On Palestinian Prisoners Day detainees and their relatives tell horror stories of torture and abuse in Israeli jails.
by Farah Najjar
- Shatha Hammad
by Sam Cowie
US & Canada
by Anealla Safdar
Latin America13 Jan 2017 10:07 GMT
About 100 inmates remain on the run after violent jail breaks triggered by gang rivalry in northern Brazil.
prison08 Jan 2017 19:56 GMT
Behind the prison bloodshed is an escalating feud between Brazil's biggest drug gangs with about 100 killed in a week.
Brazil06 Jan 2017 19:14 GMT
At least 33 inmates dead in northern Roraima state, just days after prison clashes between rival gangs killed 56 people.
prison03 Jan 2017 21:31 GMT
Brazilian government to relocate drug gang leaders involved in deadliest prison riot since 1992 that left 56 dead.
prison03 Jan 2017 04:17 GMT
Bodies butchered, decapitated and burned after clashes between rival drug gangs at a prison complex in Amazonas state.
prison02 Jan 2017 18:53 GMT
At least 60 killed in clashes between rival drug gangs at Anisio Jobim prison complex in Amazonas state, officials say.
Bahrain01 Jan 2017 13:29 GMT
Attackers of prison south of Manama kill one police officer and free prisoners held on terrorism charges, police say.
India28 Nov 2016 15:25 GMT
Harminder Singh had been sprung from prison in Punjab state along with four other inmates a day earlier.
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