Posts Tagged ‘jailed’

Ursula Haverbeck Will NOT be Jailed: Victory for International Protest

Ursula Haverbeck – the 94-year-old German scholar and publisher who was facing 12 months in prison for the ‘crime’ of raising questions about the ‘Holocaust’ – will not now be jailed, following a decision just announced in Berlin. Source

Pastor Jailed in Sudan for Prayer Meeting to Heal Mother

Al Jazirah state, Sudan. (TUBS, Creative Commons) JUBA, South Sudan (Morning Star News) – Authorities in Sudan on Nov. 21 arrested and jailed a church leader on charges of “witchcraft” for leading a prayer meeting for his ailing mother, sources said. Pastor Abdalla Haron Sulieman was leading a prayer meeting for his mother, who suffered from […]

Jailed Activist, Rights Groups Win Nobel Peace Prize For Work In Belarus, Russia, Ukraine

The laureates “have for many years promoted the right to criticize power and protect the fundamental rights of citizens” in Belarus, Russia and Ukraine. Source

Venezuela Releases 7 Jailed Americans As US Releases 2 Prisoners

The group includes five oil executives who have been held for nearly five years. Source

Venezuela Releases 7 Jailed Americans; US Frees 2 Prisoners

WASHINGTON—Venezuela has freed seven imprisoned Americans in exchange for the United States releasing two nephews of regime leader Nicolás Maduro’s wife who had been jailed for years on drug smuggling conspiracy convictions, the White House said Saturday. The swap of the Americans, including five oil executives held for nearly five years, follows months of back […]

Venezuela releases 7 jailed Americans; U.S. frees 2 prisoners

In a rare softening of hostile relations, Venezuela has freed seven imprisoned Americans in exchange for the United States releasing two nephews of President Nicolás Maduro’s wife who had been jailed for years on drug smuggling conspiracy convictions, the White House said Saturday. The swap of the Americans, including five oil executives held for nearly […]

Brother of French international Paul Pogba jailed for allegedly attempting to extort €13m

The brother of French international midfielder Paul Pogba was put behind bars on Saturday on charges of armed extortion. Mathias Pogba, a Guinean professional footballer, allegedly works for a criminal organisation. Prosecutors say he demanded  €13 million from the former Manchester United star and also intimidated his twin brother Florentin, who defends for the Indian […]

Brother of French international Paul Pogba jailed for allegedly attempting to extort €13m

The brother of French international midfielder Paul Pogba was put behind bars on Saturday on charges of armed extortion. Mathias Pogba, a Guinean professional footballer, allegedly works for a criminal organisation. Prosecutors say he demanded  €13 million from the former Manchester United star and also intimidated his twin brother Florentin, who defends for the Indian […]

Brother of French international Paul Pogba jailed for allegedly attempting to extort €13m

The brother of French international midfielder Paul Pogba was put behind bars on Saturday on charges of armed extortion. Mathias Pogba, a Guinean professional footballer, allegedly works for a criminal organisation. Prosecutors say he demanded  €13 million from the former Manchester United star and also intimidated his twin brother Florentin, who defends for the Indian […]

Brother of French international Paul Pogba jailed for allegedly attempting to extort €13m

The brother of French international midfielder Paul Pogba was put behind bars on Saturday on charges of armed extortion. Mathias Pogba, a Guinean professional footballer, allegedly works for a criminal organisation. Prosecutors say he demanded  €13 million from the former Manchester United star and also intimidated his twin brother Florentin, who defends for the Indian […]

Darth Vader Jailed On Excessive Use Of The Force

CORUSCANT — After another controversial video was released showing the dark Jedi Force-choking a suspected Jedi Monday afternoon, Dark Lord of the Sith Supreme Darth Vader has been jailed on suspicion of excessive use of the Force. A video went viral showing Vader raising his hand and Force-choking a suspect before violently flinging him into […]

Teacher jailed after refusing trans student’s pronouns

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Man jailed in Spain for driving teenager to suicide with ‘harassing’ messages

A Spanish man has been sentenced to ten years in prison over the suicide of a teenager he met online. The 60-year-old was found to have harassed the boy by sending him hundreds of messages on WhatsApp, some of a sexual or aggressive nature. The 17-year-old teenager committed suicide in December 2016 in the Castellón region […]

Six Christian women jailed in India

Photo Credit: FancyCrave/Pexels India (International Christian Concern) – Last week, six Christian women were arrested and jailed in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh on charges of forced conversion. According to local sources, the six women were attending a birthday celebration at a the home of a local Christian family alongside nearly 100 other… Source

Former WA police officer jailed for decades-old sexual abuse of young girl

A District Court judge has jailed a former WA police officer for sexually abusing a child more than 40 years ago, telling the man he left his victim with a lifelong sentence. he 67-year-old pleaded guilty to two counts of indecent dealing with a child under 14, on an unknown date between 1979 and 1984. The man, […]

Former Nazi Guard, 101, Jailed In Germany For Aiding Murder

The man, only publicly identified as Josef S., was convicted of more than 3,500 counts of accessory to murder and sentenced to five years in prison Tuesday. Source

Pakistani Christian jailed since 2019 on ‘blasphemy’ charges granted bail

Photo Credit Aa Dil/Pexels LAHORE, Pakistan (Morning Star News) – A mentally-ill Christian jailed since March 2019 on charges of blasphemy, punishable by death, has been granted bail, sources said. Stephen Masih was arrested on March 11, 2019 after a Muslim mob burst into his home in Imranpura Bedian village, Sialkot District, beat him and other […]

Jailed Palestinian human rights lawyer submits case to the ICC

In a new submission to the International Criminal Court, jailed Palestinian human rights lawyer Salah Hammouri called on the court to bring urgency to its investigation of war crimes committed by Israel in the occupied Palestinian territory.  Source

18 Christians in India Jailed, Fight False Charge of Five Years Ago

Church building of Pastor Hidma Sodi damaged in Bhelwapal villagel, Chhattisgarh state, India in 2017. (Morning Star News) NEW DELHI (Morning Star News) – Christians falsely charged with crimes related to an act of vandalism in central India five years ago spent five days in jail and are fighting the case anew after it mysteriously resurfaced, […]

Former amateur football coach jailed for sexually abusing young players

A former amateur football coach has been jailed in France for raping and sexually assaulting young players. Ahmed G. was given an 18-year prison sentence after being found guilty of abusing children between 2003 and 2018. A Paris court heard how he had promised the young players and their families a career in football to […]

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 […]

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