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Michael C. Chettleburgh - Astwood Strategy Corporation
Leading North American speaker, strategist and thought leader on street gangs, organized crime, corrections and related criminal justice matters. Author of Young Thugs: Inside the Dangerous World of Canadian Street Ga...
St. Leonard's Society of Canada
St. Leonard's Society of Canada is a membership-based, charitable organization dedicated to community safety.
The mission of SLSC is to promote a humane and informed justice policy and responsible leadership to foster s...
We are NOT the 'Story', It's Not Just Our 21 Kidnapped Passengers
On June 30th 2009 Israeli Occupation Forces forcibly boarded the Free Gaza boat, SPIRIT OF HUMANITY, and kidnapped 21 human rights workers and journalists who were on their way to deliver much needed ...
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Addiction and Control
Prisons are very profitable. There are private prisons nowadays. The people that own them have, as their mission, first and foremost, the making of money. They need as many people as possible in priso...
The Capital Punishment Debate
Seven News / Ulli Diemer
The death penalty make us all complicit in killing, and degrades us as a society.
The Humiliation of Bradley Manning
It is a bitter irony that Army Pvt. Bradley Manning, whose conscience compelled him to leak evidence about the U.S. military brass ignoring evidence of torture in Iraq, was himself the victim of cruel...
Inside Halden, the most humane prison in the world
Amelia Gentleman visits Halden, the high-security jail in Norway
A look into the flagship prison of Norway, where recidivism after two years is only 20%, and the focus is on rehabilitation rather than punishment.
One Thousand Years of Solitude
Life in the SHU
Indefinite solitary confinement: a large-scale experiment in sensory deprivation and social isolation.
Rendition ordeal raises new questions about secret trials
Fatima Bouchar's story reveals involvement of the British government
Investigative reporting on the rendition (initiated by British intelligence officers) of Libyian Islamist militants who sought to oust Muammar Gaddafi.
The Shocking Ways the Corporate Prison Industry Games the System
The United States, with just 5 percent of the world’s population, currently holds 25 percent of the world's prisoners, and for the last 30 years America’s business entrepreneurs have found a lucrative...
Solitary Confinement FAQ
Solitary confinement is the practice of isolating inmates in closed cells for 22-24 hours a day, virtually free of human contact, for periods of time ranging from days to decades.
Through the Labyrinth of Steel Doors
A Weekend in Texas
Visiting a friend in a Texas prison.
The Unbelievable Inhumanity of Solitary Confinement And Punishment for as Little as Reading a Book
The majority of those in solitary confinement were given the punishment for nonviolent, low-level offenses such as having unauthorized books or disobeying an order or growing their mustaches too long.
Government Ministries & Agencies
Correctional Investigator Canada
Iinvestigate and bring resolution to individual offender complaints, and make recommendations on the...
Correctional Service of Canada
Responsible for administering sentences of a term of two years or more, as imposed by the courts. CS...
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