Posts Tagged ‘jailed’

SYNAGOGUE SHOOTING – RABBI JAILED

 Wed, January 5, 2022,  SAN DIEGO — A rabbi who was allegedly wounded in an alleged attack at the Chabad of Poway synagogue in Southern California was sentenced on 4 January 2022 to 14 months in federal prison for running a multimillion-dollar donation fraud, authorities said. Yisrael Goldstein, 60, also was ordered to pay about […]

Rights group: jailed Iranian dissident dies on hunger strike

Iranian political prisoner Adel Kianpour died on Saturday, a week after he started a hunger strike to protest his unfair detention in a prison in Ahvaz, Khuzestan province, the Ahvaz Human Rights Organisation (AHRO) announced Sunday. AHRO said in a statement that Kianpour died in the Sheiban prison in the southwestern city of Ahvaz on […]

For Third Year, Committee To Protect Journalists Excludes Assange From Jailed Journalist Index

Above Photo: Committee to Protect Journalists executive director Joel Simon (Screen shot from CPJ promo video on YouTube). A record number of journalists are imprisoned throughout the world, according to the annual prison index released by the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ). But that number excludes WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. CPJ, which is based in […]

China worst offender as number of jailed journalists hits new record, says NGO

The number of journalists jailed for their work around the world reached a new record high in 2021 with China and Belarus among the worst countries, the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) has warned. According to the New York-based NGO’s annual prison census released on Thursday, 293 journalists were jailed for their work over the […]

Russian orthodox monk who denied the COVID-19 pandemic is jailed

A Russian orthodox monk, who denied the existence of COVID-19, has been jailed for inciting suicide. Father Sergiy was arrested in December 2020 after giving sermons that urged believers to “die for Russia”. He was convicted on Tuesday of inciting suicidal actions, breaching the freedom of conscience, and making arbitrary moves. The court in Moscow […]

Jailed Georgian ex-president to end 7-week hunger strike

A lawyer for Mikheil Saakashvili said on Friday that the imprisoned former Georgian president has agreed to end a seven-week hunger strike that has caused him neurological damage. Nika Gvaramia also said Saakashvili has agreed to be transferred from a prison clinic to a military hospital, an offer the country’s government made hours earlier after […]

People in UK Who Question Vaccines Online Could Be Jailed for Two Years

Residents in the UK who post non-mainstream information about vaccines online could face two years in prison under a new law. The Online Safety Bill, described as “the flagship legislation to combat abuse and hatred on the internet,” has faced strong criticism from civil liberties groups over its Orwellian capabilities of stripping the public of […]

People in UK Who Post “False Information” About Vaccines Could be Jailed For Two Years

People in the UK who post “false information” about vaccines online could face two years in prison under a new law. Yes, really. The Online Safety Bill, described as “the flagship legislation to combat abuse and hatred on the internet” has faced fierce criticism from civil liberties groups for its broad overreach. The law would […]

Black children were jailed for a crime that doesn’t exist. Almost nothing happened to the adults in charge.

Image Credit: University of Washington Chapter 1: “What in the world?” Friday, April 15, 2016: Hobgood Elementary School, Murfreesboro, Tennessee Three police officers were crowded into the assistant principal’s office at Hobgood Elementary School, and Tammy Garrett, the school’s principal, had no idea what to do. One officer, wearing a tactical vest, was telling her: […]

Capitol Fence Going Up Again Before Rally for Jailed January 6 Protesters

Police are reportedly planning to reinstall the fence that surrounded the U.S. Capitol for months after the January 6 protest in response to a rally on September 18 demanding “justice” for jailed Capitol protesters.  According to the Associated Press, which cited an anonymous source, a security plan “is being finalized” to put fencing outside the […]

High Ranking Detective Jailed for Repeatedly Raping a Little Girl

A highly decorated, high-ranking, and now retired police homicide detective has been arrested and charged with raping an underage girl over a period of two years. District of Columbia retired detective John Pleasant Johnson Jr. was taken into custody and remains in jail on 11 counts, including aggravated sexual battery, indecent liberties, forcible sodomy and […]

Christians Jailed after Hindus Attack Them for Visiting Widower

Police take three Christians to jail from court in Uttar Pradesh, India earlier this month. (Morning Star News) HYDERABAD, India (Morning Star News) – Three Christians are in jail after hard-line Hindus in northern India last week beat two of them, both pastors, and a Hindu they were comforting in the loss of his family to […]

AZ Senator Jailed on Multiple Counts of Child Sex Abuse

(TFTP) Arizona State Senator Tony Navarrete is in the process of being “booked into jail” by Phoenix police following reports of multiple instances of sexual abuse involving a minor, local media have said, citing authorities. The 35-year-old Democratic senator was arrested on Thursday. Police took him into custody after receiving a report of sexual conduct […]

Ohio Judge Tells Man To Get Vaccinated Against Covid Or Jailed

An Ohio judge has ordered a man to get a covid-19 vaccination as a condition of his probation. The Cincinnati man who pleaded guilty to possession of the drug fentanyl is challenging the decision by the county judge, saying he doesn’t want or need the vaccine. RT reports: Brandon Rutherford, 21, was given a suspended […]

American Evangelist Arrested and Jailed in UK for Preaching ‘Homosexuality is a Sin’

(Christian Post) ⁠— After facing arrest and detention for preaching that homosexuality is a sin, an American evangelist is warning that “things are getting very bad” in the United Kingdom and other Western countries, suggesting that the situation has deteriorated to the point where they are “becoming communist.” Ryan Schiavo, who describes himself as an […]

