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Vlok's prison strike crisis
Vlok's prison strike crisis
Minister of Law and Order Adriaan Vlok faces the rapid deterioration of the health of the seven in hospital. According to the lawyers, these...
Dozens killed in Venezuelan prison riot
Dozens killed in Venezuelan prison riot
Violence broke out after news of an inspection to confiscate weapons at the Centro Occidental jail, Prisons Minister Iris Varela said in a...
Ndebele says Free State prison fire an escape plan
Ndebele says Free State prison fire an escape plan
Correctional Services Minister Sbu Ndebele said maximum security inmates set the blaze after an initial escape attempt, according to a report in the...
Inmates injured in Free State prison riot
Inmates injured in Free State prison riot
A riot broke had broken out at around 4pm on Monday when prisoners refused to eat and started setting fires.
Sri Lanka prison riot death toll rises
Sri Lanka prison riot death toll rises
Minister Chandrasiri Gajadeera told parliament that 27 people were killed in Friday's rioting at Colombo's maximum security Welikada prison...
Pardon me? Malawi prisoners riot over presidential reprieve
Pardon me? Malawi prisoners riot over presidential reprieve
Two days after President Joyce Banda pardoned 377 prisoners to mark the nation's 48th independence anniversary, prisoners at Zomba Central Prison...
Authorities ignored warning signals
Authorities ignored warning signals
Warning signs of the past week's violent prison protests were apparent for some time but were ignored by the authorities, experts say. The protests...
Escaped prisoner tells of cell wars
Escaped prisoner tells of cell wars
One of the prisoners who broke out of Modderbee Prison has given a vivid inside account of the upheavals which left four dead and 19 injured at the...
Black warders no better off than their charges
Black warders no better off than their charges
The plight of black warders is not very different from that of prisoners in South Africa's prisons, say two warders at Modderbee Prison interviewed...

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