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Prison authorities, nervous about possible protests, had obviously warned the inmates not to speak or move”.
The death sentences on Trulku Tenzin Delek and his attendant, Lobsang Dhondup, on 3 December was headline news and sent shock waves through the Tibetan people aspiring to self-determination in Tibet.
Since 1986, TCHRD has recorded the deaths of 79 prisoners, many of who succumbed to the unhygienic and inhumane conditions of the prisons after long periods of torture.
www.tchrd.org /publications/annual_reports/2002   (7208 words)

  Boston.com / Your Life / Health & Fitness / Diseases & Treatments / AIDS deaths decline in prison
A decade after the much-publicized deaths of several inmates with AIDS prompted criticism of the state's health care services for prisoners, the death toll in Massachusetts prisons has dropped by half, mostly due to fewer inmates with AIDS and better treatment for HIV, according to specialists.
The number of prison deaths in Massachusetts declined from 36 to 18 since 1995 while deaths known to be related to AIDS dropped from 14 to two in the same period, according to the Department of Correction and the Bureau of Justice Statistics, an arm of the US Department of Justice.
Prison deaths skyrocketed in the early 1990s and began to fall in 1995 as protease inhibitors became available to the public.
www.boston.com /yourlife/health/diseases/articles/2003/09/15/aids_deaths_decline_in_prison   (827 words)

 American Civil Liberties Union : After Eight Deaths in Colorado Jail, ACLU Files Lawsuit Over Treatment of Mentally Ill ...
The lawsuit alleges that mentally ill prisoners also suffer because the corrections staff is stretched too thin and not adequately trained to recognize when prisoners' behavior may be the result of mental illness or psychosis rather than willful defiance of jail rules or deputies' orders.
Prisoners, including the mentally ill, are forced to sleep in open "day-rooms" and in "sled beds," coffin-like plastic forms placed directly on the floor.
Deputies left the prisoner in the tiny stench-ridden cell for another hour, intervening only when they discovered that he was cutting his arm with a sharpened metal cover from an electrical outlet.
www.aclu.org /prison/mentalhealth/14637prs20020402.html   (1203 words)

 CCWF Chowchilla Prison Deaths
Stephanie Hardie, a 33-year-old Pomona mother of two, sent to prison for overdrawing her own checking account is finally free from the talons of the California Criminal Justice System.
Through all the pain of Stephanie's sudden and suspicious death, her mother and members of the UNION had to literally fight for the release of her body.
Prisoners have failed to produce a lobby of their own due to ignorance and poverty.
www.geocities.com /CapitolHill/Parliament/2398/chowchilladeaths.htm   (6229 words)

 Top Dr. Deaths wish list   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Death Gets FBI Visit The Austin-American Statesman today reports that Dr Eric Pianka, who has been at the center of a media firestorm for wishing death upon 90% of humanity via and airborne Ebola bio-attack, today received a visit from the FBI after he was reported as a potential terrorist.
Death is a social Darwinist Malthusian who believes in the virtues of eugenics, a movement characterized by forced sterilization in the US, fueled by Carnegie and Rockefeller funding, and responsible for the birth of the Holocaust in Nazi Germany.
They love death and their lives are motivated by dark influences very different to you or I. Pianka's approval of how the Chinese police state effectively controlled their population tells us that this rhetoric is just the glue that holds together the true agenda of the elite.
www.fathers.ca /top_dr__deaths_wish_list.htm   (16607 words)

 USATODAY.com - 9 U.S. prison deaths probed as homicides   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
A 10th prisoner death, also determined a homicide, already has been resolved.
His death may have involved a CIA officer who is an interrogator.
These were in four incidents at prisons in Iraq, in which a soldier had reason to use deadly force on a dangerously violent or fleeing prisoner, officials said.
www.usatoday.com /news/world/iraq/2004-05-23-death-probe_x.htm   (905 words)

