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#Locked Up

# locked-up - Thursday 3 December, 2020

Swedish mother no longer suspected of holding son captive for decades
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# Sweden

Swedish mother no longer suspected of holding son captive for decades

Updated Dec 3rd 2020, 6:51 PM 92,599 Views 42 Comments

Reports said the man could barely walk, had almost no teeth and limited speech ability.

# locked-up - Saturday 23 June, 2018

French teenager spent two weeks in US detention after she crossed Canada border jogging on beach
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French teenager spent two weeks in US detention after she crossed Canada border jogging on beach

Jun 23rd 2018, 5:01 PM 52,403 Views 117 Comments

‘We were locked up all the time and in the yard there was barbed wire and dogs.’

# locked-up - Saturday 17 February, 2018

This is what a cell in Mountjoy Prison looks like
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This is what a cell in Mountjoy Prison looks like

Feb 17th 2018, 6:30 PM 79,219 Views 56 Comments

Have a look inside.

# locked-up - Wednesday 8 March, 2017

Six men jailed for attacking French rugby players with machetes and knives
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Six men jailed for attacking French rugby players with machetes and knives

Mar 8th 2017, 8:12 PM 17,187 Views 12 Comments

Clermont trio Aurelien Rougerie, Benjamin Kayser and Julien Pierre suffered several injuries after the incident outside a nightclub.

# locked-up - Sunday 25 December, 2016

'One of the most vulnerable groups of emigrants' - 45 Irish people jailed abroad in 2016
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'One of the most vulnerable groups of emigrants' - 45 Irish people jailed abroad in 2016

Dec 25th 2016, 6:00 AM 12,651 Views 16 Comments

Ten Irish people were sent to prison in the US this year, there were seven new cases in Australia and six in France.

# locked-up - Tuesday 20 December, 2016

Explosives, ammo and forensic suits: Irishman jailed for 14 years after republican arsenal seized
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Explosives, ammo and forensic suits: Irishman jailed for 14 years after republican arsenal seized

Dec 20th 2016, 12:05 PM 15,762 Views 28 Comments

Cavan man Barry Petticrew found in possession of bomb-making equipment in 2014.

# locked-up - Monday 5 December, 2016

Convicted child rapist who assaulted girl for two years until she became pregnant jailed for 11 years
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Convicted child rapist who assaulted girl for two years until she became pregnant jailed for 11 years

Dec 5th 2016, 7:08 PM 28,723 Views 44 Comments

The man also sexually assaulted the victim’s three sisters.

# locked-up - Tuesday 12 April, 2016

Ibrahim Halawa transferred prisons and is not missing
# Egypt
# Egypt

Ibrahim Halawa transferred prisons and is not missing

Apr 12th 2016, 5:50 PM 27,805 Views 96 Comments

It was earlier reported that he had been moved and his family were unaware of his whereabouts.

# locked-up - Thursday 28 January, 2016

These are the countries that imprison the most foreigners
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These are the countries that imprison the most foreigners

Jan 28th 2016, 6:03 AM 26,350 Views 30 Comments

There are around 1,200 Irish nationals imprisoned abroad.

# locked-up - Friday 22 January, 2016

US student arrested in North Korea over 'hostile act'
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# Locked Up

US student arrested in North Korea over 'hostile act'

Jan 22nd 2016, 8:41 AM 16,364 Views 43 Comments

The country has not given details of exactly what 21-year-old Otto Frederick Warmbier did.

# locked-up - Sunday 6 September, 2015

Argentinian man accused of locking his wife and autistic son in a cage for years
# Neglect
# Neglect

Argentinian man accused of locking his wife and autistic son in a cage for years

Sep 6th 2015, 8:40 AM 20,647 Views 18 Comments

He allegedly fed his son dog food.

# locked-up - Tuesday 7 April, 2015

Man gets five years in prison for harassing woman - while in prison
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# Banged Up

Man gets five years in prison for harassing woman - while in prison

Apr 7th 2015, 9:15 PM 19,227 Views 15 Comments

Carlos Boente bragged about having the woman’s house burgled.

# locked-up - Thursday 19 February, 2015

Woman arrested in Sweden after daughters 'locked up for a decade'
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# Police

Woman arrested in Sweden after daughters 'locked up for a decade'

Feb 19th 2015, 7:53 PM 28,172 Views 14 Comments

“The blinds were always pulled down there and we haven’t heard any noise from the apartment.”

