Citations with the tag: PRISON riots

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  • Scrum at the Drum.
    Sheremata, Davis // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine; 1/20/97, Vol. 24 Issue 6, p26 

    Examines the January 2, 1997 riot at the Drumheller Institution in Alberta. Causes of the riot, such as overcrowding and festive season sadness; Opinion of Lynn Ray, president of the Union of Solicitor General Employees in Ottawa, Ontario that the inmates were treated with kid gloves; Why Ray...

  • Turkish penal reform bites the dust.
    Bentley, Mark // Middle East; Nov99, Issue 295, p20 

    Reports prison riots claiming the lives of ten inmates in Ankara, Turkey. Emergence of protests in jails; Demands for an objective inquiry into the deaths; Responsibility of the government for the killing; Prison conditions and standards; Reactions from families of the victims; Association of...

    Bentley, Mark // ABA Journal; Aug86, Vol. 72 Issue 8, p74 

    Reports on the U.S. Court of Appeals ruling on a case involving the death of prison guards by rioting inmates. Details of the case; Legal precedents; Implications on the administration of the due process of law.

  • Ex-Attica inmate wins $4 million in suit over reprisals by guards during prison riot.
    Bentley, Mark // Jet; 06/23/97, Vol. 92 Issue 5, p51 

    Announces that former Attica inmate, Frank Smith, was awarded $4 million in damages by a federal jury for injuries that he suffered after he was tortured during a prison riot in 1971. The importance of the damage award; Details about the case.

  • Riot at the LBJ.
    Bentley, Mark // Time; 9/6/1968, Vol. 92 Issue 10, p64 

    The article reports on the prison riot at the Long Binh Jail (LBJ) in Saigon, Vietnam, which resulted in the death of one prisoner and injuries of several prisoners and prison guards. It says that the facility, which was built for 400 prisoners, houses 700 prisoners who create every kind of...

    Wilder, Forrest // Texas Observer: A Journal of Free Voices; 10/2/2009, Vol. 101 Issue 19, p15 

    The article describes the uprising of immigrant prisoners at the Reeves County Detention Center in Pecos, Texas on December 12, 2008. The author explains that the uprising started at the prison's Special Housing Unit (SHU). He states that the insurrection spread and rioters assembled in the...

  • Riots/Jail Breaks in Nigeria Prisons: An Aetiological Study.
    Omale, Don John O. // Canadian Social Science; 2/28/2013, Vol. 9 Issue 1, p158 

    In recent times, riots/jail breaks in the Nigerian Prisons have become recurrent phenomena. So rampant, that they pose security concerns and serious threats not only to the prison authority, but also to both the government and the people of Nigeria. For instance, on the 2nd of January, 2013...

  • Refugees cleared of riot charges.
    Leka, Niko // Green Left Weekly; 9/22/2010, Issue 853, p2 

    The article reports on the dismissal of riot charges against three of the 12 Tamil asylum seekers at Christmas Island detention in 2010.

    Moya, Emma // La Herencia; 2000, Vol. 28, p37 

    The author reflects on the 1980 New Mexico state prison riot. He narrates the story of Rupert Baca, a guard from Belén who serves as backup of the New Mexico State Police and considers the riot as one of the worst in the country's history. In an interview with an inmate who was released prior...

  • The fight to close Attica continues.
    TUITT, KORI // New York Amsterdam News; 6/20/2013, Vol. 104 Issue 25, p40 

    The article reports on the debate regarding the closure of the Attica Correctional Facility in Wyoming County, New York which is infamously known for the riot held in 1971.

  • In the line of duty.
    Floyd, Craig W. // Corrections Today; Feb97, Vol. 59 Issue 1, p64 

    Reprints the article `Violence Behind Bars,' which appeared in the July/August 1996 issue of `American Police Beat.'

  • California officers quell prison melee, prevent widespread injury.
    Brown, Kirk Allen // Corrections Today; Apr94, Vol. 56 Issue 2, p22 

    Features two correction officers, Tom Avenall and Gary Harlow of Avenal State Prison in California who quelled a May 31, 1993 melee; Benefits and applicability of Yoga and Tai Chi in correctional programs.

  • Prison Riot Deaths Another Black Mark Against the Haitian Government.
    Lindsay, Reed // World & I; Feb2005, Vol. 20 Issue 2, pN.PAG 

    Focuses on the riot at the Titanic prison in Haiti in December 2004 and the accusations against the interim government regarding human rights abuses. Testimony of prisoners regarding the incident; Response of prison officials to the accusations; Reaction of people who live and work in the...

