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‘Slavery by any identify is fallacious’: the push to finish unpaid...

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When prison reformer Johnny Perez was incarcerated he made sheets, underwear and pillowcases working for Corcraft, a manufacturing division of New York State...

American prisons are utilizing know-how to enhance studying

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Pedro, a gang leader at a prison in Massachusetts, is a physically imposing man, with several teardrop tattoos. Yet for most of his...

Almost 50,000 individuals held in solitary confinement in US, report says...

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Almost 50,000 men and women are being held in prolonged solitary confinement in US prisons, in breach of minimum standards laid down by...

Ageing prisoners languish with poor medical care and little hope for...

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“Val was given Pepto-Bismol when she went to the nurse’s office. Pepto-Bismol for cancer.”At a rally this month, family members and friends of...

Opinion | Studying Whereas Incarcerated Saved Me. So Why Are Prisons...

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Through my journey in college, I became an avid reader and writer, striving to escape prison life by expanding my mind beyond the...

After Years of Languishing in Egypt’s Prisons, a Sudden Launch

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CAIRO — It was hot, Egypt-hot, when friends and relatives gathered one recent morning outside the concrete walls of Cairo’s notorious Tora prison...

A rare story of forgiveness: from life with out parole to...

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Charles Amos spoke candidly about the crime he committed.Against a black backdrop in front of a single camera at Louisiana’s Angola prison, 25...

Racial inequality over lengthy US jail sentences rising, report finds |...

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The gap between Black and white Americans serving time in state prison for long prison sentences is growing, a new analysis of state...

‘It’s inhumane’: how US jail work breaks our bodies and minds...

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Susan Dokken, who is currently in a halfway house re-entry program in California, worked throughout her sentence in prison, even after she suffered...
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