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<b>Wages of war</b> Australian POWs at the Bangkok-Rangoon ‘Death’ Railway in Burma <b>Gates closed</b> Visitors leaving the Tihar Jail complex A prisoner consoles his sisters who broke down while tying rakhi at Central Jail in Nagpur. Sisters tying rakshi on the wrist of their jailed brothers during Raksha Bandhan at a prison in Gurgaon. A girl ties a rakhi to her brother at the Patiala Central Jail on the eve of Raksha Bandhan. Asha 26, Wife of Kamal Singh (28), permanent worker arrested on July 19, 2012 Kavita Sundriyal 26, Sister of Amit Prasad (24), casual worker arrested on July 18, 2012 
Sushma Devi 29, Wife of Sohan Lal (29), permanent worker arrested on July 20, 2012 External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and Minority Affairs Minister Najma Heptulla at a meeting with the 41 Indian nationals after they returned home from Saudi Arabia where they were held in a prison for a year, in New Delhi. Pallavi Purkayastha's parents Atanu Purkayastha and Sumira talking to media after the verdict in their daughter's killing case in Mumbai.  A special court sentenced 24-year-old Sajjad Pathan to life imprisonment for the murder of lawyer Pallavi Purkayastha in 2012. Family members with photographs of their relatives, imprisoned in Saudi Arabia for one year, outside External Affairs Ministry in New Delhi. Lal Krishna Advani talks to the media after meeting party leader Yashwant Sinha at JP Central Jail in Hazaribagh, Jharkhand. Iraq faces biggest crisis yet after US withdrawal; Sunni ISIS militants overrun
second-largest city, Mosul. Soldiers, some 5 lakh residents, flee. Insurgents free over 1,000 prisoners, to target Baiji next. Inmates of Tihar jail participate in a fashion show in New Delhi. Released Bangladeshi sailors arrive at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airports in Dhaka. Seven Bangladeshi crew members returned home Thursday after they were held captive for nearly three and a half years by Somali pirates. Venezuela's opposition leader Maria Corina Machado, left, and Lilian Tintori, right, wife of jailed opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez, salute supporters during a rally in support of opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez in Caracas. Anti-government activists massed to voice support for hard-line opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez, who has been held in a military prison since being arrested in February on charges of fomenting violence as a result of the initial protests. A judge ordered last week that Lopez proceed to trial. Pakistani prisoners at Attari-Wagah border before their departure for their country. India had released 37 Pak prisoners including 32 fishermen to Pakistan as a good will gesture. AAP activists protest in support of party chief Arvind Kejriwal outside the Patiala House court in New Delhi. Ousted Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, sits in a defendants cage, with his son Alaa, during a court hearing in Cairo, Egypt. An Egyptian court has convicted Mubarak of embezzlement and sentenced him to three years in prison. Aung San Suu Kyi is surrounded by members of her National League for Democracy (NLD) party upon her arrival at the funeral of Win Tin, a senior leader of the NLD, at Ye-Way cemetery in Yangon, Myanmar. Win Tin, a prominent journalist who became Myanmar's longest-serving political prisoner after challenging military rule by co-founding the NLD died on April 21, 2014. He was 85. Actor Sanjay Dutt leaves for Yerawada jail, in Mumbai. <b>Fenced In</b> An Indian PoW at a German camp <b>Kut Relief Force</b> Captured Turkish prisoners as the British advance  Pakistani prisoner Showkat Ali is carried on a stretcher to be shifted to a government medical college hospital in Jammu. Officials at a jail in Kashmir said the Pakistani prisoner has committed suicide. Ali was arrested in 2011 after he crossed into Indian territory. A released Palestinian prisoner is received by his family following a welcome ceremony and celebrations after arriving at the Palestinian headquarters in the West Bank city of Ramallah. RJD Chief Lalu Prasad Yadav interacts with the media outside the Birsa Munda Central Jail, in Ranchi after his release. The Supreme Court granted bail to RJD chief Lalu Prasad in a fodder scam case, in a relief to the politician who is behind the bars for the last two months after being awarded a five-year jail term. RPI workers protest against Sanjay Datt's parole  in front of Yerewada Jail, in Pune. Emotional family members of Sarabjit Singh standing next to his belongings which arrived in India via Attari-Wagah International border. Combo image: Dentist couple Nupur and Rajesh Talwar sentenced to a life term for the 2008 murder of their daughter Aarushi and domestic help Hemraj, will be working in the jail to earn Rs. 40 a day. Rajesh Talwar will work at the jail hospital and Nupur will teach women and children in the prison. **COMBO** (Clockwise from top left)- File photos of SIMI activists Ejazuddin, Zakir Husain, Aslam, Mehboob alias Guddu and Abu Faizal who escaped from the district prison in Khandwa, Madhya Pradesh. A supporter of Egypt's deposed autocrat Hosni Mubarak chants slogans in front of Torah prison where he is held, in Cairo, Egypt. Mubarak is expected to be freed from prison and placed under house arrest after being ordered released the previous day, following more than two years in detention. Women tie 'Rakhis' to the inmates of Jammu Central Jail on the occasion of Raksha Bandhan in Jammu. A police officer in plain clothes takes a photo with his mobile phone of a damaged gate a of a high-security prison attacked by Taliban militants in Dera Ismail Khan, Pakistan. In a brazen attack, heavily-armed Taliban terrorists, donning police uniforms, attacked  in a high-security prison, northwest Pakistan, freeing nearly 250 prisoners, many of them hard-core militants, and killing 14 people including six Shia inmates. <b>Man from two worlds</b> Hyeon Dong Hwa at the New Delhi railway station U.S. President Back Obama peers out from Section B, prison cell No. 5, on Robben Island, South Africa where Former South African president Nelson Mandela's spent 18-years of his 27-year prison term. Prisoners warm-up before starting their group work-out at the Lurigancho prison on the outskirts of Lima, Peru. Inmates are attempting to break the Guinness World Record for the largest group of prisoners working out. <b>Karan Singh, Babloo, Rakesh Kumar</b>, Barabanki Jail
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In jail for 9 years now for murder of a cousin’s wife. Hoping HC will overturn death verdict. <b>Devendra Nath</b>, Naini Jail
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22 years in jail, got death for murder of a superior in the army <b>Sukh Lal</b>, Naini Jail
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In jail since ’01, killed  the three sons of his father’s murderer 12 years after the event <b>All Grown up</b> Kanhaiya with mother Vijay Kumari after her release Indian prisoners arriving after their release on completion of their terms in Pakistan, via Indo-Pak Attari-Wagah border. Kashmiris offer prayers for Pakistani prisoner Sanaullah Ranjay, in Srinagar. Satya Devi, mother of Gopal Das, who had gone missing while fighting during Indo-Pakistani war, offers flowers to portraits of Sarabjit Singh, left, and Chamel Singh during a press conference by Missing Defense Personnel Relatives Association in Jammu. Family members of Indian prisoners of war believed to be in Pakistan jails sit as they arrive to address a press conference by Missing Defense Personnel Relatives Association in Jammu. Relatives of Pakistani prisoner Sanahullah coming out of the office of  Director of Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research in Chandigarh. Sanaullah who had sustained injuries after he was beaten up by inmates at a Jammu Jail last week, died at PGIMER. <b>No respite</b> Kashmiris at Jamia Nagar, to which Delhi police confined them Family members of Pakistani prisoner Sanaullah on their arrival at Wagah border. Sanaullah, admitted at PGIMER Chandigarh following an attack at a Jammu jail. Policemen stop BJP workers who were holding a protest against Pakistan over the killing of Sarabjit Singh at Attari-Wagha border. Sarabjit Singh's mortal remains being consigned to flames by his sister Dalbir Kaur at his native village Bhikhiwind in Amritsar. Cremation of Sarabjit Singh is performed with full state honour at his native village Bhikhiwind in Amritsar. Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi hugs Dalbir Kaur, sister of Sarabjit Singh, during his cremation at his native village Bhikhiwind in Amritsar. Relatives and others carry the coffin of Sarabjit Singh in at Bhikhiwind. Sukhpreet Kaur, wife of Sarabjit Singh, at Bhikhiwind. Muslims hold placards and shout slogans against Pakistan government during a protest over the death of Sarabjit Singh, in Allahabad. Massive crowd during Sarabjit Singh's funeral procession at his native village Bhikhiwind near Amritsar. Pakistani prisoner Sanaullah Ranjay is carried on a stretcher to be shifted to another city for treatment, in Jammu. A Pakistani prisoner in a central jail was seriously injured after being beaten by another inmate following an altercation, a day after Indian convict Sarabjit Singh died after a brutal attack by fellow inmates in a Lahore prison. Cremation of Sarabjit Singh is performed with full state honour at his native village Bhikhiwind in Amritsar. Sukhpreet Kaur, wife of Sarabjit Singh cries over his coffin during his funeral at Bhikhiwind, in Amritsar. A Pakistani prisoner Sanaullah is carried on a stretcher to a hospital for treatment in Jammu. Sanaullah in a local jail in Kashmir has been grievously injured after being beaten by another inmate. People carry the mortal remains of Sarabjit Singh during his funeral procession at his native village Bhikhiwind near Amritsar. Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi with Punjab Congress chief Partap Singh Bajwa and others during cremation of Sarabjit Singh at his native village Bhikhiwind in Amritsar. Congress party leader Rahul Gandhi consoles Dalbir Kaur near the body of her brother Sarabjit Singh, in Amritsar. Family members of Sarabjit Singh during his cremation at his native village Bhikhiwind near Amritsar. Sarabjit Singh's mortal remains being consigned to flames by his sister Dalbir Kaur at his native village Bhikhiwind in Amritsar. Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi paying his last respect to Sarabjit Singh during his cremation at his native village Bhikhiwind in Amritsar. Sufi singer Hans Raj Hans hugs Dalbir Kaur, sister of Sarabjit Singh during his cremation at his native village Bhikhiwind in Amritsar. Schoolchildren pay tribute to Sarabjit in Amritsar, May 2 Sarabjit’s body leaving a Lahore mortuary Activists offer prayers for the late Sarabjit Singh during a protest in New Delhi. <b>Wagah, May 1:</b> Sarabjit’s daughters break down after their return from Lahore File picture of Pakistani prisoner Rana Sanaullah Haq who was critically injured after he was assaulted by fellow inmate in Jammu's Kot Bhalwal jail in Jammu. People carry coffin containing the body of Sarabjit Singh in Bhikhiwind. Singh was cremated in his native village in  Punjab. School children paying tributes to Sarabjit Singh in Mirzapur. Family members of Sarabjit Singh during his funeral procession at his native village Bhikhiwind near Amritsar. People in Jammu burn an effigy representing Pakistan after Sarabjit Singh died from a head injury. School students paying homage to late Sarabjit Singh, who died in a Pakistan hospital last night after a brutal attack in Kot Lakhpat jail, in Varanasi.  Sarabjit Singh's sister Dalbir Kaur addresses mediapersons in New Delhi. Pakistani hospital staff transfer the body of jailed Indian spy Sarabjit Singh after an autopsy at a local hospital in Lahore, Pakistan. Shiv Sena activists in Jammu protest against Pakistan over Sarabjit Singh's death. Sarabjit Singh's sister Dalbir Kaur addresses mediapersons in New Delhi. Air India's special plane carrying body of Sarabjit Singh after its arrival from Pakistan at Amritsar airport.  Relatives try to console Sukhpreet Kaur, left, wife of Sarabjit Singh, as she and her daughters react to the news of his death at Bhikhiwind. The body of Sarabjit Singh arrives at the airport in Amritsar. Sikhs shout slogans against Pakistan as they display photographs of Sarabjit Singh, who died from a head injury after two inmates attacked him with a brick in a Lahore jail, during a protest in Kolkata. BJP activists protesting against Centre and Pakistan after death of Indian national Sarabjit Singh in Pakistan hospital, in Moradabad.  Activists of Yukto Axom stag a candle light protest against Pakistan after the death of Sarabjit Singh in Pakistan Jail, in Guwahati. ABVP students union in Jammu hold a Pakistani flag over a burning effigy representing Pakistan over Sarabjit Singh's death. Sister Dalbir Kaur along with wife Sukhpreet Kaur and daughter Swapandeep of Indian prisoner Sarabjit Singh, severely injured in a brutal assault last week in a jail in Pakistan, talking to the media at Wagah border on their arrival. Sarabjit Singh's wife Sukhpreet Kaur, right, sister Dalbir Kaur, second from left, and daughters Poonam, left, and Swapandeep hold hands after entering India at the Wagah border. Protests in Amritsar against the attack on Indian prisoner Sarabjit Singh at a jail in Lahore. School children holding candle lights for speedy recovery for Sarabjit Singh, who was attacked in Lahore's Kot Lakhpat jail, in Amritsar. Activists of right-winged Shiv Sena shout slogans against the Pakistan government during a protest against an attack on Indian prisoner Sarabjit in a Lahore prison, in Jammu. Sarabjit Singh's sister Dalbir Kaur talks to media with Sarabjit's wife Sukhjit Kaur and his  daughters Swapandeep Kaur and Poonam during their visit to Golden Temple before leaving to meet him in Pakistan. Sarabjit Singh's sister Dalbir Kaur, wife Sukhpreet Kaur and daughters  Poonam and Swapandeep Kaur crossing the Attari/Wagah international border to meet Sarabjit Singh at Jinnah hospital,Pakistan. Dalbir Kaur, Sarabjit Singh's sister waves to the Indian side as she crosses the India Pakistan border accompanied by Singh's wife and two daughters, unseen, at Wagah. Wife Sukhpreet Kaur, second right, sister Dalbir Kaur, second left, and daughters Poonam, left, and Swapandeep of Sarabjit Sing offer prayers at the Golden Temple before crossing the border to Pakistan. Sikhs attend a prayer for Sarabjit Singh's speedy recovery at a Gurudwara in Kolkata. People burning Pakistani flags and effigy in New Delhi during a protest against attack on Indian prisoner Sarabjit Singh at Lahore's Kot Lakhpat jail. Activists of right-winged Rashtrawadi Shiv Sena shout slogans against the Pakistan government during a protest against an attack on an Indian prisoner Sarabjit Singh in a Lahore prison, in Jammu. Protesters shout slogans against the Pakistan government during a protest against an attack on Sarabjit Singh, in a Lahore prison, in Ahmedabad. A doctor examines Dalbir Kaur, sister of Indian prisoner Sarabjit Singh who was attacked in Lahore's Kot Lakhpat jail, at her residence in Amritsar. Sarabjit's wife Sukhpreet Kaur and daughters Poonam and Swapandeep are also seen. Navneet Kaur Bhullar, wife of terrorist Davinder Pal Singh Bhullar, along with members of various Sikh organisations holding a protest against her husband's death sentence at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi. Kashmiris hold portraits of their relatives in various prisons during a protest in Srinagar. The protest was held against life imprisonment, death sentences and other harsh sentences to Kashmiri prisoners, demanding their release. Activists of the Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) stage a candle light protest demanding the release all political prisoners in Srinagar. An Afghan prisoner leaves with his belongings from the Parwan Detention Facility after the U.S. military gave control of its last detention facility to Afghan authorities in Bagram, outside Kabul, Afghanistan. The handover of Parwan Detention Facility ends a bitter chapter in American relations with Afghanistan's mercurial president, Hamid Karzai, who demanded control of the prison as a matter of national sovereignty. Dead body of Delhi gangrape accused, Ram Singh being taken for post-mortem by the police at AIIMS in New Delhi. Ram Singh died due to hanging, police sources said quoting the initial post-mortem report. The autopsy of Singh, who allegedly committed suicide in Tihar on 11 March, 2013, was conducted at AIIMS and the body was handed over to his family who said they will take the mortal remains to Karauli in Rajasthan. Father of Delhi gangrape accused Ram Singh breaks down after seeing his sons dead body. The autopsy of Singh, who allegedly committed suicide in Tihar was conducted at AIIMS and the body was handed over to his family. Dead body of Delhi gangrape accused Ram Singh being taken by the police in New Delhi. In a sensational twist in the gruesome Delhi gangrape-cum-murder case, one of the accused Ram Singh allegedly committed suicide in a high-security cell in Tihar Jail early this morning, raising questions over monitoring of undertrials. An ambulance comes out as media persons stand outside the Tihar Jail, in New Delhi. TV Grab Photo: Delhi gangrape accused Ram Singh who allegedly committed suicide in a high-security cell in Tihar Jail, In New Delhi. TV Grab: Father of Delhi gangrape accused Ram Singh who allegedly committed suicide in Tihar Jail, today claimed that he was murdered and demanded a CBI probe into the incident.
