"“This is a Christian country... If you go to Turkey or Saudi Arabia and start to discredit Islam, the reaction will be the same”"
Student who fled to Austria from Chechnya
"This study shows how governments in Europe ... are fuelling dangerous climate change and air pollution with taxpayers’ money.""
Overseas Development Institute
"Thousands of seeds of a single species can be kept alive for tens or hundreds of years""
Maria Manuela Sim-Sim
Curator, Seed Bank A. L. Belo Correia
"He has independence at his core. It is not something that he has improvised"
Friend of Carles Puigdemont
"There will be no cheating. The process is set in a way that you can't cheat. Even at the precinct, the walls of the precinct or the doors of the polling places we will have the results posted."
"“My family are talking about Catalan independence in a WhatsApp group and it’s like hmmmm, I’m going to shut up,”"
"Sound needs to endure"
Music Director, Berlin Staatsoper
"It is so important for me, I have got the gold medal!"
Asian Games swimming champion, China
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