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30 dead in Ecuador prison violence

Ecuador jail violence kills 30

Latin America

Wed, Sep 29 2021

It was the latest in a series of deadly clashes in Ecuador's overpopulated and understaffed prisons...

Coronavirus fear sparks Thai prison...

Coronavirus fear sparks Thai prison...

Asia Pacific

Sun, Mar 29 2020

News reports showed large plumes of smoke rising above the prison in Buriram province, which holds about...

32 dead in Tajikistan prison riot

32 dead in Tajikistan prison riot

South Asia

Mon, May 20 2019

The prison in Vakhdat, 17km east of the capital Dushanbe, holds 1,500 inmates

Prison riot in Mexico's Tamaulipas state...

Prison riot in Mexico's Tamaulipas state...

World

Wed, Jun 7 2017

The police operation was still underway to bring the situation under control

Brazil drug gangs spark prison riot,...

Brazil drug gangs spark prison riot,...

World

Tue, Jan 3 2017

Inmates loyal to PCC, Brazil's most powerful drug gang, and a Manaus criminal group were involved in...