A Nepali migrant worker who spent 15 years in a Japanese jail for a murder he did not commit claims he was tortured in prison and has urged Tokyo to reform its police and prison system.
The former dean of the University of Hong Kong's medical school, who has been released early from prison, says he wants to make a contribution to society.
Don't confuse Thomas Chou's HD animation LaMB with the kids-friendly fare of Pixar and Dreamworks.
It's Sunday morning in a suburban mall and eight men and women work patiently mounting glittering pieces into a mosaic work of art. When finished, it will be a pleasing display outside a centre...
A twice-monthly column on volunteerism
IF YOU ARE PREPARED to devote some of your spare time to help people who may have been shunned by their friends and by society at large, you...
Two Shenzhen police officers have been jailed for 10 years and at least 13 other people imprisoned over a deadly riot at a detention centre two years ago.
A volunteer teacher programme for adult inmates has replaced the Correctional Services Department's evening courses that were suspended last month.
The nation's penal system is being reformed, with prisons being set up directly under the administration of the Ministry of Justice.
The Catholic Church is to set up a group to help released prisoners rebuild their lives.
Deacon Peter Lo Woo-lui, spiritual director of the diocese's Lay Prison Evangelical...
I refer to letter by J. H. Fleming headlined 'Smaller prisons are more manageable' (South China Morning Post, July 11).
Women's prisons in the SAR are overflowing, with one housing more than twice as many inmates as it should. And the problem is being made worse by a surge in arrests of mainland women working as...
The Correctional Services Department (CSD) is seeking big-hearted applicants to fill up to 70 officer and 110 assistant officer positions in the coming year.