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Case registered against 5 prisoners after 2 inmates try to escape from Muzaffarpur jail [Video]

Case registered against 5 prisoners after 2 inmates try to escape from Muzaffarpur jail

Two prisoners tried to escape from Muzaffarpur jail in Bihar last night. The incident led to chaos at Khudiram Bose Memorial Central Jail in Muzaffarpur. They were later caught inside the jail..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 01:58Published
Myanmar's junta releases thousands of prisoners from jail [Video]

Myanmar's junta releases thousands of prisoners from jail

Myanmar's junta has announced it pardoned and released more than 23,000 prisoners to mark the traditional Thingyan New Year holiday.

Credit: Euronews English     Duration: 00:40Published
Tihar jail: Inmates missing, 3,468 don't surrender | Oneindia News [Video]

Tihar jail: Inmates missing, 3,468 don't surrender | Oneindia News

Of the 6,740 prisoners at Tihar Jail who were released on parole last year in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, 3,468 have gone “missing”. The prisoners were released last year to decongest jails..

Credit: Oneindia     Duration: 01:13Published
Top 20 Most Ambiguous Movie Endings of All Time [Video]

Top 20 Most Ambiguous Movie Endings of All Time

These head-spinning endings left viewers with more questions than answers. For this list, we’ll be looking at films that intentionally left things unresolved or open-ended, leaving us to draw our own..

Credit: WatchMojo     Duration: 19:38Published
3000 Nights Movie (2015) [Video]

3000 Nights Movie (2015)

3000 Nights Movie (2015) Trailer HD - Plot synopsis: Layla, a young newlywed Palestinian schoolteacher is arrested after being falsely accused and sentenced to 8 years of prison. She is transferred to..

Credit: Teaser Trailer     Duration: 01:45Published
16 prisoners flee from Jodhpur jail after throwing chilli powder in eyes of guards [Video]

16 prisoners flee from Jodhpur jail after throwing chilli powder in eyes of guards

Sixteen prisoners of Phalodi sub-jail in Jodhpur escaped on the night of April 5. Prisoners escaped after throwing chilli powder in the eyes of the guards. They fled when they were being lodged in..

Credit: HT Digital Content     Duration: 01:17Published
16 inmates escape from Phalodi jail in Jodhpur after throwing chilli powder on guards [Video]

16 inmates escape from Phalodi jail in Jodhpur after throwing chilli powder on guards

In a shocking incident, 16 prisoners have escaped from the Phalodi jail in Rajasthan's Jodhpur on April 05. The inmates escaped after throwing chilli powder in the eyes of jail guards. A massive search..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 01:10Published
Inmates in MP's Gwalior Central Jail receive COVID-19 vaccine jab [Video]

Inmates in MP's Gwalior Central Jail receive COVID-19 vaccine jab

A Covid-19 vaccination camp was organised for the inmates at Gwalior's Central Jail in Madhya Pradesh. The prisoners were given the first shot of Covid-19 vaccine during the camp. The vaccination drive..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 01:08Published
'We stand for restoration of democracy in Myanmar': MEA [Video]

'We stand for restoration of democracy in Myanmar': MEA

Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) Spokesperson Arindam Bagchi on persisting turmoil in Myanmar said that Ministry condemns any use of violence and stand for the restoration of democracy in Myanmar...

Credit: ANI     Duration: 01:04Published
Protesters march for prisoners of conscience in Algeria [Video]

Protesters march for prisoners of conscience in Algeria

Protesters march for prisoners of conscience in Algeria

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 00:50Published
State govt releases 1,349 prisoners on occasion of Rajasthan Diwas [Video]

State govt releases 1,349 prisoners on occasion of Rajasthan Diwas

On the occasion of Rajasthan Diwas (March 30), state government released 1,349 prisoners from different jails. "Maximum of the prisoners included those who have completed 14 years in jail and earned..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 03:01Published
44 inmates of women prison in Patiala test positive for COVID-19 [Video]

