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Rights groups condemn 10-year jail term for Vietnam blogger

Rights groups condemn 10-year jail term for Vietnam blogger

The jailing of a Vietnamese blogger for 10 years was condemned by rights groups Tuesday as ‘unacceptable’ and an attack on free speech.

Workshop highlights achievements of transitional justice in Arab region

Workshop highlights achievements of transitional justice in Arab region

The Brookings Doha Centre and the American Society of International Law co-organised a workshop titled “Innovation in Transitional Justice: Experiences from the Arab Region.”

Al-Nuaimi visits justice ministry's pavilion at Doha book fair

Al-Nuaimi visits justice ministry's pavilion at Doha book fair

HE the Minister of Justice and Acting Minister of State for Cabinet Affairs Dr Issa Saad al-Jafali al-Nuaimi visited the ministry's pavilion at the 30th Doha International Book Fair.

India marks Delhi rape anniversary, victims' parents demand justice

India marks Delhi rape anniversary, victims' parents demand justice

The parents of a 23-year-old woman who was gang-raped and murdered in Delhi demanded punishment for the convicts as memorials and events were held on the seventh anniversary of the crime ...

Indian protesters demand justice for vet's murder, suspected rape

Indian protesters demand justice for vet's murder, suspected rape

Thousands of protesters gathered outside a police station on the outskirts of the Indian city of Hyderabad on Saturday demanding four men accused of raping and murdering ...

Philippines marks massacre anniversary with calls for justice

Philippines marks massacre anniversary with calls for justice

Relatives of 58 people slain in the Philippines' worst political massacre held a tearful vigil Saturday to mark a decade since the killings, voicing anger at the slow pace of justice.

UK govt and military covered up war crimes: report

UK govt and military covered up war crimes: report

The UK government and military covered up credible evidence of war crimes by British soldiers against civilians in Afghanistan and Iraq, according to an investigation by the BBC and the Sunday Times.

Texas court halts execution in high-profile case

Texas court halts execution in high-profile case

A Texas appeals court has suspended the execution of convicted murderer Rodney Reed -- who has long claimed his innocence -- in a case that has attracted widespread public attention ...

Victims of Formosa spill in Vietnam seek compensation

Victims of Formosa spill in Vietnam seek compensation

Lawyers in Taiwan launched a multi-million dollar lawsuit against the industrial conglomerate Formosa on Tuesday, on behalf of thousands of Vietnamese whose livelihoods were ruined by a toxic spill ...

EU court rejects historic citizen's climate case

EU court rejects historic citizen's climate case

The European Court of Justice has thrown out a landmark case brought by 10 families who sued the European Union over the threats climate change poses to their homes and livelihoods, lawyers said Wednesday.

A year on, Indian anti-Vedanta protesters say still await justice

A year on, Indian anti-Vedanta protesters say still await justice

A year after Indian police killed 13 people protesting against pollution from a copper smelter in this hardscrabble southern port city, tensions within the community ...

France jails two 'extremist' vegans for butcher attacks

France jails two 'extremist' vegans for butcher attacks

A court in northern France handed jail terms to two vegan activists on Monday for a string of attacks on butchers, shops and restaurants selling meat, after a trial lawyers said was the first of its kind in the country.