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    Mass arrests of opposition activists continue

    Muktadir Rashid | Updated at 12:00am on November 10, 2018

    Opposition activists, mainly from the Bangladesh Nationalist Party, continue to be arrested in a huge number across the country, which has crowded the prisons more...

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    Some 400 prisoners escape prison in Tripoli chaos

    Reuters . Tripoli | Updated at 12:00am on September 04, 2018

    Some 400 prisoners escaped from a jail in Libya’s capital on Sunday while fighting between rival armed groups raged nearby, a judiciary official said as...

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    Makeshift sheds proposed as jails overcrowded

    Muktadir Rashid | Updated at 11:31pm on August 20, 2018

    The prison authority has proposed construction of makeshift sheds in prisons to accommodate increasing inmates that has aggravated the situation in the 68 jails in...

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    Amnesty fears war crimes in UAE-run Yemen prisons

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 11:20am on July 12, 2018

    Human rights violations in a string of Yemeni prisons run by the United Arab Emirates could amount to war crimes, Amnesty International...

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    Prison overcrowding means abuse of rights, legal and human

    | Updated at 12:05am on June 03, 2018

    THE overcrowding of the jails with about 85,859 inmates, against a capacity of 36,664, as of Thursday, the highest since 2005 when the jails with...

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    Jails crammed with 85,859 inmates

    Muktadir Rashid | Updated at 01:10am on June 02, 2018

    Prisons across the country became overcrowded with about 85,859 inmates, as of Thursday, against the capacity of 36,664 as the law enforcement agencies continued to...

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    Move underway

    Mahamudul Hasan | Updated at 12:45am on July 03, 2017

    A government move is underway to develop the Old Central Jail and the surrounding areas into recreation facilities for the Old Town. Prison directorate officials...

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    Land minister’s son lands in prison

    Our Correspondent . Pabna | Updated at 01:11am on May 22, 2017

    A Pabna court on Sunday rejected bail prayers of Ishwardi municipality Juba League president Sirhan Sarif Tomal, also son of land minister, and ten other...

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    93pc posts remain vacant in prison hospitals

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:07am on May 15, 2017

    The country’s prison hospitals are facing acute shortage of medical facilities with 93 per cent posts of doctors remaining vacant...