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#Behind Bars

From TheJournal.ie Irish photographer documents life inside notorious Uganda prison Redemption

Irish photographer documents life inside notorious Uganda prison

Inmates at Luzira have access to spiritual seminars and counselling.

From TheJournal.ie Paris attacker Salah Abdeslam spends first night in jail on charges of "terrorist murder" Behind Bars

Paris attacker Salah Abdeslam spends first night in jail on charges of "terrorist murder"

Abdeslam is expected to be extradited back to France in “no more than three months”.

From TheJournal.ie Police in London respond after holding a child in custody overnight Behind Bars

Police in London respond after holding a child in custody overnight

A report published in the Evening Standard found that more than 7,500 children were detained overnight last year.

From TheJournal.ie Man who stormed Dutch TV station has jail term increased to 40 months Behind Bars

Man who stormed Dutch TV station has jail term increased to 40 months

The man had originally been sentenced to 30 months in prison for brandishing a fake gun and demanding air time.

From TheJournal.ie Prison U-turn: Oscar Pistorius is staying in jail for now Behind Bars

Prison U-turn: Oscar Pistorius is staying in jail for now

The Olympian was scheduled to be released on Friday.

From TheJournal.ie Ibrahim Halawa has first 'human contact' with family in months Behind Bars

Ibrahim Halawa has first 'human contact' with family in months

The 19-year-old from Tallaght has been held in Egypt since August 2013.

From TheJournal.ie CCTV captures Mexican drug lord's audacious escape from prison El Chapo

CCTV captures Mexican drug lord's audacious escape from prison

He even had a motorbike waiting for him

From TheJournal.ie "I would trust him with my life" - Graham Dwyer's 'girlfriend' speaks of her love for the murderer Prison Love

"I would trust him with my life" - Graham Dwyer's 'girlfriend' speaks of her love for the murderer

Victoria Andreenkova says she ‘doesn’t see him as a convicted killer’.

From TheJournal.ie Man who raped and killed Jill Meagher to stay behind bars until he is 86 years old Extended Sentence

Man who raped and killed Jill Meagher to stay behind bars until he is 86 years old

Adrian Earnest Bayley won’t be eligible for parole until 2058.

From TheJournal.ie Prisoners in Irish jails are being forced to sleep on floors Prisoner Complaints

Prisoners in Irish jails are being forced to sleep on floors

Reports by the Prison Visiting Committees of eleven prisons have been released this morning,

From TheJournal.ie Boy (14) planned to bomb train station Behind Bars

Boy (14) planned to bomb train station

In a second case, a 19-year-old (pictured) went on trial for supporting Islamic State.

From TheJournal.ie Six stabbings in six weeks: Prisons are 'the most dangerous workplaces' in Ireland Behind Bars

Six stabbings in six weeks: Prisons are 'the most dangerous workplaces' in Ireland

The Prison Officers Association annual delegate heard that there has been six stabbings in six weeks.

From The42 Ex-Premier League footballer jailed for two-and-a-half years for match-fixing Behind Bars

Ex-Premier League footballer jailed for two-and-a-half years for match-fixing

The former Bolton striker was found guilty of attempting to manipulate matches.

From TheJournal.ie Blogger receives first 50 of 1,000 lashes for insulting Islam Saudi Arabia

Blogger receives first 50 of 1,000 lashes for insulting Islam

Raef Badawi has been behind bars since 2012.

From TheJournal.ie Carlos the Jackal to face new murder trial over 1974 grenade attack Behind Bars

Carlos the Jackal to face new murder trial over 1974 grenade attack

The 64-year-old Venezuelan was once one of the world’s most-wanted militants.

From TheJournal.ie French lawyer convicted of murdering missing heiress after 36 years Behind Bars

French lawyer convicted of murdering missing heiress after 36 years

The 76-year-old was sentenced to 20 years in his third trial for the killing of his then-mistress. Her body has never been found.

From TheJournal.ie "If that's the way the cookie crumbles": Margaretta D'Arcy says she'll go back to prison if she has to Released

"If that's the way the cookie crumbles": Margaretta D'Arcy says she'll go back to prison if she has to

The veteran peace activist was released from Mountjoy women’s prison this morning. She’s due back before the courts on a separate charge in three month’s time.

From TheJournal.ie Ohio woman sentenced to five Christmases in jail Bah Humbug

Ohio woman sentenced to five Christmases in jail

The former license agency employee pleaded guilty to accepting payments to falsify records for immigrants.

From TheJournal.ie Irish prisons could - possibly - be getting wi-fi Cyber Criminals

Irish prisons could - possibly - be getting wi-fi

Alan Shatter says there’s no way that prisoners will be given open access to the internet – but they may be able to use it for educational resources.