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18-Year-Old American Girl Jailed For "Selfish & Arrogant" Breach Of COVID Curfew In Cayman Islands

An American college student has been jailed by the Royal Cayman Islands Police for blatantly violating COVID-19 restrictions, according to CBS News.  Skylar Mack, an 18-year-old college student at Mercer University in Georgia, was slapped with a two-month sentence for violating quarantine to attend her boyfriend’s jet ski competition.  Mack’s attorney Jonathan Hughes told CBS:  “Whilst…

What Public Defenders See: “Authorized” For Release, But Still Jailed

What Public Defenders See: “Authorized” For Release, But Still Jailed Tyler Durden Mon, 12/14/2020 – 21:30 Authored by Matt Taibbi via taibbi.substack.com In Prince George’s County, Maryland, a procedural quirk puts jails, not judges, in charge of pretrial release decisions Keith Lotridge, Chief Public Defender in Prince George’s County, Maryland, explains the problem. “You’re arrested…

Hong Kong Activists Joshua Wong & Agnes Chow Jailed For Defying Beijing

In the latest act of repression from the Hong Kong government, which recently presided over the expulsion of pro-democracy ‘opposition’ lawmakers from its Legislative Council, activists Agnes Chow and Joshua Wong have been sentenced to prison time for their roles in the 2019 pro-democracy movement. Wong on Wednesday was sentenced to 13.5 months in jail,…