Tag: prison

Inmates at Prison Plagued by COVID Live-Streamed Uprising on Smuggled Cell Phones

Want the best of VICE News straight to your inbox? Sign up here. Warning: This story contains graphic video that some readers may find upsetting. Inmates at a Georgia prison that’s been devastated by COVID-19 cases and a weekslong lockdown following the death of an inmate decided to fight back over the weekend: They launched an […]

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Four Guards at a Alabama Charged for Using Excessive Force on Inmate

Photo: FOTOKITA (Shutterstock) Alabama’s prison system has come under scrutiny in recent months following a federal report that details widespread, systemic issues of abuse and a lack of proper oversight. As a result of the findings, four guards have been charged with using excessive force against an inmate. Advertisement The New York Times reports that […]

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