What should we make of the US assurances regarding how Assange would be treated if extradited?
Ecuador is seeking to ease overcrowding in its prisons after gang-linked riots killed more than 300 people this year.
Hundreds have been killed in gang-linked riots this year, as experts say systemic problems plague country’s prisons.
Human rights ombudsman warns Saakashvili, the jailed 53-year-old, may soon face potentially fatal health complications.
Ruling comes amid growing concern over health of former President Mikheil Saakashvili, who is on a hunger strike.
Police say 58 prisoners killed, 12 wounded in another round of violence to hit Penitenciaria del Litoral in Guayaquil.
Dozens were killed in a fire at a prison last month, but experts say it was an accident waiting to happen.
Solidarity protest in Gaza demands release of seven prisoners held without charge or trial who are now on hunger strike.
Brandon Jackson was convicted of armed robbery by a 10-2 jury in 1997. Split verdicts are no longer legal.
Jailbreak at Oyo correctional centre in country’s southwest is the third to occur this year.
Why was the Louisiana man found guilty of armed robbery when two jurors voted not to convict?
Venezuela’s government says Raul Baduel, who served as defence minister under Hugo Chavez, died due to the coronavirus.
Most of the 400 prisoners belonging to Islamic Jihad have begun their hunger strike against Israel’s punitive measures.
With big business names signing up to end the death penalty, Al Jazeera speaks to the woman organising the effort.