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  1. 1. opinion | 29 Jan 2015

    Myanmar reneges on effort to free political prisoners


    Newspaper section: News

    » One of the clearest markers of progress on human rights improvements in Myanmar has been the release of hundreds of political prisoners by the government of President Thein Sein since 2011. That progress has reversed sta...

  2. 2. news | 14 Jan 2015

    Laos pardons 900 prisoners

    By Online Reporters

    » Laos has pardoned 900 prisoners nationwide to commemorate the anniversary of the communist regime.

  3. 3. news | 12 Jan 2015

    Cuba frees 53 political prisoners as agreed in US deal

    By AFP

    » Cuba has released all 53 of the political prisoners it agreed to free in last month's normalization deal with the United States, the US State Department said Monday.

  4. 4. news | 07 Jan 2015

    Cuba freed some political prisoners on list: US

    By AFP

    » WASHINGTON - Cuba has freed some of the 53 political prisoners identified on a US list as it moves towards normalizing ties with the United States, an American official said Tuesday.

  5. 5. learning | 24 Apr 2013

    Call center work for prisoners

    About work

    By Jon Fernquest

    » Prison won't be wasted time for a special group of prisoners providing telephone number information for a decent salary.

  6. 6. learning | 28 Nov 2012

    Gangnam Style: Happier life for prisoners

    About music

    By Jon Fernquest

    » For prisoners in jail awaiting trial dancing to hit Korean rap song reduces stress & violence.

  7. 7. news | 21 Jan 2015

    Court hears Khmer Rouge slit prisoner throats, ate organs

    By AFP

    » A witness told Cambodia's UN-backed court Wednesday that Khmer Rouge soldiers slit prisoners' throats and ate their gall bladders during the 1970s, as the genocide trial of the two most senior surviving leaders

  8. 8. news | 20 Jan 2015

    Rohingya political prisoner freed

    By AP

    » YANGON — Rights groups welcomed the release of a prominent Rohingya Muslim doctor who was arrested while trying to calm rioters during sectarian violence in western Myanmar, but noted Tuesday scores of political prisoner...

  9. 9. news | 20 Jan 2015

    Convicts on fishing boats plan killed

    By Reuters

    » BANGKOK — A plan by the Thai government to put prisoners to work on the country's understaffed fishing boats has been scrapped, the Foreign Ministry said Tuesday following charges that the scheme threatened inmates&...

  10. 10. multimedia | 19 Jan 2015

    Indonesia executes six convicts by firing squad

    » Indonesia executes six prisoners by firing squad for drug offenses, drawing international criticism. Six of those killed were foreigners. Yiming Woo reports. - REUTERS

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