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Article • May 5, 2017 • from PLN May, 2017
Malnutrition, Disease Result in Deaths in Overcrowded Haitian Prisons by On February 20, 2017, the Jamaica Observer reported that overcrowding, malnutrition and infectious diseases that flourish in tight quarters have led to an increasing number of prisoner deaths, including 21 at the Port-au-Prince National Penitentiary the previous month. “This is ...
Article • March 10, 2017 • from PLN March, 2017
Filed under: News in Brief
News in Brief by California: For each of the last five years, members of the Golden State Warriors basketball team have visited San Quentin State Prison. Superstars Kevin Durant and Draymond Green sat among the prisoners and observed from the sidelines as members of the Warriors front office staff played ...
Article • August 10, 2016
High-Profile Escapes from New Haitian Prison Highlight Country's Problems by Derek Gilna The recent daring escape of prisoner Clifford Brandt from Haiti's prison in Crois-des-Bouquet was yet another embarrassment for the country's criminal justice system.  Beset by rampant corruption, nepotism, financial problems, and incompetence, the prison suffered the biggest jailbreak ...
Publication • February 8, 2016
Filed under: Immigration
Aftershocks: Impact of U.S. Deportations to Haiti, U. Miami Immigration Clinic, 2015 AFTERSHOCKS: THE HUMAN IMPACT OF U.S. DEPORTATIONS TO POST-EARTHQUAKE University of Miami School of Law Immigration Clinic University of Miami School of Law Human Rights Clinic University of Chicago Law School International Human Rights Clinic AUTHORS University of ...
Haitian Prison Conditions Deteriorate in Aftermath of Massive Earthquake by Holly S. Cooper by Holly Cooper On January 12, 2010, a 7.0 magnitude earthquake rocked the island nation of Haiti. Well-known are the catastrophic numbers of victims left in its wake, leaving hundreds of thousands of people entombed in rubble ...
Did Haitian Police Murder Over a Dozen Unarmed Prisoners? by Matthew Clarke by Matt Clarke On January 12, 2010, Haiti suffered a major earthquake that killed more than 230,000 people and, as a side effect, allowed thousands of prisoners to escape from the country’s most secure lock-up, the national penitentiary ...
Iraqi Dungeons and Torture Chambers Under New, American Trained Management by Leah Caldwell Just a year ago, Attorney General John Ashcroft pointed to the Iraqi prison system as a shining example of the freedoms that the U.S. would bring to Iraq. He said, "Now, all Iraqis can taste liberty in ...