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ERBIL, Kurdistan Region - Iran has announced clemency for more than a thousand prisoners on the occasion of the Islamic holiday Eid al-Fitr.
A 90-year-old triple murderer, reportedly the oldest prisoner on death row, has choked to death from his own vomit at a prison in Fukuoka Prefecture, the g.
The ACT government is considering reopening the old Symonston periodic detention centre for female prisoners, with the female accommodation at the prison .
Notorious murderer and rapist Liam Reid is to marry his disgraced lawyer in prison tomorrow.
Solomon Graves, Public Information Officer for the Arkansas Department of Corrections (ADC), said Dishman will have to serve what is left of his sentence.
Inmates at a South African prison known as Sun City were treated to "strippers" as part of an official event. Pictures circulating on social media show two scantily-clad women in thigh-high boots pressing themselves up against orange suited men at ...
The Ballantyne teen that went missing a year ago from her parents home was being held prisoner by a Georgia man in what is described as a quiet middle class neighborhood, authorities say.
"Those who cannot pay money had to learn standard behaviour for prisoners. During that session, they were slapped and kicked by hardened criminals.
Pictures from within the Byculla prison in the heart of Mumbai, show Indrani Mukerjea, 44, standing on the jail's rooftop with other inmates during their revolt.
John "Sonny" Franzese, left, arrives at federal court in 2010 in the Brooklyn Borough of New York. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews, File).
RICHMOND HEIGHTS, MO - A Richmond Heights woman describes encountering Bruce Brutsman, the prisoner on the run after escaping police custody.
I am sickened and outraged by the Department of Correction's persistent flouting of the state's 2011 directive to remedy the unsafe water supply at MCI-Norfolk ...
death row prisoner opens jail restaurant so he can cook his own last meal before he's executed. Convicted drug smuggler Roman Kalashnikov also wants to feed his fellow prisoners after being sentenced to death by firing squad. Share; Comments. ByZoey ...
In northern Syria, the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces released around 200 IS members in Raqqa province at the request of tribal leaders in the region.
CLAYTON, MO - The St. Louis County police Department is searching for an escaped prisoner from the St. Louis County Justice Center.
prison sources say the ISIS-inspired killer, who was born in Lambeth, South London, has radicalised dozens of other prisoners at HMP Frankland in County Durham, reports The Mirror. An official said: "Adebolajo spends most of his waking hours preaching ...
Bali's police chief says he believes a crime syndicate helped four foreign prisoners, including Australian Shaun Davidson, stage a brazen escape from Bali's Kerobokan jail.
In Missouri, the number of people age 50 and older who are in prison is increasing at 11 times the rate of the overall prison population.
On this week's episode of the 'Geek's Guide to the Galaxy' podcast the creators of the science fiction show look back on its legacy.
Dallas - Thousands of prisoners are housed every day in the Dallas County Jail. Some of them are non-violent offenders who just don't have the money to come up with even minimal bail.
A prisoner who escaped from a sheriff deputy's cruiser Thursday afternoon has been found, officials said Friday.
Judge Approves Settlement in Arizona Prisoner Death. A federal judge has approved a settlement between the state and a group of condemned prisoners who sued over how Arizona conducts executions. June 23, 2017, at 5:59 p.m.. MORE.
John "Sonny" Franzese was released from the Federal Medical Centre in Devens, Massachusetts, in a wheelchair at the end of his sentence for bank robbery.
Wyoming, Ohio - Four years ago, Otto Warmbier stood in front of his graduating class at Wyoming high school as the salutatorian, smiling and chipper even as he lamented leaving the tight-knit community where he grew up.
A prisoner accused of armed robberies is being hunted after he was wrongly let out of jail. Colin Green was freed after one charge against him was discontinued.
SHARON: That's also the sentiment of prisoner advocates who don't normally see eye-to-eye with the governor on criminal justice matters.
The American college student who died shortly after being released from a North Korean prison was laid to rest Thursday in his hometown near Cincinnati.
Six prisoners in Georgia have had their sentences cut by a quarter as a thanks for coming to the aid of a prison guard who collapsed with a heart attack.
Guy Miles hugs attorney Raquel Cohen of the California Innocence Project after he was released from Theo Lacy prison today in Orange, CA on Tuesday, June 20, 2017.
As increased revenue continues to be sought out by the Harvey County Commission in order to maximize the 2018 budget, one such opportunity was brought before the governing body at Monday's meeting.
BHUBANESWAR: A 35-year-old undertrial prisoner who was lodged at the Circle Jail in Choudwar died of acute liver cirrhosis at the SCB Medical College and hospital in Cuttack early Wednesday.
Matthew Taylor is the first to admit he wasn't a model prisoner during his time behind bars at Canberra's Alexander Maconochie Centre.
The consignment was part of 100 laptops donated to various prisons throughout the country. Tourism Minister Tokozile Xasa visited the women's prisoner training centre at Kgosi Mampuru to hand over the laptops and launch two computer training centres.
The governments of Delhi, Goa and Maharashtra spent the least per day on three meals given to a prisoner in 2015, much lower than the national average of Rs ...
Private bodies which are responsible for resettling prisoners are more interested in contractual targets than making a difference, according to an inspectorate ...
police have confirmed no prisoners have been found in a tunnel that is believed to be have been used by four escapee inmates at the Kerobokan jail.
A senior administration official confirmed to CBS News that on June 13, senior Trump administration officials met with Babak Namazi whose father and brother ...
Six Georgia inmates have been praised for their heroism after moving fast to save the life of a guard overseeing them. The inmates called 911 after the guard passed out on a hot day with 100 percent humidity.
HOLYOKE -- Hero or villain, political prisoner or terrorist, he's now a free man, and Oscar Lopez Rivera is coming to Holyoke.
G4S said one former prisoner who was involved with The Food Shed while serving his sentence was given a job with them after his release.
Her assailant, an Aramark employee named Jonathan Velez, was eventually arrested and charged with the crime. But according to lawsuits the victim has filed in state and federal court, Aramark knew Velez was messing with prisoners but failed to stop the ...
A freedom of information request by the Guardian has revealed an 87% rise in the number of prisoners aged 80 to 89 (from 102 to 191), and a 140% rise in prisoners aged 90 to 99 (from five to 12) in the past two years. There is currently one prisoner ...
The Palestinian prisoners' Clubs says there are 750 journalists, students, intellectuals and elected parliamentarians held by Israel administratively.
Hard life outside, says ex-prisoner. SHERIA BRATHWAITE,. Added 18 June 2017. Google +. Print. patrick-greaves-061817. Patrick Greaves says he doubts he will be able to live a comfortable life and has given up all hope.
Roxane Gay accepts her Freedom to Write Award at the PEN Center USA's 25th Annual Literacy Awards Festival at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel on Monday, Nov.
It is a violation of human rights but we are helpless as in spite of many efforts, a lockup couldn't be built inside the police station," said Dhanne Singh, station house officer of the GRP police station.
Kuala Lumpur: Muslim prisoners can meet their family members on the third and fourth day of the Hari Raya celebration on June 27 and 28, said the prisons Department.




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