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After a spell in a Paraguayan detention centre, Ronaldinho has been moved to a hotel in the nation’s capital where he is living under house arrest and the former Barcelona star has admitted he never imagined living in such a situation.

Brazil legend Ronaldinho recounts life experience in prison

After a spell in a Paraguayan detention centre, Ronaldinho has been moved to a hotel in the nation’s capital where he is living under house arrest and the former Barcelona star has admitted he never imagined living in such a situation.
Colombia on Wednesday ordered the temporary release of more than 4,000 prisoners, in an effort to reduce overcrowding and prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

Colombia releases 4,000 prisoners over coronavirus

The “humanitarian” releases are aimed at ensuring “that the people most vulnerable to the virus can get out of prison confinement and go to house arrest and improve their health protection,” President Ivan Duque said on Colombian radio.
Malka Leifer, a former teacher accused of dozens of cases of sexual abuse of girls at a school in Melbourne, arrives for a hearing at the district court in Jerusalem in February 2018. Ahmad Gharabli-AFP-Getty Images

Israeli court orders arrest of Australian school principal for ‘sexual assault’

An Israeli court on Wednesday ordered a former Australian school principal, suspected of sexual assault, and who Australia is seeking to extradite, released from prison to house arrest.
Bobi Wine

Ugandan pop star opposition MP arrested again

Ugandan police arrested pop star turned MP Bobi Wine on Monday, barely two days after lifting the house arrest of one of the potential challengers to veteran President Yoweri Museveni, one of his lawyers and a police spokesman said.
A man holds a banner calling for people who killed protesters to be punished, during a march by members of the Sudanese medical profession syndicate, at the sit-in inside the Armed Forces Square, in Khartoum, April 17, 2019.

Sudan protesters skeptical of reports Omar al-Bashir transferred to prison

Reports citing relatives of former Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir say the ousted leader has been moved from house arrest to prison. But protesters who are demanding civilian leadership, instead of the transitional military council, are skeptical.

Donald Trump’s ex-campaign chief sent to jail

Donald Trump’s former campaign chief, Paul Manafort, was sent to jail Friday pending trial on a series of federal charges.

Bill Cosby to be placed under house arrest

U.S. comedian Bill Cosby is to be placed under house arrest following his conviction on three counts of aggravated indecent assault, a judge ruled.

Staunch Aung San Suu Kyi ally elected Myanmar president

Myanmar's parliament on Wednesday elected a staunch ally of Aung San Suu Kyi as the country's new president, allowing her to maintain a tight grip on top-level decision-making.

Assaulted Robert Mugabe’s minister to appear in court – lawyer

The lawyer for a Zimbabwean Cabinet minister says he was assaulted and will appear in court on Saturday as concerns grow about possible retaliation against allies of Robert Mugabe.

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