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Kuwait's appeals court sentenced prominent opposition leader Musallam al-Barrak to two years in jail on Sunday on charges of insulting the Gulf state...
Sunday, February 22, 2015
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A Tunisian court sentenced two policemen to 15 years in prison Thursday for the rape of a woman, who was herself almost put on trial, in an appeal...
Friday, November 21, 2014
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The Egyptian judge, Said Youssef, who oversaw mass death sentence cases against Muslim Brotherhood supporters has been removed from his criminal...
Friday, October 3, 2014
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The prosecution in the Special Tribunal for Lebanon (STL) has promised that it still has some hidden cards to play, the most prominent of which is a...
Tuesday, January 15, 2013
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Sabine Salameh
It has been over a decade since Lebanon carried out its last death penalty sentence. Despite the fervor of some victims’ families to carry out...
Friday, January 11, 2013
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Omar Nashabe
Lebanese Future Movement MP Okab Sakr accused Al-Akhbar of “forgery by editing” after the newspaper published parts of audio recordings that...
Saturday, December 8, 2012
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An Egyptian administrative court delayed hearing challenges to an assembly drafting a new constitution until the end of July, prolonging uncertainty...
Thursday, July 19, 2012
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Hassan Illeik
The country and its people have been hit by the curse of the military court of appeals. Or maybe it is the curse of Fayez Karam and those who beat...
Friday, June 1, 2012
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Muhammad Salah
Six activists were jailed after challenging the president of the UAE’s decision to revoke their citizenship for alleged terrorist links. On April 9,...
Saturday, April 14, 2012
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