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  Reference.com/Encyclopedia/Prison
Prisons conventionally are institutions authorized by governments and forming part of a country's criminal justice system, or as facilities for holding prisoners of war.
Prisons form part of military systems, and are used variously to house prisoners of war, so-called unlawful combatants, those whose freedom is deemed a national security risk by military or civilian authorities, and members of the military found guilty of a serious crime.
The United Kingdom's Maze (HM Prison) Prison at Long Kesh was used during the internment period in Northern Ireland to imprison suspected paramilitaries.
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 Prison Encyclopedia Article, Definition, History, Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Prisons may also be used as a tool of political repression to detain political prisoners, prisoners of conscience and "enemies of the state", particularly by authoritarian regimes.
Prisons are often rated by the degree of security, ranging from minimum security (used mainly for nonviolent offenders such as those guilty of fraud) through to maximum security and super-maximum or supermax (often used for those who have committed crimes while imprisoned).
Prisons form part of military systems, and are used variously to house prisoners of war, unlawful combatants, those whose freedom is deemed a national security risk by military or civilian authorities, and members of the military found guilty of a serious crime.
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 Prison Online Research :: Information about Prison   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Prisons are conventionally Institution which form part of the Criminal justice system of a country, such that imprisonment or incarceration is the Sentence (law) imposed by the State for the commission of a Crime.
Prisons may also be used as a tool of Political repression to detain Political prisoner, Prisoner of conscience and " Enemy of the state ", particularly by Authoritarianism regimes.
Prisons form part of military systems, and are used variously to house Prisoner of war, Unlawful combatant, those whose freedom is deemed a national security risk by military or civilian authorities, and members of the Military found guilty of a serious crime.
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 Prison biography .ms   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Prisons conventionally are institutions authorised by governments and forming part of a country's criminal justice system, or as facilities for holding prisoners of war.
Prisons form part of military systems, and are used variously to house prisoners of war, enemy combatants, and those whose freedom is deemed a risk by military authorities.
The United Kingdom's HM Maze Prison at Long Kesh was used during the internment period in Northern Ireland to imprison suspected paramilitaries.
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 PRISON FACTS AND INFORMATION   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Prisons are conventionally institutions which form part of the criminal_justice system of a country, such that imprisonment or incarceration is the penalty imposed by the state for the commission of a crime.
Prisons may also be used as a tool of political_repression to detain political_prisoners, prisoners of conscience and "enemies of the state", particularly by authoritarian regimes.
Rwanda has the largest proportion of its population in prison where, as of 2002, over 100,000 people (out of a total populace of some 8 million) were held on suspicion of participation in the 1994 genocide.
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 List of United Kingdom-related topics - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This is a list of topics related to the United Kingdom.
List of television stations in the United Kingdom
List of United Kingdom disasters by death toll
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 Ireland Information Guide , Irish, Counties, Facts, Statistics, Tourism, Culture, How
Some observers have gone so far as to accuse the United States of deliberately developing the legal system and the prison industry as a means of social control beyond that normally associated with criminal justice.
Prisons may outsource medical care to private companies such as Correctional Medical Services, which, according to Hylton's research, try to minimize the amount of care given to prisoners in order to maximize profits.
Many facets of prison society have made their way into mainstream culture, such as the practice of secretly brewing pruno, the custom of dominant prisoners retaining personal bitches, and the dangers of "dropping the soap".
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 Prison   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The military equivalent to the civilian jail, in the sense of "holding area" or "place of brief incarceration for petty crimes" is known colloquialy as the "guardhouse" (land and air forces) or brig (naval forces).
Prisoners are often kept in ad-hoc camps near the battlefield, guarded by MP's (military police) until they can be transferred to more permanent barracks for the duration of the conflict.
Military prisons and the treatment of military prisoners have often figured prominently in modern literature, cinema and even politics.
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 wikien.info: Main_Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Prisons form part of military systems, and are used variously to house prisoners of war, enemy combatants, those whose freedom is deemed a national security risk by military or civilian authorities, and members of the military found guilty of a serious crime.
Many nations have a separate legal system for members of the armed forces; in the United States, this differential treatment seems to be suggested, but by no means mandated, by the Framers in the Fifth Amendment to its constitution.