House of Delhi gangrape accused Ram Singh who allegedly committed suicide in Tihar Jail early this morning but his family and lawyers claimed it was a murder. File: Media persons outside the premises of Tihar jail in New Delhi where Ram Singh, prime accused in Delhi Gangrape case, allegedly committed suicide in a high-security cell in of the Jail. Masked Palestinians use a back car seat as a shield during a protest to support Palestinian prisoners, outside Ofer, an Israeli military prison near the West Bank city of Ramallah. Palestinian protesters clashed with Israeli soldiers at a rally in support of four imprisoned Palestinians on hunger strike, as hundreds of inmates said they were refusing food for the day in solidarity with the fasting inmates. One of the four hunger-striking Palestinians is 35-year-old Samer Issawi whose health has severely deteriorated after he has refused food, on-and-off, for more than 200 days. <b>Feb 9</b> Tihar on the day of the hanging People feed sweets to a family member who was on death row in United Arab Emirates and recently freed by a Sharjah court, upon his return home in Amritsar. Media persons gather at the premises of Tihar jail where Afzal Guru, the Jaish-e-Mohammad militant convicted in attack on Parliament in 2001, was hanged, in New Delhi. Activists of Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front shout slogans as they hold portraits of party founder Maqbool Bhat during a protest in Srinagar. JKLF supporters held the protest in Kashmir to commemorate the 1984 execution of Bhat and demanding that Bhat's remains, interred in New Delhi's high security Tihar Jail, be returned for a proper burial. Kamlesh Devi, wife of Indian national Chamel Singh who was allegedly beaten to death in a Pakistan jail, shows the letter of her husband in Jammu. <b>Blood money</b> The Karimnagar women who want to sell their kidneys to raise Rs 15 lakh to free their men; Reena is third from left Activists of Jammu Kashmir Muslim Khawteen Markaz (MKM), a Kashmiri women's separatist group, hold photographs of Kashmiri prisoners currently in Indian jails during a protest demanding their release in Srinagar. BJP members celebrating the hanging of Kasab, the lone surviving terrorist of 2008 Mumbai terror attack, in Pune. Bajrang Dal activists celebrate the hanging of Ajmal Amir Kasab, the sole surviving Pakistani gunman involved in the Mumbai attacks, by distributing sweets and lighting crackers at Chikmagalur in Karnataka. An activist of Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad, prepares an effigy of Mohammed Ajmal Kasab, the lone surviving gunman from the 2008 terror attacks on Mumbai, before it was burned to celebrate his execution in Bangalore.  Pakistani prisoners on their way to home through Wagah border after they were released by the Indian authority on completion of their jail terms. Army soldiers stand guard at the entrance of Welikada prison in Colombo, Sri Lanka. A shootout between rioting prisoners and security forces at the prison in Sri Lanka's capital killed at least 27 inmates. Police forensic officers examine a bullet-ridden three-wheeled vehicle used by inmates for their unsuccessful escape attempt, close to the entrance of a prison in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Pakistani prisoners leave for their homes through Wagah border after they were released by Indian authorities following completion of their jail terms.   <b>Heaven-Sent</b> Sukhdev Singh, who found Sepoy Jaspal on Masirah island <b>Hope Lives</b> Jaspal Singh’s wife Baljit Kaur, living a widow’s life all these years Nupur Talwar comes out  from jail in Ghaziabad after being released on bail in connection with the twin murder case of her daughter Aarushi and domestic help. YS Congress President Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy coming out of Chanchalguda jail to appear before a CBI court in Hyderabad. Former Gujarat minister and a member of BJP Maya Kodnani is escorted by her husband on her arrival at a special court in Ahmadabad which sentenced her to 28 years of imprisonment for the Naroda Patiya riots case. Relatives of an accused in the Naroda-Patiya case cry outside a court in Ahmadabad where the accused were handed sentences. A relative of an accused in the Naroda Patiya case cries outside a court in Ahmadabad which handed sentences to the accused. A convict consoles his son while being taken to prison after a court convicted 32 people on charges of conspiracy and murder in the 2002 Naroda Patiya riots case in which 97 people from the minority community were killed. Girls tie rakhis on the wrists of their prisoner brothers during the Raksha Bandhan festival at the central jail in Ahmedabad. Women tying 'Rakhi' to the inmates of Jammu Central Jail on the occasion of 'Raksha Bandhan'. A Nihang (Sikh warrior) holding a picture of Sarabjit Singh demanding his release from Pakistan jail, at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi. An Egyptian woman shouts slogans as others raise posters of what they say  political prisoners, during a protest in front of Egyptian presidential palace in Cairo, Egypt, to demand the release of political prisoners arrested by the military over the last 18 months. Surjeet Singh is greeted by his family and relatives on his arrival at the Indian side of Attari-Wagah border after being released by the Pakistani authorities. External Affairs Minister S.M Krishna consoling Sarabjit Singh's sister Dalbir Kaur during a meeting in New Delhi. Pakistani lawyers offer sweets to Surjeet Singh at Pakistan-Indian border post Wagha near Lahore, Pakistan . Singh, who was charged on spying, was released after 31 years. Surjeet Singh waves as he is greeted by his family and relatives on his arrival at the Indian side of Attari-Wagah border after being released by the Pakistani authorities. Sarabjit Singh's sister Dalbir Kaur along with other well wishers at a dharna demanding his release from Pakistan jail, at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi. Surjeet Singh waves on his arrival at the Indian side of Attari-Wagah border after being released by the Pakistani authorities. Setting foot on home soil after 31 years, Surjeet Singh arrived to an emotional welcome by friends and family who broke into celebrations on catching his glimpse. 69-year-old Singh, who was released from Lahore's Kot Lakhpat Jail this morning, crossed to the Indian side at Wagah border after being handed over by Pakistani security personnel who had held him by an iron chain attached to his belt. Harbans Kaur (sitting at 2nd L), wife of the Surjit Singh, with her children and grand children expressing her happiness over the news of her husband's release by the Pakistan authorities, at their village in the Firozpur district. Singh is lodged in Kot Lakhpatrai Jail for the last 31 years on spying charges. External Affairs Minister S. M. Krishna addressing the media at Hyderabad House in New Delhi. India today requested Pakistan to release death row prisoner Sarabjit Singh after Islamabad in a midnight twist said it had taken steps for the release of another Indian prisoner named Surjeet Singh who has been jailed for three decades. Hours after reports emerged yesterday that Pakistan was to free Sarabjit Singh, the presidential spokesman last night clarified that authorities were working on the release of Surjeet Singh. External Affairs Minister S M Krishna, who had yesterday thanked President Asif Ali Zardari following reports that Sarabjit was to be released, today welcomed the decision to release Surjeet and made a fresh request for the release of Sarabjit. The news that Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari had commuted the death sentence of Indian prisoner Sarabjit Singh turned out to be false, and the celebrations  were as a result very short-lived.  The Pakistani authorities, it later emerged, had actually taken steps for the release of another Indian prisoner named Surjeet Singh who has been jailed for three decades. The photo shows Sarabjit Singh's wife Sukhpreet Kaur (R) with daughter Poonam and others at their home in Bhikhi Wind near Amritsar after hearing the earlier news of his pardon.
Swamy Nityananda waves upon his release on bail from Mysore central jail.   A Palestinian girl stands next to protestors holding posters showing Mahmoud Sarsak, center, a former player with the Palestinian national football team, Akram Rikhawi, right, and Samer Al-Barq, left, during a demonstration in support of Palestinians prisoners held in Israeli jails, in the West Bank town of Jenin. The three men refused to eat, despite an agreement with Israel last month that persuaded hundreds of other Palestinian prisoners to end a hunger strike. Arabic on posters reads, Freedom Honor Dignity followed by prisoner and each man's name. BJP leader Rajendra Singh Rathore greets his supporters after his release from the Central Jail in Jaipur in the infamous Dara Singh encounter case. Bharathi Reddy along with Vijay Sai Reddy comes out after meeting her husband YSR Congress chief Jagan Mohan Reddy at Chanchalguda Central Prison in Hyderabad. MLA Vijayalakshmi comes out after meeting her son and YSR Congress chief Jagan Mohan Reddy at Chanchalguda Central Prison in Hyderabad. Pakistani prisoners at Attari-Wahga international border on their way to home after completion of their jail terms in India.     
                        Pakistani microbiologist Mohammad Khalil Chishti waves to his relatives at Ajmer Railway Station before leaving for Pakistan via Delhi. President Pratibha Patil, center, talks to former South African political prisoner Ahmed Kathrada, right, as they stand inside the cell of former South African President Nelson Mandela on Robben Island situated near Cape Town, South Africa. President Pratibha Devisingh Patil visits the Robben Island prison's Cell No 5 where Nelson Mandela was incarcerated, in Cape Town, South Africa. President Pratibha Patil, center, talk to former South African political prisoner Ahmed Kathrada, left, as she unlock the cell of former South African President Nelson Mandela on Robben Island situated near Cape Town, South Africa. The relatives of inmates pray on their knees outside La Planta prison as National Guard troops try to gain control of the jail in Caracas, Venezuela. National Guard troops have been trying to take control of the jail, after authorities foiled plans for a prison break. Authorities say they discovered a tunnel that inmates had dug leading to a sewer. Amidst emotional scenes, five-year-old Indian boy Ariful Sheikh returned home in Murshidabad district after spending a year in a Bangladesh jail along with his grandparents after being sentenced to two months in prison for trespassing.
Pakistani army troops escort security officials visited the central jail in Bannu, Pakistan. Taliban militants armed with automatic weapons and rocket-propelled grenades battled their way into a prison in northwest Pakistan, freeing close to 400 prisoners, including at least 20 described by police as very dangerous insurgents. Pakistani police officers examine the main gate of a central jail in Bannu, 170 km south of Peshawar, Pakistan. Taliban militants battled their way into the prison in northwest Pakistan freeing close to 400 prisoners, including at least 20 described by police as very dangerous insurgents, authorities and the militants said. Pakistan's rights activist Ansar Burney addressing a press conference with family members of Sarabjit Singh, in Jaipur. Pakistan's former federal minister for human rights, Ansar Burney, Sister & Daughter of Sarabjeet meet with Pakistani virologist Mohammad Khalil Chishti in Ajmer. Indian fishermen who were detained by Pakistani authorities for violating Pakistani territorial waters, leave a district jail after their release in Karachi, Pakistan. 
Pakistan released 26 Indian fishermen from its prisons, an official said. Pakistani virologist Mohammad Khalil Chishti talks with his family at the residence of his brother in Ajmer a day after his release from jail. Pakistani scientist Khalil Chishti after his release from jail in Ajmer. Chishti was serving life term in an Ajmer jail in a murder case of 1992. Subhashree Das (2nd R), wife of Maoist leader Sabyasachi Panda, with her mother-in-law, parents and family at her residence in Bhubaneswar after her release from jail. Deputy jailor Rakesh Singh, who suffered injuries during a clash between the Mau jail inmates and the prison authorities, is taken to a hospital in Mau.  West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee addresses a press conference regarding the release of prisoners who have been languishing in various jails of the state for more than 18 years. Kashmiris shout slogans against the police as they carry the body of Nazir Ahmad Sheikh during his funeral in Srinagar. Sheikh, facing charges of kidnapping and rape, complained of uneasiness Tuesday morning at Srinagar's central jail and was shifted to a hospital in the city, officials said. Doctors declared him dead at the hospital. However, family members of Sheikh allege that he was killed in custody, according to media reports. Indonesian fireman work at the Kerobokan prison in Denpasar, Bali, Indonesia, after a violence erupted at the prison following the stabbing of an inmate. Security forces have stormed the prison after rioting inmates temporarily took control of the facility, setting fires and throwing rocks at guards. A man reads messages written by bereaved family members at a makeshift memorial for victims of the Comayagua deadly prison fire, in a shelter where the relatives are housed as they wait for the remains of their loved one to be identified, in Tegucigalpa, Honduras. As many as 350 inmates perished in the fire that swept through the prison north of Tegucigalpa. More than half the inmates were still awaiting trial. Many of those who died had been locked up for petty crimes: stealing a wallet, robbing a truck. Some had never been charged. An inmate sleeps in the prison in Comayagua, Honduras. Hundreds of prisoners remained in cell blocks unaffected by the fire that tore the overcrowded jail on Feb. 15, burning and suffocating at least 356 men in their locked cells.  Indian prisoners wave as they arrive through Attari-Wagah international border after completion of their jail terms in Pakistan. Police and soldiers, bottom, and journalists, top, take cover during clashes after a deadly prison fire in Comayagua, Honduras, 140 kilometers north of the capital, Tegucigalpa, Honduras. At least 300 inmates were killed and 21 are injured, according to authorities. An injured inmate is carried as he arrives at the hospital after a fire broke out at the prison in Comayagua, Honduras, a town 90 miles (140 kilometers) north of the Central American country's capital, Tegucigalpa.  Radio reports from Comayagua said dozens of prisoners were burned beyond recognition and the prison was destroyed by the flames.  The fire claimed the lives of at least 272 inmates. Inmates' relatives stand at the gates of the prison in Comayagua, Honduras, 90 miles (140 kilometers) north of the Central American country's capital, Tegucigalpa, after a fire broke out inside the prison. Radio reports from Comayagua said dozens of prisoners were burned beyond recognition and the prison was destroyed by the flames. The fire claimed the lives of at least 272 inmates. <b>Democracy ‘exercised’</b> Mishra outside Meerut jail Indian and Pakistani judges coming out of Amritsar Central Security Jail after meeting Pakistani jail inmates in Amritsar. Suresh Kalmadi, former Chairman of the CWG Organizing Committee and his wife at his residence after his release from Tihar Jail in New Delhi. A Myanmar political prisoner waves his hand to his colleagues as he comes out of the Insein prison in Yangon, Myanmar. Myanmar freed many of its prominent political prisoners in a long-awaited step towards national reconciliation that also has been a key condition set by Western nations for easing sanctions against the country. <b>Hasina</b>, Delhi
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<b>Status:</b> Undertrial for two years
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“Organising money to fight my case has become very difficult. I don’t think I will leave this place in the near future.” <b>Leslian</b>, South Africa
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<b>Crime:</b> Caught with drugs
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“As a foreigner, it’s difficult to get legal help. But Indian inmates have paid govt lawyers and still not got bail.” <b>Bimla</b>, Nepal
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<b>Crime:</b> Caught with drugs
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<b>Status:</b> Undertrial for 4.5 yrs
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“I have no family here. I have lost touch with my son who’s battling cancer. I am at the mercy of govt lawyers.” <b>Salma</b>, Bihar
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<b>Crime:</b>  Murder
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“My two sons have been put in an orphanage. And they say justice doesn’t differentiate between the rich and poor.” <b>Manju</b>, Amritsar
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<b>Crime:</b> Abetting murder
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<b>Status:</b> Undertrial for five years
