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Russia jails two men for six years over 'mass riots'

Russia jails two men for six years over 'mass riots'

A Russian court on Friday sentenced two men to more than six years in a strict-regime penal colony for trying to organise ‘mass riots’ after they held protest signs outside a local government building.

Sri Lankan court dismisses challenge to presidential candidate Rajapaksa's citizenship

Sri Lankan court dismisses challenge to presidential candidate Rajapaksa's citizenship

A Sri Lankan court on Friday dismissed a legal challenge to presidential candidate Gotabaya Rajapaksa's Sri Lankan citizenship, removing a major barrier he faced in contesting the Nov. 16 poll.

Court orders French #MeToo founder to pay damages for defamation

Court orders French #MeToo founder to pay damages for defamation

A Paris court on Wednesday ordered the woman behind France's answer to the #MeToo campaign to pay thousands of euros in damages for defaming the man she had accused in a viral Twitter post of sexual harassment.

British lawmakers willing to go to court to enforce Brexit delay: BBC

British lawmakers willing to go to court to enforce Brexit delay: BBC

British lawmakers, including Conservatives expelled this week from the party, are preparing legal action in case Prime Minister Boris Johnson refuses to seek a delay to Brexit, the BBC reported on Saturday.

Russia blogger sentenced to 5 years for 'extremist' tweet

Russia blogger sentenced to 5 years for 'extremist' tweet

A Russian court on Tuesday sentenced a blogger to five years in a penal colony for a tweet calling for attacks on the children of police, a ruling his lawyer said was unprecedented.

India's top court to hear legal challenges on Kashmir in October

India's top court to hear legal challenges on Kashmir in October

India’s Supreme Court said on Wednesday it will hear challenges in October to a government order revoking the autonomy of contested Kashmir ...

Hong Kong protesters appear in court to face ‘riot’ charge

Hong Kong protesters appear in court to face ‘riot’ charge

More than 40 people appeared in a Hong Kong court on Wednesday charged with rioting for their role in a recent protest that turned violent when thousands of activists clashed with police ...

Indian court orders release of journalist arrested over social media

Indian court orders release of journalist arrested over social media

India's Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered the immediate release on bail of a journalist arrested at the weekend and remanded to 11 days' judicial custody over social media posts allegedly defaming a local politician.

Six escape death sentence for rape, murder of eight-year-old Indian girl

Six escape death sentence for rape, murder of eight-year-old Indian girl

Six men were convicted Monday over the notorious 2018 gang rape and murder in India of an eight-year-old girl from a nomadic tribe that provoked horror and stoked inter-religious tensions.

Six convicted over notorious Indian gang rape

Six convicted over notorious Indian gang rape

Six men were convicted on Monday over the notorious 2018 gang rape and murder in India of a young girl from a nomadic tribe that provoked horror and stoked inter-religious tensions.

Egyptian court orders Jazeera journalist’s release

Egyptian court orders Jazeera journalist’s release

A court in Egypt has ordered the release of Al Jazeera journalist Mahmoud Hussein from prison after more than 880 days of detention.

Court orders clinic to pay patient QR1mn for medical error

Court orders clinic to pay patient QR1mn for medical error

The Civilian Court of Qatar has ordered a private clinic and a physician to pay a patient QR1mn for the damage sustained due to a medical error.