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Court slams France over prisoner treatment

The European Court of Human Rights on Thursday condemned France for inhumane and degrading treatment of a prisoner detained in an evil-smelling, burnt-out cell.

France taken to court for rat and cockroach-infested prison

France taken to court for rat and cockroach-infested prison

Live from jail: Another French inmate mocks the system

Live from jail: Another French inmate mocks the system

French murderer back after ‘holiday’ from jail

French murderer back after ‘holiday’ from jail

Armed men break French drug kingpin out of jail

Armed men break French drug kingpin out of jail

Frenchman returns to jail to get away from partner

Frenchman returns to jail to get away from partner

Foot fetishist jailed for attack on elderly woman

Foot fetishist jailed for attack on elderly woman

Frenchmen jailed over bid to wage jihad abroad

Frenchmen jailed over bid to wage jihad abroad

VIDEO: Jail probes inmates’ Harlem Shake

VIDEO: Jail probes inmates’ Harlem Shake

Mum on trial over son’s rape in jail visiting room

Mum on trial over son’s rape in jail visiting room

State to pay for jailing namesake of child rapist

State to pay for jailing namesake of child rapist

French prisoners riot after inmate found dead

French prisoners riot after inmate found dead

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Prisoner severs finger and sends to minister

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Man blocks ambulance ‘because he needed a cig’

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French-Vietnamese blogger jailed in Vietnam