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“I wasn’t even given bail to attend my daughter’s wedding. I’ll leave here only after I’m proved innocent.” DMK MP Kanimozhi is escorted at Patiala House court in New Delhi. Kanimozhi and four others were granted bail by the Delhi High Court in the 2G spectrum allocation scam case. 2G Spectrum Scam. In the first bail in 2G case, the Supreme Court ordered the release of five top corporate executives from Tihar Jail, raising hopes of other accused in the case including former Telecom Minister A Raja and DMK MP Kanimozhi who have been in prison for over six months.
Media persons outside the Tihar Jail in New Delhi. Supreme Court granted bail to all five corporate executives in the 2G spectrum scam. Sri Lankan prison guards escort defeated presidential candidate and former army chief Sarath Fonseka to a court room in Colombo, Sri Lanka. The court has sentenced Fonseka to three years in prison for reportedly implicating the nation's defense secretary in war crimes during the final stages of the country's civil war. Lok Janshakti Party President Ram Vilas Paswan with Sarabjit Singh's sister Dalbir Kaur and daughters at dharna demanding Sarabjit's release, in New Delhi. Sarabjit Singh is lodged in a Pakistan jail. Dalbir Kaur, sister of Indian national Sarabjit Singh on death row in Pakistan, second right, along with supporters of All India Youth Foundation takes an oath for securing his release in front of the India Gate war memorial at 11:11 am, in New Delhi. A placard on left reads, People's Voice, Sarabjit. Dubai-based businessman SP Singh Oberoi with Indian youths, who had been sentenced to death for killing a Pakistani national in the United Arab Emirates, on their arrival at the airport in Amritsar on Friday. They were released by a Dubai court after Oberoi deposited their blood money. Senior BJP leader Sushma Swaraj speaks to the media after meeting party leaders jailed in connection with the cash-for-vote scam, at Tihar prison in New Delhi. Hasan Ali Khan being taken to JJ Hospital for a medical check-up in Mumbai. DMK chief M Karunanidhi leaves after meeting his daughter and Rajya Sabha MP Kanimozhi at Tihar Jail in New Delhi. Palestinian prisoners arrive in Doha airport in Doha, Qatar, as a part of a deal to release Palestinian prisoners in exchange for Israeli soldier Gilad Schalit. A masked Hamas militant kisses freed Palestinian prisoner Mahawish al Qadi, left, who was involved in organizing the abduction of Israeli soldier Gilad Schalit, in Rafah, southern Gaza Strip. Tens of thousands of flag-waving Palestinians celebrated the homecoming of hundreds of prisoners exchanged for an Israeli soldier on October 18, with the crowd and a freed Hamas leader exhorting militants to seize more soldiers for future swaps. Palestinians, who were freed from Israeli jails, react upon their arrival at the Esenboga Airport in Ankara, Turkey. Turkey took in 11 of the Palestinians freed in a swap deal with Israel. A convoy carries Palestinians prisoners who are to be exchanged for captured Israeli soldier Gilad Schalit, departing from Ktsiot prison camp in southern Israel's Negev desert. Israeli officials say the last preparations have been made for a prisoner swap in which hundreds of Palestinians are to be traded for the Israeli soldier held in Gaza for more than five years. In this photo released by the Israeli Government Press Office, released Israeli soldier Gilad Schalit, meets his parents Noam, center, and Aviva, right, at Tel Nof Air base in southern Israel. A TV Grab shows an Israeli soldier Gilad Schalit at an undisclosed location in the Gaza- Egypt border area accompanied by Hamas guards as he is moved in to Egypt from captivity in Gaza beginning an elaborate prisoner swap deal in which hundreds of Palestinian inmates are to be freed in return for the captured tank crewman. Released Hamas militant Fakhri Barghouti waves to the crowd after arriving in the West Bank city of Ramallah. The Hamas militant group released an Israeli soldier more than five years after his capture, turning him over to Egyptian mediators in exchange for hundreds of Palestinian prisoners. Sentenced to life for killing an Israeli, Barghouti had spent 34 years in prison, making him one of the longest-serving inmates. Released Israeli soldier Gilad Schalit, center, prepares for a video interview as Mousa Mohammed Abu Marzouk, deputy chairman of Hamas's political bureau, right, stands next to him on the Egyptian side of the Rafah border crossing. Looking dazed, a thin and pale, Gilad Schalit emerged from a pickup truck Tuesday under the escort of his Hamas captors and the Egyptian mediators who helped arrange the Israeli tank crewman's release after more than five years in captivity. Noam Schalit, right, and Aviva Schalit, third right, parents of Israeli captured soldier Gilad Schalit walk together with their son Yoel, fifth right, and his girlfriend Yaara Winkler, fourth right, along with Israeli army officers towards an Army helicopter, not seen, in Tefen, northern Israel.  Hamas' leader in the Gaza Strip says the militant group has officially turned over a captive Israeli soldier to Egypt as part of a prisoner swap with Israel. Residents wave to two Israeli military helicopters, one of them transporting released Israeli soldier Gilad Schalit, as they approach Mitzpe Hila, northern Israel. In this photo released by the Israeli Government Press Office, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, left, welcomes released Israeli soldier Gilad Schalit, as arrives at Tel Nof Air base in southern Israel. The prisoner exchange was negotiated through Egyptian mediators because Israel and Hamas will not talk directly to each other. Suspended IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt hugs his wife Shweta after his release from Sabarmati Central Jail in Ahmedabad. Bhatt was granted bail by a local court in Ahmedabad, 17 days after he was sent to jail. Suspended IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt is welcomed after his release from Sabarmati Central Jail in Ahmedabad. Bhatt was granted bail by a local court in Ahmedabad, 17 days after he was sent to jail. A Palestinian prisoner, who is to be exchanged along with other prisoners for captured Israeli soldier Gilad Schalit, flashes a victory sign out of a vehicle of the Israeli Prison Service as he is being transferred from Nafha Prison to Ktziot prison in southern Israel. The relatives of Israeli victims of Palestinian attacks are waging a charged debate over the release of militants this week in a deal to free the Israeli soldier. Israeli Prison Service officers stand guard as a bus transferring Palestinian prisoners, who are to be exchanged for captured Israeli soldier Gilad Schalit arrive to Ktziot prison camp in southern Israel's Negev desert. The relatives of Israeli victims of Palestinian attacks are waging a charged debate over the release of militants this week in a deal to free the Israeli soldier. Freed American Shane Bauer, center is welcomed upon his arrival from Iran, in Muscat, Oman. After more than two years in Iranian custody, two Americans convicted as spies took their first steps toward home as they bounded down from a private jet and into the arms of family for a joyful reunion in the Gulf state of Oman. MDMK General Secretary Vaiko comes out of after meeting Murugan, Santhan and Perarivalan at the Vellore Central Prison. All the three were convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case. The 17 Indians on death row in Sharjah for the 2009 murder of a Pakistani,
Masri Khan, fallout of a feud over the illicit liquor business. Blood money of `4 crore was
paid to the victim’s family. Pakistani prisoners on their way to home after they were released by the Indian government after completion of their jail terms, at Attari-Wagah international border about 35 kms from Amritsar. The jailer beating up a prisoner at Bhadoi jail in Uttar Pradesh. Two prison guards of the district jail have been transferred and disciplinary action recommended against four other jail staff including two deputy jailors in connection with the beating of three inmates. Most prominent anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare raises slogans after emerging from the gates of Tihar Jail where he was lodged since Aug. 16, in New Delhi. Hazare came out of Tihar Jail to launch a fortnight-long protest demanding a strong Lokpal bill declaring that the fight against graft will continue whether he was alive or not. Social activists Anna Hazare, holding microphones, raises slogans after emerging from the gates of Tihar Jail where he was lodged since Aug. 16, in New Delhi. Anna Hazare, center, waves to the crowd as he emerges from the gates of Tihar Jail where he was lodged since Aug. 16, in New Delhi. Supporters of Anna Hazare wave flags outside Tihar Jail, in New Delhi. Social activist Anna Hazare, center, walks out with social activist Swami Agnivesh, in saffron, from the gates of Tihar Jail where he was lodged since Aug. 16, in New Delhi. Anna Hazare, exits from the gates of Tihar Jail where he was lodged since Aug. 16, in New Delhi. Anna Hazare, center, waves to supporters as he prepares to exit from the gates of Tihar Jail where he was lodged since Aug. 16, in New Delhi. Anna Hazare waves a flag after emerging from the gates of Tihar Jail, in New Delhi. Supporters of social activist Anna Hazare outside the Tihar Jail DG office in New Delhi. Supporters of anti-corruption activist Anna Hazare shout slogans outside Tihar Jail, in New Delhi. Anna Hazare will launch his protest at Ramlila Maidan tomorrow as the venue is yet to get readied for the fast and will stay for one more night in Tihar Jail, activist Arvind Kejriwal said. Supporters of social activist Anna Hazare light candles outside  the Tihar Jail in New Delhi on Wednesday night. Supporters of Social Activist Anna Hazare light candles outside the Tihar Jail, in New Delhi on Wednesday night. Supporters of social activist Anna Hazare light candles outside the Tihar Jail, in New Delhi on Wednesday night. Policemen posted outside Tihar Jail to control crowd gathered there to lend their support to anti-corruption activist Anna Hazare's crusade against corruption, read newspapers in New Delhi. Supporters of Anna Hazare outside the Tihar Jail DG office in New Delhi. Art of Living founder Sri Sri Ravishankar, left, meeting social activist Anna Hazare at Tihar Jail in New Delhi. Anna is likely to be granted permission for holding his indefinite fast in Ramlila Maidan but with conditions that there will be no fast-unto-death and no use of loudspeakers beyond 10 pm. A man sleeps on a police barricade as others shout slogans while waiting outside a gate of Tihar jail to lend their support to social activist Anna Hazare in New Delhi. Supporters of social activist Anna Hazare protest at the gate of Tihar Jail in New Delhi. Anna Hazare and his team were in discussions with government and police over the venue of his fast after he comes out of Tihar Jail. After meeting Hazare, lawyer Prashant Bhushan told the crowd of supporters outside the jail that the Gandhian would come out of the jail only if he is allowed to fast without conditions. Art of Living founder Sri Sri Ravishankar comes out of Tihar Jail after meeting Anna Hazare in New Delhi. Policemen detain Chairman of Democratic Freedom Party and senior separatist leader Shabir Ahmad Shah, center, during a protest in Srinagar. DFP activists demanded the release of all political prisoners lodged in different jails and against alleged human rights violation in Kashmir. Swami Ramdev waves to supporters as he arrives at Tihar Jail to meet Anna Hazare in New Delhi. Swami Ramdev waves to supporters as he arrives at Tihar Jail to meet Anna Hazare in New Delhi. Policemen detain activists of Democratic Freedom Party during a protest in Srinagar. DFP activists demanded the release of all political prisoners lodged in different jails and against alleged human rights violation in Kashmir. Inmate family members ram the state prison gates demanding information in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico. A deadly clash between two rival gangs erupted at the state prison when a group of prisoners entered the preventive detention area and opened fire on inmates there. Pakistani prisoners on their way to home after they were released by Indian authorities following completion of their jail terms, at Attari-Wahga border about 35 kms from Amritsar. India released 91 Pakistani prisoners. People look at paintings made by inmates of Tihar in New Delhi. In this photo taken Saturday, July 2, 2011, prison inmate Juan Ramirez Tijerina is curled inside a suitcase after he tried to escape from prison with the help of his girlfriend following a conjugal visit in Chetumal, Mexico. Ramirez is serving a 20-year sentence for a 2007 conviction for illegal weapons possession. His girlfriend was arrested and charges are pending. Dalbir Kaur, (L) sister of Sarabjit Singh, lodged in Pakistani jail, gives gifts and greeting cards to Sarabjit's daughters Swapandeep Kaur (R), Poonam Kaur (2nd R) and wife Sukhpreet Kaur (2nd L) upon her return from Pakistan at Wagah border, near Amritsar. Dalbir returned from Pakistan after meeting her brother Sarabjit, lodged in Kot Lakhpat Jail in Lahore. Pakistani prisoners on their way to home after being released by Indian administration on completion of their jail terms, at Attari-Wagah border near Amritsar. Sister Dalbir Kaur of Sarabjit Singh, on death row in Pakistan, before leaving for Pakistan via Indo-Pak Attari-Wahga border about 35 km from Amritsar to meet him in Pakistan's Kot Lakhpat Jail. Upkar Kaur, mother of Devinder Pal Singh Bhullar, on death row for his alleged role in plotting a series of terror attacks in Delhi in 1993, submits an application for cooperation to Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit regarding his son's mercy petition, in New Delhi. Protesters hold portraits of Myanmar's pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi in front of Myanmar Embassy in Tokyo. About 150 Myanmar residents in Japan and their supporters staged a rally to demand the release of more than 2,000 political prisoners in Myanmar, marking the Depayin massacre of May 30, 2003, in which they said more than 100 of her supporters were beaten to death or injured when Suu Kyi's motorcade was attacked by government-backed thugs outside Depayin village in northern Myanmar. File Photo: Mammu Jallad, 65, the lone hangman in the country, whose last wish was to hang Amir Ajmal Kasab and Afzal Guru, died in Meerut. Recaptured Afghan prisoners line up in jail in Kandahar, Afghanistan. The massive security breach that allowed the Taliban to spirit more than 480 Afghan inmates out southern Afghanistan's largest prison must have involved inside collaborators, as security forces worked to recapture the escaped convicts. Prison officials discovered  on early Monday April 25, that the inmates, were missing from their cells, and then found the tunnel through which they appeared to have made their getaway. An Afghan policemen takes a look at the opening of tunnel at the main prison in Kandahar, Afghanistan which prisoners escaped through. Taliban insurgents dug a more than 1,050-foot tunnel underground and into the main jail in Kandahar city and whisked out more than 450 prisoners, most of whom were Taliban fighters. Afghan policemen stand in front of gate of the main prison in Kandahar, south of Kabul, Afghanistan. Taliban insurgents dug a more than 1,050-foot (320-meter) tunnel underground and into the main jail in Kandahar city and whisked out more than 450 prisoners, most of whom were Taliban fighters. A tunnel through which prisoners escaped is seen at the main prison in Kandahar, Afghanistan. Taliban insurgents dug a more than 1,050-foot tunnel underground into the main jail in Kandahar city and whisked out more than 450 prisoners, most of whom were Taliban fighters, officials and the insurgents. Myanmar's pro-democracy activists shout slogans during a protest demonstration demanding release of 34 freedom fighters jailed in India for the past 13-years, in New Delhi. Pakistani prisoners carry their belongings as they walk towards Pakistan after their release from Indian prisons, at the joint India-Pakistan check post at Wagah, about 40 kilometers from Amritsar. India released seven Pakistani prisoners. Pakistani prisoners wave as they are on the way to their country after being released by the Indian authorities, at Attari-Wagah Indo-Pak border near Amritsar. India repatriated 76 Pakistani prisoners after completion of their jail terms. Indian nationals, who were arrested by Pakistani authorities on charges of violating maritime and land boundaries, kiss the soil as they arrive at Attari-Wagah border, about 35 kms from Amritsar, after their release from Pakistani prisons. Indian nationals, who were arrested by Pakistani authorities on charges of violating maritime and land boundaries, wave as they arrive at Attari-Wagah border, about 35 kms from Amritsar, after their release from Pakistani prisons. Pakistani paramilitary troops escort freed Pakistani prisoners upon their arrival at their homeland through Wagah border post near Lahore, Pakistan. 24 Pakistani nationals including seven fishermen were released by Indian authorities in a goodwill gesture. Released Pakistani prisoners walk to cross over to Pakistan through the Indo-Pak joint check post on Attari-Wagha border, about 30 kilometers (19 miles) from Amritsar. India released 28 Pakistani prisoners from various jails in India as a goodwill gesture.
Oct 30, 2014
Wages of war Australian POWs at the Bangkok-Rangoon ‘Death’ Railway in Burma