The military equivalent to the civilian jail, in the sense of "holding area" or "place of brief incarceration for petty crimes" is the guardhouse (land and air forces) or brig (naval forces).
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 United Kingdom
The facts of the killing call into question the prison's security standards: The watchtower in the courtyard where the killing took place allegedly was unmanned at the time, the perpetrators had weapons smuggled to them, and they apparently had knowledge of Wright's whereabouts.
The Scottish prison service reported 19 deaths in custody in 2000: The causes of 13 were unresolved pending the results of routine inquests, 5 were suicides, and 1 was due to natural causes.
Since the prisoners committed their offenses after the signing of the Good Friday Agreement, they are not covered by its provisions for the early release of prisoners.
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 United Kingdom
The Scottish prison service reported 14 deaths in prison during the year: 11 cases were apparent suicides pending the results of routine inquests, and 3 were due to natural causes.
The United Kingdom is a destination country for trafficking in women and girls for prostitution and in men, women, and girls for manual labor.
The United Kingdom generally is not a country of origin for trafficking; however, each year hundreds of persons, usually young women, are forced into marriages outside the United Kingdom, particularly in India.
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 United Kingdom
Prisoners held in the SSU were provided with all the facilities required under Prison Rules, although those facilities were delivered within the Unit and not in the main part of the prison.
There were four Mother and Baby units in England and Wales, the capacity of which increased to 78 places for mothers to keep their children with them while in prison.
The Policing Organized Crime Unit in the Home Office has the lead on the issue of human trafficking, although due to the cross-cutting nature of the crime of human trafficking, other Home Office units and other government departments are also closely involved in developing a comprehensive response to the problem.
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 List of United Kingdom prisons - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This page lists all current and a number of historical prisons in the United Kingdom.
See List of Prisons for prisons in other countries, and Her Majesty's Prison Service for further information on the English and Welsh Prison Service.
These are run by the National Health Service rather than the prison service.
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 List of Prisons   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
UK prisoners are held in foreign jails, and some foreign prisoners are held in UK prisons.
This is a list of all Prison Establishments in the geographical British Isles (includes Eire, IOM, etc but doesn't claim they're in the same country - cheerfully ignoring all the Political divisions -) and how to find them further afield.
Current providers of child/adolescent prisons wish to move towards types of schools, on the grounds this is in the best interests of the people imprisoned in terms of their welfare and rehabilitation.
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 Human Rights Watch World Report 2002: Europe & Central Asia: United Kingdom
In the aftermath of the September 11 attacks in the United States, the United Kingdom proposed emergency measures that threatened to undermine civil liberties and the rights of refugees and migrants.
In February, the United Kingdom lifted its derogation from article 5 of the European Convention on Human Rights, which governs the rights of individuals in custody.
In a statement to Parliament on October 15, Blunkett stated that "[t]here is no immediate intelligence pointing to a specific threat to the United Kingdom." These public pronouncements raised concern that the United Kingdom sought to derogate from its human rights obligations in the absence of conditions amounting to a bona fide state of emergency.
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 List of reference tables - Unipedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
This is a list of reference tables, similar to the collection of reference tables found at the back of almanacs, dictionaries and encyclopedias (or an index of them, if they're scattered throughout the work).
Etymological list of counties of the United Kingdom
List of monasteries dissolved by Henry VIII of England
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 United Kingdom
The United Kingdom was invited by the Community of Democracies' (CD) Convening Group to attend the November 2002 second CD Ministerial Meeting in Seoul, Republic of Korea, as a participant.
A group of prisoners attacked a guard, stole his keys and released fellow inmates from their cells to set off the riot.
However, prisoners were free to register their adherence to Scientology; this is reflected on their records.
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 HM Prison Service - Locate a Prison
Prison information alt i, advice and support alt s, careers and jobs alt n, news alt n, resource centre alt r, about the service alt a Skip to main page content
To locate a prison you can use the drop down lists or search for a keyword such as "drug rehab".
If you would like to download a list of prisons and contact details, click on the link below (this will open in a new window).
www.hmprisonservice.gov.uk /prisoninformation/locateaprison   (147 words)

  
 United Kingdom   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The Home Office Prison Service exists to ensure that those sent to it by the courts are looked after with fairness and humanity while maintaining the highest standards of security possible for the general public.
