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Inside Putin’s ‘torture conveyor belt’ prisons with inmates raped and mutilated

Don’t miss a thing by getting the Daily Star’s biggest headlines straight to your inbox! Horrifying leaked footage from inside Russia's "torture conveyor belt" prisons appears to show inmates being raped and abused by guards. The clips were leaked to inmates' rights group Gulagu.net by a prisoner who was being used by authorities to document […]

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Paedo teacher who had sex with teen and sent nudes ‘working as tutor in jail’

A paedo teacher who was jailed for having sex with a 13-year-old student is reportedly working as a tutor while behind bars. Brittany Zamora, 30, was jailed for 20 years for her crime and is also believed to have been grooming a second victim, promising to send him nudes and asking about his genitals. Despite […]

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Inside ‘shabby’ UK prison where inmates forced to wear bin bags as they exercise

Prisoners are given bin bags to wear instead of coats during exercise at a "shabby" UK prison where inmates are often "bored," a new report has found. The "stark" conditions at HMP Deerbolt were highlighted during an inspection, which also found dirty toilets and the processes to manage violence inside the Category C prison and […]

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24 dead with 8 beheaded after prison clash between gangs ‘armed with explosives’

24 people have been killed and a further 48 injured after gang warfare sparked a riot in an Ecuadorian prison, reports from the country confirm. Eight of the inmates killed were beheaded. The two gangs inside Litoral Penitentiary, Guayaquil, allegedly have links to Mexican drug cartels and were armed with 'firearms and explosives'. Just two […]

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Paedo pensioner could die behind bars over string of sex attacks 40 years ago

A sex offender learned he could die in jail after being handed a sentence that will keep him behind bars until he’s at least 94. Peter David Freeman was jailed for 25 years for 20 historic child sex offences he committed against young girls more than four decades ago. Freeman, 72, carried out the depraved […]

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Inmate being treated for ‘serious injuries’ after being ‘battered behind bars’

A prisoner has been rushed to hospital with serious injuries following a savage beating at HMP Addiewell, West Lothian. Emergency services raced to the aid of the 36-year-old male victim of the horror attack after the alarm was raised at around 4pm on Tuesday, September 7. An HMP Addiewell spokesperson said: "We can confirm that […]

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On-the-run prisoner who escaped life sentence raids home leaving kids terrified

An escaped prisoner who was serving life in prison burgled a home and stole a car while he was on the run for eight months. Curtis Douglas, 35, from Birmingham, was jailed for life in 2011 for wounding with intent. He escaped from HMP Sudbury on October 27 2020, a year before he was due […]

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Foul stench of cramped women’s jail where lags see kids thrown on streets at 5

Don’t miss a thing by getting the Daily Star’s biggest headlines straight to your inbox! There’s one thing the 200 murderers, prostitutes, gang members and kidnappers living in this El Salvador prison have in common – they’re all mums raising their kids as they serve their sentence. Each woman has a six-foot square bunk bed […]

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Rapist on the run after 26-year prison stint as he absconds during Swansea visit

Police are on the hunt for a rapist who is on the run from prison after 26 years inside. Andrew Gestyn Richards, 52, has failed to return to HMP Leyhill in Gloucestershire after being released on temporary licence, the Sun reports. The sex offender had been staying at an authorised address in Swansea and was […]

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Inside UK’s biggest ever jail with no bars on windows and four footie pitches

These are the first pictures of Britain's biggest ever prison. The huge jail is due to open next year and will hold up to 1,680 inmates in Wellingborough, Northants. But aerial photos reveal its four-storey buildings will have no bars on the windows. Officials held the topping-out ceremony for the new £253million US-style facility last […]