In a Senegalese prison, young offenders learn fencing in the hope that the sport's discipline will turn their lives around. So far, 300 girls and boys have gone through the program initiated by the NGO "For the Smile of a Child."
A contemporary Beethoven opera starring inmates in Berlin's Tegel prison fosters connections between prisoners and the public, while offering a rare glimpse into life behind bars.
The Japanese town of Narashino on Monday marked 100 years since the last group of World War I German prisoners of war (POW) left the camp, which had been the home for many of them since 1915. Julian Ryall reports.
Holocaust Remembrance Day commemorates Nazi crimes worldwide. On January 27, 1945, the Soviet army liberated the prisoners in Auschwitz. What they found was unfathomable.
The number of COVID-19 infections in the United States grew to over 200,000 as the global total neared 1 million. Aid agencies fear a global food shortage if the pandemic is badly handled. Follow DW for the latest.
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