New York, March 11, 2014--The Committee to Protect Journalists welcomes the release this week of five Turkish journalists who were imprisoned after being sentenced to jail in connection with the controversial Ergenekon case. Three of the journalists--Yalç?n Küçük, Deniz Y?ld?r?m, and Merdan Yanarda?--were convicted because of their work, according to...
Authorities say 25-year-old Mickey Roy Anderson, Sr. is the only fugitive still at-large after three men escaped the Colorado River Indian Tribes jail on Sunday morning by assaulting a detention officer
In Germany, photographer Juergen Chill has captured aerial views of modern day cells in the country, which all look like they came out of an IKEA catalog. And are those ripe, plump tomatoes across from the flat screen TV? Meanwhile, over in Norway, you get shipped to an island to work on your tan while serving out your time. Show More Summary
Late into a night of cocktailing in gay Atlanta, this drunk guy and his wingman decide to call it quits. So they jump in a taxi outside their 10th Street bar and take off. Now the real adventure starts.
Uganda's Anti-Homosexuality Act just received its first constitutional challenge, while activists also filed a separate suit hoping to put a stop to the now-common practice of tabloids outing Ugandans suspected of being LGBT. Featured Image: read more
How long do you think the RHONJ stars will have to go to jail for, if at all?
Drones are being used to drop care packages of drugs into Quebec prisons, according to Stephane Lemaire, president of the province's correctional officers' union.
Rapper Lil Boosie, 31, spent five years in the Louisiana State Penitentiary after pleading guilty to drug charges. But when he was released last week, the outside world was a different place. Lil Boosie went to prison in 2009, but both...Show More Summary
Iranian authorities arrested a reformist journalist and activist on March 6, one week after he gave a speech criticizing state bodies and authorities. Security forces have transferred Saeed Razavi Faghih, a former member of the Tahkim-e Vahdat student organization's Central Council, to Rajaee Shahr Prison in Karaj.
Branko Bogdanov, 58, and his wife, Lela, 52, have been charged with shoplifting $7 million in goods over a ten-year period. According to a report from the Associated Press, the couple, emigrated from the former Yugoslavia, and are now living near Chicago – illegally, according to prosecutor Renato Marriotti. Show More Summary
When the mansion that Khloé Kardashian had shared with estranged husband Lamar Odom was burglarized on March 4, insiders were quick to point fingers, implicating household staff and even Odom’s… READ ON
In a letter smuggled out of Egypt's Tora Prison over the weekend, a leading figure in the 2011 uprising who was recently jailed for protesting the current military-backed government, reported that prisoners are routinely tortured.
Monsignor Edward Arsenault was charged with theft after siphoning off money from his New Hampshire diocese.
See these teardrop tattoos? I got one for every time I cried in jail.
James Degorski, convicted in 1993 Ill. massacre that killed seven people, sued a Cook County jail guard who punched him and broke bones in his face; a federal judge ruled in convict's favor
Honduran journalist Julio Ernesto Alvarado was convicted on charges of criminal defamation on December 9, 2013, according to local human rights groups. The Supreme Court of Justice sentenced the journalist, who hosts the news program "Mi Nación" on Globo TV, to 16 months in prison on charges of damaging the...
Joran van der Sloot, the prime suspect behind the death of teenager Natalee Holloway, will be finally extradited to the United States — in 2038. He's currently serving the second year of a 28-year jail sentence in Peru for another murder and a Peruvian court ruled Sunday that he won't be sent to the U.S. Show More Summary
The man of the hour… Today, recently freed rapper Boosie Bad Azz sat down with the Breakfast Club’s Angela Yee to talk about his future, his time in jail, and also fielded questions from the audience during a live stream
Branko Bogdanov, 58, of suburban Chicago, allegedly stole $7.1 million in goods from retailers, then resold them; his wife and daughter are also accused
Once again, the U.S. government is attempting to police the world when it should be policing its own law enforcement agencies. We've got a warship cruising the Black Sea, fighter jets patrolling the Baltic skies, and a guided-missile destroyer searching the South China Sea for the downed Malaysia Airlines flight. Show More Summary