Tag: Prisoner rights

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MIAMI — Eleven prisoners held at the Guantanamo Bay detention filed a legal challenge Thursday against President Donald Trump, whose administration has not released...
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NEW YORK — People who want to send a copy of jailhouse classics like "The Shawshank Redemption" to a loved in a New York...
Iran lawmaker says some 3,700 arrested amid protests, unrest

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Iranian security forces arrested some 3,700 people during widespread protests and unrest over the past two weeks, a lawmaker...
Pro-government rallies held in Iran after week of unrest

TEHRAN, Iran — Tens of thousands of government supporters took to the streets across Iran on Wednesday as authorities tried to project a sense...
Egypt court jails ousted president over insulting judiciary

CAIRO — An Egyptian court convicted former Islamist President Mohammed Morsi and 19 others on Saturday of insulting the judiciary, sentencing them to three...
Argentina ‘dirty war’ killer gets house arrest

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — An 88-year-old former police officer serving a life sentence for crimes against humanity committed during Argentina's dictatorship was transferred Friday...
Human right group says Venezuela releases 36 prisoners

CARACAS, Venezuela — Venezuelan officials released dozens of prisoners accused of inciting violence against the government during street protests, a human rights organization said...
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WASHINGTON — A federal judge ruled Saturday that the U.S. military must provide legal counsel to an American citizen who was picked up months...
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BILLINGS, Mont. — A Montana State Prison inmate says the prison discriminated against him based on his age and disability status, and later retaliated...

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