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Jordan says two dead in prison riot after visits banned over coronavirus

Monday, 16 March 2020

Two inmates have been killed in a prison riot in Jordan, the state news agency said Sunday, after ......

Sixteen inmates killed in fight in Mexican prison

Wednesday, 01 January 2020

Sixteen inmates were killed and five more were wounded in a fight that broke out in a prison in the ......

Australian court sentences would-be airline bombers to 76 years in prison

Tuesday, 17 December 2019

Two Australian-Lebanese brothers have been sentenced to a total of 76 years in prison by an ......

Sudan’s deposed al-Bashir questioned over 1989 coup: Lawyer

Tuesday, 10 December 2019

Sudan’s former President Omar al-Bashir appeared on Tuesday before a prosecutors’ ......

Jailed Chinese-American released from Iran prison

Saturday, 07 December 2019

A Chinese-American detained in Iran in 2016 and later charged for spying will soon be united with ......

Iran says Russian journalist was detained for ‘visa violation’ not spying

Monday, 07 October 2019

Russian journalist Yulia Yuzik, who has been detained in Iran, was not charged with spying but a ......

Canada resident home after Iran jail escape: Ministry, family

Sunday, 04 August 2019

An Iranian serving a life sentence on a conviction of designing a pornographic website has fled the ......

Student detained in North Korea ‘released, safe’: Australian PM

Thursday, 04 July 2019

A 29-year-old Australian student detained in North Korea has been released and is “safe and ......

Family of murdered Iranian prisoner demand justice

Monday, 17 June 2019

The family of an Iranian prisoner killed in jail while serving an eight-year sentence has demanded ......

‘Don’t drink and drone,’ say Japanese MPs

Thursday, 13 June 2019

People in Japan operating drones under the influence could face up to a year in prison under new ......

Brazil to send gang leaders to federal prisons after massacre: minister

Wednesday, 29 May 2019

Brazilian Justice Minister Sergio Moro said on Tuesday that the prison gang leaders responsible for ......

Clashes in four Brazil prisons leave 42 dead

Tuesday, 28 May 2019

At least 40 prisoners in Brazil were found strangled to death on Monday in four jails in the Amazon ......

Clashes between prisoners in Brazil jail leave 15 dead

Monday, 27 May 2019

Clashes between inmates killed 15 people at a jail in Amazonas state in northern Brazil on Sunday, ......

Oxygen greenlights Kim Kardashian prison reform documentary

Wednesday, 08 May 2019

Oxygen Media has greenlighted a two-hour documentary that will capture Kim Kardashian West’s ......

UN highlights torture in Afghan jails but says progress is being made

Wednesday, 17 April 2019

Afghan security forces have inflicted less torture and mistreatment of prisoners detained in the ......

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