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Sep 10, 2014
Gates closed Visitors leaving the Tihar Jail complex

- Tribhuvan Tiwari
Aug 10, 2014
A prisoner consoles his sisters who broke down while tying rakhi at Central Jail in Nagpur.

- PTI Photo
Aug 10, 2014
Sisters tying rakshi on the wrist of their jailed brothers during Raksha Bandhan at a prison in Gurgaon.

- PTI Photo
Aug 09, 2014
A girl ties a rakhi to her brother at the Patiala Central Jail on the eve of Raksha Bandhan.

- PTI Photo
Aug 01, 2014
Asha 26, Wife of Kamal Singh (28), permanent worker arrested on July 19, 2012

- Tribhuvan Tiwari
Aug 01, 2014
Kavita Sundriyal 26, Sister of Amit Prasad (24), casual worker arrested on July 18, 2012

- Tribhuvan Tiwari
Aug 01, 2014
Sushma Devi 29, Wife of Sohan Lal (29), permanent worker arrested on July 20, 2012

- Tribhuvan Tiwari
Jul 18, 2014
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and Minority Affairs Minister Najma Heptulla at a meeting with the 41 Indian nationals after they returned home from Saudi Arabia where they were held in a prison for a year, in New Delhi.

- PTI Photo by Manvender Vashist
Jul 07, 2014
Pallavi Purkayastha's parents Atanu Purkayastha and Sumira talking to media after the verdict in their daughter's killing case in Mumbai. A special court sentenced 24-year-old Sajjad Pathan to life imprisonment for the murder of lawyer Pallavi Purkayastha in 2012.

- PTI Photo
Jul 02, 2014
Family members with photographs of their relatives, imprisoned in Saudi Arabia for one year, outside External Affairs Ministry in New Delhi.

- PTI Photo/Manvender Vashist(
Jun 17, 2014
Lal Krishna Advani talks to the media after meeting party leader Yashwant Sinha at JP Central Jail in Hazaribagh, Jharkhand.

- PTI Photo
Jun 17, 2014
Iraq faces biggest crisis yet after US withdrawal; Sunni ISIS militants overrun second-largest city, Mosul. Soldiers, some 5 lakh residents, flee. Insurgents free over 1,000 prisoners, to target Baiji next.

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Jun 14, 2014
Inmates of Tihar jail participate in a fashion show in New Delhi.

- AP Photo/Altaf Qadri
Jun 12, 2014
Released Bangladeshi sailors arrive at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airports in Dhaka. Seven Bangladeshi crew members returned home Thursday after they were held captive for nearly three and a half years by Somali pirates.

- AP/PTI
Jun 09, 2014
Venezuela's opposition leader Maria Corina Machado, left, and Lilian Tintori, right, wife of jailed opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez, salute supporters during a rally in support of opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez in Caracas. Anti-government activists massed to voice support for hard-line opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez, who has been held in a military prison since being arrested in February on charges of fomenting violence as a result of the initial protests. A judge ordered last week that Lopez proceed to trial.

- AP/PTI
May 30, 2014
Pakistani prisoners at Attari-Wagah border before their departure for their country. India had released 37 Pak prisoners including 32 fishermen to Pakistan as a good will gesture.

- PTI Photo
May 23, 2014
AAP activists protest in support of party chief Arvind Kejriwal outside the Patiala House court in New Delhi.

- PTI Photo/Atul Yadav
May 21, 2014
Ousted Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, sits in a defendants cage, with his son Alaa, during a court hearing in Cairo, Egypt. An Egyptian court has convicted Mubarak of embezzlement and sentenced him to three years in prison.

- AP/PTI
Apr 23, 2014
Aung San Suu Kyi is surrounded by members of her National League for Democracy (NLD) party upon her arrival at the funeral of Win Tin, a senior leader of the NLD, at Ye-Way cemetery in Yangon, Myanmar. Win Tin, a prominent journalist who became Myanmar's longest-serving political prisoner after challenging military rule by co-founding the NLD died on April 21, 2014. He was 85.

- AP Photo/Khin Maung Win
Mar 22, 2014
Actor Sanjay Dutt leaves for Yerawada jail, in Mumbai.

- PTI Photo
Mar 20, 2014
Fenced In An Indian PoW at a German camp

- Courtesy: India’s Participation in World War I by Captain Amarinder Singh and Vedica Kant/Roli Books
Mar 20, 2014
Kut Relief Force Captured Turkish prisoners as the British advance

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Feb 22, 2014
Pakistani prisoner Showkat Ali is carried on a stretcher to be shifted to a government medical college hospital in Jammu. Officials at a jail in Kashmir said the Pakistani prisoner has committed suicide. Ali was arrested in 2011 after he crossed into Indian territory.

- AP Photo/ Channi Anand
Dec 31, 2013
A released Palestinian prisoner is received by his family following a welcome ceremony and celebrations after arriving at the Palestinian headquarters in the West Bank city of Ramallah.

- AP Photo/Nasser Nasser
Dec 16, 2013
RJD Chief Lalu Prasad Yadav interacts with the media outside the Birsa Munda Central Jail, in Ranchi after his release. The Supreme Court granted bail to RJD chief Lalu Prasad in a fodder scam case, in a relief to the politician who is behind the bars for the last two months after being awarded a five-year jail term.

- PTI Photo
Dec 07, 2013
RPI workers protest against Sanjay Datt's parole in front of Yerewada Jail, in Pune.

- PTI Photo
Nov 28, 2013
Emotional family members of Sarabjit Singh standing next to his belongings which arrived in India via Attari-Wagah International border.

- PTI photo/ Deepak Sharma
Nov 27, 2013
Combo image: Dentist couple Nupur and Rajesh Talwar sentenced to a life term for the 2008 murder of their daughter Aarushi and domestic help Hemraj, will be working in the jail to earn Rs. 40 a day. Rajesh Talwar will work at the jail hospital and Nupur will teach women and children in the prison.

- PTI Photo
Oct 01, 2013
**COMBO** (Clockwise from top left)- File photos of SIMI activists Ejazuddin, Zakir Husain, Aslam, Mehboob alias Guddu and Abu Faizal who escaped from the district prison in Khandwa, Madhya Pradesh.

- PTI Photo
Aug 22, 2013
A supporter of Egypt's deposed autocrat Hosni Mubarak chants slogans in front of Torah prison where he is held, in Cairo, Egypt. Mubarak is expected to be freed from prison and placed under house arrest after being ordered released the previous day, following more than two years in detention.

- AP Photo/ Amr Nabil
Aug 21, 2013
Women tie 'Rakhis' to the inmates of Jammu Central Jail on the occasion of Raksha Bandhan in Jammu.

- PTI Photo
Jul 30, 2013
A police officer in plain clothes takes a photo with his mobile phone of a damaged gate a of a high-security prison attacked by Taliban militants in Dera Ismail Khan, Pakistan. In a brazen attack, heavily-armed Taliban terrorists, donning police uniforms, attacked in a high-security prison, northwest Pakistan, freeing nearly 250 prisoners, many of them hard-core militants, and killing 14 people including six Shia inmates.

- AP Photo/ Ishtiaq Mahsud
Jul 05, 2013
Man from two worlds Hyeon Dong Hwa at the New Delhi railway station

- Jitender Gupta
Jun 30, 2013
U.S. President Back Obama peers out from Section B, prison cell No. 5, on Robben Island, South Africa where Former South African president Nelson Mandela's spent 18-years of his 27-year prison term.

- AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster
Jun 15, 2013
Prisoners warm-up before starting their group work-out at the Lurigancho prison on the outskirts of Lima, Peru. Inmates are attempting to break the Guinness World Record for the largest group of prisoners working out.

- AP Photo/ Martin Mejia
Jun 06, 2013
Karan Singh, Babloo, Rakesh Kumar, Barabanki Jail

In jail for 9 years now for murder of a cousin’s wife. Hoping HC will overturn death verdict.

- Nirala Tripathi

Jun 06, 2013
Devendra Nath, Naini Jail

22 years in jail, got death for murder of a superior in the army

- Nirala Tripathi

Jun 06, 2013
Sukh Lal, Naini Jail

In jail since ’01, killed the three sons of his father’s murderer 12 years after the event

- Nirala Tripathi

Jun 06, 2013
All Grown up Kanhaiya with mother Vijay Kumari after her release

- Nirala Tripathi
May 25, 2013
Indian prisoners arriving after their release on completion of their terms in Pakistan, via Indo-Pak Attari-Wagah border.

- PTI Photo/ Deepak Sharma
May 10, 2013
Kashmiris offer prayers for Pakistani prisoner Sanaullah Ranjay, in Srinagar.

- AP Photo/Dar Yasin
May 10, 2013
Satya Devi, mother of Gopal Das, who had gone missing while fighting during Indo-Pakistani war, offers flowers to portraits of Sarabjit Singh, left, and Chamel Singh during a press conference by Missing Defense Personnel Relatives Association in Jammu.

- AP Photo/Channi Anand
May 10, 2013
Family members of Indian prisoners of war believed to be in Pakistan jails sit as they arrive to address a press conference by Missing Defense Personnel Relatives Association in Jammu.

- AP Photo/Channi Anand
May 09, 2013
Relatives of Pakistani prisoner Sanahullah coming out of the office of Director of Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research in Chandigarh. Sanaullah who had sustained injuries after he was beaten up by inmates at a Jammu Jail last week, died at PGIMER.

- PTI Photo
May 09, 2013
No respite Kashmiris at Jamia Nagar, to which Delhi police confined them

- Inshah Malik
May 07, 2013
Family members of Pakistani prisoner Sanaullah on their arrival at Wagah border. Sanaullah, admitted at PGIMER Chandigarh following an attack at a Jammu jail.

- PTI Photo/ Deepak Sharma
May 05, 2013
Policemen stop BJP workers who were holding a protest against Pakistan over the killing of Sarabjit Singh at Attari-Wagha border.

- PTI Photo/Deepak Sharma
May 03, 2013
Sarabjit Singh's mortal remains being consigned to flames by his sister Dalbir Kaur at his native village Bhikhiwind in Amritsar.

- PTI Photo/ Deepak Sharma
May 03, 2013
Cremation of Sarabjit Singh is performed with full state honour at his native village Bhikhiwind in Amritsar.

- PTI Photo/ Deepak Sharma
May 03, 2013
Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi hugs Dalbir Kaur, sister of Sarabjit Singh, during his cremation at his native village Bhikhiwind in Amritsar.

- PTI Photo/ Deepak Sharma
May 03, 2013
Relatives and others carry the coffin of Sarabjit Singh in at Bhikhiwind.

- AP Photo/Sanjeev Syal
May 03, 2013
Sukhpreet Kaur, wife of Sarabjit Singh, at Bhikhiwind.

- AP Photo/Sanjeev Syal
May 03, 2013
Muslims hold placards and shout slogans against Pakistan government during a protest over the death of Sarabjit Singh, in Allahabad.

- PTI Photo
May 03, 2013
Massive crowd during Sarabjit Singh's funeral procession at his native village Bhikhiwind near Amritsar.

- PTI Photo/ Deepak Sharma
May 03, 2013
Pakistani prisoner Sanaullah Ranjay is carried on a stretcher to be shifted to another city for treatment, in Jammu. A Pakistani prisoner in a central jail was seriously injured after being beaten by another inmate following an altercation, a day after Indian convict Sarabjit Singh died after a brutal attack by fellow inmates in a Lahore prison.

- AP Photo/ Channi Anand
May 03, 2013
Cremation of Sarabjit Singh is performed with full state honour at his native village Bhikhiwind in Amritsar.

- PTI Photo/ Deepak Sharma
May 03, 2013
Sukhpreet Kaur, wife of Sarabjit Singh cries over his coffin during his funeral at Bhikhiwind, in Amritsar.

- AP Photo
May 03, 2013
A Pakistani prisoner Sanaullah is carried on a stretcher to a hospital for treatment in Jammu. Sanaullah in a local jail in Kashmir has been "grievously" injured after being beaten by another inmate.

- AP Photo
May 03, 2013
People carry the mortal remains of Sarabjit Singh during his funeral procession at his native village Bhikhiwind near Amritsar.

- PTI Photo/ Deepak Sharma
May 03, 2013
Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi with Punjab Congress chief Partap Singh Bajwa and others during cremation of Sarabjit Singh at his native village Bhikhiwind in Amritsar.

- PTI Photo/ Deepak Sharma
May 03, 2013
Congress party leader Rahul Gandhi consoles Dalbir Kaur near the body of her brother Sarabjit Singh, in Amritsar.

- AP Photo/ Prabhjot Gill
May 03, 2013
Family members of Sarabjit Singh during his cremation at his native village Bhikhiwind near Amritsar.

- PTI Photo/ Deepak Sharma
May 03, 2013
Sarabjit Singh's mortal remains being consigned to flames by his sister Dalbir Kaur at his native village Bhikhiwind in Amritsar.

- PTI Photo/ Deepak Sharma
May 03, 2013
Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi paying his last respect to Sarabjit Singh during his cremation at his native village Bhikhiwind in Amritsar.

- PTI Photo/ Deepak Sharma
May 03, 2013
Sufi singer Hans Raj Hans hugs Dalbir Kaur, sister of Sarabjit Singh during his cremation at his native village Bhikhiwind in Amritsar.

- PTI Photo/ Deepak Sharma
May 03, 2013
Schoolchildren pay tribute to Sarabjit in Amritsar, May 2

- AFP (From Outlook 13 May 2013)
May 03, 2013
Sarabjit’s body leaving a Lahore mortuary

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May 03, 2013
Activists offer prayers for the late Sarabjit Singh during a protest in New Delhi.

- AP Photo/ Manish Swarup
May 03, 2013
Wagah, May 1: Sarabjit’s daughters break down after their return from Lahore

- AFP (From Outlook 13 May 2013)
May 03, 2013
File picture of Pakistani prisoner Rana Sanaullah Haq who was critically injured after he was assaulted by fellow inmate in Jammu's Kot Bhalwal jail in Jammu.

- PTI Photo / TV GRAB
May 03, 2013
People carry coffin containing the body of Sarabjit Singh in Bhikhiwind. Singh was cremated in his native village in Punjab.

- AP Photo/Sanjeev Syal
May 03, 2013
School children paying tributes to Sarabjit Singh in Mirzapur.

- PTI Photo
May 03, 2013
Family members of Sarabjit Singh during his funeral procession at his native village Bhikhiwind near Amritsar.

- PTI Photo/Deepak Sharma
May 02, 2013
People in Jammu burn an effigy representing Pakistan after Sarabjit Singh died from a head injury.

- AP Photo/Channi Anand
May 02, 2013
School students paying homage to late Sarabjit Singh, who died in a Pakistan hospital last night after a brutal attack in Kot Lakhpat jail, in Varanasi.

- PTI Photo
May 02, 2013
Sarabjit Singh's sister Dalbir Kaur addresses mediapersons in New Delhi.

- PTI Photo/Subhav Shukla
May 02, 2013
Pakistani hospital staff transfer the body of jailed Indian spy Sarabjit Singh after an autopsy at a local hospital in Lahore, Pakistan.

- AP Photo/K.M. Chaudary
May 02, 2013
Shiv Sena activists in Jammu protest against Pakistan over Sarabjit Singh's death.

- AP Photo/Channi Anand
May 02, 2013
Sarabjit Singh's sister Dalbir Kaur addresses mediapersons in New Delhi.

- PTI Photo/Subhav Shukla
May 02, 2013
Air India's special plane carrying body of Sarabjit Singh after its arrival from Pakistan at Amritsar airport.

- PTI Photo/Deepak Sharma
May 02, 2013
Relatives try to console Sukhpreet Kaur, left, wife of Sarabjit Singh, as she and her daughters react to the news of his death at Bhikhiwind.

- AP Photo
May 02, 2013
The body of Sarabjit Singh arrives at the airport in Amritsar.

- AP Photo/Prabhjot Gill
May 02, 2013
Sikhs shout slogans against Pakistan as they display photographs of Sarabjit Singh, who died from a head injury after two inmates attacked him with a brick in a Lahore jail, during a protest in Kolkata.

- AP Photo/Bikas Das
May 02, 2013
BJP activists protesting against Centre and Pakistan after death of Indian national Sarabjit Singh in Pakistan hospital, in Moradabad.

- PTI Photo
May 02, 2013
Activists of Yukto Axom stag a candle light protest against Pakistan after the death of Sarabjit Singh in Pakistan Jail, in Guwahati.

- PTI Photo
May 02, 2013
ABVP students union in Jammu hold a Pakistani flag over a burning effigy representing Pakistan over Sarabjit Singh's death.

- AP Photo/Channi Anand
May 01, 2013
Sister Dalbir Kaur along with wife Sukhpreet Kaur and daughter Swapandeep of Indian prisoner Sarabjit Singh, severely injured in a brutal assault last week in a jail in Pakistan, talking to the media at Wagah border on their arrival.

- PTI Photo/ Deepak Sharma
May 01, 2013
Sarabjit Singh's wife Sukhpreet Kaur, right, sister Dalbir Kaur, second from left, and daughters Poonam, left, and Swapandeep hold hands after entering India at the Wagah border.

- AP Photo/Prabhjot Gill
Apr 30, 2013
Protests in Amritsar against the attack on Indian prisoner Sarabjit Singh at a jail in Lahore.

- AP Photo/Prabhjot Gill
Apr 29, 2013
School children holding candle lights for speedy recovery for Sarabjit Singh, who was attacked in Lahore's Kot Lakhpat jail, in Amritsar.

- PTI Photo/ Deepak Sharma
Apr 29, 2013
Activists of right-winged Shiv Sena shout slogans against the Pakistan government during a protest against an attack on Indian prisoner Sarabjit in a Lahore prison, in Jammu.

- AP Photo/ Channi Anand
Apr 28, 2013
Sarabjit Singh's sister Dalbir Kaur talks to media with Sarabjit's wife Sukhjit Kaur and his daughters Swapandeep Kaur and Poonam during their visit to Golden Temple before leaving to meet him in Pakistan.

- PTI Photo/Deepak Sharma
Apr 28, 2013
Sarabjit Singh's sister Dalbir Kaur, wife Sukhpreet Kaur and daughters Poonam and Swapandeep Kaur crossing the Attari/Wagah international border to meet Sarabjit Singh at Jinnah hospital,Pakistan.

- PTI Photo/Deepak Sharma
Apr 28, 2013
Dalbir Kaur, Sarabjit Singh's sister waves to the Indian side as she crosses the India Pakistan border accompanied by Singh's wife and two daughters, unseen, at Wagah.

- AP Photo/ Prabhjot Gill
Apr 28, 2013
Wife Sukhpreet Kaur, second right, sister Dalbir Kaur, second left, and daughters Poonam, left, and Swapandeep of Sarabjit Sing offer prayers at the Golden Temple before crossing the border to Pakistan.

- AP Photo/ Sanjeev Syal
Apr 28, 2013
Sikhs attend a prayer for Sarabjit Singh's speedy recovery at a Gurudwara in Kolkata.

- PTI Photo/Swapan Mahapatra
Apr 27, 2013
People burning Pakistani flags and effigy in New Delhi during a protest against attack on Indian prisoner Sarabjit Singh at Lahore's Kot Lakhpat jail.

- PTI Photo
Apr 27, 2013
Activists of right-winged Rashtrawadi Shiv Sena shout slogans against the Pakistan government during a protest against an attack on an Indian prisoner Sarabjit Singh in a Lahore prison, in Jammu.

- AP Photo/ Channi Anand
Apr 27, 2013
Protesters shout slogans against the Pakistan government during a protest against an attack on Sarabjit Singh, in a Lahore prison, in Ahmedabad.

- AP Photo/ Ajit Solanki
Apr 27, 2013
A doctor examines Dalbir Kaur, sister of Indian prisoner Sarabjit Singh who was attacked in Lahore's Kot Lakhpat jail, at her residence in Amritsar. Sarabjit's wife Sukhpreet Kaur and daughters Poonam and Swapandeep are also seen.

- PTI Photo/ Deepak Sharma
Apr 19, 2013
Navneet Kaur Bhullar, wife of terrorist Davinder Pal Singh Bhullar, along with members of various Sikh organisations holding a protest against her husband's death sentence at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi.

- PTI Photo/ Atul Yadav
Apr 15, 2013
Kashmiris hold portraits of their relatives in various prisons during a protest in Srinagar. The protest was held against life imprisonment, death sentences and other harsh sentences to Kashmiri prisoners, demanding their release.

- AP Photo/ Mukhtar Khan
Apr 02, 2013
Activists of the Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) stage a candle light protest demanding the release all political prisoners in Srinagar.

- AP Photo/Mukhtar Khan
Mar 25, 2013
An Afghan prisoner leaves with his belongings from the Parwan Detention Facility after the U.S. military gave control of its last detention facility to Afghan authorities in Bagram, outside Kabul, Afghanistan. The handover of Parwan Detention Facility ends a bitter chapter in American relations with Afghanistan's mercurial president, Hamid Karzai, who demanded control of the prison as a matter of national sovereignty.

