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Public Hero ﹟1

Public Hero ﹟1 is a 1935 American crime film starring Lionel Barrymore, Jean Arthur, Chester Morris and Joseph Calleia. The Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer production was directed by J. Walter Ruben.

                                               

Runaway Train (film)

Runaway Train is a 1985 American independent action thriller film directed by Andrei Konchalovsky and starring Jon Voight, Eric Roberts, Rebecca De Mornay and John P. Ryan. The screenplay by Djordje Milicevic, Paul Zindel and Edward Bunker was ba ...

                                               

Slaughterhouse Rock

Slaughterhouse Rock, released in the UK as Hell Island, is a 1988 American B movie/horror film directed and written by Dimitri Logothetis and released by Arista Films. It stars pop singer Toni Basil, and features songs by new wave band Devo. The ...

                                               

Time Served

Time Served is a 1999 R-rated American prison film directed by Glen Pitre and starring Catherine Oxenberg, Jeff Fahey, Louise Fletcher, James Handy, and Bo Hopkins. Foreign-language versions were produced in German Ausgebeutet - Holle hinter Gitt ...

                                               

Undisputed III: Redemption

Undisputed III: Redemption is a 2010 film directed by Isaac Florentine and starring Scott Adkins, Mykel Shannon Jenkins, Mark Ivanir and Hristo Shopov. The third installment in franchise started by the 2002 action film Undisputed, it takes place ...

                                               

Were No Angels (1955 film)

Were No Angels is a 1955 Christmas comedy film directed by Michael Curtiz and starring Humphrey Bogart, Peter Ustinov, Aldo Ray, Joan Bennett, Basil Rathbone, and Leo G. Carroll. Shot in both VistaVision and Technicolor, the film was a Paramount ...

                                               

Wedlock (film)

Wedlock is a 1991 American science fiction-action television film from HBO Pictures, directed by Lewis Teague and starring Rutger Hauer, Mimi Rogers, Joan Chen, and James Remar. It received an Emmy Nomination for Sound Editing.

                                               

The Young Dont Cry

An all-boys orphanage is not far from a prison camp near a swamp. Leslie Henderson, a teen boy, gets to know one of the convicts, Rudy Krist, who saved Less life from a rattlesnake. Les stands up for a defenseless boy when bully Tom Bradley makes ...

                                               

One-room jail

Examples Washington County Jail: One-room log structure in Hillsboro, Oregon. Built in 1853 and in use until 1870. Preserved and added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1986. Clifton Cliff Jail: Stone building constructed in Clifton, ...

                                               

Miami-Dade County Corrections and Rehabilitation Department

The Miami-Dade County Corrections and Rehabilitation Department is an agency of the government of Miami-Dade County, Florida. It has its headquarters in the Gladeview census-designated place in an unincorporated area. The agency has the eighth la ...

                                               

New York City Department of Correction

The New York City Department of Correction is the branch of the municipal government of New York City responsible for the custody, control, and care of New York Citys imprisoned population, housing the majority of them on Rikers Island. It employ ...

                                               

Club Fed

Club Fed is a derisive term using in North America to refer to a prison whose accommodations are seem as less severe than many other prisons. Club Fed is a pun on the "Club Med" chain of all-inclusive resorts. The 1999 movie Office Space made a r ...

                                               

Opioid addiction treatment in United States prisons

The United States has experienced an increase in the number of people incarcerated that have an opioid addiction. It is estimated that there is around 7 million people incarcerated in the United States. Over half of them meet the Diagnostic and S ...

                                               

African-American organized crime

In the 19th and early 20th centuries, African-American organized crime emerged following the large-scale migration of African Americans to major cities of the Northeast, Midwest, and later the West Coast. In many of these newly established commun ...

                                               

The Retreat at Twin Lakes

The Retreat at Twin Lakes is a gated community in the US city of Sanford, Florida that gained notoriety following the February 2012 shooting of Trayvon Martin by George Zimmerman. The community initially consisted of 1.400-square-foot townhouses ...

                                               

Polish-American organized crime

Polish-American organized crime has existed in the United States throughout the 20th and 21st centuries. Although not as well known as Italian, Irish, Russian or Jewish mafias, the Polish mob has a presence in many urban Polish American communities.

                                               

Battle of Hayes Pond

The Battle of Hayes Pond or Maxton Riot was an armed confrontation between members of the Ku Klux Klan and the Lumbee Native Americans at a Klan rally near Maxton, North Carolina, on the night of January 18, 1958. Grand Dragon James W. "Catfish" ...

