ARTICLES RELATING TO PRISON

Georgia: transgender prisoners get their hormones

2015-04-13 15:41

Transgender prison inmates in Georgia will be given medical and mental health evaluations and will be put on treatment plans ensuring their well-being.

Ex-gangster's painful journey to a tattoo-free face

2014-12-12 09:30

Former gangster David Williams spent 34 years in prison for murder, and during this time acquired dozens of tattoos, many of which were etched on his face. We spoke to him about his life and the painful process of having his tattoos removed.

Oscar – Roux's rants against the media

2014-10-20 12:21

According to CyberShrink, Barry Roux, like Oscar Pistorius, prefers to blame others for anything that goes wrong and maintains that the charge of premeditated murder has in itself damaged Oscar.

Is it worth sending Oscar to jail?

2014-09-10 13:56

South African prisons are rife with drugs, sexual violence and murder, is this where Oscar deserves to go?

Bullied kids more likely to go to prison

2013-08-02 14:17

Adults who were bullied as children are much more likely to go to prison than those who weren't, a new study finds.

Zulu (killer and liar) set free

2013-02-26 11:31

Durban businessman Sifiso Zulu has been released from prison after serving only nine months of his three-year sentence. Is this justice for the two people he killed?

Wesley Snipes enters prison

2010-12-10 08:06

Wesley Snipes has entered the Federal Correctional Institution McKean in Pennsylvania to begin serving a three-year sentence for tax-related offences.

 
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WATCH: This man's tattoos mark his 32 years in prison for murder

David Williams bears the prison tattoos of the 32 years he spent in prison for murder. Now, a benefactor has paid for the removal of those tattoos to allow David a chance at employment. Watch.

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Depression behind SA bars

2014-11-12 11:24

Legal defence teams clearly have a vested interest in painting a negative picture of our prisons, but how depressing are conditions in South Africa’s correctional facilities really?

Who’s on trial, Oscar or SA's prisons?

2014-10-17 12:27

The general state of South Africa’s prisons may be deplorable, but according to CyberShrink, for the purpose of this phase of the trial, the fact is completely irrelevant.

Prison education stops re-offending

2013-08-22 08:23

Research shows that inmates who receive education while in prison are less likely to break the law after being released and are also more likely to be employed.

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South Africa's first prison art gallery

A new program allows inmates in South African prisons to express themselves through art. Watch a video about their gallery.

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50+ injured in prison fire

2013-01-08 08:41
50+ injured in prison fire

At least nine warders and 50 prisoners were injured when inmates torched a section of the Groenpunt prison in the Free State.

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