44 inmates of women prison in Patiala test positive for COVID-19

When country is witnessing recent increase in COVID-19 cases, another bad news has come from Punjab's Patiala. As many as 44 women prisoners have been tested positive for the dreadful virus. According..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 02:32Published
Prison inmates of Jammu district jail celebrate Holi [Video]

Prison inmates of Jammu district jail celebrate Holi

On the occasion of Holi, a cultural programme was organized in the district jail of Jammu. Prisoners smeared colours at each other and danced their heart out. They also tried their hands on singing,..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 03:39Published
Myanmar's junta frees hundreds of protesters [Video]

Myanmar's junta frees hundreds of protesters

Myanmar's junta freed hundreds of demonstrators arrested during its brutal crackdown on protests on Wednesday (March 24), while many businesses in Yangon remained shut and streets were deserted after..

Credit: Reuters - Politics     Duration: 02:23Published
HotHouse Documentary Movie [Video]

HotHouse Documentary Movie

HotHouse Documentary Movie Trailer HD - Plot synopsis: Israel detains over 10,000 Palestinian prisoners. They are deemed "security prisoners" by the Israeli government, but, to many in the Palestinian..

Credit: Teaser Trailer     Duration: 01:45Published
Prisoners of Indore Central Jail get vaccinated [Video]

Prisoners of Indore Central Jail get vaccinated

Several prisoners of Central Jail in Indore were given the first shot of COVID-19 vaccine. "300 doses of Covishield have been received. Some prisoners have been vaccinated and some are yet to get the..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 02:08Published
10 inmates test positive for COVID-19 at Kanpur jail [Video]

10 inmates test positive for COVID-19 at Kanpur jail

Ten prisoners have tested positive for COVID-19 at Kanpur jail. However, all inmates are asymptomatic and have been shifted to a hospital at the jail. "Ten prisoners have tested positive for COVID-19..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 01:35Published
Fact Check Friday: Will people in jail receive the next round of stimulus checks? [Video]

Fact Check Friday: Will people in jail receive the next round of stimulus checks?

As Americans prepare to receive their third stimulus check, some people are asking, "Are prisoners going to receive these checks, too?"

Credit: WCPO Cincinnati     Duration: 01:24Published
New Jersey Woman Unboxes Letters She Wrote To Families Of Prisoners Of War During World War II [Video]

New Jersey Woman Unboxes Letters She Wrote To Families Of Prisoners Of War During World War II

Letters and postcards dating back to World War II were unboxed in New Jersey. Decades later, they tell the story of how a now-101-year-old woman helped bring peace to families of prisoners of war;..

Credit: CBS 2 New York     Duration: 02:23Published
Fair Chance Housing Ordinance to prevent discrimination against some returning citizens [Video]

Fair Chance Housing Ordinance to prevent discrimination against some returning citizens

Jackson city council passes Fair Chance Housing Ordinance to prevent discrimination towards the formerly incarcerated allowing them to have an opportunity for housing. The ordinance takes effect in 90..

Credit: FOX 47 News Michigan     Duration: 02:40Published
Cotton slams checks to prisoners, but supported them under Trump [Video]

Cotton slams checks to prisoners, but supported them under Trump

Sen. Tom Cotton (R-AR) is slamming Democrats for passing a bill that will send relief checks to prisoners after he voted twice for the same thing while former President Donald Trump was in office.

Credit: Bleacher Report AOL     Duration: 03:52Published
Myanmar protests, after death of Suu Kyi official [Video]

Myanmar protests, after death of Suu Kyi official

An official from Aung San Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy died in custody in Myanmar overnight, after being detained in a crackdown on anti-junta protesters, in the midst of demonstrations..

Credit: Reuters - Politics     Duration: 01:44Published
Australian broadcaster suspends China's CGTN [Video]

Australian broadcaster suspends China's CGTN

Australian broadcaster SBS said it was suspending the broadcast of Chinese TV news services CGTN and CCTV after receiving a human rights complaint. Emer McCarthy reports.

