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Court charges ‘groping’ ex-cardinal

The victim says that McCarrick led him into a room and groped his genitals. The post Court charges ‘groping’ ex-cardinal appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource: tribune tribuneJul 30th, 2021

Cambodian court jails union leader over border comments

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AFP) — A Cambodian court on Wednesday jailed outspoken union leader Rong Chhun for two years on incitement charges relating to comments about the country’s border, the latest legal case activists say is aimed at cracking down on opposition voices. Rong Chhun, the leader of the Cambodian Confederation of Unions, was arrested […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsAug 19th, 2021

Cambodian court jails union leader for two years over border comments

A Cambodian court on Wednesday jailed outspoken union leader Rong Chhun for two years on incitement charges relating to comments about the country's border, the latest legal case activists say is aimed at cracking down on opposition voices. .....»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsAug 18th, 2021

Canadian Michael Spavor jailed for 11 years in China on spying charges

A Chinese court on Wednesday jailed Canadian businessman Michael Spavor for 11 years after finding him guilty of spying in a case his country has decried as "trumped up"......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsAug 11th, 2021

WA man charged with 111 child abuse related offences

This is a joint media release between the Australian Federal Police and Western Australia PoliceA 70-year-old man accused of paying to see children being sexually abused live on camera is expected to appear in court today (5 August 2021) to face more than 100 criminal charges after being charged with an additional 41 offences.The Western Australia Joint Anti Child Exploitation Team (WA JA.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsAug 6th, 2021

Tagum court junks murder charges against 6 activists

“True enough, the dismissal of the case is a step forward, but there is much to be done that necessitates our collective action and continuing calls for accountability and justice." The post Tagum court junks murder charges against 6 activists appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Category: newsSource:  bulatlatRelated NewsJul 21st, 2021

SC acquits Raffy Tulfo, publisher and editor in libel case by Customs official

A division of the Supreme Court acquitted columnist Raffy Tulfo on libel charges over several columns the accused wrote on supposed illegal dealings of a Bureau of Customs officer......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 29th, 2021

SC junks Kentex fire raps vs Gatchalian

The Supreme Court has affirmed the decision of the Court of Appeals dismissing the criminal and administrative charges filed against Valenzuela Mayor Rex Gatchalian in connection with the Kentex fire that claimed the lives of 74 slipper factory workers in 2015......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 24th, 2021

The most controversial cases that stunned the nation in 2017

With the drug war questioned before the high court, a senator jailed for drug charges, and a former president accused of graft and usurpation, 2017 would not be complete without its hottest legal issues, trials and debates. Read More........»»

Category: newsSource:  filipinoexpressRelated NewsMay 27th, 2021

Batangas court junks charges vs red-tagged store owner

“Simply put, the AFP and Philippine National Police (PNP) had no solid, intelligent basis before launching massive operations in a rural sitio in Nasugbu, Batangas in April 2020." The post Batangas court junks charges vs red-tagged store owner appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Category: newsSource:  bulatlatRelated NewsMay 19th, 2021

NBI files murder raps vs doctor over Pizarro slay

The National Bureau of Investigation has filed murder charges against a physician for allegedly killing retired Court of Appeals justice Normandie Pizarro......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 6th, 2021

Rights workers challenge arrest warrants in Davao court

By ANNE MARXZE D. UMIL MANILA – Lies! These were the sentiments of human rights workers who were recently issued with arrest warrants based solely on shady testimonies. Karapatan’s national chairperson Elisa Lubi and Karapatan-Southern Mindanao Region secretary general Jayvee “Jay” Apiag were slapped with attempted murder charges by Corporal Elvin Jay Claud on June… The post Rights workers challenge arrest warrants in Davao court appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Category: newsSource:  bulatlatRelated NewsMar 30th, 2021

Mandaluyong court orders release of journalist Lady Ann Salem, union organizer

Journalist Lady Ann Salem thanked Judge Monique Quisumbing-Ignacio for “seeing the truth behind the fabricated charges” and all those who supported the campaign for her release. The post Mandaluyong court orders release of journalist Lady Ann Salem, union organizer appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Category: newsSource:  bulatlatRelated NewsMar 5th, 2021

Court junks appeal of De Lima to dismiss drug charges

The Muntinlupa City Regional Trial Court on Friday junked the motion for consideration filed by Senator Leila De Lima after the court earlier dismissed the petition for demurrer to evidence she filed in connection with the drug case where her rumored boyfriend Ronnie Dayan was named as co-accused. In a two-page resolution, Muntinlupa City RTC […] The post Court junks appeal of De Lima to dismiss drug charges appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsMar 5th, 2021

Court orders release of journalist a month after case junked

A Mandaluyong court has finally ordered the release of Manila Today editor Lady Ann Salem exactly a month after charges for illegal possession of firearms and explosives against her were junked......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 5th, 2021

China scores Huawei exec’s ‘persecution’

VANCOUVER (AFP) — The high-stakes battle by Chinese Huawei Technologies executive Meng Wanzhou against extradition to the United States enters its final stage in a Canadian court on Monday, after more than two years of legal skirmishes and diplomatic barbs. The daughter of Huawei founder and chief executive Ren Zhengfei faces charges in the United […] The post China scores Huawei exec’s ‘persecution’ appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsMar 2nd, 2021

Still detained despite case dismissal, journalist’s lawyers plan next moves to free her

An editor of an alternative news site is still in jail two weeks since a Mandaluyong court junked charges of illegal possession of firearms and explosives against her, leaving her legal team planning their next moves to free her......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 19th, 2021

Iloilo court clears NDFP consultant of charges

"The evidence against Bocala such as the fragmentation grenade, .45 and .22 caliber firearms were not established through the testimonies of the prosecution witnesses who failed to bring them to court and identify the evidence.” The post Iloilo court clears NDFP consultant of charges appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Category: newsSource:  bulatlatRelated NewsFeb 19th, 2021

Petitioners raise longer detention without charges under terror law

On the third oral argument, petitioners against the Philippine terror law raised before the Supreme Court the longer period of detention without charges under Anti-Terrorism Act. The post Petitioners raise longer detention without charges under terror law appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Category: newsSource:  bulatlatRelated NewsFeb 16th, 2021

Release of detained journalist urged a week after dismissal of charges

Media groups reiterated their demand for the immediate release of Filipino journalist Lady Ann Salem as she remains behind bars more than a week since a Mandaluyong court dismissed the charges against her. The post Release of detained journalist urged a week after dismissal of charges appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Category: newsSource:  bulatlatRelated NewsFeb 15th, 2021

Gun raps vs Gabriela leader dismissed

Indigenous human rights advocate Beatrice Belen walked out of prison in Kalinga yesterday after a local court dismissed the charges for illegal possession of firearms filed against her last year......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 13th, 2021