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#Prison

# prison - Last month November 2022

The Explainer x Noteworthy: Why are Travellers so overrepresented in prison?
# Blind Justice
# Blind Justice

The Explainer x Noteworthy: Why are Travellers so overrepresented in prison?

Updated Nov 2nd 2022, 10:00 AM 9,953 Views 0 Comments

Reporter Michelle Hennessy tells Susan Daly about Noteworthy’s latest project which examined the impact of the justice system on Travellers.

# prison - This year 2022

Blind Justice: How prison is leaving Travellers isolated and traumatised
# Investigation
# Investigation

Blind Justice: How prison is leaving Travellers isolated and traumatised

Oct 31st 2022, 8:30 AM 24,384 Views 0 Comments
  • From unfair treatment to overuse of protection regimes, Noteworthy and The Journal investigate inequality in Ireland's justice system
  • Reports of prison staff using anti-Traveller language, with experts saying 'systematic change' and 'accountability' is needed
  • Traveller Advocate: There is 'structural racism in the criminal justice system'
Myanmar's Suu Kyi sentenced to three years for 'electoral fraud'
# Aung San Suu Kyi
# Aung San Suu Kyi

Myanmar's Suu Kyi sentenced to three years for 'electoral fraud'

Sep 2nd 2022, 8:36 AM 7,802 Views 11 Comments

Journalists have been barred from proceedings in the military-built capital Naypyidaw.

Kremlin critic Navalny says he is in solitary confinement for starting union in prison
# Russia
# Russia

Kremlin critic Navalny says he is in solitary confinement for starting union in prison

Aug 15th 2022, 7:54 PM 15,689 Views 6 Comments

Alexei Navalny, President Vladimir Putin’s fiercest foe, was arrested in January 2021 on returning from Germany.

Lessons must be learned from death of Mountjoy prisoner, says McEntee
# Mountjoy Death
# Mountjoy Death

Lessons must be learned from death of Mountjoy prisoner, says McEntee

Aug 4th 2022, 5:22 PM 14,270 Views 0 Comments

Robert O’Connor (34) died in hospital yesterday following an assault by a group of other inmates.

Gardaí investigating after prisoner 'seriously injured' during Mountjoy Prison incident
# Mountjoy
# Mountjoy

Gardaí investigating after prisoner 'seriously injured' during Mountjoy Prison incident

Jul 30th 2022, 10:48 AM 31,086 Views 19 Comments

The man, aged in his 30s, is currently receiving treatment for serious injuries at the Mater Hospital.

Taoiseach pays emotional visit to Singapore prison camp that held his uncle
# Ww2
# Ww2

Taoiseach pays emotional visit to Singapore prison camp that held his uncle

Jul 22nd 2022, 7:14 PM 31,885 Views 35 Comments

Micheal Martin’s uncle Philip Martin spent three years interned in the camp during the Second World War.

Third of UK prisoners show symptoms of 'severe anxiety disorder' due to pandemic
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

Third of UK prisoners show symptoms of 'severe anxiety disorder' due to pandemic

Jul 20th 2022, 6:15 AM 10,573 Views 9 Comments

Decreased visiting opportunities were a major issue for most respondents.

US murder suspect and jail officer suspected of fleeing together
# On The Run
# On The Run

US murder suspect and jail officer suspected of fleeing together

May 2nd 2022, 7:21 PM 30,795 Views 0 Comments

Authorities have said both individuals are extremely dangerous.

Arrested rugby star Ferguson details Japan prison nightmare
# Looking Back
From The42
# Looking Back

Arrested rugby star Ferguson details Japan prison nightmare

Feb 28th 2022, 4:55 PM 13,157 Views 1 Comment

The player was arrested over an alleged assault and possession of illegal drugs in Tokyo last month.

Victims to be priority in new parole process, says chief executive
# Prison Reform
# Prison Reform

Victims to be priority in new parole process, says chief executive

Feb 20th 2022, 7:00 PM 11,643 Views 0 Comments

The new Parole Board, which for the first time is fully independent from the Minister for Justice, was launched last August.

Close associate of Jeffrey Epstein found dead in French prison
# Jean-Luc Brunel
# Jean-Luc Brunel

Close associate of Jeffrey Epstein found dead in French prison

Feb 19th 2022, 2:02 PM 56,461 Views 0 Comments

Jean-Luc Brunel, in his mid-70s, had been charged with the rape of minors and held in prison since December 2020.

