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Inmate Inquiry

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.


Virginia Officials Request U.S. Inquiry After Inmate Deaths in Jail

Virginia Officials Request U.S. Inquiry After Inmate Deaths in Jail - The New York Times

from CBC News

'He could have been saved,' says father demanding inquiry into prison deaths

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.

Former inmates of Dachau Concentration Camp moments away from executing an SS guard with a shovel on the day of the camp’s liberation. Dachau, Germany - April 29, 1945

from BuzzFeed

12 Pictures Of Death Row Prisoners' Last Meals

"Our culinary choices often say something about us that we sometimes cannot articulate easily. One of the trends with last meals was the amount of fried or comfort food."

from The Huffington Post

Defectors Give Harrowing Account Of Life In NKorean Prison Camps

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…

from BuzzFeed

A Mother Was Forced To Drown Her Own Baby In North Korea's Horrific Prison Camps

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

from CNN

Judge seeks criminal contempt charges against Arpaio

Tough-talking Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio could soon be facing criminal charges…