"Crown Heights" tells true story of the fight for justice by a wrongfully-imprisoned African-American, and his best friend.
With its narrow rooms, metal bars and bunk beds, Bangkok’s first prison-themed hostel promises the look and feel of a real jail in the bustling Thai
For many migrants on their way through Libya in search of a better life in Europe, Tripoli is the end of the road.
In one of the Libyan capital’s
Inmates at an Alabama prison escaped after fooling a new guard by obscuring door numbers with peanut butter
Footage filmed by escaped inmates shows how they used a bunk bed leg to break out of jail
O.J Simpson for possible release after serving nine years in jail
Scandinavian states are driving a general downward across the bloc.
Israel’s former Prime Minister Ehud Olmert has been freed from prison after being granted parole.
Olmert was seen leaving jail near Tel Aviv early
US student Otto Warmbier, who was recently rleased by North Korea has died in hospital in home city of Cincinnati
Otto Warmbier, 22, was medically evacuated to the United States on Tuesday (June 13) evening.
The student from Cincinnati, given 15 years hard labour for stealing a poster, was said to be on his way home after being 'medically evacuated'.
Honduras has transferred hundreds of suspected gang members to a new maximum security prison in a bid to stamp out criminal activity in the country’s overcrowded…
Indonesian authorities have been hunting around 200 prisoners who broke out from an overcrowded jail on Sumatra island.
Hundreds of demonstrators have marched on a prison in Venezuela where an opposition leader is being detained.
Arkansas has become the first US state in 17 years to execute more than one inmate on the same day.
Gabriele del Grande was detained in Turkey two weeks ago while doing research for a book He has been released and has flown straight back to Italy.
Tamim Jaboudi is nearly three-years-old.
The US state of Arkansas begins its bid to kill eight men on death row before a lethal injection drug expires in 10 days with the execution of Ledell Lee.
The Public Security Minister announced that field hospitals would be set up to treat those requiring medical aid during the strike, including force-feedings.
Palestinians march on Prisoners' Day in solidarity with an open-ended hunger strike by inmates in Israel.
Easter Mass was held in a maximum security prison in Bor, Russia, at midnight on Saturday.
A court in Munich jailed four far-right extremists on Wednesday for forming a terror group with racist and anti-Semitic aims and planning to attack refugees.
Russia’s supreme court has overturned the conviction of jailed opposition activist Ildar Dadin and ordered his release.
At least 150 inmates escaped from a prison in Brazil on Tuesday after a mass a riot broke out.
Brazil's prison violence prompts government action
Analysts say it is part of a push by outgoing President Barack Obama to reduce the inmate population before he leaves office.