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#Prison

# prison - Friday 23 September, 2016

Convicted drug dealer denies calling prison officer "a dog"
# High Court Challenge
# High Court Challenge

Convicted drug dealer denies calling prison officer "a dog"

Sep 23rd 2016, 6:05 AM 15,057 Views 0 Comments

Patrick Irwin is serving at 10-year term at Mountjoy Prison.

# prison - Sunday 11 September, 2016

Irish photographer documents life inside notorious Uganda prison
# Redemption
# Redemption

Irish photographer documents life inside notorious Uganda prison

Sep 11th 2016, 9:15 AM 19,560 Views 6 Comments

Inmates at Luzira have access to spiritual seminars and counselling.

# prison - Monday 5 September, 2016

Rio police say all information from ticket touting investigation will be passed to court on Thursday
# Brazil
# Brazil

Rio police say all information from ticket touting investigation will be passed to court on Thursday

Sep 5th 2016, 10:30 PM 19,486 Views 0 Comments

Kevin Mallon from THG is due to give new testimony to police today. Both men deny any wrongdoing.

# prison - Monday 29 August, 2016

Judge recommends house arrest for Pat Hickey due to his health
# Rio De Janeiro
# Rio De Janeiro

Judge recommends house arrest for Pat Hickey due to his health

Aug 29th 2016, 6:10 PM 20,978 Views 0 Comments

He has been in jail since his arrest on 17 August.

# prison - Monday 22 August, 2016

Squatters in disused Dublin prison could face jail over contempt of court
# Debtors' Prison
# Debtors' Prison

Squatters in disused Dublin prison could face jail over contempt of court

Aug 22nd 2016, 12:50 PM 18,764 Views 0 Comments

The squatters had been told to leave the premises by midnight last night.

# prison - Thursday 18 August, 2016

'The blood was like a river': Syrian people speak of horrific torture they endured in prison
# Five Years Of War
# Five Years Of War

'The blood was like a river': Syrian people speak of horrific torture they endured in prison

Aug 18th 2016, 6:00 AM 18,482 Views 100 Comments

Many people witnessed prisoners dying in custody and some described being held in cells alongside dead bodies.

# prison - Friday 12 August, 2016

Yorkshire Ripper, who murdered 13 women, may move from psychiatric hospital to prison
# Peter Sutcliffe
# Peter Sutcliffe

Yorkshire Ripper, who murdered 13 women, may move from psychiatric hospital to prison

Aug 12th 2016, 4:51 PM 19,806 Views 28 Comments

He was given 20 life sentences in 1981.

# prison - Friday 5 August, 2016

Jury recommends two-and-a-half year sentence for police officer who killed unarmed black man
# Virginia
# Virginia

Jury recommends two-and-a-half year sentence for police officer who killed unarmed black man

Aug 5th 2016, 8:18 AM 16,780 Views 84 Comments

The ex-officer, Stephen Rankin, shot 18-year-old William Chapman in the face and chest outside a Wal-Mart store last year.

# prison - Tuesday 26 July, 2016

Three convicted murderers were out on temporary release last week
# Prison
# Prison

Three convicted murderers were out on temporary release last week

Jul 26th 2016, 6:03 AM 18,110 Views 31 Comments

In total, 10% of the prison population was out last Wednesday.

# prison - Saturday 23 July, 2016

Treatment of sick inmates in focus after death by heart attack of 65-year-old prisoner
# Discrimination
# Discrimination

Treatment of sick inmates in focus after death by heart attack of 65-year-old prisoner

Jul 23rd 2016, 7:15 AM 16,193 Views 50 Comments

Criticisms are contained in a report into the death of a 65-year-old man at the prison last year.

# prison - Tuesday 12 July, 2016

Chelsea Manning attempted to take her own life, legal team confirms
# Wikileaks
# Wikileaks

Chelsea Manning attempted to take her own life, legal team confirms

Jul 12th 2016, 8:18 AM 17,095 Views 32 Comments

Manning’s legal team say she will be kept under close observation for several weeks.

# prison - Thursday 7 July, 2016

South East Asian crime gang selling drugs from 'upmarket Belfast apartment'
# PSNI
# PSNI

South East Asian crime gang selling drugs from 'upmarket Belfast apartment'

Jul 7th 2016, 2:04 PM 14,498 Views 19 Comments

The drugs were posted into Northern Ireland from Spain and then re-distributed across the North and in Britain.

# prison - Monday 27 June, 2016

Teenage boy jailed in London after setting friends up for knife-point burglary
# UK
# UK

Teenage boy jailed in London after setting friends up for knife-point burglary

Jun 27th 2016, 7:34 PM 14,729 Views 17 Comments

“He took advantage of this friendship and put his victims through an awful ordeal.”

