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Maximum security in times of austerity
A new type of maximum security prison reflects undemocratic austerity where law must provide security, but not justice.
Last updated: 03 Jul 2014 08:47 GMT
Bulgaria 'jails' asylum seekers
Bulgaria routinely locks up asylum seekers, despite EU law banning the use of detention centres, forcing migrants west.
Last updated: 05 Nov 2011 07:30 GMT
Suffocating to death in France's ageing jails
Prisoner dies and cellmate hospitalised after fire tears through cell in "decrepit" 19th century French jail.
Last updated: 22 Jul 2011 16:47 GMT
Greek police accused of abuses
Council of Europe says detainees often kept in overcrowded, dirty cells.
Last updated: 20 Dec 2006 06:20 GMT
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UK charity crackdown riles Syria aid workers
Muslim volunteers face questioning and threat of arrest, while aid has been disrupted or blocked, charities say.
Abandonment of 'Bring Back Our Girls'
Six months on, outrage and sorrow over the mass schoolgirl abduction has disappeared - except for families in Nigeria.
A soft approach to returning British fighters
ISIL combatants seeking an 'exit strategy' from Mideast conflict need positive reinforcement back home, analysts say.
Austrian youth flocking to ISIL
European nation hit by a wave of Islamophobia as many young fighters join ISIL in Syria and Iraq.
In the battle of papal politics, Pope Francis will triumph
Libya: The war nobody can win
An intellectual giant: Ali Mazrui (1933-2014)
Unmasking Turkey's ISIL strategy
Palestine moves towards post-Oslo phase
The game-changing election for Africa
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