Dehli rape suspect Ram Singh, 33, allegedly committed suicide in high-security Tihar prison on Monday. His family is demanding an investigation, ruling out suicide.
A fight involving 400 inmates at the Arizona State Prison Complex in Tuscon on Sunday night left 17 prisoners and two staff members injured. Prisoners’ rights advocates spoke [...]
400 inmates were involved in a fight at the Arizona State Prison Complex in Tuscon on Sunday night. The cause of the melee is under investigation. In the many prison riots [...]
Obama pardons 17 convicts on Friday, his first use of the presidential clemency power in his second term. It is a liberal use of clemency compared to the beginning of his [...]
An Indonesian man who was convicted of being a part of a terrorist group escaped jail by wearing a burqa, authorities said.
An U.N. resolution to abolish capital punishment will be voted on in December. South Sudan’s justice system is under scrutiny as human rights groups urge the country to [...]
At least 60 Liberian prisoners broke out of a jail in the southeastern part of the country, authorities said Thursday.
California passed a bill Sunday that will give a second chance to those sentenced as youth to life without parole.
An inmate was shot and injured by security while 12 other inmates were hospitalized for various injuries during a prison riot Wednesday in Folsom, Calif., it was reported.
Georgia’s President deployed police to the country’s prisons after videos showing purported beatings and rapes of convicts surfaced, triggering a wave of protests.