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Paralympian Oscar Pistorius is due to be freed from prison later this week. He's served just 10 months for killing his girlfriend but prosecutors are determined he should be sent back to jail. CCTV's Angelo Coppola reports.
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Congolese militia leader Thomas Lubanga is seeking to be freed early from jail. He was sentenced to 14 years for using child soldiers and raping girls but now he's eligible for release. And he says he should be allowed out, to research the causes of ethni
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The three year jail sentence slapped on three Al Jazeera journalists by an Egyptian court has elicited sharp criticism internationally. Their lawyers are now looking at the prospects of a Presidential pardon. Adel EL Mahrouky has more.
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A Nigerian general has been sentenced to six months in jail for his involvement in one of the army's worst defeats by Boko Haram
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Men in Tanzania will get up to 30 years in jail, if they marry or get a school girl pregnant. The country has some of the highest child marriage rates in the world, but the new law is part of a Government crackdown.
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In South Africa, two brothers arrested on charges of terrorism will spend another night behind bars. Their bail application has been postponed yet again. Brandon-Lee and Tony-Lee Thulsie hired new legal counsel last week.
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Supporters of former Congolese rebel leader Jean-Pierre Bemba are delighted that the International Criminal Court has decided the politician will NOT serve any more time behind bars. Bemba has been fined 3-hundred and 50-thousand dollars and 12-months for