Posts Tagged ‘court’

Syrian prison guard jailed for torture by German court in landmark ruling

A German court convicted a Syrian regime prison guard of crimes against humanity in a landmark court case which could pave the way for further prosecutions of alleged human rights abusers. Eyad al-Gharib was convicted of being complicit in the torture and murder of opponents of Bashar Assad’s regime inside the notorious Branch 251 detention […]

In landmark case, German court sentences ex-Syrian intel agent to 4.5 years over involvement in 2011 protests crackdown

A 44-year-old former Syrian official was sentenced to jail time by a German court for crimes committed in his home country. German justice claimed jurisdiction based on universal application of law against serious crimes. The sentence passed in the city of Koblenz marks the first time the principle of universal jurisdiction was used in Germany […]

Israel’s top court hears petition to disqualify Israeli Arab Labor candidate

News and Partnerships Life and Culture Columnists and Opinion Haaretz Heb and TheMarker Haaretz.com, the online English edition of Haaretz Newspaper in Israel, gives you breaking news, analyses and opinions about Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World. © Haaretz Daily Newspaper Ltd. All Rights Reserved Source 00 Hits: 9

US Supreme Court allows release of Trump tax returns – among other things

The US Supreme Court on Monday paved the way for a New York City prosecutor to obtain former President Donald Trump’s tax returns and other financial records as part of a criminal investigation, a blow to his quest to conceal details of his finances. The justices rebuffed Trump’s request to put on hold an Oct. […]

Israel: How a Trifecta of Court Cases Could Cement King Bibi’s 12-Year Reign

By Miko Peled Source Three separate court cases have converged in Israel to provide Netanyahu the cover he needs to maintain power amid an endless stream of controversies. Three judicial matters have been in Israeli headlines recently, all of them very serious in nature and all likely to serve Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in […]

Tall Tales from a jewish Kangaroo Court: Excerpts from the Nuremberg Trial Transcripts

Made in Russia: The Holocaust As a “proven fact” protected by special laws not applicable to other “proven facts,” the Holocaust must be considered as something of an endangered species. All one need do to endanger the species a bit further… or perhaps even drive it into extinction… is to get the Nuremberg Trial transcript […]

President-PM tensions mount in Tunis, calls for constitutional court grow

Tunisia’s young democratic rule is feeling the pressure of a presidential-prime minister clash that is exacerbated by the country’s lack of a constitutional court. For more stories from The Media Line go to themedialine.org Prime Minister Hichem Mechichi this week dismissed five cabinet ministers who are close to President Kais Saied. Meanwhile, Saied, a constitutional […]

Dutch curfew extended by emergency bill as government shuns court ruling of Covid lockdown ‘illegality’

Dutch senators have voted overwhelmingly to pass an emergency act to continue a nationwide curfew, disregarding a judge’s ruling this week that the restriction violates the law as well as the rights of citizens. The emergency bill passed in a 45-13 vote on Friday evening, according to local media, upholding the nightly curfew in the […]

Appeals court set to rule on legality of Netherlands coronavirus curfew

A court in the Netherlands is expected to decide whether ministers lawfully used emergency powers to introduce a coronavirus curfew. The Court of Appeal in The Hague has begun hearing a government appeal after a lower court said earlier in the week that the curfew should be stopped. The suspension was temporarily overturned on Tuesday […]

Tensions mount in Tunis as calls for constitutional court grow

Tunisia’s young democratic rule is feeling the pressure of a presidential-prime minister clash that is exacerbated by the country’s lack of a constitutional court. For more stories from The Media Line go to themedialine.org Prime Minister Hichem Mechichi this week dismissed five cabinet ministers who are close to President Kais Saied. Meanwhile, Saied, a constitutional […]

Lebanon court asks Beirut port blast lead investigator to step down

News and Partnerships Life and Culture Columnists and Opinion Haaretz Heb and TheMarker Haaretz.com, the online English edition of Haaretz Newspaper in Israel, gives you breaking news, analyses and opinions about Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World. © Haaretz Daily Newspaper Ltd. All Rights Reserved Source 00 Hits: 0

The criminal court decision is an achievement that must be maintained قرار محكمة الجنايات إنجاز تجب صيانته

**English Machine translation Please scroll down for the Arabic original version ** The criminal court decision is an achievement that must be maintained Saadah Mustafa Arshid Palestinian politician residing in Jenin, occupied Palestine. On the fifth of February, the Palestinian achieved a remarkable achievement, according to what the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court, Mrs. Judge Fatuben Souda […]

Public Uproar Rolls Back Decision of Religious Sharia Court in Gaza

(The Media Line) A ruling restricting the freedom of movement and travel of adult men and women issued on Sunday by the Supreme Sharia Court Council in Gaza triggered public outrage among youth and rights activists. But following protests in front of the court and online, the decision “will be reconsidered,” the head of the council […]

Alexei Navalny: Russia rejects European rights court’s order to free Kremlin critic

Europe’s top human rights court has ordered Russia to release jailed opposition leader Alexei Navalny, a ruling quickly rejected Wednesday by Russian authorities who are bent on isolating the Kremlin’s most prominent foe. The decision by the European Court of Human Rights had demanded that Russia free Navalny immediately and warns that failing to do […]

Landmark victory for India’s MeToo movement as Delhi court strikes down defamation claim

In a landmark ruling on a case that has defined India’s MeToo movement, a Delhi court on Wednesday struck down the criminal defamation lawsuit brought by a former government minister against a woman journalist who accused him of sexual harassment. Acquitting Priya Ramani in the case initiated by former foreign minister MJ Akbar, additional chief […]

