Posts Tagged ‘appeal’

Palestinian American Christians appeal to Biden: Reconsider US policy on Hamas

In a recent letter addressed to President Biden and Secretary of State Blinken, the Palestinian Christian Alliance for Peace (PCAP) builds on remarks made by Blinken in Ramallah on May 25. During his press conference with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas, Blinken acknowledged Palestinians’ aspirations “to live in freedom; to have their basic rights respected, […]

UK High Court grants US permission to appeal ban on Assange extradition

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange’s legal team just announced the United Kingdom’s High Court has granted the U.S. government permission to appeal a decision that had blocked Assange’s extradition.  This decision “means he is still at risk of extradition where he faces a 175-year prison sentence and…is certain to lose his life if he is extradited,” […]

Assange Extradition: British High Court Grants US A Limited Appeal

The following was originally published as part of Shadowproof’s newsletter, The Dissenter. To become a subscriber, go here. The High Court of Justice in the United Kingdom agreed to hear the United States government’s appeal in the extradition case against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange but on limited grounds. According to Stella Moris, who is Assange’s […]

UK High Court Allows US To Appeal Ban On Assange Extradition

Above Photo: Sjiong, CC BY-SA 2.0, Wikimedia Commons The High Court in London on Wednesday said that the United States can go ahead with its appeal of Magistrate Vanessa Baraitser’s Jan. 4 decision not to allow the extradition of WikiLeaks publisher Julian Assange to the United States, WikiLeaks said in a tweet. Baraitser had ruled that Assange’s physical and […]

Russia rejects Czech appeal for damages over deadly 2014 ammunition depot blasts

Russia said it had rejected a request from the Czech Republic for financial compensation for deadly explosions at an ammunition depot in 2014. Prague has blamed Russia for the blasts, which killed two people and destroyed the depot near the village of Vrbetice. On Monday, the Czech foreign ministry summoned the Russian ambassador to discuss […]

Scandalous Fashion: The Naked Appeal of Dhaka Muslin

Dhaka Muslin is a precious fabric that gained popularity around 200 years ago, but its roots go back much further. In the late 18 th century, Dhaka muslin became a new fashion and gained both admiration and notoriety throughout Europe. With its transparent appearance and its use in dresses and blouses, giving a near-naked appearance, the […]

Catholic Democrats Appeal to ‘Primacy of Conscience’ in Abortion Support

Sixty Catholic Democrats in Congress have written an open “Statement of Principles” explaining why the Catholic Church should not deny Holy Communion to professed Catholics who promote abortion. The open letter was published online on June 18 to coincide with the June meeting of the U.S. bishops, who discussed, among other things, the question of […]

Florida panel paves way for law enforcement to appeal local police budget cuts

Florida’s anti-riot bill, among other things, created an appeal process to challenge local law enforcement budget cuts or modifications. Under that proposal, any appeal would go before an administration commission comprised of DeSantis and the Florida Cabinet. That panel could approve or deny the change and its decision is final. During their Tuesday meeting, DeSantis […]

An Emergency Appeal to the World’s Governments by Scientists, Doctors, Environmental Organizations and Others

CELL PHONE APOCALYPSE I recently received a letter in the mail from a woman in Florida describing the illnesses from which she has suffered for the past dozen years: Hashimoto’s disease, liver dysfunction, sinus infection, “exploding head,” complete loss of smell and partial loss of taste. “After all this time,” she wrote, “I now wonder […]

Ratko Mladic: UN judges to rule on appeal against Bosnian war convictions

Former Bosnian Serb military chief Ratko Mladić is due to hear a judgment on his appeal against genocide, war crimes and crimes against humanity. Mladić, known as the “Butcher of Bosnia” was convicted in 2017 of crimes during the Bosnian War and sentenced to life imprisonment. The army chief had led troops responsible for a […]

Appeal To President Of India: Refer The Lakshadweep Issue To National Commission for Scheduled Tribes

Prior consultation with the National Commission for Scheduled Tribes (NCST) mandatory for policy changes in Lakshadweep- Appeal for intervention` To Shri Ram Nath KovindPresident of India Respected Rashtrapatiji, I understand that that the Administrator of Lakshadweep has formulated a number of far reaching regulations, such as the Lakshadweep Development Authority Regulation (LDAR), the Lakshadweep Prevention […]

Faina Savenkova appeal for the 2021 UN Children’s Day

Posted on May 31, 2021 by martyrashrakat May 31, 2021 Dear friends Today I am sharing with you the video of the public appeal made by Faina Savenkova, from Lugansk, to the United Nations and the rest of the world reminding them that the children of the Donbass deserve to live in peace and security.  […]

A Victorian logging company just won a controversial court appeal. Here’s what it means for forest wildlife

Australia’s forest-dwelling wildlife is in greater peril after last week’s court ruling that logging — even if it breaches state requirements — is exempt from the federal law that protects threatened species. The Federal Court upheld an appeal by VicForests, Victoria’s state timber corporation, after a previous ruling in May 2020 found it razed critical […]

Maxine Waters: Chauvin Trial Judge ‘Way Off Track’ with Appeal Remarks — ‘He Knows That There Was No Interference with the Jurors’

Saturday, Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA) appeared on CNN’s “Newsroom” to respond to remarks from Judge Peter Cahill near the close of the Derek Chauvin trial last week about Waters’ call for confrontation over a potential outcome in the trial. Waters was dismissive of Cahill’s concern and downplayed claims that she had interfered with the jury’s […]

Last-Ditch Appeal Denied for Men Convicted of Firebombing New Jersey Synagogues, ‘Terrorizing’ Jewish Communities

