Posts Tagged ‘judiciary’

PBS Asks Senate Judiciary Committee GOP for ‘Warning for Viewers’ over ‘Graphic’ Content at Jackson Confirmation Hearings 

PBS asked the Senate Judiciary Committee Republicans for a “warning for viewers” over “graphic” content at Ketanji Brown Jackson’s Confirmation Hearings, according to a message obtained by Breitbart News. Source

Attila Hildmann: German judiciary worker accused of leaking information to conspiracist

Germany is investigating reports that a former prosecutor’s office employee passed on information to conspiracists. A member of Berlin’s public prosecutor’s office is accused of complicity with a leader of Germany’s anti-vaccine movement. The suspect is a 32-year-old woman who used to head the office’s IT department before she was dismissed with immediate effect last […]

Need for reservations in Judiciary for women/SCs/STs/OBCs

To Shri Ram Nath Kovind President of India Respected Rashtrapati Ji, It has been widely reported ( https://indianexpress.com/article/india/cji-50-womens-reservation-judiciary-7535963/) that Shri N V Ramana, Chief Justice of India (CJI) has recently made a statement on the need for 50% reservation for women in the judiciary. He is reported to have made the following observations on the subject, […]

Leaked audio shows Libya PM questioning Egypt judiciary’s integrity

A leaked audio recording of the Prime Minister of Libya’s interim Government of National Unity, Abdul Hamid Dbeibeh, in which he questioned the Egyptian judiciary’s integrity could ignite a diplomatic crisis with Cairo. In the leaked audio recording, possibly recorded during an official meeting with the Egyptian prime minister, Dbeibeh is heard asking the Egyptian […]

Tunisia parties call on army, judiciary to uphold the rule of law

Amid growing opposition to the measures taken by President Kais Saied, five political parties, on Friday, issued a joint statement calling on the army and judiciary to respect the country’s constitution and uphold the rule of law. The signatories said that recent events have confirmed the fears they had expressed immediately after the President announced […]

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 […]

Ejei Appointed as Iran’s New Judiciary Chief

TEHRAN — Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei appointed Gholam Hossein Mohseni Ejei as the new head of Iran’s Judiciary. The Leader made the appointment on Thursday through an official decree, naming Mohseni Ejei to replace Ebrahim Raeisi, who served in the position for more than two years. Raeisi won the June […]

Egypt activist Alaa Abdelfattah calls on Egypt’s judiciary to step down

Egyptian activist Alaa Abdelfattah has accused Egypt’s judiciary of subordination to the authorities and failing to issue independent rulings. Alaa was arrested in September 2019 as part of a sweep of activists and political figures who were detained following Egyptian whistleblower Mohamed Ali’s calls to protest. He had only been out of prison for six […]

Hard-line judiciary head wins Iran presidency amid low turnout

In initial results, former Revolutionary Guard commander Mohsen Rezaei won 3.3 million votes and moderate Abdolnasser Hemmati got 2.4 million, said Jamal Orf, the head of Iran’s Interior Ministry election headquarters. The race’s fourth candidate, Amirhossein Ghazizadeh Hashemi, had around 1 million votes, Orf said. Hemmati offered his congratulations on Instagram to Raisi early Saturday. […]

Iran’s Hard-Line Judiciary Chief Ebrahim Raisi Set To Become President

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iran’s hard-line judiciary chief won a landslide victory Saturday in the country’s presidential election, a vote that both propelled the supreme leader’s protege into Tehran’s highest civilian position and saw the lowest turnout in the Islamic Republic’s history. The election of Ebrahim Raisi, already sanctioned by the U.S. in […]

Judiciary says to confront election violation without discrimination

Judiciary says to confront election violation without discrimination – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN— The Judiciary will monitor any election violations with sensitivity during the campaigns and will deal without discrimination with those who try to undermine public calm or security, the first deputy Judiciary chief warned on Wednesday. Pointing to the election atmosphere in the country, Gholamhossein […]

 Judiciary launches scathing attack on Pakistan’s all powerful army

Lahore High Court Chief Justice Muhammad Qasim Khan says the army has become a “land grabber group.” His remarks came Wednesday during the hearing of three petitions against the Defense Housing Authority (DHA) Lahore. The Chief Justice directed DHA Administrator Brigadier Waheed Gul Satti to appear before the court along with the record of LHC’s […]

Iran’s Judiciary chief to visit Iraq on Monday

TEHRAN –Iran’s Judiciary chief Ayatollah Seyed Ibrahim Raisi will pay a two-day visit to Iraq to sign a number of memoranda of understanding, Iraq’s Judiciary said in a statement on Sunday. “At the invitation of the President of the Supreme Judicial Council, Judge Dr. Faiq Zidan, the head of the Judiciary in the Islamic Republic […]

Senate Judiciary Democrats Refuse to Hold Hearings on Mayorkas Nomination

Democrats on the Senate Judiciary Committee are refusing to hold hearings on Alejandro Mayorkas, President Joe Biden’s nominee to helm the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). On Tuesday, Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX) and several top Republicans sent a letter to the committee’s incoming chairman, Majority Whip Dick Durbin (D-IL), arguing the panel should hold its […]

Reason Wounded—Government and Judiciary Miss the Essence of Farmer Protests

The stalemate in resolving key issues relating to farmers’ movement continues, even though millions and millions of people in the country want the prolonged stalemate to end on a note of satisfaction for farmers. Although attempts are being made repeatedly to depict the farmers as being unreasonable and obstinate, in fact they have displayed remarkable […]

