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The prisoner

I’m now out of prison. Did I learn anything from my two-and-a-half years? Yes, actually—and I’d recommend jail to almost anyone
CAR Hills  

Obasanjo’s return

Having rejoiced when Olusegun Obasanjo became president of Nigeria again, I found reconnecting with him proved harder than expected.
Jonathan Power  

Irish eye

Carlo Gébler was in a Northern Irish prison on Good Friday. He came away less optimistic about the peace deal
Aarathi Prasad  


An American mother discovers that the legal system's "cure" for child sex abuse can be worse than the alleged disease. She writes anonymously in the web magazine Salon ttp://