Whistleblower Jailed For Showing 90% of People Killed By U.S. Drones Are Bystanders

By Arjun Walia Daniel Hale, a former member of the United States Air Force, leaked classified information about drone warfare to a reporter after leaving the military. He revealed that 90 percent of those killed by US drones in Afghanistan are innocent bystanders, not the intended target. According to NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden, should have […]

Man jailed for failing to disclose HIV status to partners

A man who failed to disclose his HIV status to multiple women with whom he had relationships has been jailed for two years. Gentry Burns, of Port Orange, Florida, was sentenced on Thursday to one count of uninformed HIV-infected sexual intercourse. Local media WESH said that two other counts of the same felony charge had […]

Couple jailed for keeping a slave who weighed just 40kg when found

A couple in Australia were jailed by Victoria’s Supreme Court in Melbourne on Wednesday for keeping a slave. Kumuthini Kannan was sentenced to spend eight years in prison, while her husband, Kandasamy Kannan, was sentenced to six years behind bars. In April, the court found the couple guilty of intentionally possessing a slave and intentionally […]

‘Imprisoned But Free’: Letter from jailed Palestinian leader Khalida Jarrar to her late daughter, Suha

On Tuesday July 13th, the family and friends of Palestinian human rights advocate Suha Jarrar laid her to rest in the city of Ramallah, in the occupied West Bank. Missing from her funeral was Suha’s mother, Palestinian leader, feminist icon, and political prisoner Khalida Jarrar. Despite numerous appeals from Palestinian rights groups, the Israel Prison […]

Based Duterte: “You Choose, Vaccine or I Will Have You Jailed”

The president of the Philippines is threatening to jail people who refuse to be vaccinated against the coronavirus. Rodrigo Duterte’s warning contradicts health officials, who say people have a choice on whether to accept their offer of a jab. Remember when all the right wing retards were fawning over this guy and we were one […]

South African Court Orders Ex-President Jacob Zuma Jailed For Contempt

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa’s former President Jacob Zuma has been found guilty of contempt of court and sentenced to 15 months in prison for defying a court order to appear before an inquiry probing wide-ranging allegations of corruption during his tenure from 2009 to 2018. Zuma was not in court for the ruling on […]

Kashmiri Mothers Awaiting Jailed & Disappeared Sons

Source Srinagar, May 09 (KMS): When most parts of the world are observing Mother’s Day, today, thousands of Kashmiri women continue to wait for the return of their sons imprisoned in jails and subjected to enforced disappearance in custody by Indian troops in occupied Kashmir over the past 33 years. A report released by the […]

UK ex-police officer jailed for belonging to neo-Nazi group

The first police officer in Britain to be convicted of a terrorism offense was jailed for more than four years on Friday for belonging to a banned neo-Nazi group and possessing extremist material. Benjamin Hannam, 22, who had worked as a probationary police constable with the London Metropolitan Police, was found guilty earlier this month […]

Jailed Kremlin Critic Alexei Navalny Transferred To Hospital

MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian state penitentiary service said Monday a decision has been made to transfer imprisoned Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, who is in the third week of a hunger strike, to a hospital. The announcement comes two days after Navalny’s physician said his health was deteriorating rapidly and the 44-year-old Kremlin critic […]

Daughter of jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny says he needs a doctor

MOSCOW – The daughter of hunger-striking Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny called on Russian authorities on Sunday to allow a doctor to treat her father in prison, a day after a group of medical professionals warned he is at risk of kidney failure. Navalny, a fierce opponent of Russian President Vladimir Putin, started refusing food on […]

Jailed Russian Opposition Leader Alexei Navalny Launches Hunger Strike

MOSCOW (AP) — Imprisoned Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny said Wednesday he has started a hunger strike to protest authorities’ failure to provide proper treatment for his back and leg pains. In a statement posted on Instagram, Navalny complained about prison officials’ refusal to give him the right medicines and to allow his doctor to […]

Ukraine: Far-right activists demonstrate in Kyiv in support of jailed ex-leader

Hundreds of protestors took to the streets in the Ukrainian capital of Kyiv on Saturday, marking the birthday of a far-right activist. Serhiy Sternenko, a former leader of the organisation Right Sector, was convicted last month of kidnapping and beating a newly elected local council member in 2015. He was sentenced to seven years and […]

Protests in support of rapper jailed for glorifying terrorism & insulting monarchy continue in Spain (VIDEO)

A new series of protests have been held across Spain in support of Catalan rapper Pablo Hasel, who has been jailed for praising terrorism and insulting the monarchy. Hundreds of demonstrators marched through Madrid late on Saturday. The unauthorized rally was met by a large police force who blocked the protesters from advancing towards the […]

Watch: Hundreds Rally for Michigan Restaurateur Jailed over Gretchen Whitmer Coronavirus Orders

HOLLAND, Michigan — Hundreds of supporters rallied for Marlena Hackney Saturday, the Michigan restaurateur jailed after refusing to comply with coronavirus orders. Hackney, an immigrant who fled communist Poland as a teenager, was arrested Friday on a misdemeanor contempt of court charge. She was denied bond and remains in an Ingham County jail. Her restaurant, […]

Briton jailed for breaking Singapore’s strict quarantine rules

A British man has been jailed for two weeks in Singapore after breaching coronavirus quarantine rules to visit his then-fiancée.  The judge also ordered Nigel Skea, 52, to pay a S$1,000 (£535) fine for leaving his hotel room three times on 21 September.  Mr Skea visited his partner Agatha Maghesh Eyamalai, who was also staying […]

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