Posts Tagged ‘sentenced’

Hong Kong Protester Sentenced To 9 Years In First Prosecution Under Security Law

HONG KONG (AP) — A pro-democracy protester was sentenced Friday to nine years in prison in the closely watched first prosecution under Hong Kong’s national security law as the ruling Communist Party tightens control over the territory. Tong Ying-kit, 24, was convicted of inciting secession and terrorism for driving his motorcycle into a group of […]

‘Bisexual’ Online ‘Neo-Nazi’ Who Called For ‘Extermination’ Of Jews Sentenced To 7 Years In Prison

A UK court has sentenced another young man who fantasized online about being ‘Neo-Nazi’ and “exterminating Jews” to a 7-year prison term — despite the fact that he harmed no one in the real world: Andrew Dymock, 24, from Bath, led the outlawed groups System Resistance Network (SRN) and Sonnenkrieg Division. He was convicted of […]

DAPL Saboteur Jessica Reznicek Sentenced To Eight Years

Des Moines, IA – On Wednesday, June 30, Jessica Reznicek was sentenced to eight years in federal prison after she admitted to sabotaging the widely opposed Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) in 2017. Reznicek previously had pleaded guilty to the charge of Conspiracy to Damage an Energy Facility. She is also ordered to pay over 3 […]

6th Detroit cop sentenced to prison for extortion

Convicted on six counts of extortion, a former Detroit police officer was recently sentenced to 80 months in federal prison for accepting more than $6,000 in bribes from collision shop owners. Five other Detroit police officers have pleaded guilty to similar charges. In December 2017, two current Detroit police officers and four former Detroit cops […]

Two Jordanian ex-officials sentenced to 15 years in prison over alleged coup plot

A Jordanian court sentenced a former top aid to King Abdullah II and a minor member of the royal family on Monday to serve 15 years in prison on charges of plotting against the monarchy with foreign assistance. The court found Bassem Awadallah, who once served as head of the royal court and finance minister […]

CNN’s Super Hero Lawyer Michael Avenatti Sentenced to 30 Months in Prison for Extortion – Cries in Courtroom

CNN’s favorite lawyer Michael Avenatti was handed a 30-month prison sentence on Thursday for attempting to extort Nike for a whopping $25 million dollars. The punishment for the ‘Creepy Porn Lawyer’ is less than the eleven years recommended by federal guidelines and is likely to disappoint federal prosecutors, who sought a much more “substantial” sentence. […]

Derek Chauvin sentenced to 22.5 years for murder of George Floyd

Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin was sentenced to 22 and a half years on Friday for the murder of George Floyd. The sentencing closes a chapter in a case that sparked global outrage and a reckoning on racial disparities in America, and across the world. George Floyd’s daughter Gianna spoke in a video shown […]

UK Man Sentenced To 5 Years In Prison On ‘Terror’ Charges: ‘Jews Have To Be The Worst People On The Earth’

Michael Nugent, 38, a Surrey man with “extreme right-wing” views — who expressed “hatred” towards ethnic minorities and shared terrorist-related material online to thousands of people — has been jailed after pleading guilty to a series of terror-related offences and appeared at Kingston Crown Court for sentencing: Nugent posted “toxic, offensive material” to websites and […]

NASA Researcher Sentenced For Concealing China Ties

A senior NASA scientist has been sentenced to 30 days in prison, months after he pleaded guilty to lying about his ties to a program backed by the Chinese regime designed to harvest talents from the West and transfer intellectual property to China. Meyya Meyyappan, 66, of Pacifica, California, was sentenced on Wednesday for making […]

El Salvador court to free woman sentenced to 30 years for death of foetus

 A court in El Salvador has ordered the release of a young woman sentenced to 30 years in prison for murder following the death of her unborn child in 2012, authorities said on Monday. Sara Rogel was arrested in October 2012 after going to a hospital with bleeding injuries caused by what she said was […]

Missouri Man Sentenced For Role In Largest “Organic Food” Fraud In American History

Two other Northwest Missouri men were sentenced to federal prison for their roles in the 142-million dollar grain fraud scheme, which federal prosecutors describe as the “Field of Schemes.” Steven Whiteside of Chillicothe pleaded guilty in December to signing a document that allowed Randy Constant to sell conventionally raised grain as certified organic and receive […]

Two Illegal Aliens Sentenced to 40 Years for Murdering Girl in Satanic Ritual

Two illegal alien gang members have been sentenced to 40 years in prison for brutally murdering a 15-year-old girl in Texas, in a satanic ritual. MS-13 Gang members Diego Hernandez Rivera, a 22-year-old illegal alien from El Salvador, and Miguel Alvarez Flores, a 26-year-old illegal alien from El Salvador, pleaded guilty to murdering 15-year-old Genesis Cornejo in […]

Whistleblower Craig Murray Sentenced To 8 Months In Prison Over His Reporting On Former Scottish First Minister’s Trial

The following was originally published as part of The Dissenter Newsletter. Former UK diplomat-turned whistleblower Craig Murray was sentenced to eight months in prison at the High Court in Edinburgh for contempt of court resulting from his coverage of the trial of former Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond. A three-judge panel determined on March 25, 2021—following […]

Heshy Tischler sentenced to 10 days community service for inciting riot

Seven months after Heshy Tischler was charged with inciting a riot in Brooklyn’s Borough Park, the Orthodox activist and provocateur has been sentenced to 10 days of community service. Tischler, a radio host who is now running for City Council, was arrested in October on charges of unlawful imprisonment of a journalist and member of […]

British-Iranian Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe sentenced to one year in prison for ‘propaganda’ against Iran – lawyer