The Northern Ireland Prison Service is committed to offering a service to the commonwealth of Northern Ireland by holding prisoners securely and working to reduce the risk of re-offending through offering constructive regimes.
Site includes a list of research projects with which Institute staff are currently involved; recent publications by Institute staff; Cropwood, Ocassional and Other Papers available from the Institute; a listing of current doctoral research; and information on recently completed doctoral research projects.
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 rds prisons   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Long-term forecasts which project the growth of the prison population over the next eight years are published annually as one of the series of Statistical Bulletins.
RDS also manages or carries out research for the Home Office, the Prison Service, the Parole Board and many other bodies involved in the administration of criminal justice in the UK and in England and Wales.
HOSB 2/98 Revised projections of long term trends in the prison population to 2005
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 HM Prison Service - Welcome to the Prison Service website
Whether you're looking for job opportunities, have a friend or family member in prison or simply want to find out more about the Service, this site has been designed to provide the information you need.
Prison Service scoops three Justice Awards - 04 Nov 05
The Prison Service has won three prestigious accolades in this year's Justice Awards which were presented at a ceremony in London last week.
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 GENUKI: United Kingdom and Ireland
However, in line with normal genealogical practice, this Information Service is structured according to the counties as shown in these maps of England, Scotland and Wales, and of Ireland, i.e., as they were prior to the re-organisation that took place in 1974 (1975 for Scotland).
Country House Database is listing of country houses in the British Isles from the late medieval period to about 1850, and their occupants.
Country House Database "represents a first attempt at listing country houses in the British Isles from the late medieval period to ca.
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 GENUKI: Wales
National Synod of Wales The National Synod of Wales of the United Reformed Church, is one of thirteen Synods that cover England, Wales and Scotland.
Current listings of clerics, benefices, and parishes cam be found on "Parochial and Clerical Information".
The draft of the journal of his activities, written for the information of the Society's Committee, from 1853 to 1862 is preserved as N.L.W. It is a valuable document for the history of the development of elementary education in South Wales.
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 wikien.info: Main_Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Encyclopedia : L : LI : LIS : List of United Kingdom-related topics
Isle of Man (not part of the United Kingdom)
Kingdom of Great Britain (when England & Scotland merged in 1707);
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 GuruNet — Content Map
List of unclassified languages according to the Ethnologue
List of United Kingdom regions by population density
list of United States Air Force air force component commands
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 Prison   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
HM Prison Geelong, in Geelong, Victoria, Australia, closed in 1991.
Peter Kropotkin, "In Russian and French Prisons (http://dwardmac.pitzer.edu/Anarchist_Archives/kropotkin/prisons/toc.html)".
Prison Talk Online (http://www.prisontalk.com/) (discussion about prison related issues)
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More than 3,000 prisoners passed through the centre, where many were systematically beaten, deprived of sleep, forced to stand still for more than 24 hours at a time and threatened with execution or unnecessary surgery.
It is vitally important for those outside the United Kingdom to understand both the implications and the complexities of the defeat by Tony Blair’s government of the gravely important Anti-Terror Bill in Parliament today.
Divided along ethnic and sectarian lines, Muslims are nevertheless united by their creed, their law and the powerful concept of the umma, the totality of Muslims worldwide.
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 Prison - Art History Online Reference and Guide
There are, too, many colloquial terms for prisons - such as beantown, can, clink, cooler, hoosegow, lockup, lockdown and slammer—and imprisonment—doing time, bird, porridge.
Guantanamo Bay, established at the American military base in Cuba to house alleged Taliban and al-Qaeda personnel captured in Afghanistan, Iraq and elsewhere during the so-called War on terror in the 2000s.
This is a criticism about the prison existance.
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 UK Indymedia
If you are interested in collaborating on creating and distributing radical radio programming, get involved by joining the IMC UK Radio list.
When the ESF finished the station continued, adding a variety of regular live programs, and putting out daily news and events listings.
Please install the CAcert root certificate to verify the authenticity of the site, for more information see the security page.
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 RootsWeb: Genealogy Mailing Lists: United Kingdom : PRISONS-UK   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
For questions about this list, contact the list administrator at PRISONS-UK-admin@rootsweb.com.
You can search the archives for a specific message or browse them, going from one message to another.
Some list archives are not available; if there is a link here to an archive but the link doesn't work, it probably just means that no messages have been posted to that list yet.
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