Prisons

Jailbreak shines light on mass incarceration of Palestinians
Middle East

Jailbreak shines light on mass incarceration of Palestinians

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — The cinematic escape of six prisoners who tunneled out of an Israeli penitentiary earlier this…
Sisi denies human rights violations in Egypt
Egypt

Sisi denies human rights violations in Egypt

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi denied the existence of human rights violations in Egypt as he announced that the country’s…
Iran official acknowledges videos of Evin prison abuse real
Middle East

Iran official acknowledges videos of Evin prison abuse real

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The head of Iran’s prison system acknowledged Tuesday that videos purportedly obtained by a…
Leaked footage shows grim conditions in Iran’s Evin prison
Middle East

Leaked footage shows grim conditions in Iran’s Evin prison

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The guard in a control room at Iran’s notorious Evin prison springs to attention…
COVID infections among imprisoned women spark alarm in Iran
Middle East

COVID infections among imprisoned women spark alarm in Iran

Dozens of Iranian cities, including the capital, Tehran, are currently designated as “red zones” as they battle a spike in COVID-19…
Jailed Kremlin critic Navalny appears in court via video link as his campaign offices disband
World

Jailed Kremlin critic Navalny appears in court via video link as his campaign offices disband

Jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny’s team said it was disbanding its network of regional campaign offices across Russia on Thursday…
Egyptian Interior Ministry denies electrical torture inside prisons
Egypt

Egyptian Interior Ministry denies electrical torture inside prisons

On Tuesday, the Egyptian Interior Ministry denied the use of electrical torture inside Egypt’s prisons, in response to statements from…
Families of detainees detail a vision for justice in Syria
Middle East

Families of detainees detail a vision for justice in Syria

BEIRUT (AP) — Late one night in 2015, a friend of Yasmen Almashan tagged a photo to her Facebook account.…
Virus hits Lebanese prison as inmates jockey for release
Middle East

Virus hits Lebanese prison as inmates jockey for release

BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon’s largest prison grappled with an alarming coronavirus outbreak on Thursday as many inmates refused to take…
Muslim Brotherhood’s claims of Borg al-Arab prisoner maltreatment ‘groundless’: Ministry
Egypt

Muslim Brotherhood’s claims of Borg al-Arab prisoner maltreatment ‘groundless’: Ministry

A security source at the Ministry of Interior on Saturday said that claims from the Facebook page of a Muslim…
Back to top button