British-Iranian journalist and aid worker Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe has been handed a further one-year jail term after she was found guilty of propaganda activities against Iran, her lawyer has said. The charity worker has also been banned from leaving Iran for one year, her lawyer Hojjat Kermani told the Emtedad news website on Monday. Kermani said […]

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe sentenced to additional year in Iranian jail

British Iranian national Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe was on Monday sentenced to an additional year in prison for “spreading propaganda against the system”. Zaghari-Ratcliffe has already served a five-year prison sentence in Iran for spying, charges her family and employer, the Thomson Reuters Foundation, has always denied. Her lawyer Hojjat Kermani said her second charge was over […]

Jimmy Lai, Martin Lee, Among 10 HK Dissidents to Be Sentenced Over Outlawed Pro-Democracy Protest

10 Hong Kong dissidents are expected to be sentenced on April 16, including media mogul Jimmy Lai, for taking part in unauthorized assemblies in 2019 during the height of the anti-Beijing, pro-democracy movement. Lai and six other dissidents attended a mitigation hearing at the West Kowloon court building in the morning, over their roles at […]

3 sentenced to life in prison in absentia by Paris court over 2004 bombing that killed 9 French peacekeepers

A Paris court has sentenced two Ivorian men and a Belarusian mercenary to life in prison over a bombing in the Ivory Coast almost a decade ago that killed nine French peacekeepers and a US aid worker. The trio were convicted of being behind a bomb attack which struck near the Ivory Coast city of […]

Homeless man convicted of attacking anti-Netanyahu protester in Tel Aviv sentenced to prison

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French President Nicolas Sarkozy Sentenced To Prison In Corruption Conviction

TOPICS:CorruptionFranceNicolas SarkozyTyler Durden MARCH 1, 2021 By Tyler Durden A Paris court has found former French President Nicolas Sarkozy guilty of corruption – which is only the second time in modern history that a French head of state has gone down on such a charge – for which he’s been issued a sentence of three years in […]

Palestinian MP Khalida Jarrar Sentenced to 2 Years in Prison

February 19, 2020 Palestinian prisoner Khalida Jarrar. (Photo: via Social Media) By Khalida Jarrar UPDATE: On March 1, 2021, Palestinian MP Khalida Jarrar was formally sentenced by the Ofer Military Court to two years in prison and issued a fine of $1,200. She was arrested from her home in Ramallah in October 2019. She was accused of […]

France’s Nicolas Sarkozy Convicted Of Corruption, Sentenced To Jail

PARIS (AP) — A Paris court on Monday found French former President Nicolas Sarkozy guilty of corruption and influence peddling and sentenced him to one year in prison and a two-year suspended sentence. The 66-year-old politician, who was president from 2007 to 2012, was convicted for having tried to illegally obtain information from a senior […]

Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy Sentenced To Prison In Humiliating Corruption Conviction

Despite the prison sentence it’s expected however that the 66-year old will serve the non-suspended one year portion on probation – with an electronic bracelet and subject to a curfew. Presiding Judge Christine Mée described in the ruling that the “particularly serious” crimes involving France’s leader who was in office 2007-2012 centered on him “using […]

White Supremacist Sentenced to Nearly 20 Years in Plot to Bomb Colorado Synagogue

Richard Holzer is seen in this undated handout photo provided by the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office. Photo: El Paso County Sheriff’s Office/Handout via Reuters. An avowed white supremacist was sentenced on Friday to 19-1/2 years in prison after pleading guilty months ago to a federal hate-crimes case stemming from a botched plot to bomb […]

White supremacist sentenced to 20 years in plot to bomb Colorado synagogue

An avowed white supremacist was sentenced on Friday to 19-1/2 years in prison after pleading guilty months ago to a federal hate-crimes case stemming from a botched plot to bomb a historic Colorado synagogue in 2019. Richard Holzer, 28, appeared in a federal courtroom in Denver for a sentencing that capped an undercover FBI investigation […]

Former California Assemblyman sentenced to federal prison for money laundering

After pleading guilty to money laundering, a former California State Assemblyman was recently sentenced to one year and one day in federal prison and ordered to pay $685,000 in restitution. Serving in the California State Assembly from 1974 to 1985, former Assemblyman Terrence Goggin later became the founder and CEO of Metropolitan Coffee and Concession […]

Belgian police officer sentenced for fatally shooting two-year-old migrant girl

A Belgian policeman has been sentenced for the involuntary fatal shooting of a two-year-old Kurdish girl during a high-speed chase. Mawda Shawri was travelling in a van being driven by suspected migrant smugglers on a motorway in Wallonia, south of Brussels, in May 2018. She was hit in the head by a police bullet and […]

KKK member sentenced for driving into crowd of Black Lives Matter protesters

An acknowledged member of the Ku Klux Klan was sentenced Tuesday to three years and eight months in prison on charges he drove his pickup truck through a crowd of Black Lives Matter protesters near Virginia’s capital city. Harry Rogers, 37, of Hanover County, was convicted of three counts of assault and battery, one count […]

KKK member sentenced for driving into crowd of protesters

An acknowledged member of the Ku Klux Klan was sentenced Tuesday to three years and eight months in prison on charges he drove his pickup truck through a crowd of Black Lives Matter protesters near Virginia’s capital city. Harry Rogers, 37, of Hanover County, was convicted of three counts of assault and battery, one count […]

Navalny sentenced to nearly three years in prison colony: ‘Punished for surviving Novichok’

Russian authorities condemned their most prominent critic to nearly three years in a prison colony on Tuesday in a widely-anticipated decision that was accompanied by angry protests outside. Speaking from behind a glass box in the courtroom, Mr Navalny said he was being punished for surviving an assassination attempt ordered by Vladimir Putin. He had […]

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