Heat waves can be deadly for prisoners, especially in the South, where many prison cells do not have air conditioning.
“These children are being traumatised as we speak—keeping them in these settings is akin to torture.”
“Whatever slivers of rights the women on the outside have, the women on the inside only have a fraction of that.”
As climate change worsens fire season, we need all the firefighters we can get. Why is it so hard for formerly incarcerated firefighters to find work?
A written note posted to social media highlights how reading material behind bars is often restricted arbitrarily.
They are the motor oil in the engines that power certain parts of the world. Some legal. Others less so.
Sri Lanka’s Department of Prisons has since banned the COVID-19 protection measure. “We are giving soap instead.”
Just last month, Alabama hospitals were on the brink of collapsing under the weight of the Delta variant’s rampage through the South.
Global Tel Link Corporation says the system would allow an inmate to "for a brief time, imagine himself outside or away from the controlled environment."
Documents show HDR, Inc. has monitored groups that oppose its controversial plans to build jails and highways.
As a result, prisoners are allegedly being given solitary confinement, losing visitation privileges, or facing other punishments.