! PLEASE TAKE ACTION ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, youth, rape, prison, protection, violence )

Cher
- 1268 days ago - change.org
On any given day, over 10,000 youth are detained or confined in adult jails and prisons where they are at the greatest risk of sexual assault of all inmates.
What's Happening To Our Children? Video!   video
Society & Culture  (tags: children, humans, violence, prison, environment, protection )

Cher
- 1475 days ago - youtube.com
children are in adult prisons and this video shows some of the reasons why this is happening. some disturbing and graphic pictures dealing with violence
Paul Gingerich-A 12 Year Old Should Not Be Tried in Adult Court
Society & Culture  (tags: Paul Gingerich, child, arrested, jail, prison, Kosciusko county, adult court, juvenile justice, children tried as adultsactivists, child, children, crime, death, family, humans, interesting, law, murder, police, rights, violence )

Stephen
- 1526 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
12 year old Paul Gingerich has been waived into adult court and will be tried for murder. It is our humble request that this ruling be vacated and Paul's case be placed in the Juvenile Court System.
'My Murdered Uncle Would Not Have Wanted Ronnie Lee Gardner Executed'
Society & Culture  (tags: murder, prison, firing squad, interesting, sadness )

Lone
- 1647 days ago - guardian.co.uk
In a darkened car park high on a hill overlooking the sparkling nightscape of Salt Lake City, two young women are clinging to each other and weeping. Their embrace conveys more than a thousand speeches
Saginaw Chippewa Man Gets Long Sentence Over Kidnapping
Society & Culture  (tags: kidnapping, tied up, prison )

Lone
- 1656 days ago - mlive.com
BAY CITY -- A Mount Pleasant man will spend more than eight years in a federal prison for kidnapping a man and dumping him in a Grand Rapids alley. U.S. District Judge Thomas L. Ludington today sentenced Juan L. Montoya-Pego, also known as Big Guy
Former Illinois Cop Gets 40 Years for Molesting
Society & Culture  (tags: child molester, prison, sicko )

Lone
- 1661 days ago - post-trib.com
Convicted child molester and former Robbins, Ill., police officer James McGee was sentenced Thursday to 40 years in prison. McGee, 48, of East Chicago, who was convicted during a jury trial March 19 after four hours of deliberations
Former Football Coach Found Guilty of DUI Manslaughter
Society & Culture  (tags: DUI manslaughter, prison, crime, violence, police, law )

Lone
- 1679 days ago - baynews9.com
SARASOTA COUNTY (Bay News 9) -- Former Braden River High School coach Josh Hunter has been found guilty of DUI manslaughter.
16 Years for Lacey Woman for Raping Daughter
Society & Culture  (tags: child sexual abuse, Mother and father, crime, prison )

Lone
- 1745 days ago - seattletimes.nwsource.com
A 47-year-old Lacey woman was sentenced to 16 years in prison for raping her 8-year-old daughter, adopted from China
Bulger Killer Jailed Over Sex Attack Claim
Society & Culture  (tags: toddler, violence, murder, rape, crime, police, prison )

Lone
- 1749 days ago - heraldscotland.com
Jon Venables, one of the killers of the toddler James Bulger, is believed to be have been returned to prison on the grounds that he committed a "serious sexual offence" which breached his release conditions.
 

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