Egyptian Businessman Gets 3 Years In Prison For Sexually Assaulting Minors

Egyptian businessman Mohamed Al-Amin was sentenced to three years in prison on charges of human trafficking and sexually assaulting seven minor girls in an orphanage he founded. “The defendant hosted the victims in an orphanage he owned (Upper Egypt’s Safe …

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Swedish-Iranian Hostage At Risk Of Retaliatory Execution By Iran Claims Amnesty International

Fourth EstateAhmadreza Djalali taken into custody April 2016 on still-unknown charges. | VUB

Amnesty International on Thursday said Iran is threatening a Swedish-Iranian doctor, Ahmedreza Djalali with imminent execution in a bid to force Belgium and Sweden to stop prosecutions of two Iranian officials. Iran detained Djalali, a medical doctor and lecturer at …

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Turkish Court Orders Release of Pundit Gurcan In Spying Case

Fourth EstateMetin Gürcan, a founding member of the opposition Democracy and Progress Party (DEVA) - Courtesy

A Turkish court in capital Ankara on Wednesday ordered the release of a security expert Metin Gurcan, who was detained for spying and transferring state secrets to foreign diplomats. Gurcan, 46-years-old Turkish was detained in November 2021and was sentenced to …

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French Court Upholds Verdict Against Former PM Fillon

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A French appeals court on Monday upheld a verdict against former right-wing Prime Minister François Fillon for embezzling public funds in a fake job scandal.  In 2020, the court found Fillon and his wife, Penelope, guilty of fraud and sentenced …

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Google Pleads with EU Court to Overturn $1.6b Antitrust Fine

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Google appealed to the European Union’s second-highest court on Monday to junk its $1.6 billion antitrust fine over alleged abuse of dominance in online search advertisements. The tech company went on a three-day hearing to dispute the European Commission’s accusation …

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Convicted Former Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin Appeals Murder Conviction for Killing George Floyd

Fourth EstateDerek Chauvin (pictured), has been held at the Minnesota Correctional Facility since his murder conviction, he faces a maximum prison sentence of 30 years. - Social Newswire

Former Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin filed an appeal this week to overturn his murder conviction in the killing of George Floyd. Chauvin’s legal team filed the 82-page brief at the Minnesota Court of Appeals on April 25, arguing that …

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Turkey Prosecutor Asks to Halt Trial of Saudis Accused of Khashoggi killing

A Turkish prosecutor has asked a court at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul on Thursday to halt the trial in absentia of 26 Saudi suspects over the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in 2018 and transfer the case to Saudi …

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Saudi Arabia Executes Egyptian Man Over Murder

The Saudi’s Ministry of Interior said in a statement that Hassan Shahat Abdel Haq Ahmed, attacked Saeed Ibrahim Mustafa Ali with a knife that resulted in his death. Ahmed was arrested soon after he committed the crime, according to the …

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Colorado Governor Commutes Truck Driver’s 110-year Sentence

Colorado Gov. Jared Polis commuted the sentence of Rogel Aguilera-Mederos, a truck driver, to 10 years with eligibility for parole in five sentenced 110 years for killing four people in a deadly crash last 2019. Aguilera-Mederos was convicted of 27 …

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