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Mobile phone jammers to be installed in 12 sensitive jails in Uttar Pradesh

The Uttar Pradesh government has decided to install mobile phone jammers in 12 sensitive jails in the state, Prisons Minister Balwant Singh Ramoowalia said on Wednesday.

SC to hear matter of improving current state of prisons, inmates today

Since 2013, the Supreme Court has been hearing a suo motu case involving inhuman conditions in 1,382 prisons in India. 

Bahrain jails 8 Shiites, revokes nationality

A Bahraini court sentenced eight Shiites to 15-year jail terms for forming a terror group.

Egypt jails youth leader for three years

An Egyptian court has sentenced an April 6 leader and three other activists of the banned youth movement to three years in jail for possessing leaflets calling for the regime's overthrow.