Posts Tagged ‘detained’

Armed Man Detained At ‘Justice For J6’ Rally ‘Exposed As Undercover Law Enforcement’

An armed man who was filmed being detained at the Capitol rally in support of Jan 6 suspects appears to have been inadvertently exposed as an undercover law enforcement officer by his fellow police. Journalist @FordFischer said he only witnessed one detainment at the US Capitol rally in support of the Jan. 6 suspects. The […]

Psaki: ‘There Are No American Hostages, Just People Being Detained Against Their Will Until Their Captors’ Demands Are Met’

Psaki: ‘There Are No American Hostages, Just People Being Detained Against Their Will Until Their Captors’ Demands Are Met’ WASHINGTON, D.C.—In a press conference this morning, Press secretary Jen Psaki proudly confirmed that everyone has made it safely out of Afghanistan and there are no hostages at all.  “The people at the Kabul airport are […]

Judiciary chief orders release of protestors detained in Khuzestan

Judiciary chief orders release of protestors detained in Khuzestan – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN — In a phone call with the chief justice of Khuzestan province on Sunday, Gholam Hossein Mohseni Ejei ordered Sadegh Moradi to release protesters detained at Khuzestan province. Ejei asked the chief justice to provide the ground for the immediate release of those […]

Bosnia Intelligence Chief Detained in Money Laundering Probe

A money laundering exhibit is displayed at Target America: Drug Traffickers, Terrorists and You, a Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) traveling museum exhibit in Times Square, New York City, on Sep. 16, 2004. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images) SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina—Bosnian authorities have detained the head of the Balkan country’s state security agency in a probe that includes money […]

Activists detained amid raids at human rights NGOs in Belarus

Security services in Belarus have reportedly raided the offices of leading human rights organisations and detained several activists. The NGO Viasna said both its headquarters in Minsk, and the homes of several of its members across the country, had been raided on Wednesday. “Ales Bialiatski, the chairman of the Viasna Human Rights Centre cannot be […]

Florida Man Detained In Assassination Of Haitian President Deepens Mystery

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — The arrest of a failed Haitian businessman living in Florida who authorities say was a key player in the killing of Haiti’s president deepened the mystery Monday into an already convoluted plot surrounding the assassination. Haitian authorities identified the suspect as Christian Emmanuel Sanon, 62, who once expressed a desire to […]

#FreeAssange: Wikileaks Founder Turns 50 While Still Detained In Prison

US Prosecutors’ Case Weakened After ‘Star Witness’ Admits To Fabricating Charges. Wikileaks founder and journalist Julian Assange, who first became known around the world for his role in the exposure of US war crimes in Afghanistan, turns 50 years old today. Assange, who for the past two years has been kept in HMP Belmarsh, a […]

Girl in 6th grade detained after Idaho school shooting; 3 injured

A sixth-grade girl pulled a handgun from a backpack at her eastern Idaho school on Thursday and opened fire, hitting two fellow students and a member of school staff and inflicting non-life-threatening injuries on them, officials said.The girl was disarmed by a teacher at Rigby Middle School in Rigby, Idaho, a remote community about 270 […]

‘Inform the World How Evil This Regime Is’: Scholar Detained for Three Years in Tehran Recounts Lessons From Captivity

US Ambassador to Switzerland Edward McMullen greets Xiyue Wang in Zurich, Switzerland December 7, 2019. U.S. Embassy in Switzerland/Handout via REUTERS An American doctoral student who spent over three years held in an Iranian prison joined Algemeiner members for a conversation on Wednesday, where he shared details of his captivity and discussed what he saw […]

Two Proud Boys detained by US judge over role in storming Capitol

WASHINGTON – A federal judge on Monday ordered that two prominent leaders of the far-right Proud Boys group be detained for their roles in storming the US Capitol, saying they posed a danger to the community and could not be trusted to abide by strict conditions of release.The ruling by US District Judge Timothy Kelly […]

Gunman who killed 8 at Indianapolis FedEx site had been detained before

The 19-year-old gunman who killed eight workers and himself at an Indianapolis FedEx center was a former employee who was placed under psychiatric detention last year after his mother reported concerns he might commit “suicide by cop,” police and FBI said. Four members of the Sikh religious community – three women and a man – were among […]

Myanmar activists hold shoe protests; another celebrity detained

Myanmar security forces on Thursday arrested Paing Takhon, a model and actor who had spoken out against the coup, his sister told Reuters, as activists placed shoes filled with flowers in parts of Yangon to commemorate dead protesters.Troops opened fire on pro-democracy protesters on Wednesday, killing at least 15 people and wounding dozens, activists and […]

Riot in Swiss city, police use rubber bullet and tear gas, dozens detained

Police used rubber bullets against rioters as the rioters hurled bottles and Molotov cocktails in the northeastern Swiss city of St. Gallen on Saturday. More than 30 people were temporarily banned from entering the city. The riot broke out after around 1,000 young people gathered at the Roter Platz square in the city center. The […]

Palestinians stand in solidarity with detained ex-Hamas leader Khodari

Palestinians stand in solidarity with detained ex-Hamas leader Khodari [Middle East Monitor] The family of Palestinian Mohammad Al-Khodari who is being held in Saudi Arabia came together in Gaza to show solidarity with the detainee and his son who have been in jail for two years. Letters had been submitted to the Saudi monarch, they […]

Hundreds of detained anti-coup protesters released in Myanmar – media

More than 600 detainees have abruptly been released from prison in Myanmar, media have reported, citing lawyers and eyewitnesses. Almost all of those released had been detained during the crackdown on the anti-coup protests. The detainees were released from Insein prison of Yangon, Myanmar’s largest city, on Wednesday. Some 16 buses carrying the freed protesters […]

New York Hasidic men detained in German airport – was there any reason?

