10 Police Officers Killed in Violent Attacks Ahead of Pakistan Election: Officials Blame Surge in Militant Violence

Dera Ismail Khan, Pakistan – At least 10 police officers were killed in Pakistan and six more wounded when gunmen attacked a police station in the country’s north-west, officials said. The attack took place in the town of Dera Ismail Khan amid an uptick in violence ahead of this week’s national elections. Gunmen overran the police station in a pre-dawn attack, according to local official Mohamed Afzal. The attackers threw hand grenades at the building …

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Federally Death-Sentenced Prisoners Blame New Conditions of Confinement for Recent Prisoner Death

FLORENCE, Colorado – Two federally death-sentenced prisoners filed a complaint alleging that the new conditions of confinement may have played a role in the recent death of a fellow inmate. The prisoners claim that the Bureau of Prisons’ decision to move death-sentenced prisoners to the United States Penitentiary Administrative Maximum Facility in Florence, Colorado, has contributed to the deteriorating mental and physical health of the inmates. They say that the lack of outdoor recreation, minimal …

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