Raul Castro honors the five agents released by the US

President Raul Castro honored on tuesday as “heroes” the five Cuban agents convicted of espionage in the United States, two of whom served their sentences and three were exchanged by contractor Alan Gross in December. In a solemn ceremony at the Palace of Conventions...

Mistreatment of prisoners in Afghanistan decreased according to UN report

A UN report released on Wednesday said that tortures and mistreatment of detainees in the Afghan conflict fell in 2013-2014 compared to the previous two years, although it persists, according to one third of prisoners. 790 detainees interviewed by the UN, 278 (35%), said they had...

Prisoner exchange takes place despite interruption of negotiations between Ukraine and pro-Russian

Ukraine and the pro-Russian separatists began on Friday the exchange of hundreds of prisoners of war under the agreement reached last Wednesday in Minsk, unique progress in talks that did not allow solve the underlying problems. This first exchange (in the city of Kostiantinivka,...