About 16 Hasidic men, including a group from New York traveling to Vienna, were detained at a German airport for more than 10 hours without actually getting charged, according to the Jewish rights group Americans Against Antisemitism (AAA), the New York Post reported. Five of the men were apprehended by authorities Frankfurt already on March […]

Kremlin opponent Navalny says he’s detained in ‘concentration camp’

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny compared his detention conditions to those of a “concentration camp” in an Instagram post on Monday. “I must admit that the Russian prison system managed to surprise me. I did not think it was possible to build a concentration camp just 100 kilometres away from Moscow,” the post read. “Three […]

Bahrain police beat, threaten detained children with rape, rights groups say

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Trump appointee charged for Jan. 6 assault ordered detained until trial

Klein, 42, is the only known appointee of former President Donald Trump to face charges connected to the Capitol breach. He was seen on Capitol security and police-worn cameras repeatedly attacking police in a tunnel underneath the Capitol’s west front entrance. Prosecutors say Klein spent 30 minutes inside the tunnel at the front lines of […]

White House Says US Communicating With Iran Over Detained Americans

White House National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan delivers remarks during a press briefing inside the White House in Washington, U.S., February 4, 2021. REUTERS/Tom Brenner White House national security adviser Jake Sullivan said on Sunday the United States had begun to communicate with Iran over the country’s detention of American citizens, calling the matter a “complete and […]

Washington in talks with Iran over detained Americans, Biden’s national security adviser says

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

Israel Returns Two Detained Syrians in Prisoner Exchange Talks

An old Israeli tank with a flag overlooking the Syrian town of Quneitra in the Golan Heights on Feb. 11, 2018. Photo: Hadas Parush / Flash90. In significant developments in ongoing prisoner exchange talks between Israel and Syria, Israel has repatriated two Syrian citizens who had crossed into Israeli territory. Israeli news site N12 reported […]

Thailand: Police clash with pro-democracy protesters over detained leaders

Followers of Thailand’s recently revived student-led pro-democracy movement clashed with police on Saturday night. At the protest they had demanded the release of four of their leaders who were detained on Tuesday and now face trial. The four have been charged with offending the monarchy which carries a punishment of three to 15 years in […]

Republic Official kidnapped, unlawfully detained and tortured by Canadian Crown officials – Prosecut ion of those responsible sought in domestic and international courts

Breaking News Release: February 4, 2021 Republic Official kidnapped, unlawfully detained and tortured by Crown officials – Prosecution of those responsible sought in domestic and international courts Republic of Kanata / Post Master The National Council of the Republic of Kanata On January 8, a leading citizen and official of the Republic of Kanata, Paul […]

Corbyn’s brother detained for flyer equating COVID vaccines to Auschwitz

London police have detained the older brother of former Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn in connection with a flyer that draws parallels between Britain’s COVID-19 response and the Holocaust. Piers Corbyn, 73, was held Tuesday on suspicion of malicious communications and public nuisance, the Jewish Chronicle of London reported, citing police sources. A 37-year-old man […]

Alexei Navalny: scores detained in mass protests following opposition leader sentencing

Nearly 1,000 people were detained on Tuesday night in Russia after mass protests broke out in Moscow and Saint Petersburg after a court sentenced Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny to prison for more than 2 1/2 years. It ruled he violated the terms of his probation while recuperating in Germany from nerve-agent poisoning. Navalny, who […]

Military coup launched in Myanmar; Suu Kyi detained

The detention of the politicians and cuts in communication services on Monday were the first signals that plans to seize power were in motion. Phone and internet access to Naypyitaw was lost and Suu Kyi’s National League for Democracy party could not be reached. The Irrawaddy, an established online news service, reported that Suu Kyi, […]

Russia protests – live: Navalny’s wife amongst 2,000 supporters detained as police close central Moscow

‘Hundreds arrested’ in pro-Navalny protests across Russia Alexei Navalny’s wife has been detained along with 2,000 others as protesters across Russia demanded the release of the jailed opposition politician.  Yulia Navalnaya joined a rally in Moscow – where police sealed off pedestrian access in areas and shut down metro stations – where she counted among […]

Russia protests: More than 1,500 Navalny supporters detained in fresh demonstrations over Putin critic’s arrest

More than 1,500 have been detained at protests in Russia in support of Alexei Navalny, a jailed politician and fierce critic of the Kremlin. Rallies are being held across the country for the second weekend in a row after Mr Navalny was arrested earlier this month upon his return to Moscow, having spent months in […]

Alexei Navalny detained by Russian police upon arrival at airport

Police detained prominent Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny on arrival at a Moscow airport on Sunday after he flew home to Russia from Germany for the first time since he was poisoned last summer.The move, which could see Navalny jailed for 3.5 years for allegedly flouting the terms of a suspended prison sentence, is likely to […]

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