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Guantanamo Bay to cost America $5.24 billion by 2014

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GUANTANAMO BAY – Gitmo is the world’s most expensive prison camp. Keeping Guantanamo Bay open will have cost America  $5.24 billion by 2014 claims a report from the US Department of Defence.   The prison opened in 2002. As QZ.com reports, this year alone American taxpayers will pay $454.1 million to keep the prison up and running. An American [...]

NKorea: US Citizen Sentenced to 15 Years of Compulsory Labour

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A US citizen has been sentenced to 15 years of hard labour in North Korea.  Kenneth Bae, also known as Pae Jun-Ho, was arrested in North Korea in November 2012 presumably because he was taking photos of malnourished children. The US citizen of Korean descent, believed to be a tour operator, was arrested shortly after entering North [...]

Prisoner cooked to death by the heat in Australian prison van (VIDEO)

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An Australian prisoner was cooked to death by the roasting heat in an Australian prison van 46 year-old Mr. Wand was being taken to a prison travelling in an old van when he could not stand the roasting heat of 46 celsius and ended up being cooked to death. Mr. Wand had to be transported [...]

Canada Prison Escape: Inmates escape by holding on to ropes hanging from a helicopter

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Two inmates escaped from a Quebec prison Sunday afternoon by holding on to ropes hanging from a helicopter.  Benjamin Hudon-Barbeau, 36, and Danny Provencal, 33, managed to fly away from the prison in Saint-Jerome, northwest of Montreal, with the help of two accomplices. The helicopter was tracked about 50 miles from the prison and police officers [...]

Photo Cat caught with escape tools taped around its body in Brazilian prison

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On New Year’s Eve prison guards at Araparica prison, in Brazil’s state of Alagoas, spotted a cat with a “cell phone, drills, assorted batteries and two saws” attached to its body. The cat was caught by guards and all the 263 prison inmates are suspected of attempting a jailbreak. A spokesperson for the medium-security prison said: “It will [...]

Overweight Prisoner failed to escape from prison and ended up stuck in the wall

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BRASILIA – A Brazilian prisoner attempted to escape from prison, although his escape was stopped by his belly that made him end up being stuck in the wall. Rafael Valadao, whose weight is 225 pounds, ended up stuck in the whole he made through the wall, and did not manage to escape. Another inmate made [...]

WATCH Bangkok prisoners dancing Gangnam style ahead of Psy concert

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BANGKOK – Enjoy the performance of Bangkok prisoners dancing the moves of Gangnam style awaiting Psy concert. Over 70 inmates took part to the performance of the South Korean hit. This is what prison director Suchart Wongananchai said: ‘Some suffer from stress and need time adjusting to prison life so we arrange many activities for [...]

WATCH Americas Hardest Prisons-Stateville

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NEW YORK – Stateville Correctional Center is a maximum security state prison for men in Crest Hill, Illinois, USA. As Youtube reports: “The Stateville Correctional Center was one of three sites in which executions were carried out by electrocution in Illinois. Between 1928 and 1962, the electric chair was used 13 times at Stateville, including [...]

Mother burns babies’ genitalia with a flat iron

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NEW YORK – A 19 year-old mother, Jodi Rock, fessed up and admitted to have burnt her son’s genitalia with a flat iron. Jodi Rock ended up in jail after she admitted to have burnt her 13-month-old son’s genitals with a flat iron. The boy is being treated for broken bones and burns to the [...]

Anne Hathaway's ex to get out of the prison

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LORETTO, Pennsylvania – It has been reported that an Italian ex-boyfriend of actress Anne Hathaway is about to be released from a U.S. federal prison following a real-estate scam. Federal Bureau of Prisons spokesman Chris Burke says Raffaello Follieri is scheduled to be released Friday from a prison in Pennsylvania. Follieri pleaded guilty to cheating [...]

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