NEW DELHI, July 29 (APD)—Telangana province is offering its prisons for rent to other provinces whose prisons are overcrowded. According to reports, the rent of the jail cells will be Rs 10,000 (around 155 USD) a month for each prisoner.
Palestinian protesters hurl stones at Israeli soldiers during clashes in the West Bank village of Beita near Nablus, on May 26, 2017
Photos showing hundreds of prisoners in a Philippine jail sitting naked while being searched for contraband have triggered accusations of further rights abuses in President Rodrigo Duterte’s deadly war on drugs.
At least 30 inmates have been killed in a prison riot in northeastern Brazil, the latest in a wave of uprisings in the country's overcrowded prisons that have killed nearly 140 this year.
The United States will transfer four detainees to Saudi Arabia from the Guantanamo prison in the next 24 hours, a US official said on Wednesday (Jan 4), in President Barack Obama's final push to shrink the inmate population despite pressure from President-elect Donald Trump to halt such releases.
"16 years ago, insolvency led me to prison, but this did not break my will and I successfully started a new business inside the prison with the help of the penitentiary authority," Fatma Ahmed, an Egyptian lady in her 50s, said as she welcomed visitors at an exhibition displaying her handmade craft items in prison.
Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has just approved a proposal on conditional release of prisoners ahead of time, following which some 20,000 prisoners will enjoy early release by 2018.
Visiting assistant U.S. Secretary of State for European and Eurasian affairs Victoria Nuland met with Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic and talked about regional stability and economic relations of Serbia and the United States.
Myanmar President Htin Kyaw signed a pardon for 83 prisoners on the country's New Year's Day, his office said in a statement on Sunday (April 17).
Newly-appointed Myanmar State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi said on Thursday that she will work for the release of political prisoners on the occasion of the upcoming Myanmar new year through legal channels.
Mexico's National Commission of Human Rights (CNDH) has opened a case into the riot at the Topo Chico prison in Monterrey in which 52 people died and 12 others were injured, the CNDH announced Thursday.
Chinese tech giant Huawei announced on Monday the opening of a cloud data center in Riyadh, the Saudi capital, as part of its efforts to expand its online service offer
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