Prison yard

an inclosure about a prison, or attached to it.

See also: Yard

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You might think I was watching a live stream from a prison yard, a youth club or the local zoo.
In a 3-page letter, Franzen details the effects on his body from working in the kitchen and prison yard. He says pain medications provided by the prison are dangerous to his kidneys, and he complains of migraines, blood in his urine, kidney pain, nose bleeds, asthma and difficulty seeing the prison doctor.
Several inmates in Keffi prison, Nasarawa state, have allegedly attempted to escape from the prison yard over poor feeding and inadequate infrastructure.
found one supposedly picture-postcard cottage boasting a "VIP" hot-tub in its garden was "more akin to a prison yard".
The Controller General Nigeria Prisons Service (NPS), Ja'afaru Ahmed, has approved the recommendation of Zone 'C' Disciplinary Committee for the dismissal of Prison Assistant 1, Umar Adamu, from the Service for the offence of trafficking (smuggling) illicit drugs into the prison yard for prisoners.
"When that childhood innocence gives way to the harsher realities of royal life, the young prince or princess might well wonder if the protective walls of KP don't more closely resemble the walls of a prison yard," he previously wrote in the Express UK.
And there, in the prison yard, he sees the missing females.
The prisoners allegedly protested after being asked to return from the prison yard after their break time finished.
Gen Abdul Rahaman Sadiq Al Mahadi, the Assistant of the Republic, on Sunday announced from inside the central prison yard that it was upon the directives of the President of the Republic, Field Marshal Omar Bashir, that all political detainees have been set free.
The prison yard is gone and now you'll see a new set that's partly in that area.
Local residents told the National Iraqi News Agency / NINA / that "Daash executed three young men, accused them of writing on the walls of houses with (m) which means resistance after being arrested from their homes in Mosul." They added that "Daash burned them alive in the prison yard in the central city of Mosul, and ordered not to move their bodies to the forensic medicine in Mosul" ./ End
In April this year, inmate Ralph Goodman was stabbed to death in the prison yard by two inmates.