The Freethought Books Project provides donations of secular and freethinking literature to prisoners, inmates in mental hospitals, books to prisoners projects, and others in need. The program also connects inmates to volunteer pen pals, who correspond with secular humanist, atheist, and other inmates who are connected to the project. This project has been administered by the Center for Inquiry since 2013.
Two liberated Dachau prisoners are killing an SS guard with a shovel. In the background, other SS guards, shot outright by US troops, lie along a wall. The execution drew an official inquiry that was allegedly quashed by General Eisenhower personally.
Gang-War inside jail at Malda Correctional Home Two rival gangs of under-trial prisoners fought with each other at Malda District Correctional Home on Sunday night. Two inmates were injured and hospitalised after the incident prompting the jail authorities to start an inquiry. A police source revealed that the gangs of Bakul Shekh and Jakir Shekh started fighting on Sunday night after Jakir's men allegedly beat up one Hukka Ghosh a close aide of Bakul Shekh with a piece of brick. Ghosh…
Inquiry to Examine Racial Bias in the San Francisco Police
San Francisco Expands Racial Bias Inquiry Into Police - NYTimes.com | "African-Americans in San Francisco have complained for years about harassment and the use of excessive force by the police. And while African-Americans make up about 5 percent of the city’s population, they account for half of its arrests and jail inmates, and more than 60 percent of the children in juvenile detention, according to city statistics."
'He could have been saved,' says father demanding inquiry into prison deaths
Ernie LeBlanc, father of Jason LeBlanc, 42, who died in custody, wants a public inquiry, but jail cell deaths don't require a mandatory public inquest when caused by non-natural events like overdose or suicide.
Virginia Officials Request U.S. Inquiry After Inmate Deaths in Jail