6 Aug 2020
A high number of prisoners have escaped an Afghan jail following a deadly IS assault, local sources have said. The prison houses over 1,500 inmates, mostly captured members of IS and the Taliban.
26 Mar 2020
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20 Mar 2020
Nigerian prisoners sleep on each other at night, says Rochas Okorocha
23 Dec 2019
At least 18 inmates died and 16 were injured in overnight clashes between prisoners in Honduras after fighting erupted at a jail in the northern port town of Tela, prison officials said Saturday.
23 Nov 2019
On her way to Berlin, the Pussy Riot activist's boyfriend was arrested for action to support political prisoners. Alyokhina told DW about how the movement is attracting unlikely candidates and revealed new plans.
23 Nov 2019
A program in Kenya is working to rehabilitate prisoners by teaching them farming skills to enable them earn a living once they are out of jail.
10 Nov 2019
Presumed guilty: Former Japanese prisoners speak out
2 Apr 2019
Little hope for Ukrainian prisoners in Russian jails.
5 Sep 2017
Governor Ganduje pardons 500 prisoners.
20 Feb 2017
President Adama Barrow has promised more freedom and engagement with the international community. As his presidency kicked off, Barrow announced the release of all prisoners detained without trial.
18 Feb 2017
The Gambia’s new president will formally be sworn in on Saturday which is also the country’s independence day. Hundreds of prisoners hope the day will also bring their release.