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South African Court Hears Appeal from Jailed Ex-President Zuma Amid Violent Protests

A South African court Monday began hearing an appeal launched by former President Jacob Zuma on his lengthy prison sentence in the wake of violent protests against his imprisonment. According to Reuters, Zuma’s lawyers asked the court to release the 79…

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ICC Opens Hearing on Militia Leader Accused of Darfur War Crimes

The International Criminal Court has begun hearing evidence against Sudanese para-military commander Ali Muhammad Ali Abd-Al-Rahman, also known as Ali Kushayb, the alleged leader of a notorious militia blamed for atrocities in Sudan’s Darfur region.The…

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Kenyan Court Lifts Ban on Donkey Slaughter

Kenya’s population of donkeys is under threat after the High Court lifted a 2020 ban on donkey slaughterhouses, allowing them to resume selling the meat and hides to Asian markets.The high price for donkey hides for use in Chinese medicine has led to d…

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No Court Decision on Suez Canal’s Claim Over Massive Vessel

An Egyptian appeals court on Sunday said it lacks jurisdiction to consider the Suez Canal Authority’s demands to uphold financial claims that led to the seizure of the massive Ever Given ship after it blocked the waterway in March. The authority and t…

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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…

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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…

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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 …

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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…

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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…

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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…

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