jail

Jeffrey Epstein

Jeffrey Epstein Died by Suicide at His Manhattan Jail, Reports Say

The wealthy financier was being held without bail in Manhattan’s Metropolitan Correctional Center on charges of sex trafficking.
Emma Ockerman
8.10.19
WikiLeaks

Chelsea Manning Warns That Trump Will Go After Journalists With “Indictments and Charges”

"Whenever a journalist makes a misstep, I think that they are put on notice now."
Rex Santus
5.13.19
prisons

Why We Must End Strip Searches In Canada’s Prisons for Women

Forcing women to remove their clothes and perform humiliating actions should be understood as state-sanctioned sexual assault.
Jessica Hutchison
Savannah Gentile
Alia Pierini
5.3.19
crime

This Guy Broke Out of Jail, Got Caught, Then Stole a Cop Car and Escaped Again

One minute, he was cuffed in the back of a squad car. The next, he was driving away in it.
River Donaghey
3.15.19
Photography

How the World's Prisons Look From Within

Photographer Jan Banning takes us into the prisons of Uganda, France, the US and Colombia.
Laura Woods
3.13.19
crime

Convicts Explain Why They Would Rather Be in Prison Than Wear an Ankle Monitor

"It was hard for me to live a normal life as a parent. I needed to go back to prison to get some peace and quiet."
Johanne Ramskov Erichsen
3.8.19
prison reform

The Prison System Is a Nightmare, but Not for the Reasons You Think

How it's become an agency of social control.
Seth Ferranti
1.14.19
true crime

This Jail Is Accused of Favoring Christians Who Agree to Live in 'God Pod'

Muslim prisoners, meanwhile, say they were starved during Ramadan and deprived of religious texts.
Kira Lerner
12.10.18
prisons

Nunavut denies access to prisoners in notorious jail

The Baffin Correctional Centre refused a VICE News request after a reporter passed “unauthorized material” to an inmate — a print out of an VICE News article about the jail.
Thomas Rohner
10.26.18
prisons

Liberals propose “entirely different” approach to solitary confinement in federal jails

It would increase access to rehab programs and meaningful human contact in Canadian prisons.
Steven Zhou
10.16.18
HUMAN RIGHTS

Inmates of Iqaluit jail subjected to "shocking" lengths of solitary confinement

Experts say it amounts to cruel and unusual treatment — even torture.
Thomas Rohner
9.12.18
crime

My Father Became a Murderer to Save My Family

My father killed a man when I was 13 years old. Later that night, my grandfather helped him hide the body.
Sara
9.12.18
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