‘ISIS member’ started Tajikistan prison riot that left 25+ people killed – report

An ISIS-linked inmate is suspected to be an instigator of a prison riot that left more than 25 people killed in a high security prison in northern Tajikistan, according to media reports. Violence broke out at the prison in the second-largest Tajik city of Khujand late on Wednesday. The prisoners joined a fellow inmate, allegedly […]

‘ISIS member’ started Tajikistan prison riot that left 25+ people killed – report

An ISIS-linked inmate is suspected to be an instigator of a prison riot that left more than 25 people killed in a high security prison in northern Tajikistan, according to media reports. Violence broke out at the prison in the second-largest Tajik city of Khujand late on Wednesday. The prisoners joined a fellow inmate, allegedly […]

Proposed data privacy law could send company execs to prison for 20 years

Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | Ed Bock) A US senator has proposed a privacy law that could issue steep fines to companies and send their top executives to prison for up to 20 years if they violate Americans’ privacy. Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore. announced a discussion draft of his Consumer Data Protection Act yesterday. The […]

Saudi Arabia: You should NEVER do these things – you could go to prison or even face death

Saudi Arabia is a Muslim country in which Islamic law is strictly enforced. This means a plethora of activities or possessions which would cause no problem in the UK could see tourists thrown into prison. To make matters worse, capital punishment is a legal penalty in Saudi Arabia, so lawbreakers could also face death. Express.co.uk […]

Teen-sexting Democrat ex-congressman Weiner to walk out of prison early

Anthony Weiner, a former Democratic congressman and husband of Hillary Clinton’s aide Huma Abedin, has reportedly had his 21-month sentence for sexting a teenager cut by three months, and is due to be released in May. Radar Online reported on Monday that the projected date for Weiner’s release had been moved from August to May […]

Massive brawl erupts in Siberian maximum security prison

A scuffle involving dozens inmates has broken out in a maximum security prison in the Russian city of Omsk. Authorities say a conflict between two groups spilled into a fight. The confrontation was started on Sunday night by a group of inmates that prison authorities characterized as having “negative attitude.” They were demanding significant easing […]

‘Prison helped me understand’: Man who shot 6 migrants in Italy says he’s got ‘no racial hatred’

A neo-nazi extremist who randomly shot six Africans in a rampage in an Italian town thinking it would avenge the brutal murder of a young woman, now faces 12 years in jail. Luca Traini told the court he was “wrong” and is “sorry.” Traini, who is now 29, spent the morning of February 3 cruising […]

UK Foreign Secretary likens EU to both Soviet Union and a prison, brings down a twitterstorm

Whether it was the impact of Russia or a desire to get out a good sound bite, but the UK foreign secretary Jeremy Hunt compared EU to the Soviet Union and a prison. No way that could have gone down well on social media. Trying to warn Brussels against rejecting UK Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit […]

NSA employee who brought hacking tools home sentenced to 66 months in prison

The National Security Operations Center at NSA, photographed in 2012—the nerve center of the NSA’s “signals intelligence” monitoring. A former NSA coder has been sentenced to 66 months in prison for bringing home the code that drove much of the NSA’s signals intelligence operations. (credit: National Security Agency) Nghia Hoang Pho, a 68-year-old former National […]