- AP Photo/ Anja Niedringhaus
Mar 12, 2013
Dead body of Delhi gangrape accused, Ram Singh being taken for post-mortem by the police at AIIMS in New Delhi. Ram Singh died due to hanging, police sources said quoting the initial post-mortem report. The autopsy of Singh, who allegedly committed suicide in Tihar on 11 March, 2013, was conducted at AIIMS and the body was handed over to his family who said they will take the mortal remains to Karauli in Rajasthan.

- Photo by Jitender Gupta/Outook
Mar 12, 2013
Father of Delhi gangrape accused Ram Singh breaks down after seeing his sons dead body. The autopsy of Singh, who allegedly committed suicide in Tihar was conducted at AIIMS and the body was handed over to his family.

- Photo by Jitender Gupta/Outook
Mar 11, 2013
Dead body of Delhi gangrape accused Ram Singh being taken by the police in New Delhi. In a sensational twist in the gruesome Delhi gangrape-cum-murder case, one of the accused Ram Singh allegedly committed suicide in a high-security cell in Tihar Jail early this morning, raising questions over monitoring of undertrials.

- Photo by Jitender Gupta/ Outlook
Mar 11, 2013
An ambulance comes out as media persons stand outside the Tihar Jail, in New Delhi.

- AP Photo/ Saurabh Das
Mar 11, 2013
TV Grab Photo: Delhi gangrape accused Ram Singh who allegedly committed suicide in a high-security cell in Tihar Jail, In New Delhi.

- TV Grab
Mar 11, 2013
TV Grab: Father of Delhi gangrape accused Ram Singh who allegedly committed suicide in Tihar Jail, today claimed that he was murdered and demanded a CBI probe into the incident.

- TV Grab/ Newsx
Mar 11, 2013
House of Delhi gangrape accused Ram Singh who allegedly committed suicide in Tihar Jail early this morning but his family and lawyers claimed it was a murder.

- Photo by Jitender Gupta/ Outlook
Mar 11, 2013
File: Media persons outside the premises of Tihar jail in New Delhi where Ram Singh, prime accused in Delhi Gangrape case, allegedly committed suicide in a high-security cell in of the Jail.

- PTI Photo
Feb 20, 2013
Masked Palestinians use a back car seat as a shield during a protest to support Palestinian prisoners, outside Ofer, an Israeli military prison near the West Bank city of Ramallah. Palestinian protesters clashed with Israeli soldiers at a rally in support of four imprisoned Palestinians on hunger strike, as hundreds of inmates said they were refusing food for the day in solidarity with the fasting inmates. One of the four hunger-striking Palestinians is 35-year-old Samer Issawi whose health has severely deteriorated after he has refused food, on-and-off, for more than 200 days.

- AP Photo/ Bernat Armangue
Feb 14, 2013
Feb 9 Tihar on the day of the hanging

- AFP (From Outlook 25 February 2013)
Feb 12, 2013
People feed sweets to a family member who was on death row in United Arab Emirates and recently freed by a Sharjah court, upon his return home in Amritsar.

- AP Photo/Prabhjot Gill
Feb 09, 2013
Media persons gather at the premises of Tihar jail where Afzal Guru, the Jaish-e-Mohammad militant convicted in attack on Parliament in 2001, was hanged, in New Delhi.

- PTI Photo/ Atul Yadav
Feb 08, 2013
Activists of Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front shout slogans as they hold portraits of party founder Maqbool Bhat during a protest in Srinagar. JKLF supporters held the protest in Kashmir to commemorate the 1984 execution of Bhat and demanding that Bhat's remains, interred in New Delhi's high security Tihar Jail, be returned for a proper burial.

- AP Photo/ Mukhtar Khan
Jan 28, 2013
Kamlesh Devi, wife of Indian national Chamel Singh who was allegedly beaten to death in a Pakistan jail, shows the letter of her husband in Jammu.

- PTI Photo
Dec 13, 2012
Blood money The Karimnagar women who want to sell their kidneys to raise Rs 15 lakh to free their men; Reena is third from left

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Dec 05, 2012
Activists of Jammu Kashmir Muslim Khawteen Markaz (MKM), a Kashmiri women's separatist group, hold photographs of Kashmiri prisoners currently in Indian jails during a protest demanding their release in Srinagar.

- AP Photo/ Mukhtar Khan
Nov 21, 2012
BJP members celebrating the hanging of Kasab, the lone surviving terrorist of 2008 Mumbai terror attack, in Pune.

- PTI Photo
Nov 21, 2012
Bajrang Dal activists celebrate the hanging of Ajmal Amir Kasab, the sole surviving Pakistani gunman involved in the Mumbai attacks, by distributing sweets and lighting crackers at Chikmagalur in Karnataka.

- PTI Photo
Nov 21, 2012
An activist of Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad, prepares an effigy of Mohammed Ajmal Kasab, the lone surviving gunman from the 2008 terror attacks on Mumbai, before it was burned to celebrate his execution in Bangalore.

- AP Photo/ Aijaz Rahi
Nov 15, 2012
Pakistani prisoners on their way to home through Wagah border after they were released by the Indian authority on completion of their jail terms.

- PTI Photo/ Deepak Sharma
Nov 10, 2012
Army soldiers stand guard at the entrance of Welikada prison in Colombo, Sri Lanka. A shootout between rioting prisoners and security forces at the prison in Sri Lanka's capital killed at least 27 inmates.

- AP Photo/ Gemunu Amarasinghe
Nov 10, 2012
Police forensic officers examine a bullet-ridden three-wheeled vehicle used by inmates for their unsuccessful escape attempt, close to the entrance of a prison in Colombo, Sri Lanka.

- AP Photo/ Gemunu Amarasinghe
Sep 28, 2012
Pakistani prisoners leave for their homes through Wagah border after they were released by Indian authorities following completion of their jail terms.

- PTI Photo/Deepak Sharma
Sep 27, 2012
Heaven-Sent Sukhdev Singh, who found Sepoy Jaspal on Masirah island

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Sep 27, 2012
Hope Lives Jaspal Singh’s wife Baljit Kaur, living a widow’s life all these years

- Ekta Sharma
Sep 25, 2012
Nupur Talwar comes out from jail in Ghaziabad after being released on bail in connection with the twin murder case of her daughter Aarushi and domestic help.

- PTI Photo
Sep 25, 2012
YS Congress President Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy coming out of Chanchalguda jail to appear before a CBI court in Hyderabad.

- PTI Photo
Aug 31, 2012
Former Gujarat minister and a member of BJP Maya Kodnani is escorted by her husband on her arrival at a special court in Ahmadabad which sentenced her to 28 years of imprisonment for the Naroda Patiya riots case.

- AP Photo/Ajit Solanki
Aug 31, 2012
Relatives of an accused in the Naroda-Patiya case cry outside a court in Ahmadabad where the accused were handed sentences.

- AP Photo/Ajit Solanki
Aug 31, 2012
A relative of an accused in the Naroda Patiya case cries outside a court in Ahmadabad which handed sentences to the accused.

- AP Photo
Aug 29, 2012
A convict consoles his son while being taken to prison after a court convicted 32 people on charges of conspiracy and murder in the 2002 Naroda Patiya riots case in which 97 people from the minority community were killed.

- AP Photo
Aug 02, 2012
Girls tie rakhis on the wrists of their prisoner brothers during the "Raksha Bandhan" festival at the central jail in Ahmedabad.

- AP Photo/ Ajit Solanki
Aug 02, 2012
Women tying 'Rakhi' to the inmates of Jammu Central Jail on the occasion of 'Raksha Bandhan'.

- PTI Photo
Jul 15, 2012
A Nihang (Sikh warrior) holding a picture of Sarabjit Singh demanding his release from Pakistan jail, at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi.

- PTI Photo
Jul 14, 2012
An Egyptian woman shouts slogans as others raise posters of what they say " political prisoners", during a protest in front of Egyptian presidential palace in Cairo, Egypt, to demand the release of political prisoners arrested by the military over the last 18 months.

- AP/PTI
Jun 28, 2012
Surjeet Singh is greeted by his family and relatives on his arrival at the Indian side of Attari-Wagah border after being released by the Pakistani authorities.

- PTI Photo/ Deepak Sharma
Jun 28, 2012
External Affairs Minister S.M Krishna consoling Sarabjit Singh's sister Dalbir Kaur during a meeting in New Delhi.

- PTI Photo/ Vijay Kumar Joshi
Jun 28, 2012
Pakistani lawyers offer sweets to Surjeet Singh at Pakistan-Indian border post Wagha near Lahore, Pakistan . Singh, who was charged on spying, was released after 31 years.

- AP Photo/K.M. Chuadary
Jun 28, 2012
Surjeet Singh waves as he is greeted by his family and relatives on his arrival at the Indian side of Attari-Wagah border after being released by the Pakistani authorities.

- PTI Photo/ Deepak Sharma
Jun 28, 2012
Sarabjit Singh's sister Dalbir Kaur along with other well wishers at a dharna demanding his release from Pakistan jail, at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi.

- PTI Photo/ Subhav Shukla
Jun 28, 2012
Surjeet Singh waves on his arrival at the Indian side of Attari-Wagah border after being released by the Pakistani authorities. Setting foot on home soil after 31 years, Surjeet Singh arrived to an emotional welcome by friends and family who broke into celebrations on catching his glimpse. 69-year-old Singh, who was released from Lahore's Kot Lakhpat Jail this morning, crossed to the Indian side at Wagah border after being handed over by Pakistani security personnel who had held him by an iron chain attached to his belt.

- PTI Photo/ Deepak Sharma
Jun 27, 2012
Harbans Kaur (sitting at 2nd L), wife of the Surjit Singh, with her children and grand children expressing her happiness over the news of her husband's release by the Pakistan authorities, at their village in the Firozpur district. Singh is lodged in Kot Lakhpatrai Jail for the last 31 years on spying charges.

- PTI Photo
Jun 27, 2012
External Affairs Minister S. M. Krishna addressing the media at Hyderabad House in New Delhi. India today requested Pakistan to release death row prisoner Sarabjit Singh after Islamabad in a midnight twist said it had taken steps for the release of another Indian prisoner named Surjeet Singh who has been jailed for three decades. Hours after reports emerged yesterday that Pakistan was to free Sarabjit Singh, the presidential spokesman last night clarified that authorities were working on the release of Surjeet Singh. External Affairs Minister S M Krishna, who had yesterday thanked President Asif Ali Zardari following reports that Sarabjit was to be released, today welcomed the decision to release Surjeet and made a fresh request for the release of Sarabjit.

- PTI Photo/ Atul Yadav
Jun 26, 2012
The news that Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari had commuted the death sentence of Indian prisoner Sarabjit Singh turned out to be false, and the celebrations were as a result very short-lived. The Pakistani authorities, it later emerged, had actually taken steps for the release of another Indian prisoner named Surjeet Singh who has been jailed for three decades. The photo shows Sarabjit Singh's wife Sukhpreet Kaur (R) with daughter Poonam and others at their home in Bhikhi Wind near Amritsar after hearing the earlier news of his pardon.

- PTI Photo/Deepak Sharma
Jun 15, 2012
Swamy Nityananda waves upon his release on bail from Mysore central jail.

- PTI Photo
Jun 09, 2012
A Palestinian girl stands next to protestors holding posters showing Mahmoud Sarsak, center, a former player with the Palestinian national football team, Akram Rikhawi, right, and Samer Al-Barq, left, during a demonstration in support of Palestinians prisoners held in Israeli jails, in the West Bank town of Jenin. The three men refused to eat, despite an agreement with Israel last month that persuaded hundreds of other Palestinian prisoners to end a hunger strike. Arabic on posters reads, "Freedom Honor Dignity" followed by "prisoner" and each man's name.

- AP Photo/ Mohammed Ballas
May 31, 2012
BJP leader Rajendra Singh Rathore greets his supporters after his release from the Central Jail in Jaipur in the infamous Dara Singh encounter case.

- PTI Photo
May 30, 2012
Bharathi Reddy along with Vijay Sai Reddy comes out after meeting her husband YSR Congress chief Jagan Mohan Reddy at Chanchalguda Central Prison in Hyderabad.

- PTI Photo
May 29, 2012
MLA Vijayalakshmi comes out after meeting her son and YSR Congress chief Jagan Mohan Reddy at Chanchalguda Central Prison in Hyderabad.

- PTI Photo
May 29, 2012
Pakistani prisoners at Attari-Wahga international border on their way to home after completion of their jail terms in India.

- PTI Photo/ Deepak Sharma
May 14, 2012
Pakistani microbiologist Mohammad Khalil Chishti waves to his relatives at Ajmer Railway Station before leaving for Pakistan via Delhi.

- PTI Photo
May 05, 2012
President Pratibha Patil, center, talks to former South African political prisoner Ahmed Kathrada, right, as they stand inside the cell of former South African President Nelson Mandela on Robben Island situated near Cape Town, South Africa.

- AP Photo/ Schalk van Zuydam
May 05, 2012
President Pratibha Devisingh Patil visits the Robben Island prison's Cell No 5 where Nelson Mandela was incarcerated, in Cape Town, South Africa.

- PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
May 05, 2012
President Pratibha Patil, center, talk to former South African political prisoner Ahmed Kathrada, left, as she unlock the cell of former South African President Nelson Mandela on Robben Island situated near Cape Town, South Africa.

- AP Photo/ Schalk van Zuydam
May 01, 2012
The relatives of inmates pray on their knees outside La Planta prison as National Guard troops try to gain control of the jail in Caracas, Venezuela. National Guard troops have been trying to take control of the jail, after authorities foiled plans for a prison break. Authorities say they discovered a tunnel that inmates had dug leading to a sewer.

