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Arkansas executes first double execution in US for 16 years

 04/25/2017 - 02:20
A handout photo made available by the Arkansas Department of Corrections shows an undated file combo photo provided on 14 April 2017 of Arkansas death row inmates Jack Jones Jr. (L) and Marcel Williams (R) who were scheduled to be executed by lethal injection before the end of April and before the expiration date for one of the drugs that will be used (reissued 25 April 2017). EPA/ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS 

The state of Arkansas, USA, carried out a double execution on Monday, after delivering a lethal injection to a second prisoner, Marcel Williams, on charges of kidnapping, rape and murder of a woman in 1994.

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Tuesday, April 25, 2017 - 2:15am
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A handout photo made available by the Arkansas Department of Corrections shows an undated file combo photo provided on 14 April 2017 of Arkansas death row inmates Jack Jones Jr. (L) and Marcel Williams (R) who were scheduled to be executed by lethal injection before the end of April and before the expiration date for one of the drugs that will be used (reissued 25 April 2017). EPA/ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS 

Supreme court blocks Arkansas from flurry of executions

 04/18/2017 - 05:56
Presos en Arkansas con ejecuciones programadas para el mes de Abril. EFE/EPA/ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS
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The Supreme Court late Monday blocked the first of at least six executions planned in Arkansas over the next two weeks after a dizzying day of state and federal court disputes about lethal injection drugs, mental health claims and the right to legal representation.

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Tuesday, April 18, 2017 - 5:45am
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The governor had initially intended to execute as many as eight prisoners in 11 days.  EFE/EPA/ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS

Población carcelaria de Filadelfia disminuye 12 por ciento

 04/14/2017 - 11:27
Filadeldelfia es una de las ciudades con mayor población carcelaria del país. 
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Gracias a la puesta en marcha de medidas alternativas financiadas por la Fundación MacArthur, la ciudad ha empezado a cumplir su objetivo de bajar en 34 por ciento la cantidad de personas que permanecen tras las rejas.

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Friday, April 14, 2017 - 11:15am
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Filadeldelfia es una de las ciudades con mayor población carcelaria del país. 

[OP-ED]: A reminder from behind bars of the rewards of persistence

 03/30/2017 - 11:30
One piece, titled “My Prison Cell: Learning to Hear on a Cardboard Piano,” struck me deeply. In it, Demetrius Cunningham described his singular determination to learn the piano.

Under the magnifying glass: solitary confinement of young people in Philadelphia prisons

 04/21/2017 - 14:41
In Pennsylvania, although adulthood begins at age 18, teenagers between the ages of 15 and 17 on felony counts can face judicial charges as if they were adults. Photo: Archive.