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Queensland prisoners to get nearby milk right after MP complains about imports

By Isobel Roe and Isabella Higgins Updated December 12, 2015 16:40:08 Photo: Joe Bradley has been a dairy farmer for more than 40 years. (ABC News: Isabella Higgins) 4 Queensland prisons have banned imported milk after a complaint from Katter’s Australian Party MP Shane Knuth. Mr Knuth said he was horrified to discover that since…


Shorter stretch for Indian prisoners who pass yoga exam

Updated December 02, 2015 21:13:47 Prison officers in western India say they have come up with a novel way for inmates to safe early release — master some yoga poses and pass an exam. Inmates at Yerwada Central Jail in Maharashtra state can reduce their sentences by up to 3 months if they impress wardens…