Feb 01, 2013 05:05 EST
One of the jailed members of the Pussy Riot rock group, Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, has been taken to hospital for tests, a spokeswoman for the Russian prisons service said on Friday.
Feb 01, 2013 04:59 EST
A court in Mumbai has ruled that Bollywood star Salman Khan will be tried for culpable homicide over a 2002 hit-and-run case which could land him behind bars for 10 years, his lawyer said Friday.
Feb 01, 2013 02:32 EST
One of the jailed members of the Pussy Riot rock group, Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, has been taken to hospital for tests at her own wish, a spokeswoman for the Russian prisons service said.
Jan 31, 2013 15:20 EST
Rightwing extremist Anders Behring Breivik, who is serving a 21-year jail sentence for killing 77 people, has complained to the Norwegian government over prison conditions akin to "aggravated torture", his lawyer said Thursday.
Jan 31, 2013 14:31 EST
A military judge overseeing September 11 pre-trial hearings revealed Thursday the government had censored discussion of secret CIA prisons from outside the courtroom, and angrily ordered such censorship not happen again.
Jan 30, 2013 13:20 EST
One of Russia's World Cup host cities has yet to solve the problem of the future of two prisons that are currently next door to the stadium that will host the football matches in the 2018 tournament, officials admitted Wednesday.
Jan 30, 2013 00:03 EST
A US judge sentenced two Iraqi men living in Kentucky to federal prison for their role in a plot to ship weapons to Iraqi insurgents and raise money for the Al-Qaeda terror network.
Jan 29, 2013 22:14 EST
Lawyers for five alleged 9/11 plotters urged a military judge to give them two days to visit the super-secure prison and cells where their clients are being held.
Jan 29, 2013 18:58 EST
A Texas judge on Tuesday granted a last-minute reprieve to death row inmate Kimberly McCarthy, who had been scheduled to become the first woman executed in the United States since 2010.
Jan 29, 2013 12:27 EST
Kimberly McCarthy, set Tuesday to become the first woman executed in the United States since 2010, has sought a last-minute reprieve from the Texas governor.
Jan 29, 2013 11:31 EST
Five accused 9/11 plotters boycotted their pre-trial hearing Tuesday in a Guantanamo courtroom, a day after authorities censored part of the proceedings.
Jan 28, 2013 19:43 EST
US authorities censored part of a preliminary hearing Monday at a Guantanamo military tribunal that touched on CIA secret prisons where suspected 9/11 plotters say they were tortured.
Jan 28, 2013 18:39 EST
Kimberly McCarthy is set to become the first woman executed in the United States since 2010 on Tuesday after being condemned to death in Texas for murdering an elderly woman during a robbery.
Jan 28, 2013 15:14 EST
A US congresswoman on Monday urged France not to release a Lebanese militant jailed in connection with the murder of a US military attache in Paris, despite his being granted parole after nearly three decades behind bars.
Jan 27, 2013 17:47 EST
Security forces regained full control over a prison in northwestern Venezuela on Sunday and evacuated inmates after a riot left 58 dead and twice as many wounded.
Jan 27, 2013 15:34 EST
Security forces regained full control over a prison in northwestern Venezuela on Sunday and evacuated inmates after a riot left 61 dead and twice as many wounded.
Jan 27, 2013 02:49 EST
Riot police squads worked Sunday to establish full control over a prison in northwestern Venezuela, where a riot has left at least 61 inmates dead and twice as many injured.
Jan 26, 2013 20:33 EST
Relatives of inmates missing after a Venezuelan prison riot that left at least 61 dead desperately sought news of their loved ones as detainees were moved to other jails.
Jan 26, 2013 14:29 EST
A suicide bomber who killed 42 people at a funeral in a Shiite mosque this week had escaped from prison in an Al-Qaeda jail break in September, a provincial politician claimed on Saturday.
Jan 26, 2013 11:36 EST
At least 55 people were killed and 90 others wounded in clashes between prison gangs and security guards at a facility in northwest Venezuela, a hospital director said Saturday.