Death toll rises after air strike on Yemen prison
# Yemen
# Yemen

Death toll rises after air strike on Yemen prison

Jan 22nd 2022, 7:57 PM 15,018 Views 8 Comments

More than 80 people have been killed after the attack in Saada province.

# prison - Last year 2021

Opinion: Ireland is tarnished by its use of prisons to house the unwanted and mentally ill
# Judicial System
# Judicial System

Opinion: Ireland is tarnished by its use of prisons to house the unwanted and mentally ill

Dec 27th 2021, 7:30 AM 18,802 Views 20 Comments

Professor Kathleen Lynch says our prison system has too long been used to incarcerate those who have additional needs.

Concerns raised over delay in hiring chief executive of new Parole Board
# Prison
# Prison

Concerns raised over delay in hiring chief executive of new Parole Board

Dec 6th 2021, 7:29 AM 8,147 Views 8 Comments

The new Parole Board, which for the first time is fully independent from the Minister for Justice, was launched in August.

Nine inmates escape after gang rams vehicles into Mexican prison
# Prison Break
# Prison Break

Nine inmates escape after gang rams vehicles into Mexican prison

Dec 1st 2021, 10:30 PM 23,184 Views 7 Comments

Authorities said the pre-dawn attack resulted in gunshot wounds to two police officers.

World Cup-winning Bayern Munich star given until 28 October to enter prison
# Deadline
From The42
# Deadline

World Cup-winning Bayern Munich star given until 28 October to enter prison

Updated Oct 18th 2021, 5:00 PM 72,548 Views 13 Comments

Lucas Hernandez was arrested four years ago for violating a court order.

Search ongoing for prisoner who absconded in Cavan
# Loughan House
# Loughan House

Search ongoing for prisoner who absconded in Cavan

Oct 5th 2021, 6:01 PM 22,246 Views 0 Comments

It’s understood the prisoner is incarcerated on weapons and drug-related charges.

Prisoners denied showers for 14 days due to Covid quarantine
# Inspector Of Prisons
# Inspector Of Prisons

Prisoners denied showers for 14 days due to Covid quarantine

Aug 3rd 2021, 8:21 PM 36,169 Views 70 Comments

Freshly released reports also found that prisoners are not being provided with sufficient meaningful human contact.

'Prison security measures should respect human dignity': Review after solicitor says she was told to remove bra
# Security
# Security

'Prison security measures should respect human dignity': Review after solicitor says she was told to remove bra

Jul 7th 2021, 3:23 PM 17,341 Views 21 Comments

The Taoiseach has asked the Justice Minister for a report on the matter.

Almost half of criminals released from prison re-offended within a year, new figures show
# CSO
# CSO

Almost half of criminals released from prison re-offended within a year, new figures show

Jun 25th 2021, 1:51 PM 14,070 Views 46 Comments

The number of offenders who go on to reoffend dropped from 54% in 2011 to 48% in 2018.

Nine pardoned Catalan leaders walk free from prison
# Spain
# Spain

Nine pardoned Catalan leaders walk free from prison

Jun 23rd 2021, 4:21 PM 9,188 Views 5 Comments

The men were jailed for organising a bid four years ago to make Catalonia an independent republic.

1,200 inmates receive Covid vaccines as wider roll-out to prisons begins
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

1,200 inmates receive Covid vaccines as wider roll-out to prisons begins

Jun 16th 2021, 11:56 AM 10,612 Views 25 Comments

The vaccinations will be administered by staff from the National Ambulance Service.

Jeffrey Epstein guards who falsified prison records set to avoid jail
# New York
# New York

Jeffrey Epstein guards who falsified prison records set to avoid jail

May 22nd 2021, 11:42 AM 29,098 Views 0 Comments

They were charged with lying on prison records to make it seem as though they had made required checks on the financier.

Prison watchdog questions use of handcuffs for escorting gravely ill prisoners to hospital
# Prison
# Prison

Prison watchdog questions use of handcuffs for escorting gravely ill prisoners to hospital

Apr 18th 2021, 12:50 PM 19,226 Views 38 Comments

The family of a terminally ill prisoner had expressed concern at the use of handcuffs in bringing him to hospital.

Woman jailed after being found with thousands of 'depraved' child abuse images
# Court
# Court

Woman jailed after being found with thousands of 'depraved' child abuse images

Mar 25th 2021, 6:04 PM 62,627 Views 8 Comments

A judge has sentenced the woman to prison for three years.

At least 75 inmates dead in Ecuador prison riots
# Ecuador
# Ecuador

At least 75 inmates dead in Ecuador prison riots

Feb 24th 2021, 7:08 AM 16,984 Views 2 Comments

The military was deployed to help police quell the uprising.

