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Egypt - Politics
5/14/2022 9:28:30 PM
Egypt's National Council for Human Rights (NCHR) said in a statement that it has received a petition signed by 500 Egyptian women urging the admission of jailed "prisoner of consience" and hunger-striker Alaa Abdel-Fattah to the prison's hospital in order to be placed under medical observation.

Egypt - Courts & Law
5/10/2022 9:46:43 PM
A Tanta Criminal Court sentenced on Tuesday three men to 15 years in prison and two others to five years for the blackmailing of a teenage girl that pushed her to commit suicide last December.

World - International
5/7/2022 10:50:34 PM
Charismatic ex-steelworker Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva rose from poverty to become the most popular president in Brazilian history, only to fall spectacularly from grace when he was jailed for corruption.

War in Ukraine - Diplomacy
4/27/2022 3:05:20 PM
Russia and the United States carried out a dramatic prisoner exchange on Wednesday, trading a Marine veteran jailed in Moscow for a convicted Russian drug trafficker serving a long prison sentence in America, a senior U.S. official and the Russian foreign ministry said.

World - International
4/27/2022 11:48:06 AM
A Myanmar junta court on Wednesday sentenced Aung San Suu Kyi to five years in jail for corruption, part of a barrage of criminal cases that could see the deposed civilian leader jailed for decades.

World - Region
4/25/2022 8:38:27 PM
A Turkish court Monday sentenced leading intellectual and rights campaigner Osman Kavala to life in jail on highly controversial coup plot charges that had already seen him locked up without a conviction for more than four years.

War in Ukraine - Humanitarian
4/15/2022 6:38:52 PM
A Russian court on Friday ordered the pre-trial detention of a Siberian news editor for alleging that 11 riot police members had refused to join Moscow's military campaign in Ukraine.

World - International
4/12/2022 7:19:10 PM
Vladimir Kara-Murza, a prominent opponent of the Kremlin and its military operation in Ukraine, was sentenced to 15 days in detention Tuesday for disobeying police orders, his lawyer told AFP.

War in Ukraine - Diplomacy
4/6/2022 10:27:56 PM
Russian President Vladimir Putin's decision to invade Ukraine was clearly a miscalculation and will shorten his time in office, a top ally of jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny said Wednesday.

World - Region
4/1/2022 1:31:54 PM
The fate of 100 children who had been detained in a Syrian prison is unknown more than two months after jihadists attacked the facility, United Nations experts said on Friday.

Sports - World
3/30/2022 8:01:34 PM
A teenager was sentenced to six weeks in prison on Wednesday for racially abusing England soccer player Marcus Rashford on social media last year after the European Championship final.

Arts & Culture - Film
3/23/2022 4:26:47 PM
Ukrainian filmmaker Oleg Sentsov spent five years in a Russian jail for protesting against its seizure of Crimea, and now he is on the frontline fighting for revenge.

War in Ukraine - Diplomacy
3/5/2022 12:36:27 PM
The Kremlin on Saturday defended new legislation that could see people jailed for up to 15 years for publishing "fake news" about the Russian military, saying the country was facing "an information war".

Egypt - Courts & Law
3/3/2022 5:25:39 PM
A Sharqiya criminal court handed on Thursday death sentences against four men and handed 7-15 jail terms to 26 others for murdering two policemen and attempting to murder other security personnel in 2014.

World - Region
2/1/2022 4:47:21 PM
An Israeli judge agreed Tuesday to the early release of Spanish aid worker Juana Rashmawi, who was jailed in November for illegally funding a Palestinian militant group, her lawyer said.

World - Region
1/30/2022 2:21:10 PM
With a spectacular jailbreak in Syria and a deadly attack on an army barracks in Iraq, the Islamic State group was back in the headlines the past week, a reminder of a war that formally ended three years ago but continues to be fought mostly away from view.

World - Region
1/28/2022 3:07:52 PM
Kurdish-led forces in northeast Syria on Friday found the bodies of 18 fellow fighters inside a prison that the Islamic State group attacked last week, a war monitor reported.

Al-Ahram Weekly - World
1/27/2022 12:47:00 PM

World - Region
1/26/2022 2:57:33 PM
Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic forces backed by a US-led coalition advanced on Gweiran prison in northeast Syria on Wednesday, where Islamic State fighters have unleashed their biggest attack since the fall of their “caliphate” three years ago to free thousands of extremists held inside the prison.

World - International
1/25/2022 7:21:11 PM
Russia on Tuesday added jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny and a number of his allies to a list of "terrorists and extremists", as authorities further clamp down on the opposition.

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