Tag Archives: Justice

#REUTERS. | Three former Malian ministers, targeted by an arrest warrant, ready to appear in court

Minusma, the UN force in Mali, recognized “dysfunctions” concerning the mission of these Ivorian soldiers. The process to obtain the release of 49 Ivorian soldiers detained in Bamako for three weeks “may be long”, admitted Wednesday in Abidjan the spokesman of the Ivorian government. “Côte d’Ivoire favored dialogue” to obtain …

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#VOA. | there will be a trial of health professionals

Argentines will know how their “God” died. Eight health professionals will be tried for manslaughter with aggravating circumstances, potential negligence, at the end of the investigation into the death in 2020 of Diego Maradona, with a worn body, alone on a convalescent bed. A judge from San Isidro (north of …

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#VOA. | A Senegalese opposition MP sentenced, another released

The court acquitted their 82 co-defendants on the grounds of “insufficiently established facts”. A Dakar court on Tuesday sentenced an opposition MP to a suspended six-month prison sentence for defying a ban on demonstrations and releasing another MP in the same case, in a climate of pre-election tension. Opposition deputies …

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#VOA. | No, the elephant Happy is not a person, decides the New York justice

As “intelligent” as she is, the elephant Happy is not a person and cannot benefit from human rights, ruled the highest court of the State of New York, putting an end to a battle as much ethical as legal. The New York Court of Appeals had been seized of an …

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#VOA. | A police officer who remained passive during the murder of George Floyd pleads guilty

One of the three police officers who remained passive in the murder of George Floyd in 2020 pleaded guilty on Wednesday to complicity in manslaughter and will avoid a trial which is due to open in June, Minnesota justice announced. Thomas Lane “has accepted responsibility for his role in the …

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#VOA. | Biden throws himself into the battle for abortion rights

In the aftermath of the extraordinary leak of a draft decision from the high court, in which it dynamites the constitutional right to abortion guaranteed throughout the United States since 1973, the president called in a press release on voters to “choose favorable candidates” the right to abortion during this …

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#VOA. | Alexanda Kotey, one of the “Beatles” of the Islamic State group, sentenced to life in the United States

Alexanda Kotey, a 38-year-old former British national, pleaded guilty in September, admitting responsibility for the death of four American hostages in Syria and, more broadly, for the kidnapping and torture of around 20 Westerners. Also a member of this cell, El Shafee el-Sheikh, arrested with him by Syrian Kurdish forces …

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#VOA. | Two years firm for a Moroccan activist

The Bosnian technician from the Atlas Lions crystallizes the tensions ten months before the World Cup for which Morocco has great ambitions. In question, a falling out with two national stars. “Halihodzic, head of mule”, “Halihodzic, thanked at the end of April?”, “Halihodzic settles accounts with his detractors” … Recently, …

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#VOA. | US House Lawmakers Urge Department of Justice to Investigate Amazon

A bipartisan group of lawmakers has written a letter asking the Department of Justice to determine whether online retailer Amazon engaged in obstruction of Congress during an investigation of the company’s competitive practices. The letter said the company had “engaged in a pattern and practice of misleading conduct” that suggested …

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#VOA. | 4 defendants released by British justice

Four defendants prosecuted for damage after the unbolting of the statue of the British slave trader Edward Colston in Bristol (England) on the sidelines of a demonstration in June 2020 were released Wednesday by the British justice. These three men and a woman, aged 21 to 36, had admitted their …

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#REUTERS. | Reduced sentence for Aung San Suu Kyi, who could escape prison

The sentence imposed on Aung San Suu Kyi after a trial denounced as “political” by the international community has been reduced to two years in prison, according to MRTV. The 76-year-old former Burmese leader, as well as ousted President Win Myint, also sentenced by the courts to four years in …

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#REUTERS. | Two Chinese and a Congolese official sentenced to 10 years in prison for pimping

Ye Jing Peng and Lili Bin were sentenced to ten years and three months in prison on November 21 for procuring Chinese nationals and using false documents, their lawyer, Ms. Nicky Bayo, said. A Congolese official of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs was sentenced to the same sentence “for having …

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#REUTERS. | US judge approves compensation for victims of Ethiopian Airlines Boeing crash

A U.S. judge on Monday approved Boeing’s deal with families of victims of the Ethiopian Airlines 737 MAX crash in 2019 in which the aircraft manufacturer acknowledges responsibility and will pay them compensation in exchange for the withdrawal of the aircraft. ” a claim for damages. The court documents reporting …

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#VOA. | Trump’s ex-chief of staff snubs commission of inquiry

Mark Meadows was summoned to appear before the House of Representatives special committee, which is trying to understand what role the former Republican president, his cabinet and his advisers played in the course of the attack and its preparations. Mr Meadows’ attorney, George Terwilliger, said in a statement his client …

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#REUTERS. | Resumption of the trial of the separatist leader of Biafra, in the absence of journalists

Young Nigerians are gathering this Wednesday to pay tribute, a year later, to the victims of the bloody police repression of the #Endsars movement against police violence, despite warnings from the authorities. On social networks, messages calling on young people to meet on October 20 to “honor the memory of …

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