Ecuador President Guillermo Lasso declares a state of emergency in the country's prison system after deadly violence killed at least 22 inmates in jails in southern Guayas province and Cotopaxi province, south of capital Quito.
Entisar al Hammadi tried to commit suicide "due to the decision of the central prison administration to transfer her to the prison’s prostitution section", Gulf Centre for Human Rights says, citing "reliable sources".
Chow was released from prison after serving nearly seven months for her role in an unauthorised assembly during anti-government protests in the city in 2019.
Alexey Navalny says he wants the prison holding him outside Moscow to provide him with proper medical care.
Duong Tan Hau, 29, was convicted of spreading dangerous infectious diseases during a one-day trial at the People's Court of Ho Chi Minh City.
Haitian authorities have announced that more than 400 inmates have escaped and 25 people are dead in a prison break, making it the country's largest and deadliest in a decade.
A Moscow court has sentenced Russian opposition leader Alexey Navalny to prison for more than 2 1/2 years on charges that he violated the terms of his probation while recuperating in Germany from nerve-agent poisoning.
Moscow says it will not take into account European Union's demand to free Kremlin-critic Alexey Navalny, describing the calls to protest by the opposition as "troubling".
Palestinian Maher al Akhras began a hunger strike 79 days ago against his detention without charge by Israel. Human rights groups say Israeli administrative detention violates the right to due process.
Turkey will continue to stand with the Crimean Tatars, who peacefully defend their rights and interests and strive to make their voices heard through democratic methods, says Turkey's Foreign Ministry.
Singer R. Kelly was arrested after failing to come up with the $161,000 he owed in payments to his ex-wife and their three children.
Kavous Seyed-Emami, an Iranian-Canadian dual citizen and environmental activist, has died in custody in Iran. His case is one of many other suspicious detainee deaths in the country.
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