Posts Tagged ‘prosecutor’

“Prosecutor Wars” Among Friends and Foes of Yoon Seok-yeol

A short while back, we covered Yoon Seok-yeol’s entry into the presidential race. This long-awaited event aggravated various law enforcement squabbles, most notably the confrontation between the Blue House and the prosecutor’s office, and which way the newly-formed Office of Investigation of Corruption Among High-Ranking Officials would begin to operate. Events are unfolding simultaneously on […]

Corrupt Federal Prosecutor Delayed Hunter Biden Probe Until AFTER 2020 Election

The investgation into Hunter Biden’s criminal tax law violations was deliberately stalled by a corrupt federal prosecutor to avoid Biden losing the 2020 election. According to a bombshell Politico report, U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) officials led by the U.S. attorney in the Biden family’s home state of Delaware, David Weiss, stalled the investigation, delaying […]

Prosecutor Delayed Escalating Hunter Biden Probe Until After The Election

The federal prosecutor who was investigating Hunter Biden’s alleged tax law violations and dodgy overseas business dealings reportedly decided to keep the public in the dark about the probe until after the 2020 presidential election. It was to avoid impacting the race’s outcome, according to a report by Politico. Brietbart reports: According to the news […]

Federal Prosecutor Paused Hunter Biden Investigation Before Election, Shielding Then-Candidate Joe From Public Embarrassment

Weiss, a Trump appointee (on the recommendation of two Democratic senators, Tom Carper and Chris Coons) who climbed the ranks at the US Attorney’s Office for the District of Delaware starting in 2007, had received conflicting advice on whether to seek search warrants and a flurry of grand jury subpoenas. Ultimately, Weiss declined to take […]

French prosecutor’s office investigating Banque du Liban governor over alleged money laundering

The French national financial prosecutor’s office has confirmed an early investigation is under way into potential money laundering by the governor of Lebanon’s central bank. The Parquet National Financier said on Monday that it had opened the investigation into Riad Salameh, the current head of the Banque du Liban, in late May. Among the potential […]

ICC prosecutor warns against crimes in escalating Israeli-Palestinian violence

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ICC Prosecutor: Escalation of Violence Could Constitute a Crime under Rome Statute

Posted on May 12, 2021 by martyrashrakat May 12, 2021 International Criminal Court (ICC) Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda said today that the escalation of violence in the Palestinian territories could constitute crimes under the Rome Statute. “I note with great concern the escalation of violence in the West Bank, including East Jerusalem, as well as in […]

The Last Surviving Prosecutor of the Nuremberg Trials

The Last Surviving Prosecutor of the Nuremberg Trials David Icke / Richard Willet – Memes and headline comments by David Icke Original Article: https://davidicke.com/2021/04/25/the-last-surviving-prosecutor-of-the-nuremberg-trials/ Source 00

In Closing Argument, Prosecutor Tearfully Addresses Each Juror By Name, Phone Number, And Street Address

In Closing Argument, Prosecutor Tearfully Addresses Each Juror By Name, Phone Number, And Street Address MINNEAPOLIS, MN—Prosecutor Steve Schleicher delivered powerful closing arguments today in the Derek Chauvin trial. In one especially touching moment, he made sure to individually address every member of the jury by name, phone number, and street address.  “I call on you, […]

Prosecutor: Chauvin ‘had to know’ Floyd’s life was in danger

The defense for the now-fired white officer contends Floyd put himself at risk by using fentanyl and methamphetamine, then resisted officers trying to arrest him — factors that combined with his heart disease to lead to his death. But Schleicher described how Chauvin ignored Floyd’s cries that he couldn’t breathe, and continued to kneel on […]

Prosecutor Placed on Leave After He ‘Failed to Fully Present the Facts’ About Adam Toledo Shooting

An attorney with the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office has been placed on administrative leave after he “failed to fully present the facts” surrounding the shooting of 13-year-old Adam Toledo. “In court last week, an attorney in our office failed to fully present the facts surrounding the death of a 13-year-old boy. We have put that individual […]

Netanyahu prosecutor planned to resign and seek court appointment

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Netanyahu trial: Prosecutor says PM ‘illegitimately’ used power for personal, political gains

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European Union lauds US decision to drop sanctions against ICC prosecutor

The European Union on Saturday welcomed the United States’ lifting of sanctions imposed by former leader Donald Trump on the International Criminal Court’s chief prosecutor. Trump’s top diplomat hit Fatou Bensouda and another senior court official with financial sanctions and visa bans last year after the prosecutor launched an investigation into alleged war crimes by […]

Capitol riots prosecutor suggests some suspects will be charged with sedition

A former federal prosecutor leading Justice Department’s investigation into the storming of the US capital building and the criminal culpability of Donald Trump in the 6 January riots that left five people dead, has said that the probe supports sedition charges. “I personally believe the evidence is trending toward that, and probably meets those elements,” […]