                                               

Division Street riots

The Division Street riots were episodes of rioting and civil unrest, which started on June 12 and continued through June 14, 1966. These riots are remembered as a turning point in Puerto Rican civic involvement in Chicago. This was the first riot ...

                                               

Los Maniceros massacre

The Los Maniceros massacre was the 2009 kidnapping in Colombia of twelve members of a Colombian amateur association football team Los Maniceros, eleven of whom were later murdered. The dead were aged between 17 and 38. A single survivor, 19-year- ...

                                               

October 2018 Tumeremo massacre

The October 2018 Tumeremo massacre is at least the third civilian massacre of miners in the Venezuelan town of Tumeremo since 2016. Occurring over three days from 14 October 2018, it is suspected that a Colombian guerrilla group is responsible fo ...

                                               

El Carupanazo

El Carupanazo was a short-lived military rebellion against the government of Romulo Betancourt, in which rebel military officers commanding the Third Marine Infantry Battalion and the 77th National Guard Detachment took over the city of Carupano ...

                                               

El Porteñazo

El Porteñazo was a short-lived military rebellion against the government of Romulo Betancourt in Venezuela, in which rebels attempted to take over the city of Puerto Cabello from the capital). The rebellion was on a substantially larger scale tha ...

                                               

2017 Venezuelan protests

The 2017 Venezuelan protests were a series of protests occurring throughout Venezuela. Protests began in January 2017 after the arrest of multiple opposition leaders and the cancellation of dialogue between the opposition and Nicolas Maduros gove ...

                                               

Torture in Venezuela

Torture in Venezuela has been a controversial issue in recent years, especially during the crisis in Venezuela. The United Nations, Organization of American States, Amnesty International, Human Rights Watch and Foro Penal have denounced acts of v ...

                                               

Se llamaba SN

Se llamaba SN is a Venezuelan novel. It was written by Jose Vicente Abreu and published in 1964. It tells the story of a political prisoner that is tortured by the Direccion de Seguridad Nacional. The protagonist is eventually sent to a labour ca ...

                                               

Haiphong incident

The Haiphong Incident or the Haiphong Massacre occurred on November 23, 1946, when the French cruiser Suffren bombarded the Vietnamese coastal city of Haiphong, killing some 6.000 Vietnamese people. The incident, also known as the Shelling of Hai ...

                                               

Mongol invasions of Vietnam

The Mongol invasions of Vietnam or Mongol-Vietnamese Wars refer to the three times that the Mongol Empire and its chief khanate the Yuan dynasty invaded Dai Viet during the time of the Trần dynasty, along with Champa: in 1258, 1285, and 1287–88. ...

                                               

Mỹ Trach massacre

The My Trach Massacre was a massacre of Vietnamese civilians carried out by the French army during French rule in Vietnam. The massacre occurred in Mỹ Trach village, Mỹ Thủy commune, Le Thủy District, Quảng Bình Province, Vietnam from 12 pm to 2 ...

                                               

Son Thang massacre

The Sơn Thắng massacre) was a massacre conducted by the United States Marine Corps during Operation Imperial Lake on 19 February 1970, in which five women and 11 children were killed. The Marines reported the civilians killed as being Vietcong ki ...

                                               

Cần Vương movement

The Cần Vương movement was a large-scale Vietnamese insurgency between 1885 and 1889 against French colonial rule. Its objective was to expel the French and install the boy emperor Hàm Nghi as the leader of an independent Vietnam. The movement la ...

                                               

Dieu Python movement

In 1937, a Vietnamese Montagnard village chief by the name of Sam Bam announced that his daughter had given birth to a python. The Montagnards began to stop cultivating their land, because they believed that this python was the Python God sent to ...

                                               

Japanese coup detat in French Indochina

The Japanese coup detat in French Indochina, known as Meigō Sakusen, was a Japanese operation that took place on 9 March 1945 towards the end of World War II. With Japanese forces losing the war and the threat of an Allied invasion of Indochina i ...

                                               

Le Travail movement

The Le Travail movement was an anti-French-colonialism movement led by the intellectuals of Vietnam in 1936 by means of Le Travail newspaper. The movement lasted only seven months, from September 1936 to April 1937. However, many participants of ...

