Ministry is continuing plans to scrap a pay-to-stay prison for wealthy inmates.
The government decides to cancel plans to use a newly-built private correctional facility in Phnom Penh to house wealthy inmates.
Phnom Penh man jailed for sexually assaulting 15-year-old garment factory worker.
Phnom Penh Court sentences Som Ek, leader of the Tiger Head Movement.
PM orders all prison administrations to crack down on inmates who secretly use phones.
Prime Minister Hun Sen today ordered all prison administrations nationwide to crack down on inmates who secretly use mobile phones to contact their families to help secure their release.
Court sentences a woman to 18 years in prison after she was found guilty of fraud.
Phnom Penh Court sentences a man to two years in prison for tormenting his wife.
Phnom Penh Court sentences a man to three years in prison for insulting the King.
Former Pakistani leader Nawaz Sharif is sentenced to 7 years in prison for corruption.
Phnom Penh Court sentences a former soldier over shooting a man and a woman.
KNLF member Thuy Vy, who was freed from prison last month, flees to Thailand.
A Khmer National Liberation Front member is released from prison.
At least 25 inmates and two security officers have been killed after a riot broke out at a high-security prison in Tajikistan.
Licadho calls to grant bail for those who are suspected of committing non-violent crimes as a solution to decrease overcrowding.
At least seven people are shot dead and four are wounded in a prison riot in Guatemala.
Kandal Provincial Court charges a military officer with raping a 16-year-old girl.
Court jails a South African man to life in prison for trafficking nearly one kilo of cocaine.
The chief justice of a Brazilian appeals court blocked another judge’s efforts to release imprisoned former president da Silva.
A notorious career thief, Redoine Faid, pulls off a daring jailbreak.
The Supreme Court upheld a previous court decision to imprison political analyst Kim Sok for 18 months.
Court sentences two Belarus men from for attempting to break into an ATM machine.
Lula da Silva is Brazil’s first ex-president to be imprisoned for a common crime.
Pursat Court charges 3 convicts over their alleged involvement in trafficking drugs.
A British expat convicted of producing pornography over the promotion of a pool party is released from prison.
A former police officer who shot a pregnant woman is sentenced to 10 years in prison.
Two former construction workers are sentenced to 14 years in prison for brutally murdering a colleague in Phnom Penh.
Interior Minister says a new detention centre designed to house wealthy inmates.
Keo Sary, mother of murder suspect, is denied an early release from prison.
The prison population in the country increased by nearly 30% in 2017.