  • Bill Of Wrongs at Attica Prison.
    Ingram, Jim // Ebony; Jun1974, Vol. 29 Issue 8, p104 

    In this article the author discusses the Attica Prison revolt in 1907 in New York. He is critical of the distortion of facts regarding the revolt by news media and national leaders. He talks about the life of an Attica prisoner and the causes of the said riot. He comments on the indictments of...

  • Inside Dannemora Prison.
    Hurton, Hal // Saturday Evening Post; 12/29/1956, Vol. 229 Issue 26, p11 

    Features the Clinton Prison in Dannemora, New York which was founded in 1845. Reputation of the prison; Information on a riot in 1929 that brought the prison to the attention of the public; Inclusion of Joey Fay, a labor leader and extortioner, among the notable people who served their terms at...

  • Prisoners Riot, Seize Control of Jail in Brazil.
    Finley, J. C. // Chicago Citizen - South Suburban Edition; 8/27/2014, Vol. 33 Issue 43, p9 

    The article reports that a riot broke out at a jail in Cascavel, Brazil in August 2014 in which two prisoners were decapitated and two others died after being thrown off a roof, and two prison guards were taken hostage, and presents views of Jairo Ferreira, attorney for the prison agents' union.

    Finley, J. C. // Incarceration Around the World; 2007, p15 

    The article focuses on the condition of correctional institutions and prisoners in Venezuela. In 1992, prisoner detained at the Reté de Catia prison have taken over the facility. More that 50 inmate were killed during the take-over. In 1994, more prisoners at the Maracaiba National Prison...

  • Power, Discourse and Resistance: A Genealogy of the Strangeways Prison Riot.
    Drake, Deborah H. // British Journal of Criminology; Sep2006, Vol. 46 Issue 5, p959 

    The article reviews the book "Power, Discourse and Resistance: A Genealogy of the Strangeways Prison Riot," by E. Carrabine.

  • Prison Riots in Britain & the USA (Book).
    Sparks, Richard // Crime, Law & Social Change; Sep93, Vol. 20 Issue 2, p177 

    Reviews the book `Prison Riots in Britain and the USA,' by Robert Adams.

  • Vindication after Nearly Thirty Years.
    Sparks, Richard // Guild Notes; Spring2000, Vol. 24 Issue 1, p6 

    Reports on the January 2000 approval of a settlement for inmates injured at the uprising in the Attica Correctional Facility in New York in 1971. Members of the National Lawyers Guild who formed the core team of the damages lawsuit; Description of atrocities committed by law enforcement...

  • The Riot at Jackson Prison.
    Martin, John Bartlow // Saturday Evening Post; 6/20/1953, Vol. 225 Issue 51, p36 

    The article focuses on the riot at Jackson Prison in Michigan. Earl Ward, considered one of the most dangerous convicts in the prison, had telephoned Harold W. Tucker, who was captain in-charge of guards, and said that he and the other inmates had got out of their cell block. Their group is...

  • The Trenton Penitentiary.
    Quinlan, Patrick L. // New Republic; 1/13/17, Vol. 9 Issue 115, p292 

    Criticizes prison conditions in Trenton, New Jersey. Restriction on prisoners' bathing and water use despite the construction of a $35,000 bathhouse; Inadequacy of the prison's educational facility; Riots due to bad food; Mixing of different types of criminals; Practice of homosexuality;...

    Quinlan, Patrick L. // Middle East Reporter (Daily Edition); 3/8/2011, Vol. 196 Issue 5047, p14 

    The article reports on the intention of Yemen opposition to escalate protests on Yemen's President Ali Abdullah Saleh when he rejected the plan that demands his resignation in 2011. It states that the increasing protests and defection from allies are pressuring Saleh to step down from his...

  • Riot Rips Apart HMP.
    Quinlan, Patrick L. // ConVerse; Jan2011, p10 

    The article offers information on a fire incident that took place in Ford Prison in West Sussex, England in which a number of buildings of the prison got burned down. As stated, the accident occurred after a scuffle between prisoners but the prison staff handled the situation. The Prison...

  • Disturbances Hit HMPs Littlehey & Swaleside: POA Warn of 'Riots'.
    Quinlan, Patrick L. // ConVerse; Jan2011, p13 

    The article reports on brutal incident of assault and scuffle with two prison officers, which took place in Littlehey Prison in England on January 10, 2011. As stated, a female officer was assaulted and a male officer was burnt with hot water. As mentioned, this has raised concerns for the...

