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Activists decry Florida state attorney ruling that 2012 death of schizophrenic inmate in scalding shower was accidental.
by Anealla Safdar
by Daniel Schweimler
Brazil06 Jan 2017 19:14 GMT
At least 33 inmates dead in northern Roraima state, just days after prison clashes between rival gangs killed 56 people.
prison03 Jan 2017 21:31 GMT
Brazilian government to relocate drug gang leaders involved in deadliest prison riot since 1992 that left 56 dead.
prison03 Jan 2017 04:17 GMT
Bodies butchered, decapitated and burned after clashes between rival drug gangs at a prison complex in Amazonas state.
prison02 Jan 2017 18:53 GMT
At least 60 killed in clashes between rival drug gangs at Anisio Jobim prison complex in Amazonas state, officials say.
Bahrain01 Jan 2017 13:29 GMT
Attackers of prison south of Manama kill one police officer and free prisoners held on terrorism charges, police say.
India28 Nov 2016 15:25 GMT
Harminder Singh had been sprung from prison in Punjab state along with four other inmates a day earlier.
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