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HMP Isle of Wight: Prisoners in 13 hour roof stand-off

Two prisoners at Isle of Wight prison managed to climb on top of the roof of their wing in Newport on Tuesday in the middle of the day. The stand-off lasted more than 13 hours with the prisoners protesting at … Continue reading

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Norwich prison: Screw stabbed in the neck

A screw got what was coming to them after being attacked with a knife at Norwich Prison, resulting in a neck injury and being taken to hospital. The screw who was attacked on 11 June was said by an inmate … Continue reading

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Mountjoy Prison, Ireland: Female prisoner scalds four screws

A female prisoner in Mountjoy Prison, Dublin has thrown boiling water over three screws and then in another attack threw a cup of hot tea over another screw. In the first attack the prisoner was attempted to be calmed down … Continue reading

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Garth Prison: Screw gets some deserved bad PG Trips

27th MAY A screw (slang for prison guard) at Garth prison was rushed to hospital after lags (slang for prisoner) spiked his tea with the legal high ‘Spice.’ The particularly repressive screw collapsed after downing the cuppa laced with a … Continue reading

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UPDATE: Hull prison on brink of riot as prisoners arrive from Birmingham

The prison system on prison island is at last on the verge of outright rebellion tonight as Hull Prison is on the brink of a riot after 15 prisoners involved in the disturbance at HMP Birmingham on Friday were transferred … Continue reading

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Mountjoy Prison: Five screws hospitalised after attacks by gangs

Five screws have been hospitalised following two separate attacks by gangs of inmates at Mountjoy Prison, Dublin, that left them with broken bones and teeth, as well as tendon and ligament damage.Both incidents occurred in St Patrick’s Institution, which is … Continue reading

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YOI Brinsford: Head screw beaten by youth prisoner put on isolation unit

A head screw has been attacked by an inmate after being isolated in a segregation unit. The woman, who has not been named, was speaking to a prisoner at Brinsford Young Offenders Institution near Wolverthampton, when she was attacked and … Continue reading

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Outbreaks of rebellion in the prison archipelago

Welford Road prison, Leicester: Imprisoned immigrant stages rooftop protest An inmate of Welford Road prison in Leicester staged a roof top protest at the Victorian jail today. It is believed he climbed out at around 10am. He shouted to people … Continue reading

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Edinburgh: Masked gang fire-bomb screws motors in daylight attack!

A gang in ski masks fire-bombed three screws motors in an attack at a jail. The gang petrol-bombed the parked cars in the daylight attack at £65million Addiewell nick before fleeing in another vehicle. The  getaway vehicle — thought to … Continue reading

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Featherstone prison: Week of disorder as screws attacked and ‘multiple’ fires

Prisoners at a West Midlands prison have assaulted screws and started “multiple” fires in a week-long outbreak of disorder. A major incident was declared at Featherstone Prison on Thursday as riot cops were drafted in to deal with the trouble, … Continue reading

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