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Return Of Debt Prison: “…Kansas is jailing people over unpaid medical debt”

“Tres Biggs was working two jobs but they fell behind on their medical bills, then the unthinkable happened.  “You wouldn’t think you’d go to jail over medical bills,” Tres Biggs said. Tres Biggs went to jail for failing to appear in … Continue reading

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NO FREE SPEECH: “French Intellectual Sentenced to 2 Months in Prison For Calling Mass Immigration an “Invasion””

“French intellectual Renaud Camus has been given a 2 month suspended prison sentence for saying that mass immigration into Europe represents an “invasion.” Camus will only avoid jail by paying 1800 euros to two “anti-racist” organizations, SOS Racisme and the … Continue reading

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“In Mississippi, people who steal can be forced to work until their debt is paid”

“Has Mississippi brought back debtor’s prison? That’s what critics are calling a restitution initiative in the Magnolia State, one which has attracted a lot of attention of late. The spotlight is back on the program thanks to a long investigative … Continue reading

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“‘Disabled’ prisoner found dead in cell of British prison holding Assange”

“A prisoner at the high-security Belmarsh Prison, where WikiLeaks co-founder Julian Assange is being held, has been found dead in his cell following a dispute over whether he should have been classified as disabled. Liridon Saliuka, 29, who was born … Continue reading

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Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn escapes from Japanese Jail

“The former head of Nissan-Renault alliance Carlos Ghosn has fled Japan, where he had been held for more than a year and was set to face trial on criminal charges. The executive reached Lebanon, one of the countries where he … Continue reading

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“…UK ‘contributed’ to [Julian] Assange’s torture…”

“UN Special Rapporteur on Torture Nils Melzer has published a letter to the UK government, asking it to end the detention of Julian Assange, warning that his health may soon reach a “critical” stage, including risk of death. The scathing … Continue reading

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“‘I’m slowly dying here’… Assange tells friend during Christmas Eve call…”

“He said to me that: ‘I’m slowly dying here.’ “His speech was slurred. He was speaking slowly,” the journalist continued. “Now, Julian is highly articulate, a very clear person when he speaks. And he sounded awful… it was very upsetting to hear … Continue reading

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