For someone who writes for living – an opinion here, a story there – listening to a group of prisoners trying to make sense of what has happened to them through the medium of words and music is a sobering experience
Mass killer claims he is being tortured in prison by being kept in solitude
The student says he was 'lured by the United States administration to commit a crime'
The dire situation at privately run HMP Doncaster should force Mr Gove to tackle over-population in UK jails
'He should be in the emergency room. But his spirit is very high he is very happy and very satisfied'
Medical staff failed to treat Joyce Curnell's serious stomach problem
President Barack Obama submitted plans earlier this week to close the military prison.
The speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives said he has the votes to override any presidential veto.
Almost 300 inmates were kept in their cells, while staff withdrew to a 'place of safety'
Report describes ‘unacceptable levels of overcrowding’, ‘chaos’ and an overall ‘deterioration’ in standards
The protesters who disrupted flights last summer have been told to expect jail when they are sentenced next week
Ashley Diamond was raped repeatedly in a Georgia prison and denied female hormones she had taken for 17 years - she received an undisclosed settlement from the state this month
The boy's mother, Magdelena Luczak, hanged herself at a separate prison last year
'We had an officer who we believe was exposed to it, during the night he said he got a fierce burning sensation in his head which felt like his head was covered with nits'
'We need to free up cash that is frozen in the prison system'
Russia’s Ministry of Justice has issued a bizarre new diktat barring prisoners from swearing while incarcerated at pre-trial detention centres.