Prisons

Sarah Lazare, staff writer
Silent March on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. in January 2012. (Photo: Elvert Barnes/flickr/cc)
Omar Khadr—captured by the U.S. as a child, forced to endure torture, and detained 13 years, most of them at Guantánamo Bay—was recently released on bail to widespread media attention. But on Tuesday, leading human rights groups released an open letter reminding U.S. President Barack Obama—and the world—that 122 men still languish behind bars at...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
Many have described the conditions within the immigration prisons as inhumane and have reported allegations of sexual abuse. (Photo: Ignotus the Mage/cc/flickr)
The U.S. government may begin separating migrant children from their families...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
Proposal to reform US system of justice a reversal of 90s-era policies put in...