Five female IDF observers sent to jail

Five female IDF observers sent to 10 days incarceration after refusing to paint wall at base on Gaza border.Mordechai Sones, 12/25/2018, 10:07 PM

Nigerian woman and her four children locked up in Israeli prison

Prison staff bring toys, books, candy for children to prison not equipped to handle young children.JTA - Mordechai Sones, 7/9/2018, 6:50 PM

Soldier jailed over beard to be released for Independence Day

IDF soldier sent to military prison for growing beard during Omer will be released to be with his family on Israel's 70th.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/17/2018, 12:52 PM

Iran upholds jail terms for American residents

Iranian judiciary upholds 10-year jail terms for an American and two U.S.-Iranian dual nationals.Ben Ariel, 9/4/2017, 5:05 AM

Idaho inmates sue state prison service for kosher meals

A federal lawsuit has been filed on behalf of four Jewish prisoners in Idaho jails who are seeking kosher meals.JTA, 5/11/2017, 11:08 AM

6,500 security-related prisoners are sitting in Israeli jails

Israel holds 6,500 security-related prisoners, including 57 women and 300 minors.Dalit Halevi, 4/15/2017, 11:38 PM

Montreal ex-mayor to serve 1 year in jail for fraud

First Jewish Montreal mayor says he'll be a better person when he comes out of jail.JTA, 4/2/2017, 7:07 AM

Fatah parties for freed terrorist held in Israeli cities

Fatah holds party celebrating terrorist's release, flies PLO flags - in Lod.Shimon Cohen, 3/8/2017, 8:01 AM

Man who passed cell phones to MK Ghattas arrested

Ghattas smuggled the phones he had received to Hamas prisoners in jail.Tal Polon, 12/27/2016, 7:59 AM

Terrorist who murdered Israeli citizen dies in prison

Yasser Hamdouni, terrorist serving a life sentence for the murder of Avner Maimon in 2003,died this morning in jail during sports activity.Yoel Domb, 9/25/2016, 11:15 AM

Sexual Abuse Rabbi is 'Cursing' Prison Guards

Guards complain after Rabbi Ezra Sheinberg - in detention over case on sexual abuse of 11 women - places a 'kfeida' curse on them.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/20/2015, 10:33 AM

ISIS Blows Up Assad Massacre Prison

In ancient city of Palmyra prison symbolizing brutality of Assad regime demolished; jail was site of massacre, held political prisoners.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/30/2015, 9:45 PM

American Arrested in UAE for 'Facebook Insults'

An American employed by a company in the UAE has been arrested in that country – for griping on Facebook about his job.Moshe Cohen, 3/5/2015, 7:35 PM

UK Man Jailed for Anti-Semitic Tweet to Labor MP

Garron Helm, 21, sentenced to 4 weeks in jail for sending a “grossly offensive” anti-Semitic tweet to Liverpool Labor MP Luciana Berger.Cynthia Blank, 10/20/2014, 7:34 PM

Iranian Professor Faces Jail for Questioning Nuclear Program

Iranian university professor found guilty of "committing propaganda against the system".Elad Benari, 6/20/2014, 5:12 AM

Hamas Defiant over Israeli Crackdown

Hamas responds to Cabinet decision to harshen prison conditions, says 'arresting hundreds won't stop us.'Ari Yashar, 6/17/2014, 4:46 PM

Cabinet Decides to Harshen Hamas Jail Conditions

Internal security minister given a freer hand by Security Cabinet to take away frills of prison life for jailed Hamas terrorists.Hezki Baruch, Ari Yashar, 6/17/2014, 3:55 PM

Jailed Terrorist's Wife Has Son With Smuggled Sperm

Case is first of its kind in Gaza, although Judea and Samaria Arab prisoners have smuggled out sperm to have kids in past.Ari Yashar, 1/11/2014, 8:19 PM

Bangladesh: Newspaper Editor Jailed for Trying to Visit Israel

Salah Uddin Shoaib Choudhury's set to add fuel to criticism over Bangladeshi government's human rights record.Arutz Sheva Staff and AFP, 1/9/2014, 12:30 PM

Tunisian Rapper Jailed For 'Insulting Police'

'Weld El 15' went on run in August after 21-month sentence without trial, now turns self in and sentenced 4-months.Ari Yashar, 12/6/2013, 8:05 AM

Demonstrators March to Jail: Don't Release Murderers

Demonstrators marched in protest to the jail where terrorists are currently being held prior to their release tomorrow.Yoni Kempinski, Ari Yashar, 10/28/2013, 9:51 PM

Rabbi Describes Yom Kippur in Prison

Rabbi Yekutiel Vizner describes heart-rending prayers of prisoners.Maayana Miskin, 9/15/2013, 8:17 AM