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 ...

Another Prison Massacre in Brazil - Modern Tokyo Times

The government of Brazil needs to formulate new policies to stem recent grim massacres inside prisons that are obviously out of control. According to the latest massacre, another thirty prisoners were mainly beheaded or burnt alive. This follows on ...

Inmates Beheaded in Brazil Prison Riot - Financial Tribune

Twenty-seven inmates were killed in a Brazilian prison riot that broke out on Saturday, adding to chaos in a penitentiary system in which some 140 inmates have died in gang warfare since the start of the year. Members of a drug gang started the clash ...

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 ...

Brazil sees new uprising at prison where 26 killed over weekend - Press TV

Corpses are being removed in the Alcacuz Penitentiary after a fight between rival gangs near Natal in the Brazilian northeastern state of Rio Grande do Norte, on January 15, 2017. (Photo by AFP). A new uprising has broken out at a prison in ...

Prison massacres (and beheading) continues in Brazil, this time 30 inmates in Natal - MercoPress

The Alcacuz prison, just outside the state capital Natal, was built for a maximum of 620 inmates but currently houses 1,083, the state justice department said. The latest in a string of brutal prison massacres involving suspected gang members in Brazil ...

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 ...

Prisoners occupy roof of Brazil jail after massacre - Guardian

Inmates stand on the prison roof waving a flag that reads “We want peace but don't run away from war” during a rebellion in Alcacuz Penitentiary Center near Natal, Rio Grande do Norte state, northeastern Brazil on January 16, 2017. The latest in a ...

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 ...

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 ...

Death toll rises in latest prison violence in Brazil - africanews

At least 27 inmates have now thought to have died in the latest violence to erupt in a Brazilian prison. ADVERTISING. inRead invented by Teads. The death toll is three times what was originally reported by the authorities who have warned it could go ...

26 Killed In Latest Brazil Jail Bloodbath - TOLOnews

The bloodbath erupted Saturday night in the overcrowded Alcacuz prison in the northeastern state of Rio Grande do Norte. Thumbnail. The latest in a string of brutal prison massacres involving suspected gang members in Brazil has killed 26 inmates, most ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Inmates beheaded as at least 10 dead as rival gangs fight in Brazil prison - Irish Independent

Fighting between rival gangs in a prison in northern Brazil has reportedly left at least 10 inmates dead, three of them beheaded, in the latest in a series of massacres in the country's jails. News website Folha de Sao Paulo said the afternoon riot ...