Tag: Prison

Prison, more than nine hundred innocent people in cells every year

Prison, more than nine hundred innocent people in cells every year

The phenomenon of bad justice is one of the worst plagues of our judicial system. The ordinigiudiziari.it website that deals with this problem provides figures with the work carried out on 2022 data, the latest available, explaining that the term injustice refers to both victims of improper custody and those of judicial errors. The first […]

He was released as an innocent man after spending 48 years in prison: “He is not the murderer of the store.”

He was released as an innocent man after spending 48 years in prison: “He is not the murderer of the store.”

A huge mistake. After 48 years in prison, he was acquitted and released, he was “innocent”. African-American Glynn Simmons was convicted of murdering a liquor store clerk in Oklahoma (USA) when he was only 22 years old, and was released because he was 70 years old. He will receive compensation of 175 thousand dollars. That’s […]

The government’s harsh stance on security: “Jail for mothers too”

The government’s harsh stance on security: “Jail for mothers too”

Hard line on security confirmed. The “family government” will also allow mothers with children under the age of three to go to prison. Minister of Internal Affairs Piantedosi announced this at the end of the press conference he held after today’s Council of Ministers meeting on Thursday, November 16, 2023. “We have made the ordinary […]

18-year-old Italian arrested in Kazakhstan, police officers investigated for alleged torture

18-year-old Italian arrested in Kazakhstan, police officers investigated for alleged torture

18-year-old Italian Amina Milo Kalelkyzy, who has been in prison in Astana, Kazakhstan for more than three months on charges of international drug trafficking, was allegedly abused during detention. In order to shed light on the incident, the investigation opened by the Special Prosecutor’s Office of the capital of Kazakhstan is investigating some police officers […]

Hungary frees traffickers: they will have 3 days to leave the country

Hungary frees traffickers: they will have 3 days to leave the country

Hungary is ready to release thousands of prisoners held for human trafficking, provided they leave the country within 72 hours. Prime Minister Viktor Orbán’s decision has caused concern in Austria, and now Vienna is tightening border controls, fearing that many of these criminals may try to enter the country. The German newspaper Spiegel writes that […]

Driving with friends after midnight? You risk six years in prison

Driving with friends after midnight? You risk six years in prison

“Who’s making the car tonight?” At least if the group debut lasts until after midnight. The MP for Italia Viva Ettore Rosato has become the first signatory of a bill that prohibits new drivers from transporting passengers by car for less than three years, or for those under the age of twenty-one, between midnight and […]

Found dead in cell “eaten alive by bugs and bedbugs”

Found dead in cell “eaten alive by bugs and bedbugs”

A man died in prison after being eaten alive by bugs and bedbugs. That’s the accusation from the family of LaShawn Thompson, 35, who was arrested for a simple assault in Atlanta, United States, and taken to Fulton county jail last summer. The man was placed in a psychiatric ward after authorities determined he was […]

“To eliminate the crime of torture? A bad choice that legitimizes violence”

“To eliminate the crime of torture? A bad choice that legitimizes violence”

“Removing the crime of torture? It means giving the message of legitimizing violence and cruelty”. To say that the detention conditions coordinator of the Antigone Observatory is Alessio Scandurra, Today.Some advocates of the Brethren of Italy are commenting on the bill introduced by its first signatory, Imma Vietri, to remove the crime of torture from […]

Security, clash over “thief savior” erupts between Lega and Pd

Security, clash over “thief savior” erupts between Lega and Pd

It’s a showdown between the League and the Democratic Party over mothers in prison. The story begins with law 146 of the penal code, which establishes, in case of conviction of a pregnant woman or with a child under one year old, the postponement of the sentence. During Conte II, Deputy Paolo Siani, from the […]

Nordio tries to bring justice reform home. Pre-trial detention divisions

Nordio tries to bring justice reform home. Pre-trial detention divisions

Without particular proclamations, in fact operating quietly, under the radar, Justice Minister Carlo Nordio is working on justice reform. This is yet another open front, one of the works in which the executive led by Giorgia Meloni is engaged. Furthermore, since his inauguration, still in the phase of illustrating the programmatic lines of his dicastery […]

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