Jailed Muslim cleric and wife released from Nigerian prison
Shiite leader Ibrahim Zakzaky and his wife have been in jail since 2015. On Wednesday, a Nigerian court acquitted the couple and ordered their release.
'Hell': transgender woman describes prison in Cameroon
Cameroonian social media celebrity Shakiro has described how she and fellow transgender woman Patricia were put in chains during the five months they have spent in prison. They were released on Friday pending an appeal against their five-year sentences for "attempted homosexuality".
Bill Cosby is released from prison after conviction vacated by Pennsylvania court
Bill Cosby is released from prison after conviction vacated by Pennsylvania court.
Julian Assange plans to marry in UK prison
The WikiLeaks founder, who faces charges in the US over a massive leak of classified data, has been engaged to his partner since 2016. The couple hopes to marry in a London prison ahead of his 50th birthday on July 3.
Belarus: Opposition leader dismisses Pratasevich video from prison
Belarus opposition leader Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya says to disregard statements made under duress. Raman Pratasevich's mother also expressed dismay.
Italian Mafia boss arrested in Brazil after escaping prison
Rocco Morabito of Italy's 'ndrangheta Mafia was arrested in Brazil, two years after his escape from a prison in Uruguay. Known as "the king of cocaine," he had escaped with other inmates through the roof of the prison.
Doctors denied access to Navalny in prison hospital
A team of medics including Alexei Navalny's personal doctor, Anastasia Vasilyeva, are denied access to a penal colony hospital where the Russian opposition figure is being treated. Navalny, 44, launched a hunger strike on March 31 and his medical team has warned that his health is failing rapidly.
Bolivia's ex-president Anez alleges 'abuse' in prison
In a long, emotional letter, former president Jeanine Anez said she was suffering abuse in pre-trial detention. She faces charges of leading a coup against her predecessor.