jails

Dubai: A court in Iran has handed a nine-year jail sentence to British-Iranian anthropologist Kameel Ahmady, after convicting him of conducting "subversive" research work, the semi-official news...

Health care costs at New York’s jails are skyrocketing, even as the prisoner population plummets. The biggest reason: A city inmate is twice as likely to be mentally ill now than a decade ago, and that...

Shaikh was planning a bomb attack at London’s St Paul’s Cathedral, a nearby hotel and an underground train station. A London court has sentenced a 37-year-old supporter of the ISIL (ISIS)...

CRUMBLING Victorian jails are struggling to cope with a new “Dad’s Army” of lags as the average age of prisoners skyrockets. In a report the Commons Justice Committee said the number of over-60s...

HANOI – A court in Vietnam on Tuesday sentenced a man to eight years in prison after finding him guilty of uploading anti-state posts on his Facebook account, the security ministry said. Despite...

Left to rot: ISIS fighters lie head-to-toe in squalid, cramped conditions inside Syrian prisons holding 10,000 fanatics as they await their fate a year after caliphate collapsed ISIS lost its last sliver...