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Wa High Court Allows Bail for Two Remand Prisoners

A Wa High Court presided over by Justice Kwasi Boakye has granted bail to two persons who have been on remand for between 17...
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DRC: Amnesty International lauds President Tshisekedi’s decision to set prisoners of conscience free.

Amnesty International’s Deputy Director for East Africa, the Horn and the Great Lakes Sarah Jackson, says President Tshisekedi decision to release of prisoners of...
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South Sudan: President Grants 48 prisoners amnesty

South Sudan President Salva Kiir has pardoned 48 prisoners from six prisons across the country in a presidential decree issued over the weekend as...
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Kpodo celebrates Christmas with cured lepers, prisoners

Mr Benjamin Kpodo, Member of Parliament (MP) for Ho Central, on Christmas Day donated assorted items worth GH¢49,000.00 in support of cured lepers in...
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Prisoners to benefit from toll free call system

The African Women Lawyers Association (AWLA), a Non Governmental Organisation, would soon roll out a Toll Free Call platform to enable the public, especially...
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Royal House Chapel Visits Inmates of Ho Prison

The Royal house Chapel International is sponsoring the surgery of eleven male prisoners in Ho to correct defects caused by various ailments. This followed a...
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Kumasi prisoners receive additional years for dealing drugs

      Two prisoners, who are each serving a 10 year sentence at the Kumasi Central Prison, have had their jail term extended by additional...

Justice for All Programme Sees to the Release of 7 Remand Prisoners

Seven persons on remand at the Nsawam Medium Security Prison were yesterday set free under the “Justice For All Programme” (JFAP), an initiative meant...
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Starving Striking Palestinian Prisoners leader put in isolation

A leader of a sweeping hunger strike of Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails was put in solitary confinement on Monday as Israel was seeking...

Justice for All Programme Sustained By Donor Funding

The Chief Justice, Mrs Theodora Georgina Wood, has called on the media to verify legal stories before publication in order not to undermine the...

Zambian leader urges prisoners not to abuse presidential pardon

Lungu said prisoners should not abuse the prerogative of mercy which gives him powers to release inmates before they finish their sentences because it...
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Global Evangelical Church Choirs Shows Love to Prisoners

The items valued at GH¢4,000.00 include bags of maize, rice, sugar, beans, gari, salt, some beverages, toilet rolls, plantain, palm oil and used clothes. Reverend...
A female sniper takes positon in a buliding in Daraya suburb of the capital Damascus, Syria, on April 5, 2015. The snipers are members of the female force in Syrian Republican Guards. Their unit consists of around 800 volunteer, unmarried, female fighters- aged between 20 and 24 years old. Their task is to work alongside the Syrian army in its battle against the rebels. (Xinhua/Zhang Naijie) (jl)

Syrian army slaughtered 150 militants in Hama

The military forces killed the rebels near the town of Maardis in the northern countryside of Hama, said SANA. The Syrian army lost control of...
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Ghana President Mahama pardons 896 prisoners

As many as 896 prisoners will soon gain their freedom in Ghana as a result of the traditional magnanimity of the state, the presidency...
AFP / Anatolii Stepanov Ukrainian pilot Nadiya Savchenko, freed from jail in Russia as part of a prisoner exchange, arrives at Kiev's Boryspil airport on May 25, 2016

Ukraine And Russia Swap Prisoners

The 35-year-old army helicopter pilot flew home as part of a carefully choreographed exchange with Moscow, with two alleged Russian soldiers leaving Ukraine earlier...

Taliban Demands Release Of Prisoners As Prelude To Peace

Up until now, the Taliban had demanded the release of prisoners and the departure of foreign troops as a prerequisite for peace talks, but...

Liaoning coach admits his side played like prisoners

"We played like prisoners tonight," said Guo Shiqiang. "I have played in many big tournaments, like the Olympics, the world championship, the Asian...
President of Djibouti, Isma?l Omar Guelleh,

Djibouti says talks with Eritrea to depend on release of prisoners

"The resolution of the dispute between Eritrea and my country will depend on the release of Djiboutian soldiers," Guelleh said on Monday in Doha...

GhOneTV supports Kwaw Kese to feed 4000 Nsawam prisoners

GhOneTV has partnered with MadTime Entertainment CEO, Emmanuel Botchwey, more commonly known as Kwaw Kese, to fete 4,000 inmates of the Nsawam Prison in...

Madagascar president reduces prisoners’ jail terms

"At the occasion of the New Year 2016, graceful remission of sentences are granted to persons sentenced for imprisonment under conditions," said a decree...

Kwaw Kese Plans on Showing Some 4,000 Prisoners Love on Val’s Day

Ghanaian hiplife musician Emmanuel Botchwey, known in showbiz as Kwaw Kese, has revealed plans to fete and donate food and other items to over...
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Kwaw Kese Intends Feeding 4000 Prisoners

Self acclaimed “King of the street” Kwaw Kese as part of his 2016 projects will be feeding 4000 inmates at Nsawam. Kwaw kese in 2015...
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Ministry of Gender goes to the aid of prisoners and aged

Of late some prisoners who are eligible to pursue further studies are being supported by the Ghana Prison Service to study various courses leading...
Three participants (inmates) in a pose with some of the dignitaries present

Prisoners schooled on Peace Education

The PEP is designed to help prisoners discover their inner strength and choice as well as hope, and the possibility of personal peace. The...
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Ghana and United Kingdom sign prisoner transfer pact

The pact was signed during the visit of the UK's International Development Minister, Grant Shapps to the West African country. Ghana...

Inmates Access to Free Phone Calls: A Blessing or Curse?

I read recently on myjoyonline.com a news item with the headline "Prison inmates to be allowed phone calls" attributed to non other person than...

Kwaw Kese Foundation Seeks For Public Support

Rapper Kwaw Kese has called on Ghanaians to help his Kwaw Kese Foundation campaign to support inmates of the various prisons across the country. The...
Palestinian Hamas militants take part in a parade to mark the 11th anniversary of the Israeli assassination of Hamas spiritual leader Sheikh Ahmed Yassin in Gaza city, on March 22, 2015. (Xinhua/Wissam Nassar)

Hamas, Islamic Jihad caution Israel over measures towards detainees

Hamas and Islamic Jihad movements warned Israel on Sunday over the outcomes of its measures against hundreds of Palestinian prisoners imprisoned in its jails....

Mahama to set more prisoners free

President John Mahama has agreed to grant remission and more amnesty to prisoners across the country, vowing to immediately tackle the congestion situations at...

President Mahama mingles with Prisoners

President John Mahama President John Mahama has visited the Nsawam medium security prison to interact with inmates and listen to their concerns. President Mahama made...