Former Anglo CEO David Drumm released from prison
# Anglo Irish Bank
# Anglo Irish Bank

Former Anglo CEO David Drumm released from prison

Feb 15th 2021, 8:56 PM 67,816 Views 0 Comments

Drumm was released from Loughan House this morning.

Ivana Bacik: Any trivialising of gender-based violence by the courts is unhelpful
# Courts
# Courts

Ivana Bacik: Any trivialising of gender-based violence by the courts is unhelpful

Feb 6th 2021, 7:30 AM 16,771 Views 23 Comments

The Labour senator says any downplaying of the seriousness of sexual assaults in the courts will cause the further regression of social attitudes towards these crimes.

Covid-19 exposes 'unsafe' failures in prison service – report
# Report
# Report

Covid-19 exposes 'unsafe' failures in prison service – report

Jan 26th 2021, 3:12 PM 11,620 Views 13 Comments

Measures were introduced in Irish prisons last year to prevent the spread of the virus.

HSE confirms prison nurses will be vaccinated as frontline healthcare workers - but timeline remains unclear
# Covid Jab
# Covid Jab

HSE confirms prison nurses will be vaccinated as frontline healthcare workers - but timeline remains unclear

Jan 16th 2021, 7:30 AM 13,016 Views 19 Comments

Some prison nurses were told they would not be included in the healthcare worker stage of the vaccine roll-out at all.

# prison - All time

Man arrested after 'largest ever seizure' of prison contraband destined for Kinahan cartel inmates
# Mountjoy Prison
# Mountjoy Prison

Man arrested after 'largest ever seizure' of prison contraband destined for Kinahan cartel inmates

Updated Nov 17th 2020, 6:17 PM 76,945 Views 47 Comments

The seizure was made at Mountjoy Prison earlier today.

There have been 8 deaths in prison custody to date this year, and 100 deaths in 10 years
# Justice Minister
# Justice Minister

There have been 8 deaths in prison custody to date this year, and 100 deaths in 10 years

Oct 10th 2020, 7:15 AM 28,043 Views 28 Comments

The figures to 1 October this year are down on the 15 deaths that occurred in Irish prisons last year.

Harry Maguire set for retrial after appeal against Greek court verdict is accepted
# Saga
From The42
# Saga

Harry Maguire set for retrial after appeal against Greek court verdict is accepted

Updated Aug 26th 2020, 5:50 PM 11,627 Views 0 Comments

The Manchester United captain was handed a suspended prison sentence of 21 months and 10 days.

Woman becomes first confirmed Covid-19 case in Irish prison system
# Prison
# Prison

Woman becomes first confirmed Covid-19 case in Irish prison system

Aug 22nd 2020, 3:58 PM 40,156 Views 28 Comments

It is understood the woman has been in quarantine since her incarceration.

Fifty-five prisoners granted temporary release since start of March re-arrested
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Fifty-five prisoners granted temporary release since start of March re-arrested

Jun 24th 2020, 8:00 PM 26,729 Views 30 Comments

Thirty-seven of the 55 were re-arrested for allegedly committing a range of criminal offences.

'Everyone had to play their part': How Ireland kept Covid-19 out of its prisons
# Infection Control
# Infection Control

'Everyone had to play their part': How Ireland kept Covid-19 out of its prisons

Jun 10th 2020, 5:29 PM 17,194 Views 24 Comments

Even with the movement of staff in and out of prisons and some 700 new committals there have been no confirmed cases among inmates.

Nine killed in Peru prison protest against overcrowded conditions during pandemic
# Lima
# Lima

Nine killed in Peru prison protest against overcrowded conditions during pandemic

Apr 28th 2020, 8:00 PM 13,163 Views 4 Comments

Officials said the nine inmates were shot during clashes with authorities.

'An agonising wait': Decision on Zaghari-Ratcliffe’s release from prison delayed again
# Iran
# Iran

'An agonising wait': Decision on Zaghari-Ratcliffe’s release from prison delayed again

Apr 19th 2020, 3:32 PM 20,438 Views 14 Comments

The British-Iranian mother has been temporarily freed from Evin Prison in Tehran in response to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Harvey Weinstein transferred to maximum-security prison in upstate New York
# Weinstein
# Weinstein

Harvey Weinstein transferred to maximum-security prison in upstate New York

Mar 19th 2020, 6:59 AM 21,694 Views 25 Comments

The former producer has been sentenced to 23 years in prison.

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