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Libya's justice minister visited a prison in Tripoli on Monday, meeting with detainees including a son of slain dictator Moammar Gaddafi.
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It was the day South African Paralympian Oscar Pistorius was due to leave prison. But in a surprise move, the country's Justice Minister put his parole on hold, saying a decision to free him had been made too soon.
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A court sentenced Muslim Brotherhood leader Mohamed Badie and several other prominent Islamists to life in prison. They were charged with murder and inciting violence. Badie had faced several charges and has accumulated two death sentences and five senten
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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 car bomb exploded close to a prison in the capital Tripoli on Wednesday. The al-Hadba prison is currently home to several officials who served under former Libyan leader, Moamer Gaddafi. Also being held there is the former leader's son, Saadi.
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Prison officials are to decide whether to grant parole to paralympian Oscar Pistorius. He's serving a 5-year jail term for killing his girlfriend. Under South Africa law, he could be freed after serving one sixth of his sentence. Yolisa Njamela with more
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Flamboyant Zimbabwean businessman Philip Chiyangwa gives an address during a fundraiser for the Zimbabwe Prison Service at the Cresta Lodge in Harare.
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The family of South African paralympian Oscar Pistorius has called the most recent ruling against him 'harsh'. The Supreme Court of Appeal on Thursday overturned his conviction of manslaughter. Instead, he's been convicted of murder for killing his former
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Johannesburg, 23 December 2015 - The Department of Correctional Services says corrupt prison officials are an embarrassment to the department.
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Zimbabwe is struggling to secure the services of a hangman to carry out executions. The unusual challenge was highlighted in a constitutional court case where 14 death row inmates are appealing to have their death sentences overturned. They say their prol
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The son of Senegal's former president Abdoulaye Wade, has been freed from prison after receiving a presidential pardon. Karim Wade served three years of a six-year sentence for illegally enriching himself during his father's rule. Despite the pardon, he i
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Time for a walk down memory lane ... and the great man Nelson Mandela walked out of prison on this day, 29 years ago