                                               

Nghe-Tĩnh Soviets

The uprising of the Nghe-Tĩnh soviets was the series of uprisings, strikes and demonstrations in 1930 and 1931 by Vietnamese peasants, workers, and intellectuals against the colonial French regime, the mandarinate, and landlords. Nghe-Tĩnh is a c ...

                                               

Phu Rieng Do

Phu Riềng Dỏ or the Red Phu Riềng was a communist-instigated strike that took place in Michelins Thuan-Loï rubber plantation near Phu Riềng in the Biên Hoa Province of Cochinchina on 4 February 1930. Most of the plantation labourers were peasants ...

                                               

Quỳnh Lưu uprising

The Quỳnh Lưu uprising was a rebellion against the North Vietnamese communist government in the rural Quỳnh Lưu District in Nghe An Province, from November 2–14, 1956.

                                               

Thai Nguyên uprising

The Thai Nguyên uprising in 1917 has been described as the "largest and most destructive" anti-colonial rebellion in French Indochina between the Pacification of Tonkin in the 1880s and the Nghe-Tinh Revolt of 1930–31. On 30 August 1917, an eclec ...

                                               

Trần Cao rebellion

The Trần Cao rebellion in 1516 is the best documented rebellion in the Eastern of Dai Viet, another name for Viet Nam in the 16th century against the Lê dynasty led by Trần Cao and is regarded as the most important. It was the second rebellion le ...

                                               

Vue Pa Chays revolt

Vue Pa Chays revolt, also called War of the Insane or the Madmans War by French sources, was a Hmong revolt against taxation in the French colonial administration in Indochina lasting from 1918 to 1921. Vue Pa Chay, the leader of the revolt, regu ...

                                               

Alcatraz Gang

The Alcatraz Gang was a group of eleven American prisoners of war held separately in Hanoi, North Vietnam during the Vietnam War because of their particular resistance to their North-Vietnamese military captors. These eleven POWs were: George Tho ...

                                               

Chi Hoa Prison

Chi Hoa Prison is a functioning Vietnamese prison located in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. The prison is an octagonal building on a 7-hectare site consisting of detention rooms, jail cells, prison walls, watchtowers, facilities and prisoners farmlan ...

                                               

Vietnam War Crimes Working Group

The Vietnam War Crimes Working Group was a Pentagon task force set up in the wake of the My Lai Massacre and its media disclosure. The goal of the VWCWG was to attempt to ascertain the veracity of emerging claims of war crimes by U.S. armed force ...

                                               

Winter Soldier (film)

Winter Soldier is a 1972 documentary film chronicling the Winter Soldier Investigation, which took place in Detroit, Michigan, from January 31 to February 2, 1971. The film documents the accounts of American soldiers who returned from the War in ...

                                               

Centre de la memoire dOradour

The Centre de la memoire dOradour has made it its mission to commemorate those slain by the 2nd armored division of the Waffen-SS "Das Reich" in Oradour-sur-Glane, to inform about the crime, and to act as a memorial for coming generations.

                                               

Le vieux fusil

Le vieux fusil is a 1975 French film directed by Robert Enrico, and starring Philippe Noiret, Romy Schneider and Jean Bouise. It won the 1976 Cesar Award for Best Film, Best Actor and Best Music, and was nominated for best director, supporting ac ...

                                               

Back to Bataan

Back to Bataan is a 1945 American black-and-white World War II war film drama from RKO Radio Pictures, produced by Robert Fellows, directed by Edward Dmytryk, that stars John Wayne and Anthony Quinn. The film depicts events that took place after ...

                                               

Battle of Bataan

The Battle of Bataan was a battle fought by the United States and the Philippine Commonwealth against Japan during World War II. The battle represented the most intense phase of the Japanese invasion of the Philippines during World War II. In Jan ...

                                               

List of memorials to Bataan Death March victims

Across the United States, and in the Philippines there exist dozens of memorials, such as monuments, plaques and schools, dedicated to the U.S. and Filipino prisoners who suffered or died during the Bataan Death March. There is also a wide variet ...

                                               

Women of Valor

Women of Valor is a 1986 American made-for-television war drama film about World War II directed by Buzz Kulik and starring Susan Sarandon and Kristy McNichol. It premiered on CBS on November 23, 1986 and was released on DVD on March 10, 1998.

                                               

Foreign hostages in Nigeria

Since 2006, militant groups in Nigerias Niger Delta, especially the Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta, have resorted to taking foreign employees of oil companies hostage as part of the conflict in the Niger Delta. More than 200 for ...