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All charges dropped against wrongfully convicted youth Prakash Churaman

After years of fighting the incarceration system, Prakash alongside family, friends, and activists celebrated freedom after all charges against him were dropped by prosecutors

Fighting for his life: An interview with Prakash Churaman

Prakash Churaman grew up behind bars after being accused of a crime he didn’t commit, now he’s fighting for his freedom

Thousands protest wage cuts and neoliberal reforms in Uruguay and other stories

Today we look at the general strike against wage cuts in Uruguay, the ITJP report on the custodial torture of Tamil people in Sri Lanka, and more

COVID threat in prison Incarcerated people among the most vulnerable to Coronavirus infection

There is a growing demand for releasing prisoners worldwide as prison facilities in most countries are overcrowded and lack basic hygienic conditions, jeopardizing the implementation of preventive measures to contain the spread of COVID-19