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World - Region
6/13/2024 2:51:23 PM
French national Louis Arnaud arrived in France on Thursday after he was released by Iran where he was imprisoned for over 20 months for allegedly taking part in nationwide protests.

World - International
2/29/2024 5:43:49 PM
Pakistan's National Assembly swore in newly elected members of parliament on Thursday in a chaotic scene as allies of imprisoned former Prime Minister Imran Khan shouted and protested what they claim was a rigged election.

World - International
2/16/2024 6:43:47 PM
World leaders and Russian opposition activists wasted no time Friday in blaming the reported death of imprisoned opposition leader Alexei Navalny on President Vladimir Putin and his government.

World - International
2/16/2024 2:09:46 PM
Alexei Navalny, the fiercest foe of Russian President Vladimir Putin who crusaded against official corruption and staged massive anti-Kremlin protests, died in prison Friday, Russia’s prison agency said.

War on Gaza - War on Gaza
1/10/2024 4:29:00 PM
A new round of talks on a possible swap of captives held by Hamas for Palestinians imprisoned by Israel has started in Egypt, AP cited an Egyptian official as saying.

War on Gaza - War on Gaza
11/23/2023 10:12:10 AM
An agreement for a four-day cease-fire in Gaza and the release of dozens of Hamas-held in captivity and Palestinians imprisoned by Israel appeared to have hit a last-minute snag when a senior Israeli official said it would not take effect until Friday, a day later than originally announced.

War on Gaza - War on Gaza
11/22/2023 12:53:00 PM
Israel and Hamas have reached an agreement for a four-day halt to Israel’s devastating war in Gaza, accompanied by the release of dozens of captives held by Hamas in return for Palestinians imprisoned by Israel, mediators said Wednesday.

World - Region
10/6/2023 12:23:33 PM
Imprisoned activist Narges Mohammadi won the Nobel Peace Prize Friday for fighting the oppression of women in Iran.

World - Region
10/5/2023 3:08:56 PM
Family members of jailed lawyers and politicians in Tunisia want the International Criminal Court to investigate claims of political persecution and human rights violations as an increasing number of President Kais Saied's opponents are arrested and several in prison stage hunger strikes.

World - Region
8/12/2023 10:13:06 AM
The United States and Iran reached a tentative agreement this week that will eventually see five detained Americans in Iran and an unknown number of Iranians imprisoned in the US released from custody after billions of dollars in frozen Iranian assets are transferred from banks in South Korea to Qatar.

World - International
4/2/2023 7:47:06 PM
Secretary of State Antony Blinken urged his Russian counterpart, in a rare phone call between the diplomats since the Ukraine war, to immediately release a Wall Street Journal reporter who was detained last week as well as another imprisoned American, Paul Whelan, the State Department said Sunday.

Egypt - Courts & Law
1/21/2023 4:21:17 PM
Egypt’s Lawyers Syndicate announced Friday the formation of a legal defence team to attend the appeal hearing against the two-year jail verdict handed to six lawyers in Marsa Matrouh over the past week.

COP27 - Sharm El-Sheikh
11/9/2022 3:08:49 PM
The removal of an Egyptian MP by UN security from a news conference held to discuss the status of imprisoned Egyptian political activist Alaa Abdel-Fattah has caused controversy.

World - International
9/19/2022 6:39:51 PM
An American navy veteran detained in Afghanistan since 2020 was released in exchange for a Taliban ally imprisoned in the US for heroin smuggling, US and Afghan officials announced Monday.

Egypt - Courts & Law
6/14/2022 7:31:46 PM
Prominent human rights lawyer Khaled Ali announced on Tuesday the release of 10 pre-trial detainees who had been imprisoned on charges of joining a terrorist group, publishing and spreading false news and statements.

Egypt - Courts & Law
6/9/2022 6:11:29 PM
The Egyptian Ministry of Interior said on Thursday that it has submitted to the prosecution footage recorded from inside the prison cell of activist Alaa Abdel-Fattah that disproves "the false claim of the imprisoned activist’s hunger strike."

Egypt - Courts & Law
5/18/2022 1:38:57 PM
The Ministry of Interior transferred imprisoned activist Alaa Abdel-Fattah to Wadi Al-Natroun Correctional and Rehabilitation Centre upon the request of the National Council for Human Rights (NCHR), a statement by the ministry said on Wednesday.

Egypt - Courts & Law
5/17/2022 8:29:41 PM
Egypt’s National Council for Human Rights (NCHR) has appealed to the Ministry of Interior to transfer imprisoned activist Alaa Abdel-Fattah to Wadi Al-Natroun Correctional and Rehabilitation Centre for its "advanced medical capabilities," a statement by the council said on Tuesday.

World - Region
1/16/2022 2:35:22 PM
Iran confirmed on Sunday that it has again imprisoned a French-Iranian researcher and anthropologist who had been furloughed with electronic monitoring bracelet, state media reported.

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.

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