Italian prosecutor seeks Matteo Salvini trial over migrant ship he turned away

Italy’s former interior minister Matteo Salvini has described himself as “the calmest defendant on the face of the Earth” after a prosecutor recommended he face trial on charges of kidnapping. The leader of the right-wing League party is facing allegations in connection to a ship full of migrants that he tried to prevent landing in […]

Next ICC prosecutor will hopefully just drop the case against Israel, says a Biden ally

The Biden administration is hoping that the next International Criminal Court prosecutor will simply drop the case against Israel when he comes on board in June, because this is “not something that really needs to be pursued.” That is the indication from Dan Shapiro, the former Obama ambassador to Israel who spoke for Biden during […]

Italian prosecutor seizes batch of AstraZeneca Covid-19 jabs ‘as a precaution,’ launches manslaughter investigation after death

The prosecutor of Biella, Italy has ordered the seizure of nearly 400,000 AstraZeneca vaccines and opened a manslaughter investigation following the death of a 57-year-old man hours after being inoculated. On Monday, the prosecutor of Biella, a town in the northern Italian region of Piedmont, ordered the preventive seizure of the country’s entire ‘ABV5811’ batch […]

AT LAST: Prosecutor Calls For CRIMINAL Charges Against Gov. Whitmer Over Nursing Home Deaths

Potential criminal charges against Gretchen Whitmer could result in a lengthy prison sentence against the authoritarian Michigan Governor. New Macomb County Prosecutor Peter Lucido has urged people who lost loved ones to COVID as residents or staff inside nursing homes to present evidence about their death to local police and make a complaint as a […]

Former Prosecutor Appointed To Lead Cuomo Harassment Probe As Publisher Halts Book Promotion

Shortly after lawmakers drafted an impeachment resolution that could open the door to Cuomo becoming the second governor in NY state history to be impeached by the legislature, James announced via twitter that US Attorney Joon Kim (a former top federal prosecutor) and Anne Clark, an experienced employment discrimination attorney, will lead what’s expected to […]

ICC has new prosecutor, what are his, Bensouda’s next steps? – analysis

International Criminal Court Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda is not dead-set on taking further major concrete action against Israelis before her term expires on June 16, The Jerusalem Post has learned.This does not mean, however, that Bensouda may not eventually take some serious moves in the process of a full criminal war crimes probe against Israelis in […]

Lebanon appoints new prosecutor to lead probe into Beirut blast

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German Jews Angry at Prosecutor’s Decision Not to Charge Hamburg Synagogue Attacker Because of ‘Mental Illness’

The staircase where a Jewish man was attacked is marked with barricade tape, in front of a synagogue, Hamburg, Germany, Oct. 4, 2020. Photo: Reuters / Fabian Bimmer. The Jewish community in the German city of Hamburg expressed outrage this week in the wake of a public prosecutor’s decision not to prosecute the assailant in […]

Israel cautiously welcomes new ICC prosecutor

Browse > Home / News / Israel cautiously welcomes new ICC prosecutor February 14, 2021 by Aryeh Savir – TPS Read on for article Israel cautiously welcomed the election of the International Criminal Court’s (ICC) new prosecutor while underscoring the need for reforms in the body. Karim Khan Photo: U.N. The Assembly of States Parties […]

Britain’s Karim Khan elected International Criminal Court prosecutor

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ICC to elect new prosecutor as controversial Bensouda set to step down

The International Criminal Court’s member countries were set to elect a new chief prosecutor for the war crimes tribunal on Friday, a grueling job whose current holder is under US sanctions. Four candidates from Britain, Ireland, Italy and Spain are vying to replace outgoing prosecutor Fatou Bensouda, who has led controversial probes into the Israeli-Palestinian […]

Mandelblit laments ‘incitement’ against lead prosecutor in Netanyahu trial

Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit on Wednesday denounced “incitement” against law enforcement officials and particularly against Liat Ben-Ari, the lead prosecutor in the corruption trial of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, lamenting the fact that she requires protection by bodyguards after receiving repeated threats. Speaking at a conference organized by the right-wing Besheva newspaper, Mandelblit appeared to […]

‘Incitement won’t deter’ prosecutor in Netanyahu corruption trial, attorney general says

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Who will be the next ICC prosecutor who will really decide Israel’s fate?

Following the International Criminal Court Pre-Trial Chamber’s Friday decision pushing closer to a full criminal war-crimes probe of Israelis, the punch line is that they will not ultimately decide whether to issue arrest warrants or indictments for Israelis some years down the line.Rather, it will be someone whose identity we still do not know: the […]

Statement on appalling ICC Prosecutor decision

Zionist Federation of Australia President Jeremy Leibler roundly condemned the decision of the ICC Prosecutor. “This is a clear case of activism trumping common sense. It is yet more proof of the politicisation of the ICC, which undermines its raison d’être, and will lead to more Palestinian refusals to negotiate with Israel, and thus make […]

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