• Wed, 17 Jan 2018 12:49:27
    Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong jailed over protest
    Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong was jailed for the second time Wednesday for his role in mass pro-democracy protests as concern grows that prison terms for young campaigners are shutting down debate in the semi-autonomous city as Beijing increases control.
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  • Wed, 17 Jan 2018 01:00:00
    Why imprisoned Ahok remains the man to watch in Indonesian politics
    Basuki “Ahok” Tjahaja Purnama has become the Kim Kardashian of Indonesian politics. Nearly a year after his upset defeat in the capital’s gubernatorial election and his controversial blasphemy conviction, the former Jakarta governor has never been completely out of the spotlight.
  • Fri, 12 Jan 2018 07:00:00
    Smoking to be stubbed out on Thai beaches
    Smokers who flout a smoking ban on 20 of Thailand's most famous tourist beaches will face a $3,000 fine or up to a year in prison, Thai authorities have said.
  • Thu, 11 Jan 2018 10:50:21
    Asia’s Prison Population
    China has the largest prison population in Asia, more than four times as large as India. However, when it comes to prison population rates, Thailand has the highest incarceration rate in the region
  • Mon, 08 Jan 2018 16:40:11
    Police shut down ‘battle of the sexes’, threaten prison
    Florida Police rushed to the site of a planned mixed martial arts (MMA) match and threatened those involved with imprisonment if they went ahead with it.
  • Sat, 06 Jan 2018 18:50:20
    Blessing ceremony for freed land-rights activist
    Supap Khamlae, the wife of missing land rights activist Den Khamlae, has been released from the prison after complete a six-month term over a forest-encroachment case.
  • Sat, 06 Jan 2018 07:00:00
    Foundation to seek leniency for blind woman jailed for lese majeste
    A LEGAL aid foundation in Yala is planning to appeal a court verdict on behalf of a blind woman who was sentenced on Thursday to one-and-a- half years in prison for lese majeste.
  • Thu, 04 Jan 2018 19:44:58
    Blind woman gets lese majeste jail sentence
    A 23-year-old blind woman from Yala was sentenced on Thursday to one-and-a-half years imprisonment for lese majeste.
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  • Mon, 25 Dec 2017 15:54:05
    Riches to rags to terror arrest
    KUCHING: It was a tale of riches to rags, then to guns and then possible prison for 20-year-old Malaysian terror suspect Al Muhd Alfie Kqhyriel.
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  • Mon, 25 Dec 2017 14:43:37
    Surprise search at Nonthaburi prison
    More than 200 officials staged a sudden search at the Nonthaburi Provincial Prison at 5am on Monday.
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  • Fri, 22 Dec 2017 13:14:53
    China jails VPN owner for over five years
    Beijing - A Virtual Private Network (VPN) seller in southern China has been sentenced to five and a half years in prison, official media reported Wednesday, one of the most severe sentences yet for helping users evade the country's "Great Firewall".
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  • Fri, 22 Dec 2017 09:29:16
    Jailed democracy activist dons graduation robes at Military Circle
    Graduation day for Jatupat Boonpattararaksa may come later than for others but the student activist serving jail time over politically related charges eventually got to wear his Khon Kaen University’s graduation robes on Thursday, although the were donned over a prison uniform.
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  • Fri, 22 Dec 2017 01:00:00
    Acceptance and employment key to former convicts’ rehabilitation
    Justice Ministry signals trend moving away from mass incarceration towards reforming and educating lawbreakers
  • Sun, 17 Dec 2017 01:00:00
    Jailhouses rocked by sex scandals
    Forbidden relationships behind bars have led to the dismissal of some Thai jail warders, according to the country’s prisons boss.
  • Sat, 16 Dec 2017 15:01:01
    Govt approves 3,000 more prison guards
    The government has approved the hiring of 3,000 more prison guards to deal with understaffing, Corrections Department director-general Narat Sawettanan said on Saturday.
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