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Multiple webpages claim that after the events of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Dolores Umbridge was sent to the prison Azkaban with a life-long sentence. In what interview did J. K. Rowling claim this?

(The sentence isn't surprising, given how she's prosecuted Muggle-born wizards in the Ministry.)

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During a Bloomsbury written chat on July 30th, 2007:

What is toadface Umbridge doing now?

JKR: Glad to see you like her as much as I do! She was arrested, interrogated and imprisoned for crimes against Muggleborns.

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Thanks alexwlchan for editing my answer. I keep this way of writing in mind ! – Vrashnak Apr 8 '14 at 10:44
Did she tell lies to get out of it? I smell Irony! – Steven Wood Apr 8 '14 at 13:27
@StevenWood I don't think so. If you read the whole transcript, you'll find that she tends to make rather short answers with some comments when the question allows it. If you are talking about Umbridge, I wasn't there to see her threatened by the magical cops. Yet I love the idea of a lamp in her face and the cop saying "We've got ways of making women talk"... – Vrashnak Apr 8 '14 at 13:56
Perhaps they could have used a certain quill and told her to write "I must not murder muggles" :-) (also I think you mean "Ve Haff Vays of Making you Talk!") – Steven Wood Apr 8 '14 at 14:20
@Vrashnak - ways of making "women" talk, really? The implications of your comment are kind of ugly, I don't think Rowling was talking about a Gestapo-style interrogation or that she would "love" such an idea. – Hypnosifl Apr 8 '14 at 14:23

In addition, this information was confirmed by Umbridge's story on Pottermore posted in 2014:

With the fall of Lord Voldemort, Dolores Umbridge was put on trial for her enthusiastic co-operation with his regime, and convicted of the torture, imprisonment and deaths of several people (some of the innocent Muggle-borns she sentenced to Azkaban did not survive their ordeal).

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