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May 26, 2016
Female prisoners in Zimbabwe released under amnesty
Zimbabwe is releasing all convicted female prisoners except for a few who are serving life sentences. Prison officials said ...
May 26, 2016
Report: 46 states made prison-related reforms in 2014-15
A new analysis has found that nearly every state made prison-related reforms in 2014 and 2015. The Vera Institute of Justice ...
May 24, 2016
Report: Some incorrect prisoner releases due to staff error
Staff error resulted in 152 federal inmates being freed after their correct release dates between 2009 and 2014, including ...
May 20, 2016
Europe's top human rights body criticizes Belgian prisons
Europe's top human rights institution is criticizing Belgian jail conditions and says it's worried about conditions for ...
May 17, 2016
AP PHOTOS: For asylum seekers, Dutch prisons feel like home
With crime declining in the Netherlands, the country is looking at new ways to fill its prisons. The government has let ...
May 06, 2016
Turkish journalist sentenced for revealing state secrets
A Turkish court on Friday sentenced a prominent journalist to more than five years in prison hours after he escaped an attack ...
May 02, 2016
The Latest: Police surround Syrian prison following rioting
The Latest on the conflict in Syria (all times local): 5:20 p.m. Syrian activist groups say authorities have surrounded a ...
April 27, 2016
Estonian gets prison in cyberscam that infected 4M computers
An Estonian businessman has been sentenced in New York to over seven years in prison for his role in a cyberscam that ...
April 19, 2016
AP: S. Korea covered up mass abuse, killings of 'vagrants'
The 14-year-old boy in the black school jacket stared at his sneakers, his heart pounding, as the policeman accused him of ...
April 11, 2016
Israel to free 12-year-old Palestinian girl held in prison
A 12-year-old Palestinian girl who was imprisoned after she confessed to planning a stabbing attack in a West Bank settlement ...
April 11, 2016
Bangladesh closing notorious 18th-century prison in Dhaka
Bangladesh is closing its notorious 18th-century prison where sensational political killings over decades have targeted ...
April 08, 2016
Myanmar frees over 100 political prisoners, but jails 2
More than 100 political prisoners in Myanmar have been freed under an amnesty ordered by the country's new de facto leader, ...
April 04, 2016
High court sides with sex offender in dispute over registry
The Supreme Court ruled unanimously on Monday that a convicted sex offender did not have to update his status on the federal ...
March 25, 2016
Kosovo jails 3 for trying to join Islamic extremists
A Kosovo court has jailed three ethnic Albanian men who had tried to join Islamic State extremists in Syria. Two of them were ...
March 12, 2016
Egypt court sentences blogger to 3 years for insulting women
An Egyptian court sentenced a blogger to three years in jail with hard labor on Saturday for "spreading false news" after he ...
March 10, 2016
Dominican Republic sends Frenchman to jail over escape plot
A court in the Dominican Republic has ordered a Frenchman held in jail for three months while he awaits prosecution on ...
March 09, 2016
UN torture expert decries failed efforts to visit US prisons
A U.N. expert on torture, degrading and inhuman treatment is decrying "unsatisfactory results" following years of efforts to ...
March 03, 2016
At least 16 killed in prison fire in Guyana amid riot
At least 16 prisoners died in a fire Thursday as they protested overcrowding and other issues inside a prison in the capital ...
March 01, 2016
Council of Europe slams Greek prison conditions
Europe's leading human rights body has slammed conditions in Greek prisons and criticized the handling of police abuse ...
February 26, 2016
UK court sentences 3 to prison for teenage sex abuse
A British court has sentenced three brothers to decades in prison for raping and abusing teenage girls in the northern city ...