Tag "prisons"

Navalny Whines About Petushinsky Corrective Colony #2 (Ruslan Ostashko)

Translated by Sasha and subtitled by Leo. The rubber duckie führer’s shaved head photo appeared on his Instagram page. Navalny’s picture is accompanied by a lengthy whining wherein the penal colony in Petushinsky district near the city of Vladimir is called a ‘concentration camp’. However, if you read closely the outpourings of the mum’s revolutionaries leader’s PR team, it becomes clear that the corrective colony #2 simply has strict discipline

Torture in US Prisons

“The degree of civilization in a society can be judged by entering its prisons.” Fedor Dostoevski by Stephen Lendman In March 2005, a UK Deborah Davis Channel 4 report titled, “Torture, Inc., America’s Brutal Prisons” highlighted the horrors, including prisoners savaged by dogs, brutally shocked with cattle prods, burned by toxic chemicals, harmed by stun guns, beaten, stripped naked and abused in various other ways. Sound familiar? Welcome to mainland

7.3 million in the US prison system

From ThePeoplesVoice.org: 7.3 million in the US prison system Link: http://wsws.org/articles/2009/mar2009/pris-m04.shtml A study released this week by the Pew Center on the States delivers a staggering statistic: 7.3 million Americans – or 1 in every 31 adults – are in the nation’s prison system. This figure includes those in US jails and prisons, on parole, on probation, or under other forms of correctional supervision. No other country comes close to

The USA is fundamentally uncivilized

The great Russian author Dostoevsky once wrote: “The degree of civilization in a society can be judged by entering its prisons“. By that measure, the United States cannot be considered a civilized society. Anyone doubting this should carefully remember following: Dozens of 13 and 14 year old children have been sentenced to life imprisonment with no possibility of parole in this nation. In a new report called Cruel and Unusual,

Meet the American Gulag

The prison industry in the United States: big business or a new form of slavery? By Vicky Pelaez Global Research, March 10, 2008 El Diario-La Prensa, New York Human rights organizations, as well as political and social ones, are condemning what they are calling a new form of inhumane exploitation in the United States, where they say a prison population of up to 2 million – mostly Black and Hispanic