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    12 prisoners killed, 13 hurt in Panama City prison shooting

    Xinhua . Panama City | Updated at 02:31pm on December 18, 2019

    At least 12 prisoners were killed and 13 others injured during a shooting Tuesday in a prison near Panama City, police said...

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    Visiting Assange, Britain’s political prisoner

    John Pilger | Updated at 12:00am on December 04, 2019

    I SET out at dawn. Her Majesty’s Prison Belmarsh is in the flat hinterland of south east London, a ribbon of walls and wire with...

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    Europe’s prisons failing to monitor inmates’ health: WHO

    Agence-France-Presse .  Copenhagen | Updated at 12:00am on November 22, 2019

    Prison authorities in Europe are not doing enough to monitor the health of inmates, meaning prisoners are more likely to suffer untreated conditions and are...

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    Lanka prisoners demand freedom after Swede’s killer pardoned

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 12:07am on November 13, 2019

    Hundreds of inmates at Sri Lanka’s biggest high-security prison staged a second day of protests Tuesday, demanding their freedom after the president pardoned a well-connected...

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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...