According to the website, «News of Thrace», 17 Afghans, men and women, who were arrested in the Evros region, because they illegally crossed the Greek-Turkish border and entered into the Greek territory, they were condemned to 3.5 years in prison without suspended sentence and a fine of 4,000 euros. All 17 are sent to prison. With this court ruling, Greece sends a clear message to all immigrants, who wish to enter illegally into the Greek territory , that not only that will not be allowed but that the consequences of doing so will be heavy.
Penal Colony Punishments, Australia: 18th through the 19th Century During the late 18th century and the mid 19th century, British criminals were transported to various penal colonies in Australia. Discipline was harshly enforced by the military guards for convicts who are lazy or unruly at their jobs. Let’s look at some of the punishments used on convicts: Solitary Confinement For committing minor crimes such as being disrespectful to authorities a convict would be placed in solitary confinement in dark dumb cells. They would be placed in a small cell that was pitch-black because there were no windows to let light in. Sitting in absolute silence for weeks and fed minimal…