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World - Africa
4/25/2024 3:13:59 PM
Nearly 120 inmates escaped from a prison in central Nigeria after torrential rains destroyed the parameter fence, a Nigerian prisons service spokesman said Thursday.

War on Gaza - War on Gaza
3/16/2024 12:38:07 PM
In the shadow of the Israeli war raging in Gaza, record numbers of Palestinian detainees are filling Israeli prisons, where they face "systemic abuse" and torture, rights advocates warn, calling for international action.

World - Region
3/8/2024 3:44:04 PM
"I don't sleep anymore," Latifa Abu Hamid said while looking at pictures of her children hanging on the walls of her living room, two women and 10 men, all have passed through Israeli prisons.

War on Gaza - War on Gaza
2/7/2024 11:09:36 PM
Israel and Hamas are examining proposed terms for a deal meant to bring about a cease-fire in the 4-month-old Israeli-Gaza war in exchange for the release of dozens of captives still held there and the freeing of many Palestinians from Israeli prisons.

World - Africa
2/1/2024 10:46:18 PM
South African election officials have visited prisons across the country as part of an ambitious project to register at least 100,000 inmates to vote in this year's national election.

War on Gaza - War on Gaza
11/27/2023 11:23:00 PM
The new deal will involve the release of 10 captives held in Gaza in exchange for 30 Palestinians from Israeli prisons each day, according to Diaa Rashwan, Head of Egypt's State Information Service. The two-day extension will also allow more medical, food, and fuel aid into the strip, alongside a ceasefire and ban on Israeli flights over the Gaza Strip.

War on Gaza - War on Gaza
11/27/2023 11:20:11 PM
French, German and Argentinian dual nationals are among 11 Israeli captives to be freed in a fourth group by Hamas in exchange for 33 Palestinians in Israeli prisons, Qatar said on Monday.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
11/25/2023 3:34:56 PM
Egypt has received a list of 13 Israeli captives in Gaza and 39 Palestinian detainees in Israeli prisons who are set to be released on Saturday as part of the Israel-Hamas truce, the Head of Egypt's State Information Service (SIS) Diaa Rashwan stated.

Al-Ahram Weekly - World
11/23/2023 12:00:00 AM
Israel is systematically mistreating Palestinian prisoners in contravention of international law.

Opinion - War on Gaza
11/1/2023 12:17:00 PM
As mediators exert efforts to secure the release of Israeli captives in Gaza, they need to tell the world about Palestinian captives in Israeli prisons as well.

World - Region
6/10/2023 8:59:06 PM
The Kurdish-led authority in northeast Syria announced Saturday that hundreds of fighters with the Islamic State group held in prisons around the region will be put on trial after their home countries refused to repatriate them.

World - Region
6/8/2023 12:10:44 PM
Riyadh and Washington urged Western governments Thursday to repatriate citizens who joined the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria, where thousands still languish in prisons or camps.

Egypt - Politics
5/13/2023 11:39:51 PM
The Board of Trustees of the National Dialogue looks forward for more presidential pardons and will continue its legal efforts to secure the release of more pretrial detainees during the coming period, according to Diaa Rashwan, the dialogue’s general coordinator.

World - Region
4/26/2023 3:00:53 PM
​Sudan's Interior Ministry accused on Wednesday the Rapid Support Forces (RSF) of storming five prisons and releasing inmates from 21 to 24 April. The ministry added in a statement that the RSF stormed Kober Prison, resulting in the deaths and injuries of several prison administration employees, and released all inmates from the prison.

Egypt - Society
3/21/2023 3:34:34 PM
Egypt has closed 15 traditional prisons and replaced them with modern correctional and rehabilitation centres, according to Major General Tariq Marzouk, assistant minister for social protection.

World - Region
3/11/2023 1:43:25 PM
Palestinian inmates in Israeli prisons say they will intensify their protest against measures taken by Israeli Minister of National Security Itamar Ben Gvir, according to Palestinian news agency WAFA.

World - Region
1/19/2023 2:40:16 PM
Palestinian prisoner jailed for alleged killing an Israeli soldier was released on Thursday after serving 40 years, officials said, with Israel warning, it would not tolerate celebrations glorifying "terror".

World - International
12/18/2022 3:48:09 PM
France on Sunday condemned Israel's expulsion of French-Palestinian human rights lawyer Salah Hamouri, who had been held in Israeli prisons without charge since March accused of security offences.

Egypt - Courts & Law
7/9/2022 5:16:21 PM
Egypt’s Ministry of Interior has announced the release of 1,270 prisoners as per a presidential pardon on the occasion of Eid El-Adha, which started on Saturday.

Egypt - Courts & Law
6/21/2022 8:39:04 PM
A delegation of the Egyptian National Council for Human Rights (NCHR) visited Damanhour Correctional and Rehabilitation Centre on Sunday. The centre was recently inaugurated to replace a number of traditional old prisons.

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