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...
- DUE PROCESS.
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.
- 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...
- Riot at the LBJ.
Ingram, Jim // 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...
- THE PECOS INSURRECTION.
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...
- 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...
- 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...
Omale, Don John O. // 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 RetÃ© 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...
- 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.
- 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.
- RUPERT BACA'S UNFORGETTABLE NIGHTMARE.
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 BelÃ©n 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...
- 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...
- HARD TIME.
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.
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...
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.
- MY CURE FOR PRISON RIOTS: END PRISON RACISM.
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...
- MOCK PRISON RIOT 2013.
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...
- LETTERS TO THE EDITOR.
MCKINNEY, WILMA J.; WHITNEY, FOYCE; BROOKS, MORRIS I.; CHILDS, THOMAS L.; TAYLOR, WILLIAM E.; ROBERTS, REGINALD; VANN, CALVIN E.; DICKSON, MELVIN; NOWLIN, BRENDA J.; SHOBOWALE, OLALEKAN; LEWIS, JAMES E.; EVANS, CORINE; COLLIER, TONY W.; RICHMOND, DONALD K.; DAVIS, ELLEN L.; DOANE, KATHRYN; ARNSTEIN, FELIX G.; COBB, CHARLES E.; SOTTOLANO, BRUCE; WOJTASIAK, RAYMOND A. // Ebony; Feb1972, Vol. 27 Issue 4, p14
Several letters to the editor are presented in response to articles in previous issues, including "My Cure for Prison Riots," in the December 1971 issue, "The Black Veteran: Battle on the Home Front," in the November 1971 issue, and "Two Blacks Discover Lost African World," in the November 1971...
- THE AMAZING MUTINY AT THE DARTMOOR CONVICT PRISON.
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...
- WHY DID IT HAPPEN: The Riot at Jackson Prison.
Martin, John Bartlow // Saturday Evening Post; 6/27/1953, Vol. 225 Issue 52, p30
Probes into the of the 1952 riot at Jackson Prison in Michigan. Number of hostages held by the prison's most dangerous criminals; Discussion of how Vemon Fox, the prison's assistant deputy warden in charge of individual treatment, thought of the riot; Efforts to understand the causes of the riot.
- STRANGE WAYS (Book).
Martin, John Bartlow // Kirkus Reviews; 9/1/2003, Vol. 71 Issue 17, p1092
Reviews the book "Strange Ways," by Luc Lang.
Martin, John Bartlow // Middle East Reporter (Daily Edition); 4/4/2011, Vol. 197 Issue 5065, p4
The article offers news briefs related to security conditions in Lebanon. Riots have occurred in the prison complex wherein prisoners break windows and set mattresses on fire as part of their protests for improve conditions in prison facilities. Protesters burned tires and closed entrances to...
- Sir Allen's honor tested in jail brawl.
Martin, John Bartlow // 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...
Lukits, Ann // Columbia Guide to Contemporary African American Fiction; 2005, p37
An encyclopedia entry for the Attica prison standoff in New York is presented. The standoff took place in September 1971 and this remained one of the shocking events in U.S. history. African Americans and fiction writers alike consider it as a metaphor for the way African Americans have suffered...
- 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...