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Escapees captured, Israel opens crossing near prison break
Middle East

Escapees captured, Israel opens crossing near prison break

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Israel on Wednesday reopened a crossing with the occupied West Bank for the first time…
Six Palestinians escape from high-security Israeli prison -police
Middle East

Six Palestinians escape from high-security Israeli prison -police

JERUSALEM, Sept 6 (Reuters) – Six Palestinians escaped from a high-security Israeli prison on Monday, police said, and Israeli media…
After leaked videos, Iran opens cases against prison guards
Middle East

After leaked videos, Iran opens cases against prison guards

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iranian prosecutors opened criminal cases against six guards at the country’s notorious Evin prison,…
Imprisoned Chinese citizen journalist not well, lawyer says
World

Imprisoned Chinese citizen journalist not well, lawyer says

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — A Chinese citizen journalist serving a four-year sentence after reporting on the early stage of the…
Detainee says China has secret jail in Dubai, holds Uyghurs
Middle East

Detainee says China has secret jail in Dubai, holds Uyghurs

A young Chinese woman says she was held for eight days at a Chinese-run secret detention facility in Dubai along…
Maadi man who sexually assaulted child sentenced to 10 years in prison
Egypt

Maadi man who sexually assaulted child sentenced to 10 years in prison

On Tuesday, Cairo Criminal Court sentenced Mohamed Gawdat to ten years in prison for sexually harassing a homeless child inside…
Alexei Navalny describes harsh conditions in Russian penal colony
World

Alexei Navalny describes harsh conditions in Russian penal colony

Freshly shaved head, tired eyes, poker face: Alexei Navalny, Russia’s most high-profile prisoner, conveyed a first photo and message to his…
Misr El-Kheir launches initiative for indebted female prisoners for Mother’s Day
Egypt

Misr El-Kheir launches initiative for indebted female prisoners for Mother’s Day

Egypt’s Misr El-Kheir Foundation launched the largest campaign to pay the debts of female indebted prisoners through offering shares at…
Rights group: Jordan’s debt prisons violate human rights law
Middle East

Rights group: Jordan’s debt prisons violate human rights law

AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — Samer Qraih had a good job working at a bank in Amman, Jordan, and decided to…
British-Iranian aid worker appears in Iran court for propaganda trial
Middle East

British-Iranian aid worker appears in Iran court for propaganda trial

DUBAI (Reuters) – British-Iranian aid worker Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe was tried on a new charge of making “propaganda against the system”…
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