Prison Guard Held Hostage by Inmates in Alcaçuz Prison

During today’s deadly riot in Alcaçuz prison in Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil, a guard was taken hostage and is shown in the video tied up, as inmates demand that the police not intervene, and ask for fix the horrific conditions in Brazilian prisons.

Prison Massacre at Penitenciária Estadual de Alcaçuz in Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil

Military police and prison officers will wait for dawn to enter the pavilions of the state prison of Alcaçuz, where a rebellion has been taking place since Saturday afternoon (14). According to the Government of Rio Grande do Norte, until 9 pm, at least 10 prisoners died in the rebellion. Licorice is the largest prison … Continue reading “Prison Massacre at Penitenciária Estadual de Alcaçuz in Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil”