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Stanley Prison

City Digest, February 18, 2013

About 30 Civil Human Rights Front members protested outside Stanley Prison yesterday in support of activist Koo Sze-yiu, who was jailed this month for nine months for desecrating Chinese and Hong Kong flags at two separate rallies last year.

Monday, 18 February, 2013, 4:34am

Inmates put spare time to earning degrees

Inmate Kei, 37, received his bachelor’s degree in Stanley Prison yesterday. He was among 97 inmates who were recognised for their academic achievements. Photo: K. Y. Cheng

After 11 years of studying, Stanley Prison inmate Wah Wah, 37, has received a bachelor's degree in business administration from the Open University.

"I never dreamt that one day I would get a bachelor's degree," Wah Wah said yesterday, dressed in a black graduation gown for the presentation ceremony.

10 Jan 2013 - 4:34am

Stanley: It was tough for the colonial convicts

Lee Yuk-lun offers expertise at the Correctional Services Museum. Photo: Dickson Lee

The room went silent as the cane came down with a sharp crack on a hard wooden surface. That's what used to happen to prisoners in Hong Kong's jails, said a museum guide to a fascinated group of pupils. He had their full attention.

14 Dec 2012 - 2:45pm

Characters who have spent time in Stanley prison

Out on a bluff just 20 minutes' walk from the tourist hordes of Stanley Market, sits Stanley Prison - home to some of the city's most colourful criminals.

The Gangster: Yip Kai-foon "Teeth Dog"

14 Dec 2012 - 3:50am

Prisoners cook meals for Charity Canteen at Stanley fair

A visitor is directed to a table in the 'Charity Canteen'. Photo: Sam Tsang

Innocent members of the public were given a taste of prison life yesterday.

They were marched into the "Charity Canteen" at the Correctional Services Department's celebration fair at Stanley.

4 Nov 2012 - 4:13am

Inmate at Stanley Prison hangs himself

An inmate yesterday hanged himself in Stanley Prison, where administrators had been warned by a coroner's court to install windows without bars after a spate of suicides.

17 Oct 2012 - 3:14am

City Digest

Four officers hurt subduing inmate

20 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Master of None

Master of None by John Hung Blacksmith Books

Former Wheelock managing director John Terence Hung may not be the last voting member of the Jockey Club to be jailed for graft, but he could be the first to write a dull book behind bars.

8 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Suicides expose failings in Stanley Prison

The negligence of prison officers and red tape prevented the timely delivery of medical aid to inmates who hanged themselves in Stanley Prison, an inquest found.

10 May 2011 - 12:00am