Monday, December 6, 2021

prisoners

Japan death row inmates sue over ‘inhumane’ same-day notification

Capital punishment in Japan is conducted by hanging, and the practice of not informing inmates of the timing until shortly before execution has been decried by international organisations for the stress it places on prisoners.

6 Palestinians escape Israeli jail, including top ex-militant

A massive manhunt for the group includes members from the police, army and agents from Israel's powerful internal security agency the Shin Bet.

California inmates paid millions in pandemic unemployment relief scam

These include high-profile serial killers and murderers on death row.

Perak sultan grants early release to 2 prisoners

He says pardons are only considered if prisoners show remorse for the offence, apologise, and behave well while in custody.

Overcrowding the problem, not SOPs, rights group says on prison spikes

LFL says any SOPs in place are likely to fail without a significant reduction in number of inmates.

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