Prisons

Actress accepts Valentine marriage proposal from prisoner serving life

By Halil Mehandjiu Actress accepts Valentine marriage proposal from notorious prisoner serving life behind bars The International Press and Media Group is 100% independent and does not accept any funding from government bodies. We do this in order to maintain totally unbiased news coverage you can trust.  As such we…



UK prisons some of the most crowded, dangerous and dirty in the world

By Heyami Alghatta Dangerous, Dirty, Over Crowded and Unacceptable The Dame Sally Coastes’ report currently under review by the British government backed up by six years of investigation by The International has shown the UK to have some of the most corrupt, dirty, overcrowded and dangerous prisons in the world….


Star Wars prosecuted for Harrison Ford injury

By Katie Nkrumah   Harrison Ford injury results in criminal charges against Star Wars   The production company behind Star Wars: The Force Awakens is being criminally prosecuted over the incident in which Harrison Ford broke his leg. Ford was struck in the leg by a hydraulic metal door on…


Crocodiles to guard death row in Indonesia

By Elsa Schmidt   The head of Indonesia’s anti-drugs agency has proposed building a prison island guarded by crocodiles, to house death-row convicts, but only those convicted for drug related offences. Budi Waseso said crocodiles often made better guards than humans because they could not be bribed. He said he…


UK Government set to ban smoking in prison cells

The UK Conservative Party are due to start enacting a new law banning smoking in prison cells – despite admitting that it is highly likely guards will now peddle tobacco as an illicit currency By Zaynep Kaya The first stage of the highly controversial ban will come into act in…