 Drug War Victims
When drug dealers fight it out over territory and they or their neighbors are killed in the process, it is a sympton of prohibition, much as when we suffered the scourge of alcohol prohibition many years ago.
Xavier was accidentally shot to death by officers in a pre-dawn drug raid during a gunfight with one of Xavier's relatives.
Heard was shot to death in front of his wife and 16-year-old daughter who had cried for help.
blogs.salon.com /0002762/stories/2003/08/17/drugWarVictims.html   (2390 words)

 Bureau of Justice Statistics Prison Statistics
Additional titles are listed on other topical pages and a comprehensive list is contained on the BJS publications page.
Prison and Jail Inmates at Midyear 2005, 5/06.
Reports the number of persons in State and Federal prisons at yearend, compares the increase in the prison population during 2004 with that of the previous year, and gives the prison growth rates since 1995.
www.ojp.usdoj.gov /bjs/prisons.htm   (2050 words)

 Cageprisoners.com - serving the caged prisoners in Guantanamo Bay
Washington - CIA interrogations may have played a role in the deaths of several detainees in Iraq, as Bush administration lawyers were advocating an aggressive interrogation policy that critics say led to torture, military documents and officials say.
Another suggests a death occurred in October, while a third said a detainee died while chained in the prison shower.
Deaths in interrogation outside Abu Ghraib were beyond the scope of Fay's mission, so he passed the information on to Lt. Gen.
www.cageprisoners.com /articles.php?id=6599   (785 words)

 JS Online: JS Online
Pawelczyk, incarcerated for sexual assault, saw a prison doctor the day before he died, but records show that no electrocardiogram was done because his chest pain was "relieved by belching." He was given medication for gas, and the doctor said he should be seen again if he was not feeling better.
That committee, made up of prison system workers, is supposed to decide if an inmate's health care was properly handled before the inmate died.But members of that committee often are reviewing their own medical decisions or the decisions of people they supervise or work alongside.
Whitcomb elaborated that while autopsy reports and death certificates are public record when obtained from a county coroner's or register of deeds' office, his department was prohibited from releasing them because the prison system is a health care provider and hence must keep all medical records confidential.
www.jsonline.com /news/state/oct00/apriz22102100.asp   (4687 words)

 The Seattle Times: Nation & World: Military details more Afghan prison deaths
Allegations of death, torture and abuse at U.S. detention facilities in Iraq and Afghanistan have led to dozens of investigations, and, in some cases, criminal charges against U.S. military, CIA and contracted personnel.
This is the earliest acknowledged death of a prisoner in U.S. custody in Afghanistan.
Of the other five deaths, rights groups have been particularly critical of the pace of a criminal investigation into how two Afghans died at the main U.S. base at Bagram, north of the capital, in December 2002.
seattletimes.nwsource.com /html/nationworld/2002118702_afghan14.html   (650 words)

 Ombudsman to probe prison deaths
All future deaths in prisons, probation hostels and immigration detention centres will be investigated by the Prisons and Probation Ombudsman from 1 April 2004, the government announced today.
Deaths in prison custody are currently subject to a police investigation and a coroner's inquest before a jury.
In cases of self-inflicted deaths in custody the Prison Service also carries out an internal investigation, normally led by a senior governor from another establishment.
www.number-10.gov.uk /output/page5106.asp   (356 words)

 The Clinton Body Count
The Lums were sentenced to prison for campaign finance violations, using "straw donors" to conceal the size of their contributions to various candidates.
His family reported that shortly before his death, they were being followed by unknown persons, and their home had been broken into (despite a top quality alarm system).
At the time of her death she had the account numbers and PIN for a bank account in the Cayman's in the name of Barry Seal which held 1.4 million dollars.
www.geocities.com /Athens/Crete/3450/deaths.html   (3364 words)