# locked-up - Thursday 22 January, 2015

How many people are in prison in Ireland right now?
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# Banged Up

How many people are in prison in Ireland right now?

Jan 22nd 2015, 6:30 AM 13,639 Views 44 Comments

And how are they being trained for life outside?

# locked-up - Sunday 17 August, 2014

Ibrahim Halawa on hunger strike in Egyptian prison
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# Egypt

Ibrahim Halawa on hunger strike in Egyptian prison

Aug 17th 2014, 7:59 PM 16,255 Views 258 Comments

The teenager has been in an Egyptian prison for a year.

# locked-up - Wednesday 30 April, 2014

Gardaí to debate law on holding drunk prisoners until they sober up
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Gardaí to debate law on holding drunk prisoners until they sober up

Apr 30th 2014, 6:20 AM 7,323 Views 19 Comments

Delegates at the GRA conference will debate the legal implications of doing this, with one who is in favour of the motion saying it would help keep intoxicated prisoners safe.

# locked-up - Wednesday 30 January, 2013

US couple arrested for locking daughter, 8, in a cage
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US couple arrested for locking daughter, 8, in a cage

Jan 30th 2013, 10:36 AM 9,723 Views 20 Comments

The couple have been charged with child negligence after the girl, who has a developmental condition, was found in a home-made wooden cage in New Mexico.

# locked-up - Tuesday 16 October, 2012

Damning report into St Patrick's finds forced stripping, excessive force and intimidation
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Damning report into St Patrick's finds forced stripping, excessive force and intimidation

Oct 16th 2012, 9:59 PM 16,751 Views 131 Comments

The latest report by the Inspector of Prisons has found systematic violation of the human rights of the offenders held in St Patrick’s Institution.

# locked-up - Sunday 10 June, 2012

101 prisoners claimed social welfare despite being behind bars this year
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# Prison

101 prisoners claimed social welfare despite being behind bars this year

Jun 10th 2012, 9:30 AM 6,787 Views 38 Comments

The Department of Social Protection has been cracking down on the number of prisoners who claim social welfare benefits while in jail.

# locked-up - Friday 1 June, 2012

Behind bars: Mayweather turns himself in for 90-day jail term
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Behind bars: Mayweather turns himself in for 90-day jail term

Jun 1st 2012, 8:25 PM 510 Views 0 Comments

50 Cent was on hand to give his friend some morale support. ‘He’ll be alright’, said the rapper.

# locked-up - Thursday 24 May, 2012

John Lonergan: prison is not the way to deal with social welfare fraud
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John Lonergan: prison is not the way to deal with social welfare fraud

May 24th 2012, 9:48 AM 4,049 Views 60 Comments

The former governor of Mountjoy said that prison should only be used as a last resort when somebody is a risk to society.

# locked-up - Saturday 28 April, 2012

40 per cent of prisoners in St Patrick's are on protection
# Young Offenders
# Young Offenders

40 per cent of prisoners in St Patrick's are on protection

Apr 28th 2012, 8:45 AM 3,153 Views 10 Comments

Prisoners at the institution, which houses offenders aged 16 to 21, are placed on protection when they are under threat from other inmates or pose a risk to the prison population.

# locked-up - Tuesday 13 March, 2012

Guatemalan gets 6,060 year sentence over massacre
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Guatemalan gets 6,060 year sentence over massacre

Mar 13th 2012, 1:15 PM 2,155 Views 2 Comments

The 54-year-old was a former member of an elite military force involved in the killing of 201 people in a 1982 massacre during Guatemala’s civil war.

# locked-up - Tuesday 24 January, 2012

Woman locked in bathroom for 10 years is freed
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# Captive

Woman locked in bathroom for 10 years is freed

Jan 24th 2012, 10:38 AM 6,560 Views 16 Comments

The Palestinian woman (20), said she was locked up by her father from the age of 10. She said she survived by dreaming of seeing sunshine again.

# locked-up - Thursday 3 November, 2011

Pakistani trio jailed for cricket fixing scam
# Spot Fixing
From The42
# Spot Fixing

Pakistani trio jailed for cricket fixing scam

Nov 3rd 2011, 11:04 AM 320 Views 2 Comments

Salman Butt, Mohammad Asif and Mohammad Amir have been handed custodial sentences after they were found guilty of spot fixing.