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Russia to crack down on prisoners’ mobile phones


August 7th, 2012 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 7 (IANS) Russian authorities are considering tougher punishment, including extra prison time, for inmates who use mobile phones, RIA Novosti reported Tuesday.According to the Izvestia daily, an official ... Read more...

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Palestinians jailed in Israel go on hunger strike


April 17th, 2012 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
Ramallah, April 17 (IANS) Palestinians jailed in Israel began a hunger strike on Tuesday demanding an improvement of their detention conditions.Qadoura Fares of the Palestinian Prisoner's Club said about 1, ... Read more...

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Russia urges US to respect rights of WikiLeaks suspect


March 9th, 2012 - 9:43 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 9 (IANS) Russia wants the US to respect the human rights of a soldier accused of leaking American classified information through whistleblowing website WikiLeaks, a Russian foreign ministry ... Read more...

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A delight to watch ‘The Artist’: Big B


February 26th, 2012 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 26 (IANS) Amitabh Bachchan, who is recuperating at home after abdominal surgeries, is enjoying a "no time-table" life. Apart from doing other things, he watched Oscar nominated ... Read more...

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Russian arms dealer shifted to Brooklyn jail


February 26th, 2012 - 8:00 am ICT by IANS
New York, Feb 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Convicted Russian arms dealer Viktor Bout was shifted to a "general population" prison in Brooklyn after spending 15 months in a solitary confinement."Victor has ... Read more...

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Musharraf knew about Osama hideout: Ex-ISI chief


February 15th, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 15 (IANS) Former Pakistani president Pervez Musharraf knew where Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden was hiding and said nothing, a former head of Pakistani spy agency ... Read more...

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Expenditure on Kasab not as high as projected: Lawyers


November 25th, 2011 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 25 (IANS) The expenditure incurred on keeping 26/11 terrorist Ajmal Amir Kasab secure in a Mumbai jail may not be as high as projected, say some prominent lawyers ... Read more...

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Oslo killer warns of more attacks, sent to solitary confinement (Second Lead)


July 25th, 2011 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 25 (IANS) Norway's mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik was Monday sent to a solitary confinement by a court after he boasted about his crime and warned of "two ... Read more...

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As jury debates Rana’s fate, family proclaims his innocence


June 9th, 2011 - 1:54 am ICT by IANS
Chicago, June 9 (IANS) As jury debated the fate of Pakistan-born Canadian businessman Tahawwur Rana, accused of providing support to Pakistan-based terror outfit Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) in carrying out the 26/11 ... Read more...

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US Army declares Wikileaks suspect Manning mentally fit to stand trial


April 30th, 2011 - 2:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 30 (ANI): The US Army has declared that Bradley Manning, the prime suspect in the leaking of classified US documents to the WikiLeaks whistleblowing website, is mentally competent to stand ... Read more...

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US to move WikiLeaks’ suspect Manning to new prison


April 20th, 2011 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 20(ANI): Bradley Manning, the US Army private accused of sharing classified documents with the whistleblower website, Wikileaks, will be moved from near-solitary confinement at the Marine Corps Brig in Virginia ... Read more...

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Timeline of Binayak Sen case


April 15th, 2011 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) The following is the timeline of the Binayak Sen case:May 14, 2007: Binayak Sen arrested in Bilaspur on charges of carrying messages between Piyush Guha, ... Read more...

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Manning’s mother calls on Hague to check on his deteriorating condition


April 14th, 2011 - 4:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr.14 (ANI): Susan Manning, the mother of Bradley Manning, the US soldier accused of leaking confidential data to WikiLeaks, has called for British Foreign Secretary William Hague to visit her son ... Read more...

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Bradley Manning treatment called ‘illegal and unconstitutional’


April 11th, 2011 - 1:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 11 (ANI): Over 250 of America's leading legal scholars have described the treatment of American soldier Bradley Manning, who has been accused of leaking classified cables to WikiLeaks, as illegal, ... Read more...

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Paris Hilton discusses jail time with Lil Wayne in magazine interview


March 28th, 2011 - 5:20 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Mar 28 (ANI): Socialite Paris Hilton and rapper Lil Wayne found a common topic to talk about during their interview with Interview Magazine - their time behind bars.Hilton, 30, ... Read more...

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Wikileaks suspect’s prison psychiatrists accused of ‘violating ethical duties as doctors’


March 16th, 2011 - 2:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 16 (ANI): A leading group of doctors in the US have accused psychiatrists in Quantico, Virginia, of 'violating their ethical duties as doctors' for subjecting the suspected WikiLeaks source Bradley ... Read more...

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Wikileaks suspect being mistreated in jail: State Department spokesman


March 12th, 2011 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 12 (ANI): US State Department spokesman PJ Crowley has said the Pentagon is being 'ridiculous and stupid' in subjecting American soldier Bradley Manning to mistreatment at Quantico in Virginia ... Read more...

