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Jon Oliver On How Awesome The American Prison System Is

Jon Oliver On How Awesome The American Prison System Is

Jon Oliver breaks down the amazing that is the American prison system! Oh wait did I say amazing? I meant awful!


Bradley Manning Sentenced to 35 Years in Prison

Whistleblower/File Leaker Bradley Manning, who was facing up to 90 years for leaking classified documents to WikiLeaks, has been sentenced to 35 years in prison. Manning is required to serve 11.5 years before he can apply for parole, as well as his rank reduced, his pay forfeited and was dishonorably discharged. The military court found

Iraq Reopens the Notorious Abu Ghraib Prison as Baghdad Central Prison

Al-Qaeda Breaks Out Abu Ghraib Inmates

Hundreds of convicts escaped Iraq’s Abu Ghraib after al Qaeda launched a military-style assault to free it’s compatriots. The deadly raid hit as Sunni Muslim militants began to regain momentum in their insurgency against the Shi’ite-led government. Suicide bombers drove cars packed with explosives to the gates of the prison and blasted their way into


The Trial of Bradley Manning Begins!

The trial of the Bradley Manning, the 22-year-old analyst who is responsible for posting a graphic video & confidential information to Wikileaks, begins today. Quick review: Bradley Manning is responsible for posting confidential files and video, of a US helicopter shooting and killing a photojournalist from Reuters and several civilians, to the website Wikileaks. Bradley


Fugitive Gets Sex Change to Avoid Prison

A member of Colombian gang, ‘Los Tropos,’ was apprehended this weekend after escaping prison a year ago and undergoing a sex change operation. Giovanni Rebolledo was sentenced in 2012 to 60 years in prison for a plethora of crimes, including robbery, extortion and kidnapping, escaped a few months ago. Giovanni went under the knife, getting


Lauryn Hill Releases Song to Avoid Jail UPDATE

Lauryn Hill is facing jail time for her tax evasion problems, so she turns to iTunes for help. Hill made her claim to fame as the front woman of the Fugees, a grammy winning hip hop group formed in the mid-90s. After they disbanded, Hill went solo in ’97. In her career, she has won


Obama Speaks On Gitmo

President Barack Obama has said that he wants to close Guantanamo Bay and is renewing his efforts to shut the military prison down. The comments from President Obama have come in the middle of the ongoing hunger strike that include 100 of the 166 detainees that are still being held at the naval base. The


Murderer Fathers 5 Children With Prison Guards

The Baltimore prison has been effectively taken over by a gang know as Black Guerrilla Family by seducing the female guards at the prison. It was uncovered that 13 female prison guards, seven inmates and five other individuals who have ties with the gang had plotted to smuggle in a number contraband items into the jail.


Hunger Strikes in Guantanamo Worsen

Over the past few months, prisoners in Guantanamo Bay have refused to eat until they receive better treatment. Some even claim that they haven’t received a trial and have been force-fed for weeks. The New York Times got their hands on a testimony from Samir Naji al Hasan Moqbel, a prisoner who has been held without


French Gangster Explodes Out Of Prison

Redoine Faid, a self proclaimed modern-day gangster, broke out of prison and is now the target of an international manhunt. Faid who fashioned himself after some of the greatest gangsters in films was back in prison for the second time shortly after swearing off his wicked ways. Now, he’s free again after a brazen escape


Wrongfully Imprisoned Man Freed, has Heart Attack

After being wrongfully imprisoned for 23 years, David Ranta was released from prison only to suffer from a heart attack the next night. Barely 48 hours after being released from the prison he was wrongfully placed in, Ranta suffered a massive heart attack and was rushed to the hospital. At 58 years old, Ranta  has


Steubenville Trial to Appeal Due to Mental State

The Steubenville trial was supposed to end earlier this week, but it looks like the defendants are going to appeal.


A Look into North Korea’s Prison Camps

While everyone has been terrified about what North Korea will be doing outside their borders, perhaps they should be equally concerned about what happens within them. The communist government has a sprawling network of prison camps that currently have up to 200,000 citizens imprisoned in conditions akin to Nazi concentration camps. Information about the camps have been limited until Shin Dong-hyuk