Myanmar Junta to Free More than 5000 Political Prisoners

The State Administration Council of Myanmar announced that it has remitted sentences of 1,316 political prisoners and closed 4,320 cases. Junta Commander-in-Chief of Defence Min Aung Hlaing, who was recently excluded from the upcoming ASEAN summit said that the releases …

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Italian Mayor Sentenced to 13 years in Prison

Former Riace Mayor Domenico Lucano was sentenced by Italian authorities to 13 years and two months in prison for alleged conspiracy, abuse of office, fraud, extortion, embezzlement, and abetting illegal immigration. Lucano, who was mayor during the European migrant crisis …

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