Gang culture on the rise in Irish prisons as increasing numbers seek protection
# On The Inside
# On The Inside

Gang culture on the rise in Irish prisons as increasing numbers seek protection

Jun 27th 2016, 6:30 AM 11,311 Views 17 Comments

A visiting committee described the situation in Cloverhill prison in particular as a “logistical nightmare”.

# prison - Saturday 25 June, 2016

The 9 at 9: Saturday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Jun 25th 2016, 8:55 AM 10,611 Views 2 Comments

Here’s what you need to know as you start your weekend.

# prison - Friday 24 June, 2016

French mother who left her baby to die on a winter beach jailed for 20 years
# Baby Adelaide
# Baby Adelaide

French mother who left her baby to die on a winter beach jailed for 20 years

Jun 24th 2016, 11:03 PM 23,808 Views 17 Comments

Fabienne Kabou had blamed the killing on “witchcraft”.

# prison - Tuesday 21 June, 2016

Garda awarded €17.5k after being “viciously” attacked by prisoner
# Dublin
# Dublin

Garda awarded €17.5k after being “viciously” attacked by prisoner

Jun 21st 2016, 1:32 PM 14,913 Views 45 Comments

The prisoner, a drug abuser, has since died.

# prison - Wednesday 15 June, 2016

Hostage situation at Cloverhill may have been attempt to make claim against State
# Prison
# Prison

Hostage situation at Cloverhill may have been attempt to make claim against State

Jun 15th 2016, 4:29 PM 18,675 Views 11 Comments

An inmate who held another hostage in a cell was given a three and a half year sentence today.

# prison - Wednesday 1 June, 2016

Man who tried to smuggle drugs into prison fell asleep on the toilet while passing them
# Cloverhill
# Cloverhill

Man who tried to smuggle drugs into prison fell asleep on the toilet while passing them

Jun 1st 2016, 3:27 PM 23,900 Views 0 Comments

The man was the subject of threats when it emerged he was on compassionate leave.

# prison - Tuesday 31 May, 2016

Over 100 young Irish adults spend 23 hours a day in a cell like this
# Lockup
# Lockup

Over 100 young Irish adults spend 23 hours a day in a cell like this

May 31st 2016, 2:40 PM 15,514 Views 62 Comments

Young adults are overrepresented in the prison population.

# prison - Sunday 22 May, 2016

Locked up for years for stealing a handkerchief - Delving into Spike Island's dark past
# Ireland's Alcatraz
# Ireland's Alcatraz

Locked up for years for stealing a handkerchief - Delving into Spike Island's dark past

May 22nd 2016, 6:00 PM 33,869 Views 47 Comments

The prison was intended only as a temporary response to increased criminality during the famine, but remained open for 36 years.

# prison - Friday 13 May, 2016

'1,000 days have felt like 1,000 years' - Irish student still in Egyptian prison
# Human Rights
# Human Rights

'1,000 days have felt like 1,000 years' - Irish student still in Egyptian prison

May 13th 2016, 6:05 AM 18,362 Views 179 Comments

Ibrahim Halawa’s trial is expected to take place at the end of June, nearly three years after he was imprisoned.

# prison - Tuesday 10 May, 2016

Driver in 'micro-sleep' who killed woman and injured her baby sentenced to two years
# Balbriggan
# Balbriggan

Driver in 'micro-sleep' who killed woman and injured her baby sentenced to two years

May 10th 2016, 3:29 PM 28,620 Views 76 Comments

The judge said he was imposing the prison term “to send a message” to drivers.

# prison - Friday 6 May, 2016

Shell to Sea activist Maura Harrington arrested in Mayo
# Jailed
# Jailed

Shell to Sea activist Maura Harrington arrested in Mayo

May 6th 2016, 7:30 PM 40,617 Views 139 Comments

She has been taken to the Dóchas Centre women’s prison where she is expected to spend ten days.

# prison - Wednesday 4 May, 2016

Prison officers to undergo tests after being bitten by convicted 'HIV positive' rapist
# Portlaoise
# Portlaoise

Prison officers to undergo tests after being bitten by convicted 'HIV positive' rapist

May 4th 2016, 1:32 PM 25,466 Views 104 Comments

The matter is the subject of a Garda investigation.

# prison - Tuesday 3 May, 2016

Eight life sentences for convicted paedophile who raped his girlfriend and her mother
# Court
# Court

Eight life sentences for convicted paedophile who raped his girlfriend and her mother

May 3rd 2016, 1:07 PM 45,329 Views 91 Comments

The man cannot be named to protect the women’s identities.

