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World - Region
11/29/2022 7:37:40 PM
A Belgian aid worker detained in Iran is on a hunger strike over the "inhuman" treatment by his captors, his family said on Tuesday, expressing worries about his failing health.

World - Region
10/17/2022 9:48:44 AM
Iran's judiciary raised the death toll Monday in a blaze at Tehran's notorious Evin prison, saying that at least eight prisoners were killed as protests continue nationwide.

World - Region
10/16/2022 1:00:45 PM
A towering blaze at a notorious prison housing political prisoners and anti-government activists in Iran's capital killed four inmates, the country's judiciary said Sunday.

Egypt - Society
10/6/2022 8:27:36 PM
Egypt’s President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi issued a decree pardoning 1,557 prisoners at various correctional centres nationwide on the occasion of the 49th anniversary of the 6 October 1973 War, the Ministry of Interior announced on Thursday.

World - Region
10/2/2022 7:10:04 PM
Israel is holding nearly 800 Palestinians without trial or charge, the highest number since 2008, an Israeli rights group said Sunday.

War in Ukraine - Diplomacy
9/20/2022 12:08:15 PM
Russia and Ukraine have agreed to swap 200 prisoners in one of the largest exchanges of the seven-month war, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told US television.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Egypt
8/30/2022 12:12:00 PM
The 19-member Board of Trustees responsible for preparing the national dialogue proposed by President Abdel-Fattah Al-Sisi in April is set to resume meetings.

War in Ukraine - Military
8/11/2022 4:16:38 PM
The prisoners at the penal colony in St. Petersburg were expecting a visit by officials, thinking it would be some sort of inspection. Instead, men in uniform arrived and offered them amnesty, if they agreed to fight alongside the Russian army in Ukraine.

World - Region
8/11/2022 2:54:04 PM
A Palestinian prisoner on a protracted hunger strike was moved Thursday from an Israeli jail to a hospital because of his worsening condition, the prisoner's wife said.

War in Ukraine - Humanitarian
8/4/2022 2:07:32 PM
U.S. officials believe Russia is working to fabricate evidence concerning last week's deadly strike on a prison housing prisoners of war in a separatist region of eastern Ukraine.

War in Ukraine - Humanitarian
8/3/2022 10:05:58 PM
The UN secretary-general announced Wednesday he will launch a fact-finding mission to uncover the "truths" about a jail where dozens of Ukrainian prisoners of war died in a bombing strike last week.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Egypt
8/2/2022 10:40:48 PM
More political activists are expected to be pardoned soon in an attempt to create a favourable climate for the success of the national dialogue

Egypt - Politics
7/31/2022 6:26:36 PM
The Arab Network for Digital Media and Human Rights (ANDMHR) welcomed in a statement on Sunday the recently issued presidential pardons to several prisoners who have received final judicial rulings.

War in Ukraine - Humanitarian
7/30/2022 7:05:18 PM
Russia launched nighttime attacks on several Ukrainian cities, Ukrainian officials said Saturday as they and Moscow blamed each other for the deaths of dozens of Ukrainian prisoners of war in a separatist-controlled area of the country's east. The International Red Cross asked to visit the prison to make sure the wounded had proper treatment.

War in Ukraine - Military
7/30/2022 1:42:10 PM
Russia launched nighttime attacks on several cities in Ukraine, Ukrainian officials said Saturday as they and officials in Moscow blamed each other for the deaths of dozens of Ukrainian prisoners of war in a separatist-controlled area of the country's east.

Egypt - Politics
7/30/2022 12:04:10 PM
More than 700 prisoners have been released by the prosecution office or given a presidential pardon since President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi called for the National Dialogue in April, Dialogue Coordinator Diaa Rashwan said on Friday.

War in Ukraine - Military
7/29/2022 1:22:19 PM
Russia and Ukraine on Friday accused each other of shelling a prison in a separatist eastern region that reportedly killed dozens of Ukrainian prisoners of war who were captured after the fall of Mariupol in May.

War in Ukraine - Diplomacy
7/28/2022 6:22:04 PM
Moscow confirmed Thursday that it was in talks with Washington on a possible prisoner swap but said there was no concrete agreement "yet" on a deal that reportedly might include a notorious Russian gun runner.

War in Ukraine - Diplomacy
7/28/2022 1:04:00 PM
Russia said on Thursday that talks were underway about a possible prisoner swap between Moscow and Washington but there was no agreement "yet".

World - International
7/26/2022 10:44:10 AM
International outrage over Myanmar's execution of four political prisoners intensified Tuesday with strong condemnation from world governments and grassroots protests.

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