 Another Death
The death took about 45 minutes, during which time, no prisoner was able to move in or out of the visiting room.
The women prisoners I was meeting with have seen a lot of death and dying inside the Central California Women's Facility but even they are deeply affected by the current death toll.
These seven deaths come in the wake of the dismissal of the Shumate case (class action litigation challenging medical neglect and abuse at CCWF and another women's prison) and the historical two-day long legislative hearings held in October inside two California women's prisons.
www.prisons.org /adeathat.htm   (848 words)

 SCHR - Phillips
The GBI is investigating the death and has ruled it a homicide, said GBI spokesman John Bankhead.
Harris is the latest addition to a growing list of inmates who have died at the prison.
The death rate at Phillips is six times higher than the typical rate in the Georgia prison system, the lawsuit claims.
www.schr.org /prisonsjails/news/Phillips/news_phillips04.htm   (312 words)

 INQUEST | Statistics | Youth Deaths in Prison
Below is the breakdown of youth deaths(aged 21 and under) in prison by year since 1993.
INQUEST believes that the readiness of the courts to place young offenders in prison has terrifying results and that even the death of one young person whilst in the care of the state is too many.
For a list of child deaths in penal custody (prisons, young offenders institutes and secure training centres) since 1990, please click here.
inquest.gn.apc.org /data_youth_deaths_in_prison.html   (116 words)

 State prison AIDS deaths drop - Prison Talk
Florida led the nation with 39 AIDS deaths in prison in 2001, the most recent year for which federal statistics are available, followed by 32 in Texas and 28 in New York.
While the death rate has declined, the cost of treating AIDS prisoners has increased to $10.1 million a year in Florida because of the high cost of the therapy.
Davis, married to a woman outside prison, denies participating in risky homosexual activity in prison, although he called the state's prison system "a breeding ground for HIV." He thinks the disease is spread through consensual homosexual activity and rape.
www.prisontalk.com /forums/showthread.php?t=68278   (1258 words)

Initial cause of death was reported to be the result of falling asleep on a railroad track in Arkansas on August 23, 1987.
Winters was a suspect in the deaths of Ives and Henry.
He was found shot to death in the front seat of his pickup in June 1990.
www.etherzone.com /body.html   (2802 words)

 CBC News Indepth: Iraq
In the fall of 2004, British Foreign Secretary Jack Straw issued a written statement in which he said, "In many cases it would be impossible to make a reliably accurate assessment either of the civilian casualties resulting from any particular attacks or of the overall civilian casualties of a conflict.
But the numbers published on iraqbodycount.net don't distinguish between Iraqis killed by coalition forces or by insurgents, arguing that they are all a result of the March 2003 invasion and the U.S.-led coalition is responsible for preventing them.
That study surveyed Iraqi households and compared death rates before the invasion to those after, and concluded about 100,000 civilians are likely dead because of the coalition military action.
www.cbc.ca /news/background/iraq/casualties.html   (1278 words)

 Prison deaths probed - Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The deaths of 10 prisoners and abuse of 10 more in Iraq and Afghanistan are under criminal investigation, the Army disclosed Tuesday as U.S. commanders in Baghdad announced interrogation changes and the White House reached out to the Arab world to try to blunt a widening and increasingly damaging controversy.
That death was at Abu Ghraib prison, notorious during Saddam Hussein's rule for torture and killing and now the focus of global outrage over U.S. mistreatment.
In Baghdad, the new commander of U.S.-run prisons in Iraq said he would cut in half the number of Iraqis in the notorious Abu Ghraib prison and end some interrogation techniques considered humiliating, such as hooding prisoners.
www.pittsburghlive.com /x/tribune-review/trib/fayette/s_192636.html   (863 words)

 Lists of people by cause of death - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This is an index of lists of people by cause of death, in alphabetical order of cause.
List of horse accidents (deaths and serious injuries)
List of professional cyclists who died during a race
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Index_of_lists_of_famous_deaths_by_cause   (114 words)

