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South Carolina Wants to Let Inmates Die in Hurricane Florence ! ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: environment, humans, protection, hurricanes, inmates )

- 188 days ago -
We should have learned this lesson before: the same thing happened during Hurricane Katrina, where thousands of inmates were left in water up to their chests in the dark with no food or water for days. In fact, a Human Rights Watch report interviewed
#MeToo Behind Bars: When the Sexual Assaulter Holds the Keys to Your Cell
Society & Culture  (tags: inmates, incarceration, sexual assault, sexism, women )

- 366 days ago -
As the #MeToo movement outside of prison walls continues to gather momentum, what about survivors who are locked away? And what happens when the assailants are the people who literally hold the keys to their lives?
42 Inmates Move to New Tribal Justice Center
Society & Culture  (tags: tribal, jail opens, inmates )

- 3222 days ago -
FORT HALL - From mid-April to mid-May, eight inmates escaped from the Old Fort Hall jail. After the most recent escapes, tribal corrections chief Greg Sage was dismissed on May 11.
Inmates Fire Up Sales of Jail-Produced Hot Sauce
Society & Culture  (tags: interesting, GoodNews, inmates, prison, hot sauce )

- 3474 days ago -
TAMPA, Florida (CNN) -- Some Florida minimum-security inmates want to know: Can you handle the heat? Inmates work with peppers at the Hillsborough County Jail in Tampa, Florida. 1 of 2 Hot sauce heat, that is -- Jail House Fire Hot Sauce,
Female Inmates Work With Dogs for the Disabled
Society & Culture  (tags: NEADS, Prison Pup Partnership, Female, inmates, dogs, animals, protection, pets, society, humans, environment, crime, rights, interesting, family, ethics, culture, americans, police, society, violence, women, safety )

- 4077 days ago -
"These animals are trained to do incredible things for the people they're paired with," said Major Laura Brook, who has been assigned to head up the NEADS Dogs for Disabled Americans program at the Bristol County House of Correction.
Inmate Advocates Call for Independent Oversight
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, inmates, prison, abuse, corruption, reform, crime, culture, ethics, freedoms, law, police, politics )

- 4203 days ago -
"There (ought) to be independent oversight," Ross said. Advocates say they receive a steady stream of letters from inmates alleging abuse by corrections ...
Rockefeller Law Victim Turned Activist Veronica Flournoy Dead at 39
Society & Culture  (tags: stopthedrugwar!, activists, Rockefeller laws, unjust, cancer, health, inmates, prison, drug law reform, politicians, lies, deceit, corruption, children, ethics, freedoms, government, humans, interesting, law, media, money, police, politics, rights, safety )

- 4225 days ago -
Prison opened Flournoy's eyes to the injustice of the drug war, and she never forgot her fellow prisoners. Flournoy participated in rallies designed to pressure polticians to undo the Rockefeller laws and even consented to using her terminal illness in...
Quake Allows Mass Prison Breakout | NEWS.Com.Au
Society & Culture  (tags: peru, prison, jail, earthquake, prisoners, inmates, Tambo de Mora, escape )

- 4232 days ago -
AS Peru's powerful earthquake brought down their prison's walls and lights, 66 guards could only watch helplessly while nearly 700 inmates escaped into the night. The Chincha Prison, located in the town of Tambo de Mora, held many hardened criminals,

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