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    Prisoners escape from Nigeria jail after armed gang attack

    Agence France-Presse . Abuja | Updated at 10:51am on April 06, 2021

    More than 1,800 inmates have escaped after a heavily armed gang attacked a prison in southern Nigeria using explosives, correctional authorities said Monday, in one...

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    Moscow court upholds prison term for Navalny

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 10:26pm on February 20, 2021

    A Moscow court on Saturday upheld a ruling to jail the Kremlin’s most prominent opponent Alexei Navalny, sealing his first lengthy prison sentence in a...

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    Prisoner beaten to death by inmate

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:19am on February 10, 2021

    A prison inmate was beaten to death by another inmate in Kishoreganj jail early Tuesday. The deceased was Abdul Hye, 27. Another prisoner named Jahangir...

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    Action against 15 other wardens today

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:22am on February 07, 2021

    The Prisons Directorate will take actions today against 15 wardens of the Kashimpur-1 Central Jail as the home ministry directed it to follow recommendations of...

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    Prison theatre, cultural activities to be launched in prisons

    Obaidur Rahman Sohan | Updated at 09:55pm on December 24, 2020

    Prison theatre is a unique field conceived under practical theatre, which can substantially help in the reformative process of the prison inmates positively, affecting their...

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    ACC submits charge sheet against DIG prisons Partha

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 06:15pm on August 24, 2020

    The Anti-Corruption Commission on Monday submitted a charge sheet against suspended Sylhet range deputy inspector general (prisons) Partha Gopal Banik in a case filed over...

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    ICRC continues to support Bangladesh prisoners amid COVID-19

    United News of Bangladesh. Dhaka | Updated at 06:18pm on July 29, 2020

    The International Committee of the Red Cross has said that it continues to support the Prisons Directorate in Bangladesh amid the COVID-19 outbreak to help...

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    Prison authorities reducing punishment of 17 marking of Eid

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 06:20pm on May 23, 2020

    The jail authorities have started the process of releasing 17 ‘minor offenders’ as the government on Thursday reduced their sentences on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr...

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    Qatar imposes mandatory masks on pain of prison

    Agence France-Presse . Doha | Updated at 11:38pm on May 17, 2020

    Qatar on Sunday began enforcing the world’s toughest penalties of up to three years’ imprisonment for failing to wear masks in public, as it battles...

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    250 global artists urge Israel to end Gaza blockade

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 11:03pm on May 16, 2020

    More than 250 global artists and writers including rocker Peter Gabriel, director Ken Loach and actor Viggo Mortensen have appealed to Israel to stop the...