Tag: Treatment of prisoners

Venezuela’s opposition, prisoners win EU human rights award

BRUSSELS — Venezuela's democratic opposition and its political prisoners have received the European Union's Sakharov Prize for human rights. ...
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MUSKOGEE, Okla. — A federal appeals court has revived an Oklahoma prison inmate's lawsuit alleging conditions at a state prison violated his constitutional rights. ...
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WASHINGTON — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and other officials should be prosecuted for crimes against humanity committed in the authoritarian nation's camps...
Freed prisoner witnessed radicalization in Egyptian jails

DUBLIN — An Irish citizen recently acquitted after four years of being imprisoned in Egypt says he saw dozens of cellmates become radicalized and...
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BOSTON — Three former guards at a Massachusetts facility that treats the mentally ill in the state criminal justice system have been acquitted of...
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TORRINGTON, Wyo. — A Wyoming prison inmate has died after a lengthy illness. ...
UN: Tensions over North Korea worsen rights violations

UNITED NATIONS — North Korea's leadership has cracked down further on human rights as tensions have escalated over its nuclear and missile tests, including...
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BILLINGS, Mont. — A southern Montana county is subsidizing the cost of pretrial monitoring — an effort that officials say has saved the county...
American man escapes from prison on Indonesia’s Bali

BALI, Indonesia — Indonesian police are hunting for an American citizen who escaped Monday from an overcrowded and understaffed prison on the Indonesian resort...
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BOISE, Idaho — As many as 1,000 Idaho inmates could soon be serving out their time in out-of-state prisons as the state grapples with...

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