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Human Rights Watch hails resistance to Trump-style populism

Paris - The policies of US President Donald Trump and his embrace of populist strongmen have dealt a blow to rights campaigns around the world but resistance is building, Human Rights Watch said Thursday.

Bulgarian trial begins over deadly 2012 Israeli bombing

Sofia - Two men allegedly linked to Lebanon's Hezbollah movement went on trial in absentia in Bulgaria on Wednesday over a deadly bomb attack on Israeli tourists in July 2012.

Polish Supreme Court slams 'unconstitutional' govt reforms

Warsaw - Poland's Supreme Court justices on Tuesday denounced the right-wing government's controversial judicial reforms as "unconstitutional", adding their voice to a chorus of criticism at home and abroad.

Kosovo requests extradition of Israeli 'organ trafficker'

Pristina - Kosovo has asked Cyprus to extradite an Israeli man suspected of being the brains behind an international organ trafficking gang.

Turkey court orders release of two prominent journalists

Ankara - Turkey's constitutional court on Thursday ordered the release of two prominent jailed writers after ruling their rights had been violated, in a legal first for media workers caught up in a post-coup bid crackdown.

Argentina's ex-FM Timerman released from house arrest

Buenos Aires - Former Argentine foreign minister Hector Timerman, who is being treated for cancer, was released from house arrest Wednesday, the official Telam news agency reported.

Myanmar's press freedom in freefall

Myanmar's media has long been on the rack. On Wednesday the situation worsened markedly when police formally charged two Reuters reporters with breaching the Official Secrets Act.

Myanmar police charge Reuters reporters under Official Secrets Act

Two Reuters journalists were formally charged by police in a Myanmar court Wednesday with breaching a colonial-era secrecy law that carries up to 14 years in jail, provoking a barrage of calls for their immediate release.

Reuters journalists face court in Myanmar

Two Reuters journalists were due in a Myanmar court Wednesday where they could be charged under a secrecy law that carries up to 14 years in jail, as calls escalate for their release.

Trump lawyer seeks to halt publication of 'libelous' book

Washington - An attorney for President Donald Trump sought Thursday to halt publication of an upcoming bombshell-filled book about his White House, claiming it was "libelous."The cease and desist letter sent to author Michael Wolff and publisher Henry Holt and Co.

El Salvador's ex-leader appeals corruption conviction

Sansalvador - El Salvador's former president Mauricio Funes on Wednesday appealed his conviction for graft in the corruption-plagued Central American nation.

France to put phones in prison cells in bold shift

Paris - France plans to install landline phones in prison cells across the country in an ambitious bid to improve rehabilitation rates -- and cut down on rampant cellphone trafficking behind bars.

Interview with Professor Marina Angel of Temple University Special

Professor Emerita of Law Marina Angel chatted with Digital Journal about being recognized by the Greek-American community for her work to improve social justice for women and minorities.

Guinea massacre suspects to go before criminal tribunal

Conakry - Fourteen suspects held over a 2009 stadium massacre in Guinea which killed 157 people are to go before a criminal tribunal after a legal investigation concluded, the country's justice minister said.

Anti-corruption judge sidelined in Peru

- A judge in Peru who ordered the jailing of two ex-presidents over the Odebrecht corruption scandal is being sidelined as part of a reform of the country's judicial system that has ignited a new wave of controversy.

Putin toughens terrorist recruitment sentences

Moscow - Russian President Vladimir Putin signed into law Friday a bill toughening sentences for terrorist recruitment as the country deals with the issue of returning jihadists from Syria.

Russia sentences anti-Kremlin campaigner in absentia

Moscow - A Moscow court on Friday sentenced anti-Kremlin campaigner William Browder in absentia to nine years in a penal colony after convicting him of deliberate bankruptcy.

Turkey detains dozens of IS suspects ahead of New Year: state media

Istanbul - Turkish authorities on Friday rounded up 75 people in Istanbul and Ankara suspected of links to the Islamic State extremist group, state media said, ahead of high security celebrations to mark the New Year.

Drone-flying camera crew freed from jail in Myanmar

Meiktila - Foreign and local journalists jailed for flying a drone near Myanmar's parliament were released Friday after spending two months in prison, in a case that spiked alarm over an increasingly dangerous climate for reporters in the country.

Fujimori pardon: another blow to tackling impunity in Latin America?

Montevideo - Is frail health a get-out-of-jail card for Latin America's imprisoned dictators and autocrats?

Myanmar court remands Reuters journalists for 2 more weeks

Two Reuters journalists were remanded in custody for another fortnight by a Myanmar court on Wednesday, following their first public appearance since being arrested under a secrecy law that carries up to 14 years in jail.

Extra charges dropped against journalists jailed for flying drone in Myanmar

Foreign and local journalists jailed for flying a drone near Myanmar's parliament could be released from prison in early January after police dropped additional charges that carried at least three more years behind bars, their lawyers said Tuesday.

Captured American IS fighter must have access to lawyer: judge

Washington - A federal judge has ruled that the Pentagon must allow an American Islamic State fighter captured in Iraq access to a lawyer, following a lawsuit filed by the American Civil Liberties Union.Judge Tanya S.

Polish Supreme Court chief says government staging 'coup'

Warsaw - The chief justice of Poland's Supreme Court on Friday accused the right-wing government of staging a "coup" against it through a new law, part of a string of highly controversial reforms.

Ten bodies found in Myanmar mass grave: army

Myanmar's army said it found 10 corpses in a mass grave in a largely Rohingya village in Myanmar's northern Rakhine state, the epicentre of a violent military crackdown that triggered a mass exodus of the Muslim minority.

EU demands release of detained Myanmar journalists

Yangon - Two Myanmar journalists working for an international newswire who have not been heard from since they were arrested last week should be immediately released, the EU demanded Tuesday.

Turkey court releases 7 suspects in New Year attack trial

Istanbul - A Turkish court on Saturday ordered the release of seven suspects in the trial over the deadly New Year attack on an Istanbul nightclub following an initial series of hearings.

World court will prosecute crimes of aggression

New York - An assembly of 123 countries gathered at the United Nations agreed to allow the International Criminal Court to prosecute those responsible for the crime of aggression, officials said Friday.

Another person charged in Nice hotelier 'kidnapping' case

Nice - Another person has been charged over the suspected kidnapping of a millionaire French hotel magnate, who was found tied up in the back of a van in 2016, the prosecutor in Nice said on Friday.

Sierra Leone health workers sue government in Ebola case

Dakar - Two Sierra Leonean health workers on Friday sued their government in a West African court, alleging its misuse of donor funds during the Ebola crisis had contributed to the deaths of thousands.
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