The Faltering Judiciary in South Asia

In the 18th century, American legal scholar and politician Alexander Hamilton had famously said that the judiciary is the “least dangerous” branch, having “no influence over either the sword or the purse,”. What he meant was that the judiciary, in those days, was least capable of defending itself against intrusion by other dominant organs of the […]

Twitter Blocks Link to Republican Judiciary Website in Another Attempt to Censor Biden Scandal

Twitter has locked the accounts of anyone who shared the New York Post story regarding Joe Biden’s foreign lobbying scandal, including media organisations, reporters, celebrities, and even government officials. The story, which has been met with denials from the Biden campaign, claims that Hunter Biden had introduced his father, then-Vice President Joe Biden, to a […]

Lawyers and Activists Call on Judiciary to Overturn Decision to Remove Child From Adoptive Christian Couple

(Article18) — One hundred and twenty lawyers and activists have written an open letter to the head of the judiciary in Iran, asking him to overturn a court’s decision to remove a two-year-old girl from her adoptive parents because they are Christian converts. Sam Khosravi and his wife Maryam Falahi’s appeal against the ruling, issued […]

Graham: Comey Will Appear Before Senate Judiciary Committee on September 30

On Wednesday’s broadcast of the Fox News Channel’s “Hannity,” Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham (R-SC) announced that former FBI Director James Comey has agreed to appear before the Senate Judiciary Committee and his appearance will take place on September 30. Graham said, “The day of reckoning is upon us when it comes to Crossfire […]

Judiciary not allowed to block Telegram without Security Council’s approval: Gov’t

“Enjoying easy, cheap and safe access to information and communications equipment is the prime example of civil rights of Iranian citizens,” said the Persian-language statement released by the Secretariat of Information Council. It also said that the government feels duty-bound to protect the Iranian citizens’ rights and stand against any illegitimate restrictions on social media. […]

Senate Judiciary Dem calls on Zuckerberg to testify before committee

Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) on Saturday called on Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to testify before the Senate Judiciary committee following reports that a data firm took Facebook users private information for President Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign.  “Facebook breach: This is a major breach that must be investigated. It’s clear these platforms can’t police themselves. I’ve called for more […]

Harsh punishment waiting for perpetrators of Tehran riot: Judiciary

IRNA – Heavy punishment is waiting for those disrupting the country’s order and the Judiciary will show no leniency to this end, Iran’s public prosecutor said on Thursday, referring to the recent unrest in northern Tehran. Iran Judiciary will strongly and seriously deal with the cases of those involved in the unrest in Tehran’s northern […]

Cleric calls on judiciary to punish murderers of 5 security forces

A couple of days ago 3 policemen and 2 Basijis were violently run over and killed by members of Dervish cult in protests in the north of Tehran. Ayatollah Mohammad Movahhedi Kermani said in this week’s Friday prayers that nobody is allowed to cross security redlines, praising the Iranian police’s prudence and showing restraint in dealing […]

Judiciary Spokesman: Iranian-American Namazi not freed

FNA- Iran’s Judiciary Spokesman Gholam Hossein Mohseni Eje’i dismissed claims that Baqer Namazi, an Iranian-American, who was sentenced to 10 years of jail for spying and cooperating with the US government against Tehran has been released. “He has not been released and he has (temporarily) been granted a leave like other inmates,” Mohseni Eje’i told […]

Judiciary spokesman: 25 people killed in recent street protests

IRNA – Judiciary spokesman Gholamhossein Mohseni Ejei said on Sunday that some 400 who were arrested in recent street protests are in custody and the total number of those killed during the period stood 25. Speaking to reporters on his weekly press briefing, he said none of these people were killed by the fire of […]

N.Y. Congressman Jerrold Nadler Elected Top Democrat on House Judiciary Committee

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‘Israel judiciary protecting perpetrators of crimes against Palestinians’

Rights group has accused the Israeli judiciary of protecting Israeli soldiers and settlers who commit crimes against Palestinians. Al-Mezan Centre for Human Rights explained that the Central Court in Beersheba has rejected a lawsuit filed against the Israeli army following the shelling of Nasser abu-Sa’eed house in 2010, in which his wife was killed and […]

FLASHBACK: Jeff Sessions testifies before House Judiciary Committee

     Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-Texas) famously brought a chart to Attorney General Jeff Sessions’s testimony before the House Judiciary Committee this week. After listening to the attorney general for five hours, I made one of my own; more on that below. Reporters and casual viewers alike had been waiting with bated breath for the hearing’s […]

Judiciary Chief: ISIL created by US

FNA- Iran’s Judiciary Chief Sadeq Amoli Larijani blasted Washington for terrorism allegations against Tehran, and said the US is itself the mother of terrorist groups in the region, specially the ISIL. “The US has created the ISIL and (surprisingly) it accuses Iran of supporting terrorism,” Amoli Larijani said, addressing the judiciary officials in Tehran on […]

Iranian President, Speaker, Judiciary Chief discuss new US sanctions

FNA- The heads of Iran’s executive, judiciary and legislative bodies discussed the new US sanctions and the proper response to Washington defiance and violation of the 2015 nuclear deal. The meeting was attended by President Hassan Rouhani, Judiciary Chief Sadeq Amoli Larijani and Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani in Tehran on Sunday. During the meeting, President […]

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