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Spanish king’s brother-in-law turns himself in to serve prison sentence

Spanish king’s brother-in-law turns himself in to serve prison sentence

The brother-in-law of Spain’s king turned himself in to authorities on Monday to serve a five-year, 10-month prison sentence for crimes including tax fraud and embezzlement, a prison system spokesman said. Inaki Urdangarin signed himself into the Brieva prison in Avila at around 8:00 am (0600 GMT). He had been given five-day deadline last Tuesday […]

June 18, 2018 | By | Reply More
Syria’s Bashar al Assad hangs 13,000 prisoners in his secret slaughterhouse jail

Syria’s Bashar al Assad hangs 13,000 prisoners in his secret slaughterhouse jail

The Butcher’s Regime of Syrian President Assad’s has executed up to 13,000 people in mass hangings carried out in the basement of a notorious prison, a chilling new report claims. As many as over 13,000 opponents of Butcher Assad were secretly hanged in one of Syria’s most infamous prisons in the first five years of […]

February 7, 2017 | By | Reply More
Brazil’s brutal prison massacres leave more than 30 inmates dead

Brazil’s brutal prison massacres leave more than 30 inmates dead

The latest in a string of brutal prison massacres involving suspected gang members in Brazil has killed 30 inmates, most of whom were beheaded, officials said Sunday. The bloodbath erupted Saturday night in the overcrowded Alcacuz prison in the northeastern state of Rio Grande do Norte. Similar violence at other jails in Brazil left around […]

January 16, 2017 | By | Reply More
Egypt’s Mubarak to return to prison

Egypt’s Mubarak to return to prison

Nov 07, – Mubarak has been under house arrest since his release from a prison hospital in August, two years after his initial arrest. He is on retrial for the killings of nearly 900 protesters during the 2011 uprising that led to his ouster. But the verdict in that case was later overturned. He is […]

November 7, 2013 | By | Reply More
Europeans topless protesters may face 2 years in prison

Europeans topless protesters may face 2 years in prison

May 31, AP Tunis – They have been charged with offending public decency and threatening public order The defence lawyer for the three European feminists that protested topless in front of the Tunis courthouse says they have been charged with offending public decency and threatening public order. Souhaib Bahri said Friday they would appear in […]

May 31, 2013 | By More
Thousands rally street protests for Yulia Tymoshenko in Ukraine

Thousands rally street protests for Yulia Tymoshenko in Ukraine

May 19, AP – Saturday’s event was held after the European Court of Human Rights ruled in April that aspects of Tymoshenko’s detention were unlawful. She was sentenced to seven years in prison in 2011 for abuse of power in a case many have called politically motivated. Thousands of people have attended large rallies in […]

May 19, 2013 | By More
President Obama vows to close military prison at Guantanamo Bay

President Obama vows to close military prison at Guantanamo Bay

In a White House news conference on Tuesday, Obama said he would try to persuade Congress to end restrictions that have prevented him from closing the prison camp. He told reporters the US must re-evaluate how it handles terrorist suspects. US President Barack Obama has said he plans to renew efforts to close the military […]

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