Saturday, June 22, 2024

Topic: Prisoners

Over 2,800 Palestinians arrested, tortured by Israel in West Bank, East Jerusalem since 7 October

Amnesty International and the Palestinian Prisoners Society representing prisoners held by Israel, said more than 2,800 Palestinians were arrested in the West Bank and East Jerusalem since October 7.

SC directs prisoners released during pandemic to surrender within 15 days

The Supreme Court on Friday directed all convicts and undertrial prisoners released during the Covid-19 pandemic to surrender within 15 days. The bench of Justices...

WHO reveals one-third of prisoners in Europe suffer mental health disorders

One in three prisoners in Europe suffer from mental health disorders, the World Health Organization (WHO) said in a new report launched on Tuesday.

India, Pakistan exchange prisoners list: MEA urge for “immediate” consular access

Pakistan on Friday shared a list of 682 Indian prisoners detained in the country with the Indian High Commission in Islamabad under the 2008...

Accused and undertrial prisoners cannot normally be handcuffed: Karnataka HC

Handcuffing of an accused person can be resorted to only in extreme circumstances, the Karnataka High Court recently held. Justice Suraj Govindaraj said that a person arrested cannot normally be handcuffed, reported Bar and Bench.

8278 Indian prisoners in foreign jails: Ministry

The number of Indian inmates in foreign jails including under-trial prisoners amounts to 8278, out of which 156 are serving life sentences, the Ministry of External Affairs said in Lok Sabha.