Posts Tagged ‘sentenced’

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 […]

Former Atlantic City Mayor sentenced to federal prison

Image Credit: Jessica Griffin/AP After pleading guilty to stealing more than $86,000 from a youth basketball club, the former mayor of Atlantic City was recently sentenced to 30 days in prison and 11 months of home confinement. The former mayor has been ordered to pay restitution to his victims in the amount of $86,790 and […]

Man who spat in face of former UK Labour leader Corbyn sentenced

A man who spat in the face of Jeremy Corbyn, the former leader of Britain’s opposition Labour Party, during the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic was ordered on Thursday to carry out 80 hours unpaid work as a punishment. Corbyn, who led Labour into the 2019 election which was won by Prime Minister Boris […]

Former LA City Councilman sentenced to prison for obstructing corruption probe

After pleading guilty to obstructing a public corruption investigation, former Los Angeles City Councilman Mitchell Englander was sentenced Monday to 14 months in federal prison. A total of nine individuals and two businesses have now been charged as a result of this federal investigation, including former Los Angeles City Councilman Jose Huizar. Representing Los Angeles […]

Reading stabbings: Libyan sentenced to life for deadly UK park attack

Khairi Saadallah was sentenced Monday to life in prison with no chance of parole for stabbing three male friends to death in an English park in June. 00 Hits: 0

Saudi Women’s Rights Activist Loujain al-Hathloul Sentenced To Nearly 6 Years

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — One of Saudi Arabia’s most prominent women’s rights activists was sentenced Monday to nearly six years in prison under a vague and broadly worded counterterrorism law. The ruling nearly brings to a close a case that has drawn international criticism and the ire of U.S. lawmakers. Loujain al-Hathloul has […]

Prominent Saudi women’s rights activist sentenced to nearly 6 years, local media report

Loujain al-Hathloul, a renowned Saudi advocate of women’s rights, has been sentenced to five years and eight months in prison, local media have reported. However, an early release is also reportedly possible for her in February. The 31-year-old, who rose to prominence in 2013 while campaigning for making driving licenses available to women in Saudi […]

Leading Saudi women’s rights activist sentenced to 6 years in prison

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U.K. Man Sentenced To 4 Years Prison After Jewish Supremacist Group Fingers Him For Online ‘Terrorism’

Based on evidence provided by Hope Not Hate, a Jewish supremacist ‘watchdog’ group, a young U.K. man will spend the next four years in prison for allegedly “encouraging terrorism” by making online threats toward Jewish people and “obsessing” over Adolf Hitler: Luke Hunter, 23, from Newcastle, used social media accounts to spread extreme far-right views […]

On this day, 126 years ago, Alfred Dreyfus was sentenced to life in prison

On December 22, 1894 – 126 years ago today – the Jewish French Army officer Alfred Dreyfus was sentenced to life in prison for treason – allegedly for delivering French secret documents to the German Empire. Deprived of his military titles, his honor but above all his freedom, his sentence could have been forgotten if […]

Irish Man Sentenced to Two Months in Prison For Failing to Wear a Face Mask

A Reuters photo essay celebrates how residents of Wuhan are enjoying nightclubs and street parties without the need for masks or social distancing even as much of the rest of the world continues to labor under lockdown. The article notes how young people living in the original epicenter of COVID-19 are now frolicking around in […]

Pakistan Court Acquits Christian Sentenced to Life in Prison for Blasphemy

Photo Credit: Jamal Panhwar/Pixabay (International Christian Concern) – International Christian Concern (ICC) has learned that the Lahore High Court has acquitted Imran Ghafur Masih, a Christian sentenced to life in prison under Pakistan’s blasphemy laws. According to Imran’s family, they have moved into hiding following the acquittal due to potential threats from extremists. On Dec. […]

Iran’s ‘Corpse Bride’ Angelina Jolie look-alike sentenced to 10 YEARS in prison for ‘corrupting the youth,’ says journalist

Claiming that the Instagram model whose heavily edited snaps made her world-famous as an Angelina Jolie lookalike was sentenced to a decade in prison by morality police, an Iranian journalist begged the actress for assistance. Fatemeh Khishvand from Tehran, who goes by Sahar Tabar on Instagram, was just sentenced to ten years in prison for […]

Hong Kong Christian Activist Sentenced to 13 Months in Prison

(Evangelical Focus) — Hong Kong Christian activist Joshua Wong has been sentenced to 13 and a half months in prison. He was imprisoned on Nov. 23 after pleading guilty to organising an unauthorized meeting in June 2019. Fellow activists Agnes Chow and Ivan Lam have also been sentenced to 10 months and seven months respectively. […]

Former supervisory corrections officer sentenced to prison for tasing restrained teen

[embedded content] Recorded on video repeatedly tasing a restrained teenage detainee, a former supervisory corrections officer was recently sentenced to five years in federal prison. Around 7 p.m. on November 5, 2016, Jordan Norris, 18, who was incarcerated at the Cheatham County Jail in Tennessee, was growing increasingly violent toward himself while threatening other inmates. […]

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