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    Three prisoners die in Sylhet

    Staff Correspondent . Sylhet | Updated at 12:00am on September 07, 2019

    Three prisoners died in Sylhet Central Jail between Thursday and Friday. The deceased were identified as Afiz Ali Yunus, 49, of Lohargaon at Jagannathpur upazila...

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    Hundreds escape Papua prison after violent riots

    Agence-France-Presse . Indonesia | Updated at 12:00am on August 21, 2019

    Indonesian authorities were hunting for more than 250 inmates who escaped a Papua prison set ablaze during violent riots, officials said Tuesday, as fresh protests...

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    BNP to move internationally for Khaleda’s release

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:36am on August 18, 2019

    Opposition BNP on Saturday decided to move internationally to secure freedom and proper medical treatment of its ailing chairperson and former prime minister Khaleda Zia...

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    El Chapo sentenced to life in US prison

    Agence France-Presse . New York | Updated at 12:00am on July 19, 2019

    Once one of the world’s most powerful and notorious criminals, Mexican drug lord Joaquin ‘El Chapo’ Guzman was sentenced to life imprisonment Wednesday — the...

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    Our immigrant prisons are an atrocity

    Lizet Ocampo | Updated at 12:00am on July 06, 2019

    OVER the past several weeks, the brutal terror that immigrants face at the hands of our government has come into even sharper focus. As reports...

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    Submit list of vacant doctor posts in jails: HC

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:07pm on June 24, 2019

    The High Court on Sunday asked the inspector general of prisons to submit...

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    40 inmates strangled to death in Amazon prison gang clashes

    Reuters . Sao Paulo | Updated at 04:11pm on May 28, 2019

    At least 40 prisoners in Brazil were found strangled to death on Monday in four jails in the Amazon jungle city of Manaus, where a...

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    Brazil prison clashes leave 15 dead

    Agence-France-Presse . Brazil | Updated at 02:00pm on May 27, 2019

    Clashes between inmates killed 15 people at a jail in Amazonas state in northern Brazil on Sunday, the regional prison authority said.The clashes broke out...

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    Islamic State militants riot in Tajik prison, 32 killed

    Reuters . Dushanbe | Updated at 01:30pm on May 20, 2019

    Three prison guards and 29 inmates have been killed in a high-security prison in Tajikistan after convicted Islamic State militants started...

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    Prisoner dies in Jashore

    United News of Bangladesh . Jashore | Updated at 08:42pm on April 21, 2019

    A prisoner serving a life sentence died in Jashore Central Jail on Sunday.The deceased was Abdul Majid, 52, who was jailed for life term on...