The US is to hand formal control of a controversial prison to the Afghan government on Monday, despite apparent disagreements between the two sides on the fate of hundreds of inmates.
Regardless of whether an Oslo court sentences him to prison or closed psychiatric care, Norwegian gunman is set to spend his days at a specially-adapted high-security prison.
Over 67 years since he disappeared into the Soviet prison system, the fate of the Swedish diplomat Raoul Wallenberg remains shrouded in mystery despite decades of work to find the truth.
An African American man diagnosed with mental retardation will be executed on July 18 for killing a fellow prisoner, his lawyer said.
The United States on Monday called on Iran to release Christian pastor Youcef Nadarkhani, who was imprisoned in 2009 and condemned to death for converting from Islam to Christianity.
A tour to jails has been organized for at-risk teenagers in Aktau.
Over 600 Kazakhstan citizens are serving sentences in foreign prisons: Statistics.
Head of press-service of Correctional System Commission of Kazakhstan Interior Ministry commented on the Religion Law.
Kazakhstan prisons will start closing down mosques, chapels and prayer rooms on October 25.