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War in Ukraine - Military
5/19/2022 10:01:07 PM
Hundreds more Ukrainian fighters who made their stand inside Mariupol's bombed-out steel plant surrendered, bringing the total to over 1,700, Russia said Thursday, amid international fears about the fate of the prisoners in Moscow's hands.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Egypt
5/15/2022 3:42:00 PM
While political forces welcomed President Al-Sisi’s call for dialogue, they insisted the Muslim Brotherhood be excluded.

Egypt - Politics
5/10/2022 9:44:35 PM
The Presidential Pardon Committee announced in a statement on Tuesday that it will issue a list of tens of prisoners for presidential pardons soon.

War in Ukraine - Humanitarian
5/6/2022 8:10:33 PM
Over 40 Ukrainian soldiers and civilians captured by Russia, among them 11 women and a cleric, have been freed in a new prisoner exchange, Kyiv said Friday.

World - Region
5/6/2022 2:20:42 PM
The Red Cross said Friday that a plane carrying Yemeni prisoners held by the Saudi-led coalition has arrived in the southern city of Aden, as a truce between the warring parties enters its second month.

Egypt - Politics
5/4/2022 4:29:17 PM
Deputy chairperson of Egypt's National Council for Human Rights (NCHR), Mohamed Anwar Esmat El-Sadat issued a statement on Tuesday indicating that the issue of political prisoners in Egypt will be “closed” in the near future.

World - Region
5/3/2022 3:48:00 PM
Germany's top court said Tuesday that it has rejected the appeal of a former member of Syria's secret police who was convicted last year of facilitating the torture of prisoners in his home country.

Egypt - Courts & Law
4/30/2022 11:13:34 PM
Egypt’s newly reactivated Presidential Pardon Committee has finished preparing a new list of prisoners who will be pardoned on the occasion of Eid El-Fitr, an official statement read on Saturday.

Egypt - Politics
4/27/2022 5:12:12 PM
Egyptian authorities announced on Wednesday the release of 3,273 inmates with a presidential pardon on the occasion of Sinai Liberation day, which falls on 25 April.

War in Ukraine - Diplomacy
3/13/2022 3:59:34 PM
Britain on Sunday defended lobbying Saudi Arabia to up its oil output as energy sanctions on Russia hit Western consumers, after the Gulf kingdom executed a record number of prisoners.

World - Region
2/12/2022 3:41:41 PM
Myanmar's junta on Saturday announced an amnesty for more than 800 prisoners, as it held a parade and show of force in the capital to mark the country's Union Day.

World - Region
1/24/2022 3:39:07 PM
Tehran on Monday said it is "possible" to reach an agreement on the two issues of Iran-US prisoners' release and the Vienna talks to restore the 2015 nuclear deal.

World - Africa
1/10/2022 10:34:15 PM
President Joe Biden expressed concerns on Monday in a phone call with Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed about detentions and civilian killings in the conflict in the Tigray region, while commending Abiy for the recent release of several political prisoners.

World - Region
12/26/2021 5:22:00 PM
The head of Iran's judiciary on Sunday granted Christian prisoners 10 days' liberty to spend the holidays with families, in a rare move towards the minority community.

World - International
12/19/2021 3:04:36 PM
Azerbaijan said Sunday it had freed 10 more Armenian soldiers captured last month during fighting between the Caucasus arch foes.

World - International
12/16/2021 8:09:24 PM
There are currently 488 media professionals imprisoned around the world, the highest number since Reporters Without Borders began counting more than 25 years ago, the NGO announced Thursday.

Al-Ahram Weekly - World
11/9/2021 8:43:15 PM
Video footage has emerged from surveillance cameras inside Israeli jails showing the brutal abuse of Palestinian prisoners, writes Mohamed Abu Shaar

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
11/3/2021 2:20:42 PM
The US administration apparently withheld $130 million of assistance “from our Egyptian allies allegedly on human rights concerns,” to pressure Egypt to release 16 prisoners that may include Muslim Brotherhood extremists, US Senator Ted Cruz said at the Senate earlier this week.

Egypt - Courts & Law
10/28/2021 6:29:41 PM
Egypt’s Ministry of Interior organised on Thursday a tour for a number of diplomatic missions, international organisations, and foreign media correspondents at the newly constructed Wadi Al-Natroun Correctional and Rehabilitation Centre.

World - Region
10/23/2021 8:59:37 PM
Iran's supreme leader Ali Khamenei has granted pardons or commuted the sentences of more than 3,450 prisoners, his website reported Saturday.

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