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1,400 Palestinians in Israel jails to...

1,400 Palestinian prisoner plan hunger...

Middle East

Tue, Sep 14 2021

Tensions have been running high since six inmates staged a dramatic escape from a high-security jail...

Prisoner dies at DMCH

Prisoner dies at DMCH

Nation

Mon, Jun 14 2021

He was taken there on Monday morning  

Regional envoys urge Myanmar junta to...

Regional envoys urge Myanmar junta to...

Politics

Mon, Jun 7 2021

Opponents of the junta have voiced frustration at the lack of tough action by Asean

Prisoners given additional three minutes...

Prisoners get extra time to talk on...

Bangladesh

Fri, May 14 2021

Jail inmates were allowed to offer Eid prayers at their respective wards inside jail

Myanmar grants amnesty to more than...

Myanmar grants amnesty to more than...

South-East Asia

Fri, Feb 12 2021

Another 55 foreign prisoners will also be freed

Denis Villeneuve and Jake Gyllenhaal...

Denis Villeneuve and Jake Gyllenhaal...

Showtime

Tue, Sep 15 2020

After ‘Enemy’ and ‘Prisoners,’ Denis Villeneuve and Jake Gyllenhaal are reuniting...

Covid-19: 38 prisoners, guards infected...

Covid-19: 38 prisoners, guards infected...

Coronavirus

Wed, May 20 2020

As of Wednesday, Bangladesh had confirmed 26,738 coronavirus cases, with the death toll rising to 386...

Moulvibazar releases four prisoners...

Moulvibazar releases four prisoners...

Nation

Sun, May 10 2020

Four more prisoners are set to be released after they pay their fines

2,329 prisoners to be released from...

2,329 prisoners to be released from...

Coronavirus

Sat, May 9 2020

According to prison authorities, there are 88,771 prisoners in all the jails in the country

Coronavirus: Visits from relatives suspended...

Coronavirus: Visits from relatives suspended...

Coronavirus

Wed, May 6 2020

The prisoners and prison guards of Dhaka Central Jail are being treated in three different

17 killed in riot at Venezuelan...

17 killed in riot at Venezuelan...

Latin America

Sat, May 2 2020

Venezuela's prisons minister, Iris Varela, in an interview with a local newspaper, confirmed there...

Coronavirus: Prisoners expected to be...

Coronavirus: Prisoners expected to be...

Coronavirus

Thu, Apr 30 2020

The government has made the move in light of the overcrowding in most jails of Bangladesh

Myanmar releases 25,000 prisoners amid...

Myanmar releases 25,000 prisoners amid...

South Asia

Fri, Apr 17 2020

President Win Myint said 24,896 people jailed across the country, including 87 foreigners, would be freed...

Coronavirus: 120 prisoners to be released...

Coronavirus: 120 prisoners to be released...

Nation

Thu, Apr 9 2020

Of them, 75 were awarded life imprisonment and they have already served 20 years

Coronavirus: Chittagong prisoners make...

Coronavirus: Chittagong prisoners make...

Nation

Wed, Apr 8 2020

Authorities set up phone booths for inmates to get in touch with their families

Coronavirus: 3000 prisoners expected...

Coronavirus: 3000 prisoners expected...

Government Affairs

Wed, Apr 1 2020

Some government officials hinted that several prisoners, who were associated with ruling Awami League’s...

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