A leading Chinese human rights lawyer has been released from prison after almost five years behind bars, his wife said Sunday.
At least 18 inmates died and 16 were injured in overnight clashes between prisoners in Honduras after fighting erupted at a jail in the northern port town of Tela, prison officials said Saturday.
The European Court of Justice (ECJ) set high hurdles for the jailing of politicians for failing to implement EU law on air pollution, but did not categorically exclude the possibility ...
An Indian journalist was sentenced to a year in jail under a stringent national security law after he criticized a top government politician of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), his lawyer said Wednesday.
The former director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Rodrigo Rato, who was sentenced to four years in prison for embezzlement and fraud, began serving his jail sentence on Thursday.
Bangladesh's former prime minister, Khaleda Zia, has been moved from the jail where she is serving a sentence for corruption to a hospital in Dhaka, an official said on Saturday.
Shahidul Alam would be kept in prison until the completion of the probe into his charges, police said.
The department concerned received information indicating that the main person involved in the racket used to trade in visas and sell them to foreigners.
Nawaz Sharif was sentenced in absentia last week to 10 years in prison by a corruption court.