Brazilian police put down prison riot after deadly weekend - Deutsche Welle

SWAT teams have quelled a riot at a prison where an uprising left 26 inmates dead over the weekend. Brazil has been hit by a series of prison revolts that have left some 140 inmates dead since the start of the year. Alcacuz Gefängnis Revolte Aufstand ...

Brazil Police Chase Inmates Off Jail Roof After Killings - NDTV

Natal: Brazilian police on Monday cleared dozens of inmates from the roof of a jail struck by the latest in a string of prison massacres. Authorities thought inmates at the Alcacuz jail near the northeastern city of Natal were under control following ...

Brazil aims to build 30 prisons this year to tackle crisis: Temer - Reuters

Brazil's President Michel Temer, gestures during an interview with Reuters at his office in Brasilia, Brazil, January 16, 2017. REUTERS/Adriano Machado. By Daniel Flynn and Maria Pia Palermo | BRASILIA. BRASILIA Brazil aims to build nearly 30 prisons ...

Latest Brazil Prison Riot Signals Emerging Security Crisis - Insightcrime.org

A new round of violence in Brazil's prisons is reviving concerns that ongoing problems in the penitentiary system could have implications for the country's broader security situation. Twenty-six prisoners were killed January 15 in the prison of Alcaçuz ...

Prisoners occupy roof of Brazil jail after massacre - News24

Naked inmates stand in line while surrounded by police after a riot at the Alcacuz prison in Nisia Floresta, Rio Grande do Norte state, Brazil, Sunday, Jan. 15, 2017. Security authorities said Sunday they have regained control of two Brazilian prisons ...

Police report a new riot in Brazil prison where 26 were slaughtered over weekend - Fox News

Just hours after a deadly riot at a Brazilian prison was contained, authorities are reporting a new uprising Monday involving rival gangs of prisoners, Reuters is reporting. ADVERTISEMENT. The new riot broke out at the same prison where 26 inmates were ...

At Least 26 Dead in RN Riot; Brazil Homicide Count at 134 - Folha de S.Paulo

At least 16 inmates died on Saturday (14) when a riot broke out at the Alcaçuz prison, in Natal's metropolitan region. The prison is the largest in the country. The information was released by the Rio Grande do Norte public security secretary. With the ...

Brazil sees renewed violence at prison where 26 were killed over the weekend - The Guardian

Inmates stand on the roof during a rebellion at the Alcaçuz prison on 16 January, about 15 miles from the state capital of Natal. Photograph: Andressa Anholete/AFP/Getty Images. Brazil. Brazil sees renewed violence at prison where 26 were killed over ...

26 killed in latest Brazil jail bloodbath - Guardian

The latest in a string of brutal prison massacres involving suspected gang members in Brazil has killed 26 inmates, most of whom were beheaded, officials said Sunday. The bloodbath erupted Saturday night in the overcrowded Alcacuz prison in the ...

Drugs, riots corrupt Brazil's prisons - KCCI Des Moines

As Brazil's beleaguered prisons continue to face problems involving drugs, corruption, escapes and riots, the pressure is on the government to fix what some analysts say are systemic and structural failures of the prison system. Advertisement. This ...

Brazil Prisons: Another Riot Claims the Lives of 30 Inmates - Eastern Daily News

Yet another mutiny occurred in Brazil's prison. At Alcacuz Penitentiary Center, over 30 inmates were killed in prison riots. They started on Saturday. From the beginning of the year, over 140 prisoners have died in gang-related incidents all over ...

Another riot in an overcrowded Brazilian prison - PRI

Earlier this month, after another prison riot, relatives of inmates prayed in front of Desembargador Raimundo Vidal Pessoa jail in the center of the Amazonian city of Manaus, Brazil, January 8, 2017. Credit: Michael Dantas/Reuters. Brazilian police on ...

Brazil prison violence continues unabated, kills 32 - China.org.cn

At least 32 prisoners are dead, several decapitated, and some 28 are on the lam following two separate incidents at Brazilian prisons, authorities reported on Sunday. At least 32 prisoners are dead, several decapitated, and some 28 are on the lam ...

At Least 30 People Killed And Three Beheaded In Brazilian Prison Riot - Pedestrian TV

More than 30 people have been killed during a riot at a Brazilian jail, including three inmates who were beheaded, in the latest gang-related massacre to afflict the country's ailing prison system. Officials say that members of two rival drug gangs ...

Death toll rises in latest prison violence in Brazil - euronews

At least 27 inmates have now thought to have died in the latest violence to erupt in a Brazilian prison. The death toll is three times what was originally reported by the authorities who have warned it could go higher. On Saturday afternoon, violence ...

Source: Death toll from Brazil prison riot tops 30 - Eyewitness News

The death toll has risen to least 30 inmates in a prison riot in Brazil's northeastern region that broke out late on Saturday. This grab from TV Ponta Negra taken on 14 January 2017 of the Alcacuz Penitentiary Center near Natal, Rio Grande do Norte ...

Dozens killed and wounded in Alcacuz prison riot - Aljazeera.com

President Michel Temer says he is following developments after fresh outbreak of violence at overcrowded facility. 16 Jan 2017 04:33 GMT. Listen to this page using ReadSpeaker. 0; All Social. Listen to this page using ReadSpeaker. 0; All Social ...

AUTHORITIES CONFIRM 26 DEATHS IN LATEST PRISON RIOT - plus55 (blog)

At least 26 inmates died after a Saturday rebellion in the Alcaçuz Penitentiary, in Natal, capital of the northeastern state of Rio Grande do Norte. The state's Chief of Public Safety has confirmed the information. Initially, authorities had informed ...

At Least 26 Inmates Killed in Brazilian Prison Riot - KTLA

Corpses are being removed from the Alcacuz Penitentiary after a fight between rival gangs left at least 30 prisoners dead January 15, 2017. (Credit: Andressa Anholete/AFP/Getty Images). ×. At Least 26 Inmates Killed in Brazilian Prison Riot. Corpses ...

Prisoners beheaded and dismembered as rival gangs clash in two jails leaving 27 dead - Mirror.co.uk

State security officials said fighting between rival gangs broke out on Saturday at the adjacent Alcacuz and Rogerio Coutinho lock-ups near the city of Natal in the Rio Grande do Norte state. Officials waited until dawn on Sunday before entering to try ...