Category Archives: Legal Judicial

ICC Sentences Former Lord’s Resistance Army Commander to 25 Years in Jail

The International Criminal Court in The Hague has sentenced former Lord’s Resistance Army child soldier-turned rebel commander Dominic Ongwen to 25 years in prison for war crimes and crimes against humanity. The sentence was more than what prosecutors…

ICC Upholds Convictions of Former Congolese Warlord

The International Criminal Court upheld the convictions and a prison sentence of a former Congolese warlord Tuesday, dismissing his lawyers’ arguments that legal errors tainted his original trial. Bosco Ntaganda was sentenced to 30 years in prison aft…

Kelaa des Sraghna: Judicial Investigation into Two Police Officers for Alleged Involvement in Bribery Case

Rabat – The judicial police in the city of El Kelaa des Sraghna opened, on Wednesday, a judicial investigation under the supervision of the competent public prosecutor’s office, into the case of two police officers, respectively a senior peace officer …

UN Court Opens Maritime Dispute Hearing Without Kenya

PARIS – Kenya has refused to attend a weeklong hearing by the United Nations’ highest court over a long-running maritime dispute with Somalia.In a letter last week to The Hague-based International Court of Justice, or ICJ, the Kenyan government cited a…

Morocco, EU Agree on Priority of Supporting Justice Digital Transformation Plan in Kingdom in 2021

Minister of Justice Mohamed Ben Abdelkader held a meeting, on Tuesday, with the EU Ambassador in Rabat, Claudia Wiedey, in order to give an impetus to the implementation of bilateral cooperation and partnership activities.According to a press release f…

Maati Monjib Case: the Higher Council of the Judiciary Rejects Attempts to Politicize a Common Law Case and Undermine Respect to Justice

Rabat – The Higher Council of the Judiciary has expressed its total rejection of all the allegations and untruths spread about the judgment pronounced by the court of first instance of Rabat against the accused Maati Monjib, which dishonestly aim at po…

Remote Trial: 7,788 Cases from December 28 to 31

Rabat – A total of 384 hearings were held remotely in the various courts of the Kingdom, from December 28 to 31, during which 7,788 cases were scheduled, said, on Monday, the Higher Council of the Judiciary (CSPJ). The council specified, in a press release, that 9,118 detainees benefited from the remote trial system during