Dutch Court REINSTATES ‘Illegitimate’ Covid Curfew Hours After Ordering It To Be Lifted

Well that didn’t last long….a Dutch appeals court has reinstated the country’s Covid-19 curfew just moments before it was due to be lifted. The Dutch government requested and was granted an emergency injunction order. The lastest move overturns a ruling handed down hours earlier which ordered the government to lift the “illegitimate” curfew immediately. RT […]

Dutch Court Orders Government To End Covid Curfew ‘Immediately’

A court in The Hague has ordered the Dutch government to lift its illegitimate ‘covid’ curfew immediately, ruling that it breaches the right to free movement. The Dutch judges said the 21:00 to 04:30 curfew had been imposed under an emergency law when in fact there was no “acute emergency”. UPDATE: A Dutch appeals court […]

Dutch court REINSTATES coronavirus curfew in break-neck reversal of earlier order to end ‘illegitimate’ policy

A Dutch appeals court has revived the country’s Covid-19 curfew just moments before it came into effect, overturning a ruling handed down hours earlier ordering the government to lift the “illegitimate” measure immediately. A three-judge appellate panel granted an emergency injunction following a request from the Dutch government on Tuesday, agreeing to vacate the earlier […]

Federal Appeals Court Strikes Down Arkansas Anti-BDS Law

A United States federal appeals court struck down Arkansas’ anti-Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) law on February 12. The case in question stems from 2018, when one of the advertisers for The Arkansas Times, the University of Arkansas-Pulaski Technical College ceased ties with the Times after the paper refused to sign a pledge to not […]

Arkansas’ anti-BDS law violates the First Amendment, says court

The Arkansas Times has successfully challenged a law that prohibits the state from doing business with companies that boycott Israel. The Little Rock-based weekly filed the lawsuit in 2018 and was represented by the ACLU. The paper takes no official position on BDS, but it launched the legal challenge after the University of Arkansas Pulaski […]

Court Docs Show FBI Can Intercept Encrypted Messages From ‘Signal’ App

“Signal is the most ridiculous thing I’ve ever seen. Mobile phone required. That’s hilarious.” —Cryptogon, January 19, 2021 Via: Big League Politics: Recent court documents have indicated that the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) possesses a tool allowing them to access encrypted messages on the Signal app. Signal has rapidly gained in popularity as Silicon Valley […]

Court challenges Arkansas law that aims to ban the boycott Israel movement

A federal appeals court struck a blow to the legality of an Arkansas law that aims to penalize the boycott Israel movement. In 2017, the state passed the law, which financially penalizes companies that do not renounce the boycott Israel movement. A federal Arkansas judge dismissed a challenge to it in 2019. But a federal […]

British barrister Karim Khan elected next International Criminal Court prosecutor

Member states of the International Criminal Court elected British barrister Karim Khan the next prosecutor of the war crimes tribunal on Friday, ending a drawn-out and divisive process to replace Fatou Bensouda when her 9-year term expires later this year. Khan, an assistant U.N. secretary-general, was widely seen as the favorite to get the job. […]

Britain’s Karim Khan elected International Criminal Court prosecutor

News and Partnerships Life and Culture Columnists and Opinion Haaretz Heb and TheMarker Haaretz.com, the online English edition of Haaretz Newspaper in Israel, gives you breaking news, analyses and opinions about Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World. © Haaretz Daily Newspaper Ltd. All Rights Reserved Source 00 Hits: 3

Twitter receives notice from India’s Supreme Court over request for fake news checker from ruling BJP

The Supreme Court of India has sought a response from Twitter and the government concerning a petition filed last May asking for a mechanism to check fake news and regulate seditious and incendiary content through fake accounts. On Friday, Chief Justice of India Sharad Arvind Bobde issued a notice on the petition filed by BJP […]

Jailed Russian opposition leader Navalny back in court on slander charges

A Moscow court will on Friday resume a trial against jailed Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny on charges of defamation. Navalny appeared at the Moscow’s Babushkinskiy District court on charges of slandering a World War II veteran last week but the trial was interrupted. He has rejected the case as the Kremlin enacting political revenge. […]

The absurd malevolence of the International Criminal Court

February 12, 2021 by Melanie Phillips – JNS.org Read on for article It’s hard to exaggerate the hypocrisy, malice and sheer absurdity of the decision by the International Criminal Court last week that the Palestinians have the authority of a state to bring a case against Israelis for war crimes. Melanie Phillips The 60-page ruling […]

In Historic Ruling, Polish Court Demands Two Jewish ‘Historians’ Apologize For Slandering Mayor As ‘Nazi Collaborator’

A court in Warsaw ruled Tuesday that two prominent Jewish Holocaust researchers must apologize for slandering a Polish woman’s deceased uncle in an a book they wrote, falsely claiming he helped the Germans murder 22 Jews during World War II: Lawyers for 81-year-old Filomena Leszczynska argued that her uncle was a Polish hero who had […]

Australian court upholds continued imprisonment of extremists at end of sentence

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s highest court on Wednesday upheld a law that can keep extremists in prison after they have served their sentences. Five of the seven High Court judges dismissed a constitutional challenge by convicted terrorist Abdul Benbrika, who remains in a Victoria state prison despite his 15-year sentence expiring in November last […]

PCR LTD COURT CASE POSTPONED AGAIN TODAY…. COMPANY NOT TO BE CHARGED WITH MANUFACTURE OF PURE 1080

Are we expected to believe that chemicals were being processed in the Bromley warehouse (this was stated in the original news story) but that despite the chemicals in the warehouse being those used for manufacturing pure 1080, the company was NOT manufacturing pure 1080? By Carol Sawyer (See the Stuff article) Unfortunately Stuff has not […]

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