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Bill Cosby departs the Montgomery County Courthouse in handcuffs after being sentenced in his sexual assault trial on September 25, 2018 in Norristown

Bill Cosby Seeks New Sexual Assault Trial, Reduced Prison Sentence

(Reuters) Citing new evidence, Bill Cosby has asked the Pennsylvania judge who sent him to prison for up to 10 years for sexual assault...
Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva is mobbed by supporters while on a visit as part of his campaign for re-election in Porto Alegre

Brazil’s Lula Plays Kingmaker from His Prison Cell

By Lisandra Paraguassu and Anthony Boadle CURITIBA/RECIFE (Reuters)  It is Thursday outside a government building in this tidy city in southern Brazil. Luiz Inacio Lula da...
Inmate Steven Goff uses his JPay tablet device inside the East Jersey State Prison in Rahway, New Jersey

In U.S. Prisons, Tablets Open Window to The Outside World

By Diana Kruzman RAHWAY, N.J. (Reuters) Marvin Worthy, confined to a New Jersey state prison since 2004, cannot watch his son play basketball or visit...
Jofre Sergio and Tiago Silva, members of the Opera in Prison project, pose for a picture after a rehearsal at Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation in Lisbon

Young Portuguese Inmates Sing Mozart Opera on Way to Freedom

By Catarina Demony LISBON (Reuters)  Inmates from one of Portugal's biggest youth prisons took to the stage at a prominent Lisbon music venue this week to...
Pope Francis kisses the foot of an inmate at the Regina Coeli prison during the Holy Thursday celebration in Rome

Pope, in Holy Thursday Prison Visit, Says Death Penalty not Christian

By Philip Pullella ROME (Reuters) Pope Francis washed and kissed the feet of 12 prison inmates, including two Muslims and a Buddhist, in a Holy Thursday...
Women prisoners attend a Thai massage class at Chiang Mai Women's Correctional Institute, in Chiang Mai

Thai Women’s Prison Highlights Need for Reform, Drug Policy Rethink

By Amy Sawitta Lefevre CHIANG MAI, Thailand (Reuters) A visit by a Thai princess to a women's prison on Thursday spotlighted the need for reform...