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May 27, 2019
Clashes between prisoners in Brazil's Amazonas claim 15 lives; authorities say victims were killed with sharpened toothbrushesSome of the inmates were stabbed with sharpened toothbrushes, while others had been strangled, Brazil's Colonel Almeida said, adding that an investigation has been opened to determine the cause of the fight
Jun 24, 2017
Yemen to investigate allegations of torture in secret prisons run by UAE-backed forcesYemen said that it was investigating reports that forces backed by the UAE were running secret prisons in southern Yemen where detainees are subjected to torture.
Jun 22, 2017
US accused of being complicit in abuse and torture of detainees in secret Yemeni prisonsHundreds of men swept up in the hunt for militants have disappeared into a secret network of prisons in southern Yemen where abuse is routine and torture extreme.
Oct 17, 2016
Number of undertrials in prisons in India is the same as the population of BarbadosThere are 282,879 undertrials in Indian prisons, according to Prison Statistics 2014, a number equal to the population of the Caribbean nation of Barbados.
Mar 22, 2016
Five Dutch prisons to shut down due to low crime rateDutch Justice Minister Ard van der Steur said on Monday that the government plans on closing five more prisons over the next few years to cut down on spending on empty prison cells.
Feb 12, 2016
Fear pervasive after riot in Mexico prison leaves 49 inmates hacked, beaten and burnt to deathA prison riot that left 49 inmates hacked, beaten or burned to death opened searing questions about gang rule, extortion and human rights violations in Mexico's overcrowded prisons, where people merely awaiting trial are mixed in with some of the world's most hardened killers.
Mar 12, 2015
UN torture investigator raps US, India for not allowing access into prison systemsA UN torture investigator has accused the US and India of stalling on his requests to visit their prisons
Dec 19, 2014
Prisons across Pakistan on high alert ahead of executionsAll prisons across Pakistan went on high alert Friday, with officials preparing to start executing prisoners jailed for terrorist crimes from dawn Saturday.
Jul 10, 2013
Thousands of US prison inmates on hunger strikeNearly 30,000 of the 133,000 inmates in California prisons refused meals for the second day in support of inmates held in solitary confinement at Pelican Bay State Prison, corrections officials said Tuesday
Jun 28, 2013
Bikaner jail inmates stone fellow prisoners to deathThree prisoners were stoned to death, while two others sustained injuries after a clash broke out between inmates in the Central Jail here, a top official said today.