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Inmates feast on fillet steaks and fresh fish, prison smuggling practices exposed

By ethan / August 8, 2018

Despite recent claims that British prisons are like Guantanamo Bay, inmates in Cheshire have been enjoying haute cuisine, smuggling in fillet steaks and fresh fish after complaints over the quality and quantity of prison food. Inmates at Thorn Cross open prison, near Warrington, have been ordering high-end produce from friends on the outside, a watchdog […]

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Europe’s largest prison housing radicalized inmates ‘starting to explode’ – French union rep to RT

By ethan / June 4, 2018

A major French prison, which houses more than a hundred radicalized inmates, is overcrowded, understaffed and “starting to explode,” a correctional officers’ union warns. It says the guards suffer attacks and commit suicide. Europe’s largest prison Fleury-Merogis is in dire condition, the representative of the CGT Penitentiaries Union told RT. “Every day in France, there […]

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Sweet rewards: Violence drops at notorious youth prison after inmates given candy

By ethan / May 9, 2018

There has been an astonishing 80 percent drop in violence against prison officers at the notorious Feltham Young Offenders’ Institution due to inmates lapping up the offer to exchange good behavior credits for sweets. Frequent attacks on prison officers last year were said to be common place at the youth offenders’ prison in west London, […]

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Patriarch Kirill blesses inmates of Moscow prison on Easter Sunday

By ethan / April 8, 2018

The head of the Russian Orthodox Church, Patriarch Kirill, has visited Moscow’s Butyrskaya prison for the first time ever, to celebrate the Easter Holiday with the inmates and to offer them presents. “The fact of imprisonment is a very rigorous test,” Patriarch Kirill told over a hundred convicts, who gathered outside the prison chapel to […]

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