Thousands sign petition to release US rapper ASAP Rocky from Swedish custody

Thousands sign petition to release US rapper ASAP Rocky from Swedish custody

An online petition calling for the release of US rapper ASAP Rocky, detained in Sweden suspected of assault after a street brawl, has gained more than 470,000 signatories in 24 hours.

Malmö police run out of remand cells to lock up suspects

Malmö police run out of remand cells to lock up suspects

Sweden’s oldest inmate remains locked up for life

Sweden’s oldest inmate remains locked up for life

Farm animals help rehabilitate prisoners in Sweden

Farm animals help rehabilitate prisoners in Sweden

Swedish prisoners demand better toilet paper

Swedish prisoners demand better toilet paper

Swedish inmates demand: We want to make Christmas cards

Swedish inmates demand: We want to make Christmas cards

Study: Yoga helping Swedish inmates one pose at a time

Study: Yoga helping Swedish inmates one pose at a time

Why Sweden could change its pre-trial detention laws

Why Sweden could change its pre-trial detention laws

Swedish court jails man for porn bills

Swedish court jails man for porn bills

Refugees beg to leave ‘inhuman’ Malmö shelter

Refugees beg to leave ‘inhuman’ Malmö shelter

Swedish man locked up for porn surfer extortion

Swedish man locked up for porn surfer extortion

Sweden has fewest new prisoners in six decades

Sweden has fewest new prisoners in six decades

Swedish inmates to receive digital tablets

Swedish inmates to receive digital tablets

Swedish police hunt for escaped prisoner

Swedish police hunt for escaped prisoner

Swedish jails empty despite crime rise

Swedish jails empty despite crime rise

Norway to Sweden: Can we rent your prisons?

Norway to Sweden: Can we rent your prisons?

Swedish prisoner escapes to visit dentist

Swedish prisoner escapes to visit dentist

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Swedish prisoners increasingly mobile

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Police Academy – Iraqi style

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Escapism: fugitives caught

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Escapism II: more prisoners on the run

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Jailhouse shock

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Escapism III: massive hunt for two more prisoners

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Escaped prisoners caught

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Staff “behind Hall Prison escapes”

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Swedish prisons “full of psychopaths”

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Hostage “stabbed fugitive in the face”

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Guard “smuggled gun into prison”

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Another prisoner on the run

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Swedish prisoners in riot

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Sweden willing to imprison more war criminals

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Foreign prisoners reject Swedish hospitality

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Prisoner diagnosed with TB

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Police hunt escaped double murderer – again

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Young escapees caught

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Steep rise in underage prisoners

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Jails recruit “spies” to boost security

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Over 200 Swedes jailed abroad

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17 year old hangs himself in police custody

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Man breaks out of Stockholm jail

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Tuberculosis strikes twelve in prison

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Killer escapes from secure unit with daughter

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Escaped woman returns to secure hospital

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Prison suicides increasing in Sweden

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Sweden could ban smoking in prison

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Secure psychiatric care “lacks proper control”

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Porn for prisoners: Supreme Court gets involved

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Swedish prison service “can’t afford to treat sex offenders”

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Prisoner escapes during soccer game

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Stockholm prisoner in classic jailbreak

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Plavsic asks Sweden for pardon

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Prison doctor gave Viagra to rapist

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Prisoners escape by attaching cutlery to shoes

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Smoking banned in jail from 2008

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‘Ban porn from prisons’ call

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Jailbird released after friend faxes prison

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Prisoner left out in freezing yard

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Police hunt after Södertälje prison escape

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Prison escapee found dead

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Prisoner asks for new wardrobe after weight gain

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Prisons ‘must be allowed to ban porn’

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Porn ban for sex offenders

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Murderer on strike over ‘hug ban’

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Prisoner chops off ear in protest

Tension mounts over smoke-free jails

Tension mounts over smoke-free jails

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Worry over prison smoking ban

Swedish prisons hope to profit from ‘Made in Jail’

Swedish prisons hope to profit from ‘Made in Jail’

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Prison time for mentally ill

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Parents’ crime costs man prison warden job

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Government wants to help criminals get jobs

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Five escape youth detention centre following unrest

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Remand centre suicides show no sign of abating

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Detainee found hanged at police station

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Prisoners seek higher learning

Swedish prison: fermented herring a ‘security risk’

Swedish prison: fermented herring a ‘security risk’

Fewer prisoners return to life of crime

Fewer prisoners return to life of crime

Students design outfits for Swedish women prisoners

Students design outfits for Swedish women prisoners

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Swede held in prison in Yemen

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Swedish women committing more violent crimes

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Employee stole female prisoners’ money

Charges following detainee’s ‘high-pressure’ bath

Charges following detainee’s ‘high-pressure’ bath

Bid to sell Swedish prison clothes online backfires

Bid to sell Swedish prison clothes online backfires

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Gang leader studies fraud law in prison

