""He's from a family that is so tight, that works so hard to raise their children correctly. It's just horrible.""
""Currently, more than 180 children are held in detention without having been convicted. Under the occupation, children can be held for one and a half years before their case goes to trial.""
Marsha de Cordova
British Labour MP
"There is a risk that Putin will read congratulatory messages from Western leaders like European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker and US President Donald Trump as a plea for a return to business as usual."
Director of Foreign Policy, Centre for European Reform
""A powerful explosion rocked this area and right after that I saw many people running away.""
"“Every girl who speaks is paving the way for another.”"
Former Playboy model
"“Instead of engaging on the substantive concern, Russia has sought to confuse the picture with at best misleading procedural arguments.""
UK Ambassador to UN Conference on Disarmament
""The dark arts have arrived in full force online.""
US Democratic Congressman
"I won't be throwing fish anywhere."
Despite US president Barack Obama promising to close Guantanamo within a year upon taking office, the facility in Cuba still remains open.
The UK government is to pay out millions in compensation to a dozen or so men, including former Guantanamo Bay detainees.
Binyam Mohamed was one of
The Cuban Catholic church says the government is about to free 52 political prisoners, and five may be freed in the coming hours. The others could be
The Catholic Church of Cuba has declared that the Cuban government has agreed to free 52 political prisoners. This informaiton was given to Cardinal
The death of Orlando Zapata Tamayo in February of this year brought the issue of human rights in Cuba into sharp focus.
Late last year, the
An Istanbul court has ordered the rearrest of 19 senior serving and retired military officers just three days after they were released pending their
The Cuban dissident Orlando Zapata has died after 85 days on hunger strike.
The 42-year-old had been transferred from prison to a hospital in
Christmas comes but once a year – even for young mothers serving prison sentences. In Italy some convicted mums are allowed to have their children
Getting ready for the evening’s performance at a prestigious Bucharest theatre… but this is no ordinary company, all the actors are prisoners. Picked
An empty Dutch jail is to be filled with at least 500 inmates from Belgium which is looking beyond its boundaries to solve a prison overcrowding
As the suicide rate soars in France’s overcrowded prisons, the country’s justice minister has announced measures aimed at stemming the tide
The third of three men who escaped from a Belgian jail in spectacular fashion using a hijacked helicopter has been recaptured in Morocco.
In a scene reminiscent of Hollywood movies, two of Greece’s most notorious criminals have escaped from jail in a helicopter.
To the cheers of
The once all-American sporting hero OJ Simpson is finally going to jail.
He is going to appeal against his up to 33 years sentence for armed