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Prisoners07 Oct 2015 13:16 GMT
Twice the size of Paris, the open-air Iwahig Prison and Penal Farm offers a unique approach to reforming criminals.
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Should a court decide if a child is sentenced to life imprisonment without parole?
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As the detention camp marks its 13th anniversary, President Obama has yet to make good on his promise to shut it down.
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Should a confession to a crime be enough to convict someone of a crime?
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Human Rights27 Nov 2014 11:08 GMT
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Asia Pacific21 Nov 2014 04:31 GMT
Al Jazeera documents cases of abuse and mistreatment in the wake of series of raids to catch illegal immigrants.
Human Rights10 Nov 2014 12:06 GMT
Bahrain authorities say they have launched investigation into death of an inmate allegedly by ministry personnel.
Politics09 Nov 2014 06:19 GMT
Kenneth Bae and Matthew Miller serving jail term in communist country reunited with family in Washington State.
Human Rights03 Nov 2014 11:59 GMT
Nearly 2,000 people have died in Syrian jails in 2014 due to torture and starvation, Syrian Observatory says.
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