Virus fears spark Thailand prison riot

Dozens of prisoners have rioted in a jail in Thailand over coronavirus fears. Some convicts managed to escape in the chaos. Authorities said the situation at Buri-ram prison – where 2,000 inmates are held – is now under control. Thailand has recorded 1,388 cases of the coronavirus, including seven deaths. Subscribe to us on YouTube: … Read more Virus fears spark Thailand prison riot

Opinion | I survived solitary confinement. You can survive self-isolating for coronavirus.

Global Opinions writer Jason Rezaian spent a year and a half in an Iranian prison. How he coped with panic and anxiety applies to the fear of coronavirus today. Read more: https://wapo.st/2QFkmQs. Subscribe to The Washington Post on YouTube: https://wapo.st/2QOdcqK Follow us: Twitter: https://twitter.com/washingtonpost Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/washingtonpost/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/washingtonpost/

Colombia coronavirus: 23 killed in prison riot

At least 23 people have been killed as they rioted in one of Colombia’s largest prisons in Bogota over fears that the coronavirus could be spreading within its walls. It started out as a protest against what inmates across the country said was overcrowding and poor health services in its jails. The government has described … Read more Colombia coronavirus: 23 killed in prison riot

The Chameleon | 20/20 | PART 5

Paternity test shows killer not biologically related to ‘Lisa’: Part 5 Kimball was sentenced to 15 years to life in prison for Jun’s murder. Fmr. Det. Roxane Gruenheid said she was “determined” to find out the true identity of Lisa, whom Kimball claimed was his daughter. #ABCNews #ABC2020 #Documentary WATCH THE FULL EPISODE OF 20/20: … Read more The Chameleon | 20/20 | PART 5

Nirbhaya Case: India Hangs 4 Convicts for 2012 Gang Rape and Murder

Four convicts were hanged in India for the 2012 gang rape and murder of a 23-year-old physiotherapy student on a moving bus in New Delhi. The men were hanged at Tihar Jail in New Delhi, Press Trust of India reported, quoting jail authorities. Flag waving demonstrators gathered outside the prison gates with one man carrying … Read more Nirbhaya Case: India Hangs 4 Convicts for 2012 Gang Rape and Murder

The Public Respond To Gordon’s Treacle Tart | Gordon Behind Bars

Gordon takes his prison baked treacle tart to Cafe Nero and sees first hand how the general public responds. #GordonRamsay #Cooking Gordon Ramsay’s Ultimate Fit Food/Healthy, Lean and Fit – http://po.st/REpVfP If you liked this clip check out the rest of Gordon’s channels: http://www.youtube.com/gordonramsay http://www.youtube.com/kitchennightmares http://www.youtube.com/thefword

Hard-hit Iran frees more prisoners amid coronavirus outbreak

Iran has temporarily freed thousands of additional prisoners, including political prisoners, in an attempt to reduce pressure on its prisons system as the country struggles to contain the spread of coronavirus. The announcement on Tuesday came after the judiciary said last week that 70,000 prisoners had temporarily been released, mostly non-violent offenders serving short prison … Read more Hard-hit Iran frees more prisoners amid coronavirus outbreak

Two killed in prison riots in Jordan over COVID-19 controls

In Jordan, two prisoners have died in riots over government measures to contain COVID-19. Officials say the violence, which broke out inside a prison near the capital Amman on Sunday, is now under control. The government banned visits to the prison for two weeks to try to stop the spread of the virus. Jordan has … Read more Two killed in prison riots in Jordan over COVID-19 controls

DR Congo warlord Thomas Lubanga released from prison

The first man to be convicted by the International Criminal Court has been released from prison. Supporters gathered outside the jail in the capital of the Democratic Republic of the Congo to greet Thomas Lubanga Dyilo. He was found guilty of recruiting child soldiers to fight in the second Congo war in 2012. Al Jazeera’s … Read more DR Congo warlord Thomas Lubanga released from prison

Prisoners ‘may’ be released if COVID-19 breaks out in jails

Steve Gillan, head of the Prison Officers Association, says previous governments have done an “executive release of prisoners”. It could mean that people are released, monitored then put back in prison or that minister can look at low-risk category prisoners and just release them towards the end of their sentence. SUBSCRIBE to our YouTube channel … Read more Prisoners ‘may’ be released if COVID-19 breaks out in jails