• Tuesday, Nov 12, 2019
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57 dead in Brazil prison riot

57 dead in Brazil prison riot

Latin America

Tue, Jul 30 2019

Prisoners belonging to the Comando Classe A gang set fire to a cell containing inmates from the rival...

Sri Lanka picks 2 hangmen for first...

Sri Lanka picks 2 hangmen for first...

South Asia

Sat, Jun 29 2019

The Prisons Department began the recruitment process in March after the last hangman quit in 2014

Myanmar pardons nearly 7,000 prisoners...

Myanmar pardons nearly 7,000 prisoners...

South Asia

Fri, Apr 26 2019

President Win Myint granted unconditional amnesty to 6,948 prisoners serving jail terms around the country...

War crimes accused, 2 other prisoners...

War crimes accused, 2 other prisoners...

Dhaka

Tue, Apr 23 2019

All three died on Sunday night, hospital sources said

Myanmar pardons more than 9,000 prisoners...

Myanmar pardons more than 9,000 prisoners...

South Asia

Wed, Apr 17 2019

President Win Myint said 9,353 prisoners, including 16 foreigners

Jordan agrees to host a UN sponsored...

Jordan agrees to host a UN sponsored...

Middle East

Tue, Jan 15 2019

The deal to free prisoners simultaneously was part of confidence-building measures that included a plan...

PM’s directive releases 142 inmates...

PM’s directive releases 142 inmates...

Nation

Tue, Sep 18 2018

This is the first time in Bangladesh an initiative was taken to free a large number of prisoners at...

Comilla jail crammed with 3,029...

Comilla jail crammed with 3,029...

Nation

Fri, Feb 2 2018

Female inmates are suffering much  because of lack of adequate toilets in the prison.

Bangladesh’s 1st RMG factory in prison...

Bangladesh’s 1st RMG factory in prison...

Nation

Tue, Dec 26 2017

Some 300-400 Bangladesh Knitwear Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BKMEA)-trained prisoners will...

HC: Prisoners cannot be produced in...

HC: Prisoners cannot be produced in...

Court

Mon, Mar 13 2017

Though it is not common practice for prisoners to be produced before the court in manacles, jail authorities...

Van carrying 24 prisoners overturns...

Van carrying 24 prisoners overturns...

Bangladesh

Fri, Mar 3 2017

The accident took place around 10:45am on Friday

Home minister: Video trial for sensitive...

Home minister: Video trial for sensitive...

Crime

Mon, Feb 27 2017

The government is moving ahead with a plan to facilitate the trial of sensitive inmates through video...

General prisoners to be allowed phone...

General prisoners to be allowed phone...

Crime

Thu, Feb 23 2017

Prison authorities are looking to bring about massive changes, including allowing general prisoners to...

Prisoners in shackles: High Court summons...

Prisoners in shackles: High Court summons...

Bangladesh

Thu, Feb 23 2017

The court issued a summons for the DIG prisons to appear before it on March 9