Tag archive for ‘Prison’
By admin On Thursday, January 30th, 2020
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Egypt ignored paperwork of US citizen who died in prison, lawyer says

Egypt ignored paperwork of US citizen who died in prison, lawyer says Cairo took no action after Moustafa Kassem renounced his Egyptian citizenship after entering into an agreement that would see him More...

By admin On Thursday, January 30th, 2020
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Israeli woman convicted of drug trafficking but pardoned by Putin walks free from Russian prison

Originally facing over seven years behind bars for the illegal possession of drugs, Naama Issachar is going home after President Vladimir Putin pardoned her ahead of a visit by the Israeli premier. Issachar was More...

By admin On Sunday, January 26th, 2020
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Ten icons of Egypt’s 2011 revolution now languishing in prison

Ten icons of Egypt’s 2011 revolution now languishing in prison Once feted for their role in removing Hosni Mubarak, these activists, lawyers and politicians are some of the thousands of political More...

By admin On Friday, January 24th, 2020
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Libyan sentenced to 19 years prison in US for Benghazi attack

Libyan sentenced to 19 years prison in US for Benghazi attack Jury in June convicted Mustafa al-Imam of terror-related charges in overnight attacks that began 11 September 2012 on US diplomatic mission More...

By admin On Friday, January 17th, 2020
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Eighty-six Pakistani Islamists handed decades in prison for role in violent rallies over Christian woman’s blasphemy acquittal

A Pakistani court has sentenced 86 members of a radical Islamist group to 55-year prison terms each for instigating violent protests against the acquittal of a Christian woman who had been accused of insulting Islam. The More...

By admin On Tuesday, January 14th, 2020
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US confirms ‘avoidable’ death of American held in Egyptian prison

US confirms ‘avoidable’ death of American held in Egyptian prison Moustafa Kassem, who was arrested in 2013 after the overthrow of Egypt’s first democratically elected president, had More...

By admin On Monday, January 13th, 2020
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Calls for justice overhaul as new figures reveal scale of prison overcrowding

Campaigners have called on the government to end ‘pointless’ short prison sentences, as new official figures show that nine prisons are overcapacity by more than 50%. The extent of overcrowding in prisons More...

By admin On Sunday, January 12th, 2020
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‘Close Guantanamo’: protesters rally in Washington on anniversary of prison opening

‘Close Guantanamo’: protesters rally in Washington on anniversary of prison opening Demonstrators assemble at White House, then hold mock funeral at Trump International Hotel for those who More...

By admin On Saturday, January 11th, 2020
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HMP Whitemoor, a maximum security prison

HMP Whitemoor, a maximum security prison in Cambridgeshie Morning Star  More...

By admin On Monday, December 30th, 2019
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Chinese scientist who claimed to create first-ever ‘gene-edited’ babies sentenced to 3yrs in prison

A Chinese scientist behind the “gene-edited” babies experiment has been sentenced to three years in prison, nearly a year after Beijing said he would be punished for his questionable practice. He Jiankui announced More...