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Assange calls US soldier accused in Wikileaks case an “unparalleled hero”


March 4th, 2011 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 4 (ANI): Wikileaks founder Julian Assange has said that Bradley Manning, the US Army Private accused of sharing classified documents with the whistleblower website, is an "unparalleled hero"."For him ... Read more...

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WikiLeaks leaker faces life sentence


March 3rd, 2011 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 3 (IANS) The US military has slapped the 23-year-old soldier, accused of having leaked thousands of secret documents to whistle-blower WikiLeaks, with 22 additional charges including the one ... Read more...

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Binayak Sen case - A timeline


February 10th, 2011 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Feb 10 (IANS) The following is the timeline of the Binayak Sen case:May 14, 2007: Binayak Sen arrested in Bilaspur on charges of carrying messages between Piyush Guha, a ... Read more...

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Iranian man accused of developing porn websites faces execution


February 10th, 2011 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 10 (ANI): An Iranian web programmer, who has been accused of developing porn websites, is now facing imminent execution after he allegedly confessed to the crime under torture.Saeed Malekpour, 35, ... Read more...

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Arizona shooter studied assassins on internet before attack


January 27th, 2011 - 9:30 am ICT by IANS
New York, Jan 27 (IANS) The 22-year-old man, accused of shooting US Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffordsm, studied about several assassins and legal consequences on internet before opening fire at a supermarket in Arizona, ... Read more...

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Wikileaks investigators fail to link Assange to prime suspect Bradley Manning


January 26th, 2011 - 5:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 26 (ANI): Investigators trying to find a loophole that allowed 'Wikileaks' to get access to thousands of US secret diplomatic cables, have failed to establish a link between Private Bradley ... Read more...

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WikiLeaks pays US soldier $15,100 legal fee for leaks


January 14th, 2011 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 14 (IANS) Whistle-blower website Wikileaks has donated $15,100 to the legal defence fund of the US soldier accused of providing it with the digital trove of secret diplomatic cables sent ... Read more...

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Iran jails HR lawyer for 11 years over voicing dissent against regime


January 11th, 2011 - 12:20 pm ICT by ANI
Tehran, Jan 11 (ANI): Iran has reportedly sentenced a human rights lawyer, Nasrin Sotoudeh, to 11 years of imprisonment for crimes that include "activities against national security" and "propaganda against the regime." ... Read more...

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Rapper T.I. gets ‘frisky’ with wife during jail visit


January 7th, 2011 - 8:58 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Jan 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) It seems distance has a way with people.After being thrown into jail, it seems rapper T.I. missed his wife very much. When Tameka "Tiny" Cottle went ... Read more...

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Fears over blasphemy-accused Pak-Christian woman’s safety after Taseer’s assassination


January 7th, 2011 - 5:11 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan 7(ANI): In the wake of liberal politician Salman Taseer's assassination in Pakistan, human rights workers have expressed fears over the immediate safety of Aasia Bibi, the Pakistani-Christian woman at the ... Read more...

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Iranian scientist ‘tortured’ on suspicion of leaking Tehran information to CIA


January 5th, 2011 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
Tehran, Jan 5 (ANI): Shahram Amiri, the Iranian scientist who had claimed to have been abducted by the Central Investigative Agency (CIA) and eventually returned to a hero's welcome in Tehran in ... Read more...

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Amnesty denounces sentencing of Sen


December 25th, 2010 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 25 (IANS) Amnesty International said Saturday that the life sentence handed down to Indian rights activist Binayak Sen for his alleged Maoist links violates "international fair trial standards".It is also ... Read more...

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Binayak Sen case timeline


December 24th, 2010 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 24 (IANS) The following is the timeline of the prosecution of Binayak Sen, a doctor and human rights activist convicted for sedition and conspiracy by a Chhattisgarh court and ... Read more...

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Mahi Vij: Regression Unveils The fact Of Her Past Life


December 24th, 2010 - 11:50 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
Mahi Vij the small screen actress who rose to popularity with her role as the simple Nakusha has reportedly discovered that she had been an Egyptian princess in her previous ... Read more...

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Mahii Vij an Egyptian princess in past life? (TV Snippets)


December 23rd, 2010 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) TV actress Mahii Vij, who became popular as Nakusha, the ugly duckling of "Laagi Tujhse Lagan", has found out that she was an Egyptian princess in her ... Read more...

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Indian doctor returns from Saudi Arabia with husband’s body


December 22nd, 2010 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) Eleven months after Ashish Chawla died in his sleep in Saudi Arabia, his body was finally consigned to flames here Wednesday after his wife Shalini Chawla returned ... Read more...

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‘No Pakistani safe across the globe following Aafia’s 86-year prison sentence’: IJN


December 22nd, 2010 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Dec 22 (ANI): Criticising the justice system in the United States as biased towards Muslims, the executive director of the International Justice Network, Tina Monshipour Foster, has said that following the ... Read more...

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I receive death threats from US soldiers: Assange


December 21st, 2010 - 1:06 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 20 (IANS) WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has claimed that he receives death threats from US soldiers regularly, a media report said Monday. He also said that a statement on the ... Read more...

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