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Jailed Kremlin critic Ildar Dadin's jail term quashed

Russia’s supreme court has overturned the conviction of jailed opposition activist Ildar Dadin and ordered his release.

Russia’s supreme court has overturned the conviction of jailed opposition activist Ildar Dadin and ordered his release.

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Guantanamo: ten more prisoners freed

Analysts say it is part of a push by outgoing President Barack Obama to reduce the inmate population before he leaves office.

Analysts say it is part of a push by outgoing President Barack Obama to reduce the inmate population before he leaves office.

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Russian serial killer admits to killing 81 women

Mikhail “The Werewolf” Popkov already serving a life-sentence for murdering 22 women, admitted to police he murdered 59 others

Mikhail “The Werewolf” Popkov already serving a life-sentence for murdering 22 women, admitted to police he murdered 59 others

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Another prison riot claims lives in Brazil

It comes only five days after 56 inmates were slaughtered in the country's worst prison massacre in more than two decades.

It comes only five days after 56 inmates were slaughtered in the country's worst prison massacre in more than two decades.

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Riot officers regain control of British jail

Police have regained control of one of Britain’s biggest jails hours after a huge riot broke out.

Police have regained control of one of Britain’s biggest jails hours after a huge riot broke out.

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Activist's allegations of torture by Russian prison guards spark Moscow protest

Russian opposition activist Ildar Dadin claims he is being beaten, repeatedly tortured and threatened with rape and murder in Karelia penal colony in the northwest of the…

Russian opposition activist Ildar Dadin claims he is being beaten, repeatedly tortured and threatened with rape and murder in Karelia penal colony in the northwest of the…

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Germany: Outrage over suicide of Syrian terror suspect

German officials are under fire over the suicide of Syrian terror suspect Jaber Albakr, whose death deprives authorities of precious information.

German officials are under fire over the suicide of Syrian terror suspect Jaber Albakr, whose death deprives authorities of precious information.

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Orange is the new black - pot noodles are the new tobacco

Instant ramen pot noodles are replacing tobacco as currency among prisoners in the United States according to study which blames reduced spending on prison food.

Instant ramen pot noodles are replacing tobacco as currency among prisoners in the United States according to study which blames reduced spending on prison food.

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Trumps claims Obama "lied" about cash for Iran's US prisoners

The US State Department has admitted for the first time that a 400 million dollar cash payment made to Iran ordered by a tribunal was withheld until four US prisoners were…

The US State Department has admitted for the first time that a 400 million dollar cash payment made to Iran ordered by a tribunal was withheld until four US prisoners were…

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US transfers 15 Guantanamo inmates to UAE

Fifteen inmates from Guantanamo prison have been sent to the United Arab Emirates in the single largest transfer of detainees during President Obama’s…

Fifteen inmates from Guantanamo prison have been sent to the United Arab Emirates in the single largest transfer of detainees during President Obama’s…

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Turkey: 'credible evidence' of detainees being tortured - Amnesty

Amnesty International has published a statement alleging that detainees in Turkey are being tortured amid the spate of arrests after the 15 July failed coup.

Amnesty International has published a statement alleging that detainees in Turkey are being tortured amid the spate of arrests after the 15 July failed coup.

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Freed son of former Pakistani Prime Minister returns home

The freed son of a former prime minister of Pakistan has returned to his family home in Lahore. Ali Haider Gilani was freed from Taliban captivity by

The freed son of a former prime minister of Pakistan has returned to his family home in Lahore. Ali Haider Gilani was freed from Taliban captivity by

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Mexican drug lord 'El Chapo' is moved to jail near US border

Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman was moved from a jail in central Mexico on Saturday to a prison in Ciudad Juarez near the US border, in a move that appears

Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman was moved from a jail in central Mexico on Saturday to a prison in Ciudad Juarez near the US border, in a move that appears

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Killer Anders Breivik's human rights have been breached, court rules

Norwegian killer Anders Behring Breivik has partly won a court case over his prison treatment. He is serving 21 years for murdering 77 people. The

Norwegian killer Anders Behring Breivik has partly won a court case over his prison treatment. He is serving 21 years for murdering 77 people. The