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Why did the Nazis create bands in concentration camps during World War II?

The first musical groups appeared almost simultaneously with the concentration camps themselves. It is hard to imagine how the prisoners,…

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History

Angel of Death: 8 facts about the life and work of Josef Mengele

He was a horrible man who earned the nickname "Angel of Death" after killing tens of thousands of people.

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Africa

30 years in prison for the robbery-murder of a Flemish father in South Africa

The Supreme Court of the South African city of Mahikeng has sentenced the murderer of Flemish missionary Jef Hollanders (83)…

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Global

Notorious Italian criminal arrested in Sardinia

Notorious Italian criminal Graziano Mesina was arrested in Sardinia on Saturday. A special police team arrested the 79-year-old man, who…

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Columns

How Maurizio Gucci lives after 18 years in prison, who ordered his destruction

The international premiere of the film “House of Gucci,” which chronicles the love story of Maurizio Gucci and Patricia Reggiani,…

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History

Why did Alcatraz close and why do criminals call it hell on earth

The old Alcatraz prison structure now houses a museum, the setting, and mood of which harkens back to the days…

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Top 5

The largest and bloodiest prison riots in the world

In general, prisons around the world face the same problems, but to slightly different degrees. However, is the some of…

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History

Robben Island of Cape Town: its prison produces presidents

Robben Island is a small island off the coast of Cape Town and is situated in Table Bay, 6.9 kilometers…

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Africa

Life imprisonment for “assassination attempt” of Egyptian President Sisi

Egyptian military court upheld the life sentences of 32 people accused of planning an “assassination attempt” on President Abdel Fattah…

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Africa

Armed group storms prison and frees 240 inmates in Nigeria

In Nigeria, heavily armed men stormed a prison in the middle belt state of Kogi on Sunday night and freed…

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Global

Sirhan Sirhan, who killed Robert Kennedy may be released after 53 years

Sirhan Sirhan, the man convicted of shooting Robert F. Kennedy, faces parole after 53 years in prison. On Friday, a…

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History

Smallest prison in the world; what else is it famous for?

The smallest prison in the world is located on Sark Island, one of the quietest, most peaceful and ecologically clean…

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