Guatemala prison chief arrested in corruption probe

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 replaces country`s prison chief

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

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.

Ex-Khmer Rouge prison chief appeals sentence

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

Former Khmer Rouge prison chief seeks acquittal

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

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 verdict set for July 26

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

Khmer Rouge prison chief could get 40 years

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.