Prison

Innocence Sold: The disappearance of Sophie Reeder – Sun Sentinel
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Innocence Sold: The disappearance of Sophie Reeder – Sun Sentinel

Third of four parts. It was after midnight, and her father was asleep. Fifteen-year-old Sophie Reeder slipped out of her Fort Lauderdale home wearing a short black skirt, high-top sneakers, a leopard-print coat and headphones. Her hair was neatly twisted into side buns. She took nothing with her. In her bedroom, she left a stack…

Russia To Ban Foreigners From Using Russian Surrogate Mothers, Considers It Child Trafficking
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Russia To Ban Foreigners From Using Russian Surrogate Mothers, Considers It Child Trafficking

Getty Images/ PHILIPPE HUGUEN KEY POINTS Russian State Duma speaker Vyacheslav Volodin described paid surrogacy as a form of “child trafficking” The bill was introduced by Russian lawmakers after the death of baby boy born to a surrogate mother in 2020 Paid surrogacy in Russia only costs $20,000, cheaper than in the United States Russia…

Ghislaine Maxwell’s appeal is in jeopardy as her estranged husband refuses to pay her $2million legal bill
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Ghislaine Maxwell’s appeal is in jeopardy as her estranged husband refuses to pay her $2million legal bill

Ghislaine Maxwell’s estranged husband could be putting her appeal in jeopardy   Scott Borgerson, 46, has been accused of failing to pay $900,000 in legal bills He has also been accused of failing to provide $1m to challenge her conviction  Maxwell’s friends fear he could be delaying their divorce and accessing her cash By Daphne Barak For…

Zimbabwean Multimillionaire Frank Buyanga Attacked In SA Prison – iHarare
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Zimbabwean Multimillionaire Frank Buyanga Attacked In SA Prison – iHarare

Zimbabwean multimillionaire Frank Buyanga Sadiqi has reportedly been attacked in prison. Frank Buyanga who was arrested earlier this month in South Africa was reportedly attacked in a Johannesburg remand prison by other inmates. The Herald reports that following his attack, he is now currently seeking to be transferred to another prison as he awaits his bail…

Child-friendly framework must fit 2022, not the 80s – UNICEF – Newsfirst
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Child-friendly framework must fit 2022, not the 80s – UNICEF – Newsfirst

COLOMBO (News 1st) – UNICEF says in order to prevent a child protection crisis in Sri Lanka, there needs to be a generation of data on the types of violence against girls and boys, the locations, the perpetrators and the accessibility of services. This will help improve the planning and implementation of programmes to prevent…

Prisoners Ghislaine Maxwell & Josh Duggar Ending Thanksgiving With PB&J, Convicted Sex Creep R. Kelly Gets Lasagna
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Prisoners Ghislaine Maxwell & Josh Duggar Ending Thanksgiving With PB&J, Convicted Sex Creep R. Kelly Gets Lasagna

Ghislaine Maxwell, Josh Duggar, and R. Kelly are spending Thanksgiving behind bars, but the convicted criminals won’t be eating the same holiday dinners. While notorious vegan Maxwell, 60, and Duggar, 34, will end their night with plain ol’ peanut butter and jelly sandwiches, RadarOnline.comhas discovered singer-turned-imprisoned sex pest R. Kelly will get lasagna. RadarOnline.com obtained…

It’s not a just transition if clean energy is powered by forced labor
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It’s not a just transition if clean energy is powered by forced labor

The phrase “just transition” is on everybody’s lips in the aftermath of COP27, but in the race toward cleaner energy, are we losing sight of what justice really looks like?   A closer look at solar panel and electric transport supply chains suggest we may be sidelining human rights as we scale up solutions to the…

Georgian tennis player Nikoloz Basilashvili acquitted of domestic violence charges
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Georgian tennis player Nikoloz Basilashvili acquitted of domestic violence charges

Court acquits tennis player Nikoloz Basilashvili A court has found the leader of the Georgian tennis team Nikoloz Basilashvili not guilty on charges of physical, psychological, and economic abuse, in which his ex-wife, Nelli Dorokashvili, was the plaintiff. The decision was announced by Judge Khatuna Kharchilava. Nikoloz Basilashvili case One of the country’s most popular…

Lititz man pleads guilty, sentenced to prison following sting involving county's human …
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Lititz man pleads guilty, sentenced to prison following sting involving county's human

A Lititz man will spend up to eight years in prison after pleading guilty to sending and asking for lewd messages from individuals he believed were children, but who were actually law enforcement agents. Sean Deemer, 55, pleaded guilty in Lancaster County Court to three counts each of unlawful contact with a minor from two…

The Case For Taxing Prison Labor
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The Case For Taxing Prison Labor

Stephanie Hunter McMahon of the University of Cincinnati College of Law discusses why labor performed by incarcerated workers should be subject to tax. This transcript has been edited for length and clarity. David D. Stewart: Welcome to the podcast. I’m David Stewart, editor in chief of Tax Notes Today International. This week: prisoners’ dilemma. On…