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Crime

Crime

Anita Cobby's Murderer, Michael Murphy Dies In Prison

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One of NSW's most notorious killers, convicted of murdering Sydney nurse Anita Cobby, has died in jail.

Crime

Crime

Prison Guard Charged Over 'Ongoing Sexual Abuse' Of Inmates

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A senior NSW corrections officer has been suspended over the alleged sexual abuse of multiple inmates under his guard at a women's prison.

Crime

Crime

El Chapo To Join Notorious Terrorists, Prisoners At 'Alcatraz Of The Rockies'

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Notorious drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman is expected to join a roster of infamous inmates when he begins serving his sentence.

National

National

The Collective Fight To Save 'Other Hakeems' Is Far From Over

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Hakeem al-Araibi's return to Australia was a big celebration. But his case was not an isolated one, and advocates say the fight for ‘other Hakeems’ isn’t over.

Crime

Crime

Mokbel's Accused Attackers Appear In Court, Lawyers Say There Are Fears For Their Safety

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One of the men accused of stabbing Tony Mokbel in a maximum security jail has tried to have the publication of his name and photograph banned.

Crime

Crime

Drug Kingpin Tony Mokbel's Condition Improves After Prison Stabbing

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Tony Mokbel's condition has improved from critical to serious after he was stabbed at Barwon prison.

Crime

Crime

Tony Mokbel 'Critical' After Prison Stabbing

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Drug kingpin Tony Mokbel is in a serious condition after being stabbed at the same Victorian prison where fellow gangland identity Carl Williams was killed.

World

World

Calls To Trash Chinese Organ Transplant Research Over Death Row Harvest Fears

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Celebrity

Celebrity

Mike 'The Situation' Sorrentino Wants You To Write Him A Letter In Prison

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The 'Jersey Shore' star handed himself into jail today to start his eight-month sentence for tax evasion.

National

National

'Miraculous': Campaign To Free Jailed Women Hits $200,000

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Women who have been incarcerated over unpaid fines will be freed with more than $200,000 raised in a viral crowdfunding campaign.

Crime

Crime

How Overcrowded Prisons Can Fuel The Drug Trade On The Inside

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More drugs and increased prisoner violence are a direct symptom of jails filling up, experts warn -- as Australian prisons become more overcrowded.

News

News

Woman Gave Birth In Jail Cell, Alone While Staff Watched

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A female inmate at a WA prison was forced to give birth alone in her jail cell while staff watched on through a hatch in the door, a damning report has found.

News

News

Busker Calls Aboriginal Deaths In Custody Protesters 'Rude' For Interrupting Her Show

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A busker claimed those campaigning for Indigenous justice on International Human Rights Day were "scaring everyone" away from her performance.

National

National

Con Air: Prisoners Making Radio As A Way To Break The Cycle

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Inspired by UK radio station NPR -- which is listened to by 72% of all inmates -- there's now a local push to have a stronger network of radio programs made by prisoners, for prisoners.

National

National

Prison Population Decline Gives 'Breathing Space' To Swamped Legal System

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New figures have revealed the NSW prison population is starting to show signs of decline, after several years of rapid rises and subsequent overcrowding.