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    Ex-S Korean president jailed

    Agence-France-Presse . Seoul | Updated at 10:48pm on February 19, 2020

    Former South Korean president Lee Myung-bak was taken to prison Wednesday to begin a 17-year term for bribery and embezzlement after losing an appeal against...

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    Belmarsh prisoners show duty to civil disobedience

    Nozomi Hayase | Updated at 12:00am on February 06, 2020

    ON JANUARY 24, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who is detained in London’s Belmarsh prison solely for the purposes of the US extradition request, was moved...

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    Polish film gets Greek debut in a prison

    Agence France-Presse . Athens | Updated at 10:30pm on January 12, 2020

    Greek prisoners were the first to see a new Polish film about a reformed ex-convict, after the local distribution manager said on Friday he felt...

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    Anglophone v Francophone in Cameroon

    JB Gerald | Updated at 12:00am on January 03, 2020

    ON AN ugliness scale of one to 10, if the US Guantanamo prison is 7, the French military in Algeria 8, Pinochet’s controls of Chile...

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    10 dead in prison riot in Venezuela

    Agence France-Presse . Caracas | Updated at 11:27pm on January 01, 2020

    Gang fighting at a jail in Venezuela left at least 10 inmates dead, an NGO reported Tuesday. At least four grenades were detonated in clashes...

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    Ukraine rivals begin prisoner exchange

    Agence France-Presse . Checkpoint Mayorske | Updated at 09:41pm on December 29, 2019

    Ukrainian authorities and Russia-backed separatists in the war-torn east of the country began a prisoner exchange on Sunday in a frontline operation that has stirred...

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    World of prison camps

    Rafia Zakaria | Updated at 12:00am on December 27, 2019

    BEFORE the protests and protesters, there was the construction of camps. Even as India has erupted into rebellion over the proposed National Register of Citizens...

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    Honduras prison clashes leave 18 more dead

    Agence France-Presse . Tegucigalpa | Updated at 10:33pm on December 23, 2019

    At least 36 people were killed in weekend clashes in Honduran prisons as the military and police try to regain control after a spate of...

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    18 more prisoners killed in Honduras prison clash

    Agence France-Presse . Tegucigalpa | Updated at 02:58pm on December 23, 2019

    Eighteen people were killed in Sunday afternoon clashes between prisoners at a jail in central Honduras, less than two days after another 18 died in...

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    At least 18 inmates killed, 16 hurt in Honduras prison clash

    Agence France-Presse . Tegucigalpa | Updated at 04:28pm on December 22, 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...