 USATODAY.com - Federal investigators probe tribal prison deaths   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
An undisclosed number of deaths are being investigated by the department's Inspector General's Office as part of an investigation into run-down prisons on tribal lands across the nation, said Dave Anderson, Interior's assistant secretary for Indian affairs.
He declined to elaborate on the number of deaths being investigated, how the victims were killed or whether they included employees as well as inmates.
Decrepit prisons are among a range of problems that have plagued Indian lands for years.
www.usatoday.com /news/world/2004-05-20-indians-prison-deaths_x.htm   (565 words)

 Amazon.com: Prison: Video: Lane Smith,Viggo Mortensen   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Plot: A prison that has been shut-down since 1968 is being re-opened because the government wont rebuild a new prison.
But as soon as the condemned man is sitting on his death thrown and a hood is being put on his head, covering his face, the camera angle changes: now we see him sitting in the chair, now sharing the guards' points of view.
Filmed on location in a real prison and with use of real inmates as extra's, the tense atmosphere is created for the most part by the brooding faces we see.
www.amazon.com /Prison-Lane-Smith/dp/6300988546   (1536 words)

 POW Deaths
Prisoners listed below who died at the Salisbury National Cemetery were from: Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia, and Wisconsin.
The Salisbury Confederate Prison Association, Inc. will be printing the names of these men with rank, company, regiment, and death date as they are extracted by state from Louis A. Brown’s The Salisbury Prison, A Case Study of Confederate Military Prisons, 1861 — 1865.
This list will be continually updated so if you have knowledge of other soldiers or civilians who died at the Salisbury Confederate Prison please advise the Salisbury Confederate Prison Association, Inc.
www.salisburyprison.org /POWDeaths.htm   (117 words)

 Significant Terrorist Incidents 1961-2003: A Brief Chronology
The group demanded the release of all MRTA members in prison and safe passage for them and the hostage takers.
Death of "the Lion of the Panjshir", September 9, 2001: Two suicide bombers fatally wounded Ahmed Shah Massoud, a leader of Afghanistan’s Northern Alliance, which had opposed both the Soviet occupation and the post-Soviet Taliban government.
HAMAS claimed responsibility for both this attack and those on December 1 to avenge the death of a HAMAS member at the hands of Israeli forces a week earlier.
www.state.gov /r/pa/ho/pubs/fs/5902.htm   (10869 words)

 Minnesota – population and demographics - List of Items - MSN Encarta
Minnesota – population and demographics - List of Items - MSN Encarta
Deaths and Death Rates by State and Territory in the United States
Age-adjusted rates are considered better indicators than crude death rates for showing changes in the risk of death...
encarta.msn.com /refedlist_210044755_2/deaths_and_death_rates.html   (42 words)

 Public records: Common law records
Below are listed some - certainly not anything like all - printed works on medieval common law records.
For the reigns of Richard I (1189-1199) and John (1199-1216), a detailed handlist and finding aid, compiled by Peter Freeman, is available.
The same pages include listings of manuscripts and early printed editions of the Year Books, and a bibliography of modern scholarly works.
www.medievalgenealogy.org.uk /guide/leg.shtml   (3016 words)

 Foreign Prisoner Support Service
He says new AIDS cases are often coming in, while deaths also keep the number of cases in constant flux.
Thus when visiting these prisoners it is essential to use the same name the Thai officials use for that prisoner.
Their age, date of arrest, sentence, prison building number, home and other details will be given if known.
www.phaseloop.com /foreignprisoners/p-akha.html   (663 words)

 New Probes Of Prison Deaths - CBS News
The following list of 11 additional prisoner deaths was pieced together from a number of military sources.
Doctors attributed his death to "asphyxia due to smothering and chest compression." His death is under investigation.
According to the Army investigation of the abuse allegations, 21 prisoners were wounded and five killed in shootings by guards.
www.cbsnews.com /stories/2004/07/02/iraq/main627244.shtml   (1023 words)

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