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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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Denmark introduces rehab for Syrian fighters
An innovative rehabilitation programme offers Danish fighters in Syria an escape route and help without prosecution.
Islamic State fears take hold in Netherlands
Street tension between radical Muslims and Holland's hard right rises, as Islamic State anxiety grows.
Interactive: Drawdown in Afghanistan
Take an immersive look at the challenges facing the war-torn country as US troops begin their withdrawal.
Ugandans baffled by sleeping ministers
Ministers and MPs caught on camera sleeping through important speeches have sparked criticism that they are not working.
JOURNALISM UNDER FIRE
Is this the death of democracy in Afghanistan?
ISIL crisis: Everyone's a winner
Brazil's 'accidental' presidential candidate
Zeynep Zileli Rabanea
Can the left fight back in Europe?
An ideological pendulum in the Arab world
Confidence men and their masquerade
Westgate: A photographer's story
Photographer Kabir Dhanji revisits the people he met inside Westgate Mall during the attack on September 21, 2013.
In Pictures: Destruction in Ukraine's Luhansk
More than 500 people have been killed in the contested city, where a shaky ceasefire holds.
In Pictures: Mexico on severe weather alert
Less than a week after the category three storm hit Baja California, Tropical Storm Polo narrowly misses the peninsula.
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