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February 25, 2016
February 25, 2016

Bollywood’s Sanjay Dutt freed from jail

Bollywood star Sanjay Dutt is released from a prison in the western Indian city of Pune.

November 26, 2015
November 26, 2015

[WATCH NOW] Man freed from jail after 44yrs reacts to today's technology

Otis Johnson was locked up in jail for 44 years and was recently released from prison to find the world he left behind has vastly changed.

September 14, 2015
September 14, 2015

Afghan Taliban storm Ghazni prison

Taliban militants have stormed a jail outside the central Afghan city of Ghazni, killing at least four policemen and freeing more than 350 prisoners.

June 15, 2015
June 15, 2015

Netherlands close 8 prisons for lack of criminals

As prison populations surge in the UK, with overcrowded cells and repeat offenders, the opposite is happening in the Netherlands.

June 9, 2015
June 9, 2015

Pakistan man given death row reprieve

The execution of a Pakistani man convicted of manslaughter has been postponed hours before he was due to be hanged, prison officials say.

May 9, 2015
May 9, 2015

'Dozens dead' in Iraq prison break

At least 30 prisoners and 10 guards have died in a prison break in Iraq.

March 14, 2015
March 14, 2015

Former Maldives president jailed for 13yrs

Former Maldives president Mohamed Nasheed is jailed for 13 years after being found guilty of terrorism for ordering arrest of a judge when he was in power in 2012

March 6, 2015
March 6, 2015

Indian prisoners win right to watch Cricket World Cup

A prison in India is installing cable connections to allow prisoners to watch the Cricket World Cup after they argued it is a "fundamental right".

February 13, 2015
February 13, 2015

Overflowing prisons

THERE has been a surge in the number of prison inmates in the recent time, with the escalation of political violence and intensification of law and order operations. In the last 37 days alone, 13...