We Did It! A Victory for VAWA
Fifteen years after it opened, Tamms CMAX is officially closed. The last five inmates in the high security unit were transferred on 28th December 2012 to Pontiac Correctional Center, Illinois.
Six men were accused of "highway robbery" and were transferred to Malaz prison. All of them say they were beaten and forced to confess to the charges against them.
Andrés Carrión Álvarez, a government critic from Cuba, was released from prison after being charged with public disorder.