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COVID-19: Give us isolation center, free minor offenders – Prisoners plead

Inmates of the Ho Central Prisons has appealed to the Government to provide the Prisons with isolation centers in the wake of COVID-19. ...
Social Prisoners Release

Nana Dankawoso to help release prisoners owing fines

Nana Appiagyei Dankawoso I, the President of the Ghana National Chamber of Commerce and Industry has pledged his commitment to settle the fines of...
The U.S. troops deploying at one of the bases

U.S. troop withdrawal continues amid violence in Afghanistan

The Pentagon on Friday said that the United States is committed to the troops' drawdown plan stipulated in the U.S.-Taliban agreement. Assistant to the Secretary...
Oguaa Caci Donates To Ankaful Inmates

Oguaa CACI donates to Ankaful Inmates

The Christ Apostolic Church International (CACI), Cape Coast Assembly, has donated sanitary items to inmates of Ankaful Prisons as part of efforts to assist...
Michigan Lakeland Correctional Facility In Coldwater

Seniors, Prisoners and the Plight of the Detroit Majority

Nursing homes, correctional facilities are serving as sources for the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic within a city which is 80% African American Statistical indicators...

Gambian leader pardons 115 prisoners to contain COVID-19

The Gambian president Adama Barrow has pardoned 115 prisoners from different prisons across the country in a bid to contain the spread of the...
death penalty

Tanzanian leader commutes death sentences for 256 prisoners

Tanzanian President John Magufuli on Saturday commuted death sentences for 256 prisoners as part of commemorations for the coming Union Day, said the presidency. ...
Cameroon and Chad

Cameroon releases about 1,000 prisoners amid COVID-19 pandemic

Cameroonian authorities had released around 1,000 prisoners to prevent spread of COVID-19, according to the country's Ministry of Justice. "We are hoping...
Photo taken on April 10, 2015 shows a general view of the Kabul city in Kabul, Afghanistan. (Xinhua/Ahmad Massoud)

Afghan prisoners exchange postponed

The prisoners swap between the Afghan government and the Taliban, which was planned to take place on Tuesday, has been postponed as no Taliban...

COVID-19: Release more petty offenders, aged and the sick from prison -Foundation

Crime Check Foundation (CCF), a Prison NGO has called on government to release more petty offenders, the sick and the aged from prison to...

Covid-19: The Prisoners of Sorrow and Lamentation

A long habit of not thinking a thing wrong gives it a superficial appearance of being right, and raises at first a formidable outcry...

Iran frees 70,000 prisoners amid raging COVID-19 epidemic

Iran on Monday announced the release of 70,000 prisoners in a bid to prevent the spread of COVID-19, while some countries in the Middle...
Child Soldiers

UNICEF says 15 child soldiers released in South Sudan

The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) said on Thursday that 15 children associated with armed forces and armed groups have been released in South...

Ethiopia pardons 1,270 prisoners in 6 months period

The Ethiopia Federal Attorney General Office (FAGO) on Sunday disclosed it has pardoned 1,270 prisoners in the first six months period of the current...

A conversation could be the answer to successful rehabilitation of prisoners

Researchers have found people on the brink of release from a prison sentence have lost any sense of being connected to the outside world...

South African opposition warns against presidential mass pardon of prisoners

South Africa's opposition warned on Tuesday that President Cyril Ramaphosa's pardoning of over 14,000 prisoners was "a slap in the face to victims of...

Citizens encouraged to provide healthcare support to prisoners

The Ghana Medical Association (GMA) has called on citizens and government to provide quality healthcare support to prisoners and other vulnerable groups in the...

FFL appeals to President to pardon persons convicted of attempted suicide

Favor Foundation for Life (FFL), a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) which advocates on Mental Health and Suicide Prevention has petitioned the president of the Republic...

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...

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...
Salva Kiir

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...
MP Donation

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...

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...

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...

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...
Palestine, Israel

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...
Global Evangelical Church Choirs

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...