# prison - Saturday 30 April, 2016

The 9 at 9: Saturday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Apr 30th 2016, 8:55 AM 12,070 Views 3 Comments

Here’s everything you need to know as you start your day.

# prison - Thursday 28 April, 2016

Limerick killer found unresponsive in cell was under 'special observation'
# Suspected Overdose
# Suspected Overdose

Limerick killer found unresponsive in cell was under 'special observation'

Apr 28th 2016, 1:05 PM 31,693 Views 39 Comments

Gary Campion is serving two life sentences for murders carried out in 2002 and 2009.

# prison - Sunday 24 April, 2016

Israel frees youngest female Palestinian prisoner
# West Bank
# West Bank

Israel frees youngest female Palestinian prisoner

Apr 24th 2016, 6:46 PM 19,608 Views 211 Comments

The 12-year-old girl confessed to planning a stabbing attack in the West Bank.

# prison - Saturday 16 April, 2016

'I took a husband and dad of four away from his family because of my drink driving'
# Reflections From Inside
# Reflections From Inside

'I took a husband and dad of four away from his family because of my drink driving'

Apr 16th 2016, 2:00 PM 24,479 Views 17 Comments

Kris Caudilla is serving 15 years in prison after he slammed into a car and killed a police officer in 2010.

# prison - 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 27,804 Views 96 Comments

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

# prison - Monday 11 April, 2016

Australian teen prisoner 'carved Isis symbol into his cellmate's forehead'
# Eye For An Eye
# Eye For An Eye

Australian teen prisoner 'carved Isis symbol into his cellmate's forehead'

Apr 11th 2016, 9:33 PM 24,374 Views 16 Comments

New South Wales Corrections Minister David Elliott said he was outraged by the alleged attack.

# prison - Wednesday 16 March, 2016

Video shows inmates escaping from Canadian prison by helicopter
# Prison Break
# Prison Break

Video shows inmates escaping from Canadian prison by helicopter

Mar 16th 2016, 2:40 PM 17,172 Views 23 Comments

The men were arrested hours after their great escape.

# prison - Friday 4 March, 2016

Murderer on the loose after absconding from jail in Wicklow
# Shelton Abbey
# Shelton Abbey

Murderer on the loose after absconding from jail in Wicklow

Mar 4th 2016, 11:41 PM 62,026 Views 62 Comments

Gardaí are asking for the public’s assistance in tracking 51-year-old Frederick Lee.

Man jailed for 13 years for "religiously offensive" Facebook post
# Pakistan
# Pakistan

Man jailed for 13 years for "religiously offensive" Facebook post

Mar 4th 2016, 6:10 AM 16,961 Views 62 Comments

25-year-old Rizwan Haider has been convicted in an anti-terrorism court of three charges after he supposedly published a post referring to the Prophet Mohammed.

# prison - Friday 26 February, 2016

Prisoners can vote - so why don't they?
# Disenfranchised
# Disenfranchised

Prisoners can vote - so why don't they?

Feb 26th 2016, 6:10 AM 17,305 Views 45 Comments

The voting ban in British prisons has been a source of controversy, but here, just one in five who register decide to fill in their ballot papers.

# prison - Thursday 25 February, 2016

Here's what these teens would change to make Ireland a better place
# Disenfranchised
# Disenfranchised

Here's what these teens would change to make Ireland a better place

Feb 25th 2016, 8:00 PM 18,220 Views 38 Comments

Ahead of the election TheJournal.ie spoke to six Irish teenagers about what they want for the country over the next four years.

# prison - Tuesday 23 February, 2016

Barack Obama is really trying to close Guantanamo Bay prison
# War On Terrorism
# War On Terrorism

Barack Obama is really trying to close Guantanamo Bay prison

Feb 23rd 2016, 6:48 PM 9,787 Views 26 Comments

“This is about closing a chapter in history,” the US President said today.

# prison - Sunday 21 February, 2016

After years in solitary confinement, an innocent woman struggles to get on with her life
# Freedom
# Freedom

After years in solitary confinement, an innocent woman struggles to get on with her life

Feb 21st 2016, 8:30 AM 36,804 Views 44 Comments

Of her first 29 months in jail, Hailey served about 27 alone in a 6-by-10-foot cell, with a bed, a toilet and a few books to pass the time.

# prison - Thursday 18 February, 2016

Spanish councillor faces year in prison for 2011 topless protest
# Madrid
# Madrid

Spanish councillor faces year in prison for 2011 topless protest

Feb 18th 2016, 10:31 PM 36,463 Views 46 Comments

27-year-old Rita Maestre went on trial for her role in the protest when she was still a university student.