- AP Photo/ Fernando Llano
Apr 30, 2012
Amidst emotional scenes, five-year-old Indian boy Ariful Sheikh returned home in Murshidabad district after spending a year in a Bangladesh jail along with his grandparents after being sentenced to two months in prison for trespassing.

- PTI Photo
Apr 17, 2012
Pakistani army troops escort security officials visited the central jail in Bannu, Pakistan. Taliban militants armed with automatic weapons and rocket-propelled grenades battled their way into a prison in northwest Pakistan, freeing close to 400 prisoners, including at least 20 described by police as "very dangerous" insurgents.

- AP Photo/ Ijaz Muhammad
Apr 15, 2012
Pakistani police officers examine the main gate of a central jail in Bannu, 170 km south of Peshawar, Pakistan. Taliban militants battled their way into the prison in northwest Pakistan freeing close to 400 prisoners, including at least 20 described by police as "very dangerous" insurgents, authorities and the militants said.

- AP/PTI
Apr 13, 2012
Pakistan's rights activist Ansar Burney addressing a press conference with family members of Sarabjit Singh, in Jaipur.

- PTI Photo
Apr 13, 2012
Pakistan's former federal minister for human rights, Ansar Burney, Sister & Daughter of Sarabjeet meet with Pakistani virologist Mohammad Khalil Chishti in Ajmer.

- PTI Photo
Apr 12, 2012
Indian fishermen who were detained by Pakistani authorities for violating Pakistani territorial waters, leave a district jail after their release in Karachi, Pakistan. "Pakistan released 26 Indian fishermen from its prisons", an official said.

- AP Photo
Apr 12, 2012
Pakistani virologist Mohammad Khalil Chishti talks with his family at the residence of his brother in Ajmer a day after his release from jail.

- PTI Photo
Apr 11, 2012
Pakistani scientist Khalil Chishti after his release from jail in Ajmer. Chishti was serving life term in an Ajmer jail in a murder case of 1992.

- PTI Photo
Apr 11, 2012
Subhashree Das (2nd R), wife of Maoist leader Sabyasachi Panda, with her mother-in-law, parents and family at her residence in Bhubaneswar after her release from jail.

- PTI Photo
Mar 21, 2012
Deputy jailor Rakesh Singh, who suffered injuries during a clash between the Mau jail inmates and the prison authorities, is taken to a hospital in Mau.

- PTI Photo
Mar 13, 2012
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee addresses a press conference regarding the release of prisoners who have been languishing in various jails of the state for more than 18 years.

- PTI Photo
Feb 29, 2012
Kashmiris shout slogans against the police as they carry the body of Nazir Ahmad Sheikh during his funeral in Srinagar. Sheikh, facing charges of kidnapping and rape, complained of uneasiness Tuesday morning at Srinagar's central jail and was shifted to a hospital in the city, officials said. Doctors declared him dead at the hospital. However, family members of Sheikh allege that he was killed in custody, according to media reports.

- AP Photo/ Dar Yasin
Feb 22, 2012
Indonesian fireman work at the Kerobokan prison in Denpasar, Bali, Indonesia, after a violence erupted at the prison following the stabbing of an inmate. Security forces have stormed the prison after rioting inmates temporarily took control of the facility, setting fires and throwing rocks at guards.

- AP Photo/ Firdia Lisnawati
Feb 20, 2012
A man reads messages written by bereaved family members at a makeshift memorial for victims of the Comayagua deadly prison fire, in a shelter where the relatives are housed as they wait for the remains of their loved one to be identified, in Tegucigalpa, Honduras. As many as 350 inmates perished in the fire that swept through the prison north of Tegucigalpa. More than half the inmates were still awaiting trial. Many of those who died had been locked up for petty crimes: stealing a wallet, robbing a truck. Some had never been charged.

- AP Photo/ Esteban Felix
Feb 18, 2012
An inmate sleeps in the prison in Comayagua, Honduras. Hundreds of prisoners remained in cell blocks unaffected by the fire that tore the overcrowded jail on Feb. 15, burning and suffocating at least 356 men in their locked cells.

- AP Photo
Feb 16, 2012
Indian prisoners wave as they arrive through Attari-Wagah international border after completion of their jail terms in Pakistan.

- PTI Photo/ Deepak Sharma
Feb 16, 2012
Police and soldiers, bottom, and journalists, top, take cover during clashes after a deadly prison fire in Comayagua, Honduras, 140 kilometers north of the capital, Tegucigalpa, Honduras. At least 300 inmates were killed and 21 are injured, according to authorities.

- AP Photo/ Fernando Antonio
Feb 15, 2012
An injured inmate is carried as he arrives at the hospital after a fire broke out at the prison in Comayagua, Honduras, a town 90 miles (140 kilometers) north of the Central American country's capital, Tegucigalpa. Radio reports from Comayagua said dozens of prisoners were burned beyond recognition and the prison was destroyed by the flames. The fire claimed the lives of at least 272 inmates.

- AP Photo/Fernando Antonio
Feb 15, 2012
Inmates' relatives stand at the gates of the prison in Comayagua, Honduras, 90 miles (140 kilometers) north of the Central American country's capital, Tegucigalpa, after a fire broke out inside the prison. Radio reports from Comayagua said dozens of prisoners were burned beyond recognition and the prison was destroyed by the flames. The fire claimed the lives of at least 272 inmates.

- AP Photo/Fernando Antonio
Feb 08, 2012
Democracy ‘exercised’ Mishra outside Meerut jail

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Jan 27, 2012
Indian and Pakistani judges coming out of Amritsar Central Security Jail after meeting Pakistani jail inmates in Amritsar.

- PTI Photo/ Deepak Sharma
Jan 19, 2012
Suresh Kalmadi, former Chairman of the CWG Organizing Committee and his wife at his residence after his release from Tihar Jail in New Delhi.

- PTI Photo/Manvender Vashist
Jan 13, 2012
A Myanmar political prisoner waves his hand to his colleagues as he comes out of the Insein prison in Yangon, Myanmar. Myanmar freed many of its prominent political prisoners in a long-awaited step towards national reconciliation that also has been a key condition set by Western nations for easing sanctions against the country.

- AP Photo/Khin Maung Win
Jan 04, 2012
Hasina, Delhi
Crime: Murder
Status: Undertrial for two years

“Organising money to fight my case has become very difficult. I don’t think I will leave this place in the near future.”

- Tribhuvan Tiwari

Jan 04, 2012
Leslian, South Africa
Crime: Caught with drugs
Status: Undertrial for two years

“As a foreigner, it’s difficult to get legal help. But Indian inmates have paid govt lawyers and still not got bail.”

- Tribhuvan Tiwari

Jan 04, 2012
Bimla, Nepal
Crime: Caught with drugs
Status: Undertrial for 4.5 yrs

“I have no family here. I have lost touch with my son who’s battling cancer. I am at the mercy of govt lawyers.”

- Tribhuvan Tiwari

Jan 04, 2012
Salma, Bihar
Crime: Murder
Status: Undertrial for five years

“My two sons have been put in an orphanage. And they say justice doesn’t differentiate between the rich and poor.”

- Tribhuvan Tiwari

Jan 04, 2012
Manju, Amritsar
Crime: Abetting murder
Status: Undertrial for five years

“I wasn’t even given bail to attend my daughter’s wedding. I’ll leave here only after I’m proved innocent.”

- Tribhuvan Tiwari

Nov 28, 2011
DMK MP Kanimozhi is escorted at Patiala House court in New Delhi. Kanimozhi and four others were granted bail by the Delhi High Court in the 2G spectrum allocation scam case.

- PTI Photo
Nov 23, 2011
2G Spectrum Scam. In the first bail in 2G case, the Supreme Court ordered the release of five top corporate executives from Tihar Jail, raising hopes of other accused in the case including former Telecom Minister A Raja and DMK MP Kanimozhi who have been in prison for over six months.

- PTI Graphics
Nov 23, 2011
Media persons outside the Tihar Jail in New Delhi. Supreme Court granted bail to all five corporate executives in the 2G spectrum scam.

- PTI Photo / Shahbaz Khan
Nov 18, 2011
Sri Lankan prison guards escort defeated presidential candidate and former army chief Sarath Fonseka to a court room in Colombo, Sri Lanka. The court has sentenced Fonseka to three years in prison for reportedly implicating the nation's defense secretary in war crimes during the final stages of the country's civil war.

- AP/PTI
Nov 12, 2011
Lok Janshakti Party President Ram Vilas Paswan with Sarabjit Singh's sister Dalbir Kaur and daughters at dharna demanding Sarabjit's release, in New Delhi. Sarabjit Singh is lodged in a Pakistan jail.

- PTI Photo
Nov 11, 2011
Dalbir Kaur, sister of Indian national Sarabjit Singh on death row in Pakistan, second right, along with supporters of All India Youth Foundation takes an oath for securing his release in front of the India Gate war memorial at 11:11 am, in New Delhi. A placard on left reads, "People's Voice, Sarabjit."

- AP Photo/ Gurinder Osan
Nov 05, 2011
Dubai-based businessman SP Singh Oberoi with Indian youths, who had been sentenced to death for killing a Pakistani national in the United Arab Emirates, on their arrival at the airport in Amritsar on Friday. They were released by a Dubai court after Oberoi deposited their blood money.

- PTI Photo/ Deepak Sharma
Oct 25, 2011
Senior BJP leader Sushma Swaraj speaks to the media after meeting party leaders jailed in connection with the cash-for-vote scam, at Tihar prison in New Delhi.

- PTI Photo | Vijay Verma
Oct 24, 2011
Hasan Ali Khan being taken to JJ Hospital for a medical check-up in Mumbai.

- PTI Photo
Oct 22, 2011
DMK chief M Karunanidhi leaves after meeting his daughter and Rajya Sabha MP Kanimozhi at Tihar Jail in New Delhi.

- PTI Photo
Oct 19, 2011
Palestinian prisoners arrive in Doha airport in Doha, Qatar, as a part of a deal to release Palestinian prisoners in exchange for Israeli soldier Gilad Schalit.

- AP/PTI
Oct 19, 2011
A masked Hamas militant kisses freed Palestinian prisoner Mahawish al Qadi, left, who was involved in organizing the abduction of Israeli soldier Gilad Schalit, in Rafah, southern Gaza Strip. Tens of thousands of flag-waving Palestinians celebrated the homecoming of hundreds of prisoners exchanged for an Israeli soldier on October 18, with the crowd and a freed Hamas leader exhorting militants to seize more soldiers for future swaps.

- AP Photo/Tara Todras-Whitehill
Oct 19, 2011
Palestinians, who were freed from Israeli jails, react upon their arrival at the Esenboga Airport in Ankara, Turkey. Turkey took in 11 of the Palestinians freed in a swap deal with Israel.

- AP Photo
Oct 18, 2011
A convoy carries Palestinians prisoners who are to be exchanged for captured Israeli soldier Gilad Schalit, departing from Ktsiot prison camp in southern Israel's Negev desert. Israeli officials say the last preparations have been made for a prisoner swap in which hundreds of Palestinians are to be traded for the Israeli soldier held in Gaza for more than five years.

- AP Photo/Tsafrir Abayov
Oct 18, 2011
In this photo released by the Israeli Government Press Office, released Israeli soldier Gilad Schalit, meets his parents Noam, center, and Aviva, right, at Tel Nof Air base in southern Israel.

- AP Photo/ GPO, HO
Oct 18, 2011
A TV Grab shows an Israeli soldier Gilad Schalit at an undisclosed location in the Gaza- Egypt border area accompanied by Hamas guards as he is moved in to Egypt from captivity in Gaza beginning an elaborate prisoner swap deal in which hundreds of Palestinian inmates are to be freed in return for the captured tank crewman.

- AP Photo/ Egypt TV
Oct 18, 2011
Released Hamas militant Fakhri Barghouti waves to the crowd after arriving in the West Bank city of Ramallah. The Hamas militant group released an Israeli soldier more than five years after his capture, turning him over to Egyptian mediators in exchange for hundreds of Palestinian prisoners. Sentenced to life for killing an Israeli, Barghouti had spent 34 years in prison, making him one of the longest-serving inmates.

- AP Photo/Majdi Mohammed
Oct 18, 2011
Released Israeli soldier Gilad Schalit, center, prepares for a video interview as Mousa Mohammed Abu Marzouk, deputy chairman of Hamas's political bureau, right, stands next to him on the Egyptian side of the Rafah border crossing. Looking dazed, a thin and pale, Gilad Schalit emerged from a pickup truck Tuesday under the escort of his Hamas captors and the Egyptian mediators who helped arrange the Israeli tank crewman's release after more than five years in captivity.

- AP Photo/Khalid Farid
Oct 18, 2011
Noam Schalit, right, and Aviva Schalit, third right, parents of Israeli captured soldier Gilad Schalit walk together with their son Yoel, fifth right, and his girlfriend Yaara Winkler, fourth right, along with Israeli army officers towards an Army helicopter, not seen, in Tefen, northern Israel. Hamas' leader in the Gaza Strip says the militant group has officially turned over a captive Israeli soldier to Egypt as part of a prisoner swap with Israel.

- AP Photo/ Ariel Schalit
Oct 18, 2011
Residents wave to two Israeli military helicopters, one of them transporting released Israeli soldier Gilad Schalit, as they approach Mitzpe Hila, northern Israel.

- AP Photo/Ariel Schalit
Oct 18, 2011
In this photo released by the Israeli Government Press Office, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, left, welcomes released Israeli soldier Gilad Schalit, as arrives at Tel Nof Air base in southern Israel. The prisoner exchange was negotiated through Egyptian mediators because Israel and Hamas will not talk directly to each other.

- AP Photo/ GPO, HO
Oct 17, 2011
Suspended IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt hugs his wife Shweta after his release from Sabarmati Central Jail in Ahmedabad. Bhatt was granted bail by a local court in Ahmedabad, 17 days after he was sent to jail.

