Anwar Ibrahim says Nelson Mandela apologised to him for not being able to secure his release from jail sooner, in the 1990s.
One can only hope this district will escape the developers’ wrecking ball and be recognised by Unesco as a world cultural heritage site someday.
Lindh, 38, is a free man now after his release from high-security prison in Terre Haute, Indiana three years early for good behaviour in a 20-year sentence.
With another death in custody in Penang last week, the DAP man urges the government to widen monitoring of the department.
Wikileaks founder Julian Assange is currently in prison in Britain after his seven years in hiding in the Ecuadorian embassy in London.
HRW says the accused are often detained on lofty or circumstantial evidence.
John Walker Lindh will also not be allowed to travel abroad for the three years without express court permission.
Omar al-Bashir was toppled by military rulers last week after four months of protests, ending his 30-year-rule.
Chong Su Kyun is grateful to be reunited with his family, while his wife says she will not allow him to look for jobs overseas anymore.
The rightwing populist who led Peru from 1990-2000 has said for years that he suffers from life-threatening health problems.
The lawyer was part of Donald Trump's inner circle who in the past called himself the president's "fixer".
Despite coming clean on some of his crimes, federal prosecutors said Cohen deserves a substantial prison term.
Soon after Amar Singh says police did not force the 1MDB whistleblower to say anything, Justo clarifies that it was the Thai cops who forced him to 'confess' to 'the lies'.
The verdict triggered clashes between police and thousands of supporters of the main opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP), which Zia still leads from prison.
Under president George W Bush, the military hastily built the prison camp following the US-led invasion of Afghanistan in late 2001.
It is short-sighted to lock up sex offenders and hope for the best.
Authorities have turned up the heat on Vladimir Putin's top foe.
P Sundramoorthy says Malaysia does not have the resources to implement such programmes, which have also had a low success rate in other countries.
They say the long prison term imposed on such offenders is similar to a natural life sentence, and that the convicts should not be left to languish in jail.
The ex-ruler is revered and despised in equal measure in Peru. Admirers laud him for dragging the country's economy into the modern era and defeating the Shining Path guerrilla movement.
At least 12 inmates died in a riot in July 2013 at the same prison.
Brazil has the world's third largest prison population, with 726,712 inmates as of June 2016.
The inmates drove through the prison gates.
Russia has denied US allegations that it interfered in the campaign and President Trump denies campaign collusion.