Tag: Prisoners

27 migrants ‘kept as prisoners by Malta” – Alarm Phone

Four weeks of their right to freedom and asylum has been violated, said Alarm Phone on Twitter.

Morocco to release 5,654 prisoners amid coronavirus outbreak

Morocco's King Mohammed VI has pardoned 5,654 prisoners and ordered measures to protect inmates from the coronavirus outbreak, the justice ministry said on Sunday.

Poland wants to let some prisoners go home due to coronavirus

More Polish prisoners will be given the possibility to serve their sentences at home due to the coronavirus epidemic, under a justice ministry proposal that could benefit up to 20,000 convicts.

Photos: Thousands rally in Moscow to demand release of jailed protesters

More than 20,000 Russians took to the streets of Moscow on Sunday to demand the release of protesters jailed over the summer...

Ukraine-Russia prisoner swap is opportunity to resolve crisis – French minister

France's foreign minister said on Sunday a prisoner swap between Ukraine and Russia was an opportunity to find a solution to the crisis."There is...

Ministry denies that there are prisoners sleeping on floor

The Ministry for Home Affairs and National Security has denied the statement that there are prisoners sleeping on the floor at Kordin’s Correctional Facility.A...

Over 10,000 have already casted their EP elections vote

10,000 individuals have already cast their votes for the European parliament election.In a press release, The Electoral Commission stated that 10,036 persons out of...

Help each other, Pope tells prisoners at foot washing rite

Pope Francis washed and kissed the feet of 12 prisoners on Thursday at a traditional service, telling them to shun any inmate hierarchy structure...

Nicaragua releases 100 prisoners, national dialogue starts

The Nicaraguan government on Wednesday released 100 people the opposition considers political prisoners, just as government and opposition leaders restarted talks aimed at ending...

Some 400 prisoners escape prison in Tripoli chaos

Some 400 prisoners escaped from a jail in Libya's capital on Sunday while fighting between rival armed groups raged nearby, a judiciary official said...