Prison

By IndepthAfrica
In USA
Jul 10th, 2014
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A Belleville woman is accused of sexual misconduct with a male inmate while she worked at a substance abuse treatment lockup. The Belleville News-Democrat reports that Victoria Castillo Wilken, 33, is charged with five counts of custodial sexual misconduct and one count of official misconduct. Author...
By IndepthAfrica
In World
Jul 7th, 2014
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nurse who had sex with a corpse at Sherman Oaks Hospital was sentenced to two years in county jail, prosecutors said. Alejandro Razo, 62, of Reseda also was ordered Thursday to serve 180 days of the two-year sentence under supervised release, according to the Los Angeles County district attorney̵...
By IndepthAfrica
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May 30th, 2014
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By Yosief Ghebrehiwet 05/29/2014 It was a great day for Eritrea! This year, every Eritrean worth his/her name celebrated May 24, the day Eritrea got its independence from colonial, feudal and backward Ethiopia 23 years ago; that is, wherever they happened to be, be it in mainland Eritrea or in diaspo...
By IndepthAfrica
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Nov 5th, 2013
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By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Sep 30th, 2013
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An Ethiopian housemaid committed suicide at the women’s ward of the Abyar Ali Penitentiary in Madinah on Friday. The domestic worker had been in prison since the end of August, a local daily reported Saturday. “The 23-year-old inmate was found hanging by her head scarf at about 8 a.m. She was immedia...
By IndepthAfrica
In Egypt
Aug 21st, 2013
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Officials say an Egyptian court has ordered the release of ex-President Hosni Mubarak, following a hearing on charges against him of accepting gifts from a state-owned newspaper, the last case that has kept the ailing leader in detention. Egypt’s prosecutor will not appeal against a court rulin...
By IndepthAfrica
In News
Aug 12th, 2013
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THE Nigeria Prisons Service has described as untrue the  allegation of Sodomy on an inmate of Kuje Prisons Custody Abuja,  Mr Charles Okah, by any Officer of the Prisons Service, as recently alleged by a Lagos lawyer and human rights activist, Mr Festus Keyamo’s law firm. It stated this in a  press s...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 17th, 2013
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By Maya Paley and Stephen Slater The following is an open letter to Michael Oren, Israel’s ambassador to the United States We are deeply concerned that Israel is about to return Eritrean asylum seekers before allowing for an appropriate refugee status determination process to take place. According to...
By IndepthAfrica
In News
Jul 2nd, 2013
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Nigerian authorities have rearrested 49 of 175 prison inmates who escaped from their southwest city jailhouse after it was attacked by gunmen, a spokesman of the Nigerian Prisons Service said on Monday. “Forty-nine of the prisoners out of the 175 who escaped from the Akure prison yesterday (Sun...
By IndepthAfrica
In IndepthAfrica
Jun 30th, 2013
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Tosin Adeonigbabe, IndepthAfrica No less than 175 prisoners were discharged on Sunday when unknown gunmen stormed the Olokuta Medium Security Prison in Akure, the capital of southwest Nigeria’s Ondo State, consistent with sources and authorities. State controller of penitentiaries Tunde Olayiwo...