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April 14, 2022
April 14, 2022

'No prison in Bangladesh where people are tortured like in USA's Guantanamo'

The human rights situation in Bangladesh is better than the United States in many instances, said Information and Broadcasting Minister Hasan Mahmud today (April 14, 2022) dismissing the report of the US on human rights issues in Bangladesh.

October 26, 2017
October 26, 2017

Time served, yet in prison

Jail inmates of different foreign nationalities often have to languish in prison beyond their conviction period due to the cumbersome process of securing their release.

July 6, 2016
July 6, 2016

Messi sentenced to 21 months in prison

Barcelona soccer star Lionel Messi has been sentenced to 21 months in prison after a court in Barcelona found him guilty of three counts of tax fraud, a statement from the court said on Wednesday.

May 31, 2016
May 31, 2016

HC asks govt to admit Manna to Ibrahim Cardiac Hospital

The High Court directs the prison authorities to admit Nagorik Oikya convener Mahmudur Rahman Manna to Ibrahim Cardiac Hospital in Dhaka immediately for his treatment.

April 21, 2016
April 21, 2016

With bribe, wife gets ‘alone time’ with jailed husband, then gets caught

A woman has managed a chance to ‘reunite’ with her imprisoned husband bribing her way through prison guards. Successful for a brief period of time, she got caught in the act.

April 18, 2016
April 18, 2016

Ecuador quake toll at 272, 'certain to rise'

At least 272 people have been confirmed dead and more than 1,500 people injured after Ecuador was hit by its most powerful earthquake in decades.

April 8, 2016
April 8, 2016

Bangladeshi citizen found in Pakistan jail dies 4 years later

A man who returned to Bangladesh four years ago from a Pakistani prison, where he spent 15 years on suspicion of being an Indian spy, died Thursday, his family says.

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.