"Saw man die on third rail."
Overcrowding remains a chronic problem and healthcare services are lacking within the province's penitentiaries, say those who have been on the inside.
The government is promising new solutions to get people to trial faster
The Ontario government has promised to end the "absolutely appalling" practice and to form a task force to address the issue of overcrowding in provincial jails.
Around 100 inmates were involved in a melee that saw the warden and a guard stabbed, and at least one fire set at Alabama's William C. Holman Correctional Facility.
The authorities said the prison was built with the capacity for 600 inmates but currently houses over 3,000.
The report, by US-based group Human Rights Watch, found prison guards at horrifically overcrowded jails in the northeastern state of Pernambuco gave control, including the keys to their blocks, to particularly dangerous inmates.
The venue was at almost double capacity when the incident took place.
After coming under fire for issuing too many permits over the last few years, authorities seem committed to reducing overcrowding at the mountain's summit.
Queensland has the most overcrowded prison system in the country.
Refugees arrived in Zaatari hoping for a short stay. But as the war next door raged on, they realized they won't go back anytime soon.