- PTI Photo
Oct 17, 2011
Suspended IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt is welcomed after his release from Sabarmati Central Jail in Ahmedabad. Bhatt was granted bail by a local court in Ahmedabad, 17 days after he was sent to jail.

- PTI Photo
Oct 16, 2011
A Palestinian prisoner, who is to be exchanged along with other prisoners for captured Israeli soldier Gilad Schalit, flashes a victory sign out of a vehicle of the Israeli Prison Service as he is being transferred from Nafha Prison to Ktziot prison in southern Israel. The relatives of Israeli victims of Palestinian attacks are waging a charged debate over the release of militants this week in a deal to free the Israeli soldier.

- AP Photo/ Tsafrir Abayov
Oct 16, 2011
Israeli Prison Service officers stand guard as a bus transferring Palestinian prisoners, who are to be exchanged for captured Israeli soldier Gilad Schalit arrive to Ktziot prison camp in southern Israel's Negev desert. The relatives of Israeli victims of Palestinian attacks are waging a charged debate over the release of militants this week in a deal to free the Israeli soldier.

- AP Photo/Ariel Schalit
Sep 22, 2011
Freed American Shane Bauer, center is welcomed upon his arrival from Iran, in Muscat, Oman. After more than two years in Iranian custody, two Americans convicted as spies took their first steps toward home as they bounded down from a private jet and into the arms of family for a joyful reunion in the Gulf state of Oman.

- AP Photo/ Sultan Al-Hasani
Sep 19, 2011


- Sandeep Adhwaryu
Sep 19, 2011
MDMK General Secretary Vaiko comes out of after meeting Murugan, Santhan and Perarivalan at the Vellore Central Prison. All the three were convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case.

- PTI Photo
Sep 13, 2011
The 17 Indians on death row in Sharjah for the 2009 murder of a Pakistani, Masri Khan, fallout of a feud over the illicit liquor business. Blood money of `4 crore was paid to the victim’s family.

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Sep 12, 2011


- Sandeep Adhwaryu
Aug 25, 2011
Pakistani prisoners on their way to home after they were released by the Indian government after completion of their jail terms, at Attari-Wagah international border about 35 kms from Amritsar.

- PTI Photo/ Deepak Sharma
Aug 22, 2011
The jailer beating up a prisoner at Bhadoi jail in Uttar Pradesh. Two prison guards of the district jail have been transferred and disciplinary action recommended against four other jail staff including two deputy jailors in connection with the beating of three inmates.

- PTI Photo
Aug 19, 2011
Most prominent anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare raises slogans after emerging from the gates of Tihar Jail where he was lodged since Aug. 16, in New Delhi. Hazare came out of Tihar Jail to launch a fortnight-long protest demanding a strong Lokpal bill declaring that the fight against graft will continue whether he was "alive or not".

- AP Photo/ Saurabh Das
Aug 19, 2011
Social activists Anna Hazare, holding microphones, raises slogans after emerging from the gates of Tihar Jail where he was lodged since Aug. 16, in New Delhi.

- AP Photo/ Saurabh Das
Aug 19, 2011
Anna Hazare, center, waves to the crowd as he emerges from the gates of Tihar Jail where he was lodged since Aug. 16, in New Delhi.

- AP Photo/ Pankaj Nangia
Aug 19, 2011
Supporters of Anna Hazare wave flags outside Tihar Jail, in New Delhi.

- AP Photo/ Pankaj Nangia
Aug 19, 2011
Social activist Anna Hazare, center, walks out with social activist Swami Agnivesh, in saffron, from the gates of Tihar Jail where he was lodged since Aug. 16, in New Delhi.

- AP Photo/ Saurabh Das
Aug 19, 2011
Anna Hazare, exits from the gates of Tihar Jail where he was lodged since Aug. 16, in New Delhi.

- AP Photo/ Gurinder Osan
Aug 19, 2011
Anna Hazare, center, waves to supporters as he prepares to exit from the gates of Tihar Jail where he was lodged since Aug. 16, in New Delhi.

- AP Photo/ Gurinder Osan
Aug 19, 2011
Anna Hazare waves a flag after emerging from the gates of Tihar Jail, in New Delhi.

- AP Photo/ Saurabh Das
Aug 18, 2011
Supporters of social activist Anna Hazare outside the Tihar Jail DG office in New Delhi.

- PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
Aug 18, 2011
Supporters of anti-corruption activist Anna Hazare shout slogans outside Tihar Jail, in New Delhi. Anna Hazare will launch his protest at Ramlila Maidan tomorrow as the venue is yet to get readied for the fast and will stay for one more night in Tihar Jail, activist Arvind Kejriwal said.

- AP Photo/ Saurabh Das
Aug 18, 2011
Supporters of social activist Anna Hazare light candles outside the Tihar Jail in New Delhi on Wednesday night.

- PTI Photo/ Atul Yadav
Aug 18, 2011
Supporters of Social Activist Anna Hazare light candles outside the Tihar Jail, in New Delhi on Wednesday night.

- PTI Photo/ Manvender Vashist
Aug 18, 2011
Supporters of social activist Anna Hazare light candles outside the Tihar Jail, in New Delhi on Wednesday night.

- PTI Photo/ Manvender Vashist
Aug 18, 2011
Policemen posted outside Tihar Jail to control crowd gathered there to lend their support to anti-corruption activist Anna Hazare's crusade against corruption, read newspapers in New Delhi.

- AP Photo/ Saurabh Das
Aug 18, 2011
Supporters of Anna Hazare outside the Tihar Jail DG office in New Delhi.

- PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
Aug 17, 2011
Art of Living founder Sri Sri Ravishankar, left, meeting social activist Anna Hazare at Tihar Jail in New Delhi. Anna is likely to be granted permission for holding his indefinite fast in Ramlila Maidan but with conditions that there will be no fast-unto-death and no use of loudspeakers beyond 10 pm.

- PTI Photo
Aug 17, 2011
A man sleeps on a police barricade as others shout slogans while waiting outside a gate of Tihar jail to lend their support to social activist Anna Hazare in New Delhi.

- AP Photo/ Saurabh Das
Aug 17, 2011
Supporters of social activist Anna Hazare protest at the gate of Tihar Jail in New Delhi. Anna Hazare and his team were in discussions with government and police over the venue of his fast after he comes out of Tihar Jail. After meeting Hazare, lawyer Prashant Bhushan told the crowd of supporters outside the jail that the Gandhian would come out of the jail only if he is allowed to fast without conditions.

- PTI Photo/Shahbaz Khan
Aug 17, 2011
Art of Living founder Sri Sri Ravishankar comes out of Tihar Jail after meeting Anna Hazare in New Delhi.

- PTI Photo/ Manvender Vashist
Aug 17, 2011
Policemen detain Chairman of Democratic Freedom Party and senior separatist leader Shabir Ahmad Shah, center, during a protest in Srinagar. DFP activists demanded the release of all political prisoners lodged in different jails and against alleged human rights violation in Kashmir.

- AP Photo/ Mukhtar Khan
Aug 17, 2011
Swami Ramdev waves to supporters as he arrives at Tihar Jail to meet Anna Hazare in New Delhi.

- PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
Aug 17, 2011
Swami Ramdev waves to supporters as he arrives at Tihar Jail to meet Anna Hazare in New Delhi.

- PTI Photo
Aug 17, 2011
Policemen detain activists of Democratic Freedom Party during a protest in Srinagar. DFP activists demanded the release of all political prisoners lodged in different jails and against alleged human rights violation in Kashmir.

- AP Photo/ Mukhtar Khan
Jul 27, 2011
Inmate family members ram the state prison gates demanding information in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico. A deadly clash between two rival gangs erupted at the state prison when a group of prisoners entered the preventive detention area and opened fire on inmates there.

- AP Photo/ Raymundo Ruiz
Jul 26, 2011
Pakistani prisoners on their way to home after they were released by Indian authorities following completion of their jail terms, at Attari-Wahga border about 35 kms from Amritsar. India released 91 Pakistani prisoners.

- PTI Photo
Jul 08, 2011
People look at paintings made by inmates of Tihar in New Delhi.

- AP Photo/Saurabh Das
Jul 06, 2011
In this photo taken Saturday, July 2, 2011, prison inmate Juan Ramirez Tijerina is curled inside a suitcase after he tried to escape from prison with the help of his girlfriend following a conjugal visit in Chetumal, Mexico. Ramirez is serving a 20-year sentence for a 2007 conviction for illegal weapons possession. His girlfriend was arrested and charges are pending.

- AP/PTI
Jul 05, 2011
Dalbir Kaur, (L) sister of Sarabjit Singh, lodged in Pakistani jail, gives gifts and greeting cards to Sarabjit's daughters Swapandeep Kaur (R), Poonam Kaur (2nd R) and wife Sukhpreet Kaur (2nd L) upon her return from Pakistan at Wagah border, near Amritsar. Dalbir returned from Pakistan after meeting her brother Sarabjit, lodged in Kot Lakhpat Jail in Lahore.

- PTI Photo
Jun 28, 2011
Pakistani prisoners on their way to home after being released by Indian administration on completion of their jail terms, at Attari-Wagah border near Amritsar.

- PTI Photo
Jun 06, 2011
Sister Dalbir Kaur of Sarabjit Singh, on death row in Pakistan, before leaving for Pakistan via Indo-Pak Attari-Wahga border about 35 km from Amritsar to meet him in Pakistan's Kot Lakhpat Jail.

- PTI Photo
Jun 04, 2011
Upkar Kaur, mother of Devinder Pal Singh Bhullar, on death row for his alleged role in plotting a series of terror attacks in Delhi in 1993, submits an application for cooperation to Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit regarding his son's mercy petition, in New Delhi.

- PTI Photo
May 31, 2011
Protesters hold portraits of Myanmar's pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi in front of Myanmar Embassy in Tokyo. About 150 Myanmar residents in Japan and their supporters staged a rally to demand the release of more than 2,000 political prisoners in Myanmar, marking the Depayin massacre of May 30, 2003, in which they said more than 100 of her supporters were beaten to death or injured when Suu Kyi's motorcade was attacked by government-backed thugs outside Depayin village in northern Myanmar.

- AP Photo/ Shizuo Kambayashi
May 20, 2011
File Photo: Mammu Jallad, 65, the lone hangman in the country, whose last wish was to hang Amir Ajmal Kasab and Afzal Guru, died in Meerut.

- PTI Photo
Apr 27, 2011
Recaptured Afghan prisoners line up in jail in Kandahar, Afghanistan. The massive security breach that allowed the Taliban to spirit more than 480 Afghan inmates out southern Afghanistan's largest prison must have involved inside collaborators, as security forces worked to recapture the escaped convicts. Prison officials discovered on early Monday April 25, that the inmates, were missing from their cells, and then found the tunnel through which they appeared to have made their getaway.

- AP Photo/ Allauddin Khan
Apr 25, 2011
An Afghan policemen takes a look at the opening of tunnel at the main prison in Kandahar, Afghanistan which prisoners escaped through. Taliban insurgents dug a more than 1,050-foot tunnel underground and into the main jail in Kandahar city and whisked out more than 450 prisoners, most of whom were Taliban fighters.

- AP Photo/ Allauddin Khan
Apr 25, 2011
Afghan policemen stand in front of gate of the main prison in Kandahar, south of Kabul, Afghanistan. Taliban insurgents dug a more than 1,050-foot (320-meter) tunnel underground and into the main jail in Kandahar city and whisked out more than 450 prisoners, most of whom were Taliban fighters.

- AP Photo/Allauddin Khan
Apr 25, 2011
A tunnel through which prisoners escaped is seen at the main prison in Kandahar, Afghanistan. Taliban insurgents dug a more than 1,050-foot tunnel underground into the main jail in Kandahar city and whisked out more than 450 prisoners, most of whom were Taliban fighters, officials and the insurgents.

- AP Photo/ Allauddin Khan
Feb 11, 2011
Myanmar's pro-democracy activists shout slogans during a protest demonstration demanding release of 34 freedom fighters jailed in India for the past 13-years, in New Delhi.

- PTI Photo/ Manvender Vashist
Feb 04, 2011
Pakistani prisoners carry their belongings as they walk towards Pakistan after their release from Indian prisons, at the joint India-Pakistan check post at Wagah, about 40 kilometers from Amritsar. India released seven Pakistani prisoners.

- AP Photo/Altaf Qadri
Dec 28, 2010
Pakistani prisoners wave as they are on the way to their country after being released by the Indian authorities, at Attari-Wagah Indo-Pak border near Amritsar. India repatriated 76 Pakistani prisoners after completion of their jail terms.

- PTI Photo
Dec 14, 2010
Indian nationals, who were arrested by Pakistani authorities on charges of violating maritime and land boundaries, kiss the soil as they arrive at Attari-Wagah border, about 35 kms from Amritsar, after their release from Pakistani prisons.

- PTI Photo
Dec 14, 2010
Indian nationals, who were arrested by Pakistani authorities on charges of violating maritime and land boundaries, wave as they arrive at Attari-Wagah border, about 35 kms from Amritsar, after their release from Pakistani prisons.

- PTI Photo
Sep 15, 2010
Pakistani paramilitary troops escort freed Pakistani prisoners upon their arrival at their homeland through Wagah border post near Lahore, Pakistan. 24 Pakistani nationals including seven fishermen were released by Indian authorities in a goodwill gesture.

- AP Photo/K.M. Chaudary
Aug 18, 2010
Released Pakistani prisoners walk to cross over to Pakistan through the Indo-Pak joint check post on Attari-Wagha border, about 30 kilometers (19 miles) from Amritsar. India released 28 Pakistani prisoners from various jails in India as a goodwill gesture.

- AP Photo/Sanjeev Syal
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