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Iran replaces country`s prison chief

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 23, 2014, 21:40

Iran`s judiciary has replaced the country`s prisons chief after reports of violence against political prisoners during a routine inspection in Evin Prison, media reports said on Wednesday.

Ben Ali brother-in-law dies in custody: Tunisia prison chief

Last Updated: Friday, April 05, 2013, 20:30

Moncef Trabelsi, the brother-in-law of ousted Tunisian strongman Zine El Abidine Ben Ali who was jailed for fraud, has died in custody of a brain tumour, the country`s prisons chief said on Friday.

Mexican prison`s security chief gunned down

Last Updated: Monday, July 30, 2012, 11:21

He was attacked by several gunmen riding in two SUVs as he stood in front of his house with his wife and son in the Villas del Manantial district.

Ex-Khmer Rouge prison chief appeals sentence

Last Updated: Monday, March 28, 2011, 11:54

Kaing Guek Eav admitted to overseeing torture and killing of 16,000 people.

Former Khmer Rouge prison chief seeks acquittal

Last Updated: Saturday, March 26, 2011, 16:18

Cambodia`s war crimes court will hear appeals next week in the case of Duch.

Khmer Rouge jailer gets 30 yrs in prision, outrage over sentence

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 27, 2010, 00:37

A UN-backed tribunal sentenced the Khmer Rouge`s chief jailer to 35 years for overseeing the deaths of up to 16,000 people.

Khmer Rouge prison chief sacks his international lawyer

Last Updated: Friday, July 09, 2010, 22:12

Former Khmer Rouge prison chief Duch has sacked his international lawyer just weeks before the verdict in his war crimes trial, Cambodia`s UN-backed court said on Friday, after a rift emerged in his defence.

Khmer Rouge prison chief verdict set for July 26

Last Updated: Monday, May 24, 2010, 14:37

Duch begged forgiveness for overseeing execution of 15,000 people at a jail.

Khmer Rouge prison chief could get 40 years

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 25, 2009, 10:06

Prosecutors in the genocide trial of a former Khmer Rouge prison chief demanded a 40-year jail sentence Wednesday for a man who they described as snuffing out innocent lives and spreading terror across Cambodia.