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North Korean Prisons Are Worse Than Nazi Concentration Camps, Says Holocaust Survivor

North Korean Prisons Are Worse Than Nazi Concentration Camps, Says Holocaust SurvivorNorth Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s mistreatment of political prisoners is at least as egregious as that carried out in World War II concentration camps, according to a former international judge who survived Auschwitz.



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Aerial Images Reveal North Korea's Secret Network Of Prisons And 'Re-Education' Camps

Aerial Images Reveal North Korea's Secret Network Of Prisons And 'Re-Education' CampsNewly released satellite images offer a never-before-seen glimpse of North Korea’s “brutal and inhumane” network of political prisons, including secret labor camps.



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Inmates Describe Torture In Secret Prisons In Yemen

Inmates Describe Torture In Secret Prisons In Yemen“We could hear the screams,” said a former inmate.



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The Latest: UN suspects cruel treatment in Syrian prisons

The Latest: UN suspects cruel treatment in Syrian prisonsBEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the conflict in Syria (all times local):



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Trump Just Allowed Private Prisons To Make Huge Profits: Bernie Sanders

Trump Just Allowed Private Prisons To Make Huge Profits: Bernie SandersThe Vermont senator has been a vocal critic of the “business model” of private prisons and in 2015, introduced a bill to ban such facilities.



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Giant rats to sniff out tuberculosis in Tanzania, Mozambique prisons

By Kizito Makoye DAR ES SALAAM (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Scientists in East Africa plan to exploit trained rats’ highly developed sense of smell to carry out mass screening for tuberculosis among inmates of crowded prisons in Tanzania and Mozambique. African Giant Pouched Rats trained by the Belgian non governmental organization APOPO are widely known for their work sniffing out landmines, and are now developing a reputation in East Africa for their skill and speed at detecting TB too. Tuberculosis is the leading cause of death, after HIV, from an infectious disease.
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Condoms Behind Bars: A Modest Proposal to Cut STIs in Calif. Prisons

Condoms Behind Bars: A Modest Proposal to Cut STIs in Calif. PrisonsCondoms Behind Bars: A Modest Proposal to Cut STIs in Calif. Prisons



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