The head of Guatemala`s prison system was arrested Wednesday on bribery and money-laundering charges linked to a notorious jail-based criminal syndicate, prosecutors said.
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.
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.
Kaing Guek Eav admitted to overseeing torture and killing of 16,000 people.
Cambodia`s war crimes court will hear appeals next week in the case of Duch.
A UN-backed tribunal sentenced the Khmer Rouge`s chief jailer to 35 years for overseeing the deaths of up to 16,000 people.
Duch begged forgiveness for overseeing execution of 15,000 people at a jail.
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.
Day in Pics: 25th December
Showbiz World - December 25, 2014
Sunny Leone with Mastizaade