Credit: Reuters - Politics     Duration: 01:16Published
California's “Orange Angels“ [Video]

California's “Orange Angels“

Around 20% of the firefighters battling California's fires are prisoners - why?

Credit: Loopsider - English     Duration: 03:05Published
Pope calls for release of Myanmar political prisoners [Video]

Pope calls for release of Myanmar political prisoners

Pope Francis said on Wednesday the hopes of the people of Myanmar cannot be "suffocated by violence" and again called for the release of political prisoners.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:33Published

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Russia's feared prisons follow system from Soviet Gulag era

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Prisoners kept behind bars for months amid parole board backlog

The board is at a “crisis point” as thousands of cases sit undecided, causing prisoners to eventually be released into the community with no supervision.
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Zimbabwe: Govt Pardons 3,000 Prisoners to Reduce Covid-19 Threat

[Nation] Zimbabwe has begun releasing about 3 000 prisoners under a presidential amnesty. This is meant to reduce the threat of Covid-19 at its overcrowded prisons.
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As Georgian politicians near a possible resolution to their long-running political crisis, they are facing increasing impatience from their American and European allies. By Giorgi..
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What is suffragette white? The colour has a 110-year history as a protest tool

(MENAFN - The Conversation) 'Suffragette white' is proving to be a popular fashion choice for women who want to make a statement. Most recently, former Australia Post CEO Christine Holgate donned a..
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How the Current Justice System Fails Us All

(MENAFN - The Arabian Post) By Simrah WajahatMost people believe criminals don't have human rights because they took away the rights of their victims. Why should they be given anything? After all, 'the..
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Plea in HC to release prisoners on interim bail to decongest jails due to spike in Covid-19 cases in Delhi


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Myanmar junta pardons prisoners, to attend regional summit

State broadcaster MRTV said that junta chief Senior Gen. Min Aung Hlaing had pardoned 23,047 prisoners, including 137 foreigners who will be deported from Myanmar. He also reduced sentences for others.
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Myanmar pardons prisoners, unclear if coup foes among them

While reducing the sentence for some, the state has released 23,047 prisoners, including 137 foreigners who will be deported from Myanmar.
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198 inmates, 86 jail staff test positive for COVID-19 in Maharashtra prisons

198 inmates, 86 jail staff test positive for covid-19 in maharashtra prisons
The State Prison Department also said that a total number of 1,326 prisoners and 3,112 jail staff have been vaccinated so far
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Pope celebrates mass of 'mercy' with prisoners, refugees

Among them, there were inmates of two Roman prisons and one youth detention centre; refugees from Syria, Nigeria and Egypt; and nursing staff from a nearby hospital.
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Advocates: Prisons need better vaccine education for inmates

Shortly before Covid-19 vaccinations began in January at the federal prison in Danbury, Connecticut, officials held town hall meetings for inmates about the vaccines and put up informational posters..
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Bible being taught to kids of women prisoners, gross negligence on part of state machinery: NCPCR study


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16 prisoners put chilli powder in jail staff's eyes, escape from Jodhpur prison

The prisoners then proceeded to make a daring escape in a Scorpio that had been parked strategically, right outside prison premises.
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More than 1,800 prisoners escape after attack on Nigeria jail


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Myanmar death toll reaches 557 as security forces kill four more people

According to the Assistance Association for Political Prisoners (AAPP), the main strike occurred in Monywa township where three civilians including a man serving in the People’s Defense Team were..
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U.S. shuts once-secret Guantanamo prison unit, moves prisoners

U.S. President Joe Biden has said he intends to close Guantanamo
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We condemn any use of violence: MEA on situation in Myanmar

An MEA spokesperson said India has urged for the release of political prisoners and supported any attempts to resolve the current situation, including through the efforts of 10-nation ASEAN
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Explain how contraband reaches prisoners: SC

Give CCTV cover details, Tihar told
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SC asks for details on Tihar Jail’s CCTV coverage

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Vaccination of prisoners begins

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