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#Prison

# prison - Monday 15 August, 2022

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

Mon 7:54 PM 15,631 Views 6 Comments

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

# prison - Thursday 4 August, 2022

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 14,233 Views 0 Comments

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

# prison - Saturday 30 July, 2022

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 30,759 Views 21 Comments

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

# prison - Friday 22 July, 2022

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 31,868 Views 35 Comments

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

# prison - Wednesday 20 July, 2022

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 10,551 Views 10 Comments

Decreased visiting opportunities were a major issue for most respondents.

# prison - Monday 2 May, 2022

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 30,786 Views 0 Comments

Authorities have said both individuals are extremely dangerous.

# prison - Monday 28 February, 2022

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 13,134 Views 1 Comment

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

# prison - Sunday 20 February, 2022

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 11,629 Views 0 Comments

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

# prison - Saturday 19 February, 2022

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 56,442 Views 9 Comments

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

# prison - Saturday 22 January, 2022

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 14,989 Views 8 Comments

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

# prison - Monday 27 December, 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 18,699 Views 20 Comments

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

# prison - Monday 6 December, 2021

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 8,142 Views 8 Comments

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

# prison - Wednesday 1 December, 2021

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 23,178 Views 7 Comments

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

# prison - Monday 18 October, 2021

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 72,535 Views 13 Comments

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

# prison - Tuesday 5 October, 2021

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 22,215 Views 0 Comments

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

# prison - Tuesday 3 August, 2021

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 36,145 Views 70 Comments

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

# prison - Wednesday 7 July, 2021

'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 17,311 Views 21 Comments

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

# prison - Friday 25 June, 2021

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 14,006 Views 47 Comments

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

# prison - Wednesday 23 June, 2021

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

Nine pardoned Catalan leaders walk free from prison

Jun 23rd 2021, 4:21 PM 9,161 Views 5 Comments

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

# prison - Wednesday 16 June, 2021

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 10,608 Views 25 Comments

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

# prison - Saturday 22 May, 2021

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 29,095 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 - Sunday 18 April, 2021

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 19,210 Views 38 Comments

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

# prison - Thursday 25 March, 2021

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 62,480 Views 0 Comments

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

# prison - Wednesday 24 February, 2021

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 16,982 Views 2 Comments

The military was deployed to help police quell the uprising.

# prison - Monday 15 February, 2021

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 67,779 Views 0 Comments

Drumm was released from Loughan House this morning.

# prison - Saturday 6 February, 2021

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 16,761 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.

# prison - Tuesday 26 January, 2021

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 11,601 Views 13 Comments

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

# prison - Saturday 16 January, 2021

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 12,995 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 - Tuesday 17 November, 2020

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 76,917 Views 47 Comments

The seizure was made at Mountjoy Prison earlier today.

# prison - Saturday 10 October, 2020

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 28,004 Views 28 Comments

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

# prison - Wednesday 26 August, 2020

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 11,616 Views 0 Comments

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

# prison - Saturday 22 August, 2020

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 40,149 Views 28 Comments

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

# prison - Wednesday 24 June, 2020

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 26,716 Views 30 Comments

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

# prison - Wednesday 10 June, 2020

'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 17,175 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.

# prison - Tuesday 28 April, 2020

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 13,145 Views 4 Comments

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

# prison - Sunday 19 April, 2020

'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 20,429 Views 14 Comments

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

# prison - Thursday 19 March, 2020

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 21,681 Views 25 Comments

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

# prison - Monday 16 March, 2020

Alcohol-free hand sanitiser given to prisoners over fears it would be used for 'moonshine'
# Prison
# Prison

Alcohol-free hand sanitiser given to prisoners over fears it would be used for 'moonshine'

Mar 16th 2020, 10:46 AM 30,783 Views 37 Comments

Alcohol-based sanitiser was banned after prisoners drank a concoction of handwash and prescription drugs in 2014.

# prison - Tuesday 24 December, 2019

Prisoners removed after spending night on roof of Mountjoy
# Dublin
# Dublin

Prisoners removed after spending night on roof of Mountjoy

Dec 24th 2019, 11:12 AM 24,613 Views 39 Comments

Mountjoy senior management have commenced an investigation into the incident.

# prison - Monday 16 December, 2019

Inspector of Prisons was refused entry to facility by officer who 'appeared to be intoxicated'
# Annual Report
# Annual Report

Inspector of Prisons was refused entry to facility by officer who 'appeared to be intoxicated'

Dec 16th 2019, 4:06 PM 43,895 Views 43 Comments

The details of the incident are contained in the Office of Inspector of Prisons 2018 annual report.

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