A Peruvian judge ordered opposition leader Keiko Fujimori to return to prison for a further 15 months‘ pre-trial detention Tuesday as part of an investigation into Latin America’s sprawling Odebrecht corruption scandal.
As Jan. 11 marked the 18th anniversary of the Guantanamo Bay detention camp opening by the United States, human rights activists rallied Saturday outside the White House to demand the prison’s immediate closure and an end to “years of torture and human rights violations.”
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has signed into law a bill that eliminates jail time as a punishment for military police and firefighters convicted of disciplinary offenses, according to the Official Gazette on Friday.
„Hitler had his mistakes, but what allowed him to expand eastward and westward was that he created a strong infrastructure,“ the speaker said.
These are among the latest political prisoners to overcrowd Egypt’s jails, arrested as President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi moved to quash the anti-government protests that first erupted across Egypt two weeks ago. The harsh crackdown — one of the largest waves of arrests in Egypt in decades — has ended the short-lived protest movement and put Mr. el-Sisi back in control, at least for now.
Another administrative hearing will take place on 11 October and a case management hearing on 21 October, the court heard. The final extradition hearing is expected in February.
A local reporter tweeted a photo of police photographing the ID cards of protesters, quoting a demonstrator who noted that police were creating a database of political opponents.
The comments by Army Chief Vilas Boas confirm the claims by Lula’s Workers‘ Party that jailing the former president was a political decision rather than judicial.
Pakistan’s newly-elected Parliament is meeting tomorrow for the first time to start the process of transition and handing over powers to the new government.
(3.5.2018) However, during a preliminary meeting to discuss the proposal, Sara Netanyahu reportedly flew into a rage at her lawyers, saying she would rather go to jail than pay the NIS 200,000 ($55,000) that they estimated she would have to pay.
“Every day that Ayman Odeh is not in prison is a failure of law enforcement,” Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman said of the chairman of the Joint List, the third largest bloc in the Knesset. Interior Minister Gilad Erdan — who lost no haste in pronouncing Yakub Abu al-Kian, who was shot dead by police in Umm al-Hiran, a terrorist — quickly joined in. He announced that he would ask the attorney general to launch a criminal investigation against Odeh, who cursed out a police officer at the hospital where Jafar Farah, the director of Mossawa Center, the Advocacy Center for Arab Citizens in Israel, was being treated while under arrest in connection to a protest in Haifa.