The private prison industry is set to be upended after California lawmakers passed a bill on Wednesday banning the facilities from operating in the state. The move will probably also close down four large immigration detention facilities that can hold up to 4,500 people at a time.
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Turkey has warned it may reopen the route for Syrian refugees to enter Europe if it does not get more international support for creating a safe zone in northern Syria. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan called for “logistical support” to establish a safe zone in Syria’s north-east.
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On Monday morning, two days before the 18th anniversary of 9/11, Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, the Pakistani engineer accused of masterminding the attacks on New York City and Washington, D.C., appeared in a Guantánamo Bay courtroom sporting a black turban.
In March 2003, in a secret CIA prison cell in Poland, a small frog jumped out of a drain and an interrogator caught it. The CIA interrogation program has been well documented.