Monday, 24 January 2022
Dead, wounded in strike on Yemen prison: Red Cross
An air strike has destroyed a prison in the Huthi rebel stronghold of Saada in northern Yemen, leaving many dead or wounded, the insurgents said Friday as the Red Cross confirmed an attack
21 Jan 2022, 16:05
3 white men sentenced to life in prison for Black American Ahmaud Arbery’s murder
Three white men convicted of murdering African American jogger Ahmaud Arbery after chasing him in their pickup trucks were sentenced to life in prison Friday in a case that highlighted US tensions ...
08 Jan 2022, 21:49
Haiti: 11 killed in foiled prison break
Ten inmates and a police officer were killed during an attempt to escape from a Haitian prison, police said Monday
04 Jan 2022, 11:02
Concern over 'critical' Palestinian prisoner on hunger strike
A Palestinian prisoner languishing in hospital after an extensive hunger strike teetered close to death Sunday, sparking international concern and Palestinian demands that Israel release him from ...
02 Jan 2022, 20:44
Three of a family return after serving 3 years in Indian jail
Three members of the same family returned home to Bangladesh Saturday evening through Benapole check-post after serving three years in an Indian prison
02 Jan 2022, 10:00
South Africa condemns auction of key to Mandela prison cell
South Africa on Friday condemned the planned auction of the key to the prison cell that once held ex-president and national hero Nelson Mandela. The key to the cell on Robben Island, where Mandela ...
25 Dec 2021, 16:29
Thai prison set on fire during riot over coronavirus cluster
Hundreds of prisoners set fire to a Thai jail during a two-day riot over the handling of a coronavirus cluster, with some inmates wounded as officers sought to restore order
18 Dec 2021, 11:08
38 perish in huge Burundi prison fire
A massive fire tore through an overcrowded prison in Burundi before dawn on Tuesday, killing dozens of inmates and seriously injuring many more, the country's vice president said
07 Dec 2021, 20:38
New prison riot in Ecuador leaves 68 dead
More than 300 prisoners have been killed this year in Ecuador’s criminal detention system, where thousands of inmates tied to drug gangs square off in violent clashes that often turn into riots
14 Nov 2021, 14:03
Chief Justice to Attorney General
'Tell the IG Prisons not to carry out death sentence before receiving the full verdict'
The Appellate Division has asked the attorney general to speak to the IG Prisons to ensure that no death sentence is carried out before the full verdict is received
07 Nov 2021, 15:38