The National Human Rights Committee (NHRC) chairman has proposed to include terrorism and blockades as crimes against humanity, at an international conference opened by HE the Prime Minister and Interior Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa al-Thani on Sunday.
Austria's right-wing government announced on Wednesday tougher sentences for violent crimes, particularly against female victims, while pointing to a recent spate of cases in which foreigners are suspected ...
Cho Yang-ho, 69, and his brothers and a sister allegedly avoided paying 50bn won ($45mn) in taxes on the overseas assets they inherited after their father Cho Choong-hoon died in 2002.
A court in southern China has sentenced 36 people to prison terms of up to 25 years for gang crimes including homicide, assault and setting up illegal casinos, the official Xinhua news agency reported on Sunday.
A Singaporean activist was charged Wednesday for organising public protests without a permit, sparking calls for the tightly controlled city-state to stop treating peaceful demonstrations as crimes.
Philippine President Duterte Rodrigo Duterte has called on police to once again take the lead role in his deadly drug war, having twice demoted them in response to criticism of the crackdown.
The UN human rights chief voiced alarm Monday at widespread rights abuses in Venezuela, warning of possible ‘crimes against humanity’ in the crisis-wracked country.
The World Medical Association (WMA), the top medical-ethics body, on Friday installed an Indian doctor facing corruption charges as its president, despite controversy surrounding his appointment while legal cases are pending.
Kweku Adoboli, the ex-UBS trader jailed four years ago for the biggest fraud in British history, has said his crimes could be repeated ...