Afghan forces say they have retaken Jalalabad prison after at least 29 people were killed in an hours-long battle following a Daesh-claimed attack on the facility.
Anguished relatives are poring over photos of torture victims from Syrian prisons, posted online by activists after the US imposed heavy new sanctions on the Syrian regime last month.
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Health experts fear that crowded facilities such as prisons can prove deadly, threatening the lives of detainees and guards, as well as the outside population.
Venezuela's prisons minister said that the incident resulted from an escape attempt and that the Los Llanos prison director had been shot and wounded.
Bahrain has released over a thousand prisoners, but political activists remain locked up.
After he is released, Michael Cohen will serve the remainder of his sentence at home, according to a Justice Department official and another person familiar with the matter.
Riot occurs at the Anuradhapura prison as inmates complained about authorities' decision to not allow visitors as a move to contain the coronavirus.
An NGO quoted local residents as saying explosions and then gunfire were heard starting late Monday, with the violence continuing overnight.
Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez, grappling with a recent wave of prison killings, had ordered the army and the police on Tuesday to take full control of the country's 27 prisons, which are badly overcrowded with some 21,000 inmates.
The Resource Oriented Development Initiative program is working to rehabilitate prisoners by teaching them farming skills to enable them to earn a living once they are out of jail.
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