Riksdag approves tougher prison sentences for murder

Riksdag approves tougher prison sentences for murder

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Overweight inmate seeks damages for svelte fatigues

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Gothenburg court convicts trio for heroin smuggling

Minister proposes ankle bracelets for young criminals

Minister proposes ankle bracelets for young criminals

Inmates commit crimes using prison phones

Inmates commit crimes using prison phones

EU anti-torture body blasts Swedish jails

EU anti-torture body blasts Swedish jails

Escape attempt at high-security hospital

Escape attempt at high-security hospital

‘Super bunker’ houses Sweden’s top criminals

‘Super bunker’ houses Sweden’s top criminals

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Prison closures needed to keep authority afloat

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Fines for corrections officers who let man die

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Rowdy prison service Christmas party prompts police response

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Prison guard pregnant after affair with rapist

Swedish lifers are living as monks

Swedish lifers are living as monks

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25% of female inmates engaged in prostitution

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Mum of 11 seeks alcohol smuggling jail pardon

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Baking prisoner banned over booze fears

Prisoners threaten strike over incontinent inmate

Prisoners threaten strike over incontinent inmate

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Convict’s girlfriend sues over strip search

Swedes escape from Haitian prison drama

Swedes escape from Haitian prison drama

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Iran frees jailed Swedish cosmetic firm worker

Global demonstrations call for Assange’s release

Global demonstrations call for Assange’s release

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UK court to decide on bail for Assange

Bomb rattles home of Swedish prison worker

Bomb rattles home of Swedish prison worker

Swedish fraudster jailed in Ethiopia

Swedish fraudster jailed in Ethiopia

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Inmate commits suicide at Swedish prison

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Ikea used East German prison labour: report

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Swedish ‘prisoners’ send mail order cry for help

Inmate beats female prison guard to death

Inmate beats female prison guard to death

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Wrong of guards to stop inmate’s sex act

Isaak children criticize ‘Free Dawit’ campaign

Isaak children criticize ‘Free Dawit’ campaign

What would Dawit Isaak have done?

What would Dawit Isaak have done?

Dawit Isaak ‘may be dead’: report

Dawit Isaak ‘may be dead’: report

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Female guard beaten in new prison attack

Escaped prisoner on the loose in Stockholm

Escaped prisoner on the loose in Stockholm

Pantless prisoner walks out of Swedish jail

Pantless prisoner walks out of Swedish jail

Convicted killer wants to ‘take a vacation’

Convicted killer wants to ‘take a vacation’

Swedish inmates ‘awash in drugs, guns and porn’

Swedish inmates ‘awash in drugs, guns and porn’

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Brain-damaged woman held for being ‘drunk’

Inmates tortured prisoner with potato peeler

Inmates tortured prisoner with potato peeler

Sweden mulls scrapping mental care as penalty

Sweden mulls scrapping mental care as penalty

Ikea rejects East German prison labour claims

Ikea rejects East German prison labour claims

Probation officer caught in gangster love affair

Probation officer caught in gangster love affair

‘Machete man’ jailed after ruthless rampage

‘Machete man’ jailed after ruthless rampage

Malmö jail inmates angry over playing cards ban

Malmö jail inmates angry over playing cards ban

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Pricey maximum security prisons remain half-full

Runaway drug smuggler caught after eight years

Runaway drug smuggler caught after eight years

Swede paid friend to serve his prison sentence

Swede paid friend to serve his prison sentence

Ikea admits using East German prison labour

Ikea admits using East German prison labour

Court upholds sentence for subway robber

Court upholds sentence for subway robber

‘Prisons play up gang threat for funds’

‘Prisons play up gang threat for funds’

Punish teen criminals with curfews: Reinfeldt

Punish teen criminals with curfews: Reinfeldt

Subway robber suspected of Paris killing

Subway robber suspected of Paris killing

Prisoner numbers fall in Sweden

Prisoner numbers fall in Sweden

Tax-evading Swedish pensioner ‘too old’ for jail

Tax-evading Swedish pensioner ‘too old’ for jail

Swedish woman fakes cancer to get out of jail

Swedish woman fakes cancer to get out of jail

‘Offensive not to punish prison breaks’

‘Offensive not to punish prison breaks’

Drug busts soar as inmates allowed phones

Drug busts soar as inmates allowed phones

Swedish courts are about to get tougher on murder

Swedish courts are about to get tougher on murder

Jail term cut for ‘most dangerous’ Swedish killer

Jail term cut for ‘most dangerous’ Swedish killer

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Life sentence for Malmö bouncer murder

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Wife jailed for shooting husband in the back

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Convicted killer seeks to adopt teen girl

Sweden set to send foreign prisoners home

Sweden set to send foreign prisoners home

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Convicted murderer escapes in Stockholm

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Escaped criminals back at mental clinic

Fewer Swedish killers get life sentence

Fewer Swedish killers get life sentence