    Quinlan, Patrick L. // Time International (South Pacific Edition); 3/5/2001, Issue 9, p24 

    Focuses on the Primeiro Comando da Capital (P.C.C.), an organization in Brazil which coordinated revolts in twenty nine Sao Paolo prisons. Details of the revolts, which killed nineteen people; How the uprisings drew attention to problems of overcrowding and inefficient security in the Brazilian...

    Quinlan, Patrick L. // Middle East Reporter (Daily Edition); 4/5/2011, Vol. 197 Issue 5066, p4 

    The article reports on the prison riot at Roumieh Prison after authorities have contained a mutiny by prisoners who have demanded for reduction of their sentences in Lebanon. It mentions that sources cited the reason behind the riots, stating that the inmates, who executed the riot, were...

  • State News.
    Harry, Jennifer L. // Corrections Today; Dec2001, Vol. 63 Issue 7, p12 

    Presents state news briefs from correctional facilities in the United States as of December 2001. Riot at a medium-security California facility; Result of research on recidivists with HIV.

  • Penmanship.
    Harry, Jennifer L. // Time; 11/9/1959, Vol. 74 Issue 19, p108 

    The article reviews the book "The Treatment Man," by William Wiegand.

  • Jordan hit by coordinated Al Qaida riots in three prisons.
    Harry, Jennifer L. // Geo-Strategy Direct; 3/15/2006, p4 

    The article reports on the hostage crisis caused by Al Qaida operatives and sympathizers in three prisons in Jordan. The hostage crisis highlighted what officials termed coordinated riots in the Jordanian prisons. After a 14-hour standoff, the Al Qaida sympathizers released all seven hostages,...

  • Tragedy Averted.
    Harry, Jennifer L. // Time; 12/6/1971, Vol. 98 Issue 23, p25 

    The article reports on the prisoners' uprising in the maximum security state prison at Rahway, New Jersey. It compares the uprising with the one in Attica, New York which resulted in the death of 43 inmates and hostages. Some of he demands made included improved medical care, religious freedom...

  • Untitled.
    Harry, Jennifer L. // Time;  

    The article offers world news briefs. Author Caryl Chessman has been sentenced an isolation penalty for 30 days for his part in a prison brawl in California. Harry S. Truman toured his grandson, Clifton Truman Daniel at the Truman Library in Independence, Missouri. Edmund Hillary plans on...

  • A Fatal Ruckus.
    Harry, Jennifer L. // Time; 7/28/1967, Vol. 90 Issue 4, p22 

    The article reports on the riot at Road Prison No. 32 in the Panhandle region of Florida. It notes the convicts who jumped off from their beds, grabbed some brooms and broke the fluorescent lights. The guard, Arnie Oree Lovett saw a group of prisoners setting fire to a pile of newspapers and...

  • Over the Wall.
    Harry, Jennifer L. // Time; 1/6/1967, Vol. 89 Issue 1, p112 

    The article reviews the book "The Riot," by Frank Elli.

    Harry, Jennifer L. // Ebony; Dec1971, Vol. 27 Issue 2, p84 

    The article offers information on prison riots which were creating troubles in the U.S. It considers the racism and lack of communication between inmates and guards as a main reason of prison riots. Assurance of fair treatment with prisoners and communication among prisoners and guards could...

  • The OLETC Mock Prison Riot Features Technological Improvements.
    Goudy, Sharon // Corrections Today; Oct2006, Vol. 68 Issue 6, p38 

    The article explores the technologies featured at the Mock Prison Riot of the Office of Law Enforcement Technology Commercialization in West Virginia in May 2006. The event was held in conjunction with the National Institute of Justice and the National Corrections and Law Enforcement Training...

  • Biometric Technology Is Featured at the 2006 Mock Prison Riot.
    McLaughlin, Tom // Corrections Today; Oct2006, Vol. 68 Issue 6, p48 

    The article focuses on the use of biometric technology at the 2006 Mock Prison Riot in West Virginia. The classroom workshops included a biometrics primer provided by the National Biometrics Security Project. Companies specializing in technologies to identify and verify individuals that took...

    McLaughlin, Tom // Corrections Forum; May/Jun2013, Vol. 22 Issue 3, p21 

    The article discusses the highlights of the 2013 Annual Mock Prison Riot (MPR) which concluded at the West Virginia Penitentiary in Moundsville. MPR is a four-day law enforcement and corrections technology trade show and training event that gathers tactical teams and practitioners from all over...