[ILLUSTRATIVE] Police responding to a shooting incident in Jersey City, New Jersey, Dec. 10, 2019. Photo: Reuters. A state appeals court upheld the convictions on Thursday of two men previously convicted for a monthlong spree of antisemitic crimes in northern New Jersey, including the firebombing of two synagogues. Aakash Dalal and Anthony Graziano, now in […]

‘They should be applauded’: Bernie Sanders backs union’s appeal of Amazon vote

Bernie Sanders, among several lawmakers who visited union organisers and Amazon workers in Alabama during a closely watched union vote, said he supports efforts to challenge the results after a majority of ballots opposed organising the warehouse in Bessemer. “It takes an enormous amount of courage to stand up and fight back, and they should […]

Parents of slain Australian/US teen appeal to Biden to pressure Jordan to extradite Jerusalem terrorist

Browse > Home / News / Parents of slain Australian/US teen appeal to Biden to pressure Jordan to extradite Jerusalem terrorist March 19, 2021 by Josh Hasten – JNS Read on for article Frimet and Arnold Roth, whose 15-year-old daughter Malki, a U.S. national, was murdered in August 2001 in the Sbarro pizzeria bombing in […]

Saudi court denies women’s rights activist’s appeal, upholds travel ban

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Letter: On The Matter Of Assange’s Lawyers Considering A Cross Appeal

Above photo: The Royal Courts of Justice on the Strand, home to the High Court in London. Sjiong, CC BY-SA 2.0, Wikimedia Commons. If this happens, the hearing at the High Court in London will acquire epochal importance. Julian Assange’s lawyers are considering bringing a cross appeal to the High Court in London disputing parts of District […]

Putin critic Navalny loses appeal against ‘absurd’ jail term

A Moscow court has upheld a ruling to jail Alexei Navalny, rejecting an unlikely appeal by the Kremlin critic against his two year and eight month sentence. Mr Navalny was convicted earlier this month for supposedly hiding from parole hearings, including during the time he was recovering from nerve agent poisoning in Germany. Read more […]

Ex-teacher wins appeal on molestation conviction at Dutch Jewish school

AMSTERDAM (JTA) — A Dutch appeals court reversed the molestation conviction of a former teacher at an Orthodox Jewish school. The Gerechtshof Amsterdam appeals court ruled Monday that there was insufficient evidence to support the 2018 conviction of Ephraim Schrijver, 33, in Rechtbank Amsterdam regional court, De Telegraaf daily reported. Of the five complaints against […]

US Supreme Court spurns NY politician Sheldon Silver’s appeal in corruption case

NEW YORK — The Supreme Court declined Monday to take up the case of former New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, who is serving a 6 1/2-year prison sentence after being convicted in a corruption case. The high court’s decision not to hear Silver’s appeal is another sharp blow to the Manhattan Democrat, who was […]

Banned Anti-Zionist Student Group at Fordham University Will Appeal Ruling to Highest Court in New York State

Fordham University’s Lincoln Center campus. Photo: Jonathan71 via Wikimedia Commons. Students at Fordham University are appealing a December court ruling that allowed the school to ban the anti-Zionist group Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) on campus — seeking to take the case to the highest court in New York. “We believe in the students’ […]

An appeal to my liberal Zionist friends (who have No Program for Palestinian rights)

Dear liberal Zionist friends, We’ve been friends for a while in a cordial but wary way, and as this tumultuous year ends, I wanted to appeal to you to change your stance. While your attitudes are well-meaning and and even idealistic, you have done nothing to change Israel’s conduct in some 40 years now; and […]

Supreme Court Rejects Malka Leifer’s Appeal Against Extradition

The Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected an appeal by Malka Leifer against her extradition to Australia, where she is wanted on 74 counts of sexual abuse. The decision brings the six-year legal saga very close to its denouement and means extradition is almost certain. Justice Minister Avi Nissenkorn (Blue and White) must sign off on Leifer’s extradition, […]

Statement on Israel High Court rejection of Leifer appeal

15 December 2020 The Zionist Federation of Australia and Zionism Victoria welcome the decision of Israel’s High Court to reject Malka Leifer’s appeal against her extradition. ZFA President Jeremy Leibler said, “The arc of history has proven painfully long, but it did bend irresistibly toward justice. What has strengthened the arm of the survivors of […]

Malka Leifer’s extradition appeal fails

The High Court of Justice ruled on Tuesday that alleged sex offender Malka Leifer will be extradited to Australia to stand trial. This follows years of court proceedings in which Leifer’s legal team asserted that she was mentally unfit. Member of Knesset Sharren Haskel responded to the verdict on Twitter, “Israel is not a safe […]

Keep Countercurrents Alive ! An Appeal From Satya Sagar

For nearly two decades now Countercurrents has provided millions of readers around the world with deep insights and analysis of news, events, trends that are usually ignored by mainstream media. A key quality of this unique information platform has been its eclectic and open minded choice of themes, ranging from caste, gender and communalism to […]

SCOTUS Rejects Appeal to Restrict Transgender Student Access to Locker Rooms and Bathrooms

The United States Supreme Court will not take up a case based on a parents’ lawsuit against a school district for allowing students to use locker rooms and bathrooms based on the perceived gender rather than their biological sex. The legal case began in the Salem, Oregon area against a school district’s policy of allowing […]

Malka Leifer appeal against extradition heard

Browse > Home / News / Malka Leifer appeal against extradition heard December 4, 2020 by J-Wire Newsdesk Read on for article In Israel’s Supreme Court a panel of judges has heard the oral appeal by Malka Leifer’s defence regarding the Jerusalem’s District Court’s decision to extradite Leifer to Australia to face 74 charges of […]

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