The congressional inquiry into the alleged New Bilibid Prisons (NBP) drug trade kicked off Tuesday with a documentary showing an inmate's supposed photos with former President Benigno Aquino, and former Justice Secretary and now Senator Leila de Lima.
Ernie LeBlanc, father of Jason LeBlanc, 42, who died in custody, wants a public inquiry, but jail cell deaths don't require a mandatory public inquest when caused by non-natural events like overdose or suicide.
By Ju-min Park and Michelle Kim SEOUL, Aug 20 (Reuters) - Public executions and torture are daily occurrences in North Korea's prisons, according to dramatic testimony from former inmates at a U.N. Commission of Inquiry that opened in South Korea's capital on Tuesday.
Kray Twins, August 6, 1966 London East End gangster twins Ronnie (right) and Reggie Kray are pictured after spending 36 hours helping the police with their inquiry into the murder of George Cornell. The brothers had formed a powerful protection racket in London and were notorious for their increasingly violent and erratic behaviour. They were eventually found guilty of murder in 1969 after a trial at the Old Bailey, where they had first appeared aged 17. In sentencing them to 30 years in a…
Former inmates of North Korea’s prisons testified to the torture and human right abuses in the country’s prisons at a U.N. Commission of Inquiry in Seoul, South Korea, reported Reuters. | A Mother Was Forced To Drown Her Own Baby In North Korea’s Horrific Prison Camps