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Monday, October 31st, 2011

Uganda’s Guantánamo

By Dan Moshenberg Last week Ingrid Turinawe, the leader of the Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) Women’s League, in Uganda, was sent to the infamous Luzira Prison. Everywhere one looks, there are “infamous” prisons. For the United States, for example, Guantánamo, with its regime of torture and its regimen of violence, is but the tip of

Monday, March 1st, 2010

The Prison Industrial Complex

Eritrea is a virtual prison state, but South Africa has the largest recorded prison population in Africa. Oh, first prize worldwide is–surprise–the United States.