By Pablo A. Tariman
It was once suggested to Cecile Licad and German cellist Alban Gerhardt that they should perform in Philippine prisons. The two artists liked the idea and said they were open to playing music in unlikely places.
And So It IsBy George Sison
Some people are in jail and most of us are not, that is obvious; but beneath the surface are others who are imprisoned by fear, sickness, resentment and ill will.
By Jodee A. Agoncillo
There’s a tall, secured gate that separates them from the rest. They all wear yellow shirts and jeans that tell outsiders that they’re not your usual kaffe klatsch group. The uniform also helps the guards pick them out in case they try to blend in with the slew of visitors in the compound.
Guards thought there was something suspicious about a little white cat slipping through a prison gate in northeastern Brazil. A prison official says that when they caught the animal, they found a cellphone, drills, small saws and other contraband taped to its body.
By Mark Thiessen
After serving a 14-year sentence for murder, no one would have expected Sarah Jane Coffman to go anywhere near the Hiland Mountain Correctional Center once she was released.