Indonesia's prisons are having a real problem keeping inmates behind bars this month.
Details in the press about the prison break have grown increasingly lurid, with tales of large penises, sex on railroad tracks, and a bizarre spousal murder plot.
Famed crime writer Donald E. Westlake on history's most famous jailbreaks.
The Recent Helicopter Prison Escape in Quebec Is Another Painful Reminder of How Messed Up Our Correctional System Is
Quebec was recently home to a spectacular prison break from a provincial jail in Orsainville, when three inmates with ties to the Hells Angel broke out of prison with the aid of a helicopter. Now Interpol is jumping into the search, and the local...
Over the past couple of weeks almost 2,000 inmates, including “hundreds of terrorists,” have escaped from prisons in Iraq, Libya, and Pakistan. The series of ultra-violent, highly organized attacks has the US scared, al Qaeda in Iraq celebrating, and a...