Qadri Abu Bakr, head of the Palestinian Authority's commission for prisoners, said 1,380 prisoners were to start the strike on Friday in protest of their detention conditions.
The coronavirus cases have been increasing in densely packed Myanmar prisons where many people are held for political reasons.
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.
The animating logic behind Israel’s punitive carceral system is to weaken Palestinian morale and their ability to organise through unjust imprisonment and disproportionate sentences.
"I can confirm that the Imo State command of the Nigerian Correctional Service was attacked by unknown gunmen in Owerri," Imo state corrections service spokesman James Madugba says, adding that the number of escaped inmates was yet to be confirmed.
Alexey Navalny says he wants the prison holding him outside Moscow to provide him with proper medical care.
Navalny, who is considered a flight risk by authorities, said he is woken eight times per night by guards announcing to a recording camera that he is still in his cell.
The artwork appeared on Monday outside Reading Prison, famous as the location where writer Oscar Wilde served two years for “gross indecency” in the 1890s.
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.
Pope Francis' ongoing efforts to clean up Vatican governance reaches a milestone with the first ever jail sentence issued by a Vatican state court in relation to financial crimes.
Wayne, 38, was found last December with a loaded, gold-plated .45 caliber handgun in his baggage aboard a private plane that had landed at an executive airport near Miami.
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