    Brown, Alyson // British Journal of Criminology; Mar2007, Vol. 47 Issue 2, p276 

    The article discusses issues related to a prison riot that took place at the convict Prison of Dartmoor, England in January 1932. The riot witnessed prisoners getting out of control of prison officers and seizing effective control of the prison for an hour and a half. During an assize trial,...

  • At Home.
    Evans, M. Stanton // National Review Bulletin; 5/18/1973, Vol. 25 Issue 20, pB70 

    The article comments on the outbreak of violence at the Maryland State Penitentiary on March 29, 1973. It describes the riot and how prison guards were able to end the riot after an hour and a half. The reasons behind the Attica prison revolt of September 1972, according to a special commission...

  • A private prison's PR problems.
    Cohen, Lynne // Report / Newsmagazine (National Edition); 11/4/2002, Vol. 29 Issue 21, p41 

    Discusses the federal prison system in Canada, which was investigated by Michael Harris in the book 'Con Game.' Idea that the corrections system is in decline; Establishment of a privately-run jail in Ontario, where there was a prison riot and escape attempt; Idea that the jail, which is owned...

  • Sir Allen's honor tested in jail brawl.
    Cohen, Lynne // Northern Colorado Business Report; 10/9/2009, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p3 

    The article reports that an inmate at the Joe Corley Detention Facility in Conroe, Texas has taken the opportunity of punching Ponzi scammer Sir Allen Stanford in the head. It states that Stanford has been detained for allegedly masterminding the 7 billion dollars scam through his private bank...

  • Caged men.
    Lukits, Ann // Books in Canada; Nov85, Vol. 14 Issue 9, p34 

    Reviews the book 'Bingo!,' by Roger Caron.

  • There's No Place like Jail.
    Lukits, Ann // National Review Bulletin; 4/20/1973, Vol. 25 Issue 16, pB55 

    This article offers information on Sweden's prison system. Information is presented on the concept underlying the system and the range of amenities provided in penal institutions. In addition, there seems to be no reports of riots or uprisings by Swedish prisoners. English journalist Roger...

  • White Supremacists Start Prison Riot on Hitler's Birthday.
    Lukits, Ann // Intelligence Report; Fall2008, Issue 131, p2 

    The article reports on the prison riot started by white supremacist during Adolf Hitler's birthday celebration at the U.S. penitentiary in Florence, Colorado in 2008. A white supremacist prison gang sparked a bloody prison riot involving more than 200 inmates during the celebration of Hitler's...

  • The Unknown Toll: We'll Never Know.
    Lukits, Ann // Santa Fe Reporter; 11/19/2014, Vol. 41 Issue 47, p7 

    No abstract available.

  • Backtalk.
    Kurtz, Chris; Cronquist, Evanie; Bailey, Bruce; Gear, John; Tanner, Nathan; Stoup, Peter; Ierna, Tom // Mother Jones; Jan/Feb2010, Vol. 35 Issue 1, p10 

    Several letters to the editor are presented in response to previous issues including "My So-Called Riot," by Dave Gilson, "Return of the Fungi," by Andy Isaacson and "Google's Guinea Pigs," by Shannon Brownlee.

  • New research finds extreme antisocial personality predicts gang membership.
    Kurtz, Chris; Cronquist, Evanie; Bailey, Bruce; Gear, John; Tanner, Nathan; Stoup, Peter; Ierna, Tom // Biomedical Market Newsletter; 11/14/2011, Vol. 21, p846 

    The article presents a study conducted by researchers at the University of Leicester in England on the association between extreme antisocial personality and gang membership among male prisoners. The findings of the study reveal that riots in London, England were committed more often by...

  • NeMoyer mulls unsealing Attica papers.
    Kurtz, Chris; Cronquist, Evanie; Bailey, Bruce; Gear, John; Tanner, Nathan; Stoup, Peter; Ierna, Tom // Buffalo Law Journal; 11/11/2013, Vol. 85 Issue 54, p4 

    The article reports on the selection of Supreme court Justice Patrick NeMoyer in handling the request of Attorney General Eric Schneiderman's request for a sealed volumes of the 1975 Meyer Commission Report regarding the 1971 riot and retaking of Attica state prison.

    Weber, Paul; Bannan, W. H.; Wrzaszczak, Chester F. // America; 7/10/1954, Vol. 91 Issue 15, p388 

    The article reviews the book "Assignment: Prison Riots," by Peg McGraw and Walter McGraw.

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