Tag Archives: Prisoner Abuse

Jean Trounstine : Texas Calls it ‘Ad Seg’ but Prisoners Call It Torture

Image of life in solitary via Buried Alive in Texas Prisons. Solitary confinement:Texas calls it ‘Ad Seg’ butprisoners call it torture A recent conference on solitary confinement at Harvard University prompted prisoners at Between the Bars to tell their side … Continue reading

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Jean Trounstine : Behind Bars and Blogging for Human Rights

Texas born, Johnny E. Mahaffey’s profile page at betweenthebars.org. Image from Between the Bars.Behind bars and blogging for human rights Martin Luther King Day reminds us about fighting for human rights. It might seem like an oxymoron, convicted criminals blogging for … Continue reading

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Steve Russell : In Memory of Jay Spotted Elk

In memory of Jay Spotted Elk It became possible to prove that Jay Spotted Elk’s last night on earth was not unusual in the history of Sheridan County, Nebraska. By Steve Russell / The Rag Blog / August 9, 2010 … Continue reading

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Prisoner Tortured to Death in Arizona

In this undated photo released by the Arizona Department of Corrections, Marcia Powell, 48, is seen. Powell died Wednesday, May 19, 2009 at a hospital after spending four hours in a holding cell the day before at Arizona State Prison … Continue reading

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New Abu Ghraib Photos Said to Depict Graphic Rape Scenes

Previously released photo from Abu Ghraib prison. The new photos, many reportedly depicting sexual abuse, are said to be much worse. Photo from Telegraph, U.K.Photographs which Barack Obama is attempting to censor include images of apparent rape and sexual abuse, … Continue reading

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‘America’s Toughest Sheriff’ : Arizona’s Joe Arpaio Finally Called to Account

Maricopa County Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio: such a lovely fellow. Dennis Gilman /Adolfo Maldonado / Phoenix New Times.‘It is high time that somebody on the national scene notice, and the Federal government take action on, the egregious and violative conduct … Continue reading

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Texas : Arraignment Set for Cheney and Gonzales

Judge J. Manuel Banales has set arraignment for Dick Cheney and Alberto Gonzales in Raymondvill, TX. Former Atty. Gen. Alberto Gonzales and veep Dick Cheney shown at the White House in 2006. Photo by Pablo Martinez Monsivais / AP. The … Continue reading

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