1 day ago
House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi and three other Democrats handed Thein Sein a prisoner list and called for an end to attacks on minorities.
5 days ago
Myanmar's president has pardoned political prisoners just ahead of a state visit to the United States, maintaining the momentum of warming ties between the countries.
5 days ago
Cuban prisoner settles lawsuit against Md.
7 days ago
Under the pilot project, 563 well-behaved inmates out of 800 prisoners at Central Bangkwang Prison have had the shackles removed from their ankles since January.
8 days ago
To date, only two prisoners have been convicted in a trial by military tribunals at Guantanamo, and both were reversed by the federal appeals court in Washington (although one remains under review).
12 days ago
Uruguay general gets 28 years in prisoner's murder
13 days ago
A Pakistani man who was serving a life sentence in an Indian prison died Thursday, less than a week after he was beaten by another inmate and slipped into a coma, an official said.
19 days ago
Lawyers for prisoners have disputed the military's tally since the strike began in February as a protest of conditions and indefinite confinement at Guantanamo.
21 days ago
Report: Unclear prisoner release standards
70 days ago
One visiting prison lawyer told of watching guards hit inmates with iron bars and seeing an inmate hung upside down and beaten on the soles of his feet.
75 days ago
Haiti prisoners testify in 'Baby Doc' case
77 days ago
Fijian police are investigating what appeared to be the brutal beatings of two recaptured prisoners on a disturbing video seen this week on social media.
86 days ago
Jaradat died at a time of rising West Bank tensions, including several days of Palestinian marches in support of four hunger-striking prisoners in Israeli lockups.
93 days ago
Palestinians are holding demonstrations across the West Bank in a show of solidarity with prisoners on hunger strike in Israeli jails.
95 days ago
North Texas manhunt continues for dangerous escaped prisoner
99 days ago
A Florida prisoner being flown to Nevada has escaped in the Dallas area after stabbing one of his police escorts.
102 days ago
North of Riyadh in the city of Buraydah, around 30 people - mostly women related to the prisoners - held a similar rally.
108 days ago
In some ways, the 28-year-old prisoner I saw Thursday morning at the Tarrant County Corrections Center looks a lot like the 13-year-old boy I met 15 years ago.
111 days ago
Colombia's peace talks are resuming in Cuba amid acrimony over the rebels' insistence on their right to take security force members prisoner.
117 days ago
The prisoner release has come as a major blow for tens of thousands of fraud victims who have been seeking compensation for damages, including Kupkova.
118 days ago
Vietnam will begin producing its own chemical for executing prisoners after factories in the European Union stopped shipments because of objections there to the death penalty.
129 days ago
The head of Parliament's human rights committee, Eka Beselia, described the prisoners as the president's "personal convicts" who had been imprisoned for opposing his government.
131 days ago
A police official said the early Friday jailbreak took place after the prisoners escaped through windows of their cells and seized the weapons of guards who were manning two observation towers.
141 days ago
Pakistan set the prisoners free Monday in an apparent bid to boost the peace process.
152 days ago
The head of a European Parliament human rights delegation is urging Bahrain to release political prisoners as a step toward easing an anti-government uprising in the strategic Gulf nation.