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Swedish Court Sentences Russian Man and Woman to Prison for Hammer Attack on Chechen Leader’s Critic

A Russian man and a woman were sentenced to 10 years and eight years in prison respectively for attempting to kill a prominent blogger...

Vietnamese Court Jails Three Bloggers over Anti-State Propaganda

A Vietnamese court sentenced a freelance blogger and his two accomplices to jail terms between 11 and 15 years after finding them guilty of...

British Court Blocks WikiLeaks Founder Assange’s Extradition to U.S.

A British court ruled on Monday that WikiLeaks founder and activist Julian Assange should not be extradited to the United States, citing that such...

South Korean Prosecutors Request Nine-Year Prison Term for Samsung Scion

South Korean prosecutors demanded a nine-year prison term for Samsung Electronics’ heir and Vice Chairman Lee Jae-yong, seeking to put the tech giant’s scion...

Turkish Top Court Rules Osman Kavala’s Rights to Liberty Were Not Violated

Turkey’s top court on Tuesday ruled that high-profile human rights defender Osman Kavala’s detention for over three years without conviction had not violated his...

Japan’s ‘Twitter Killer’ Sentenced to Death for Killing and Dismembering Nine People

A Japanese court has sentenced a man dubbed the “Twitter Killer” to death for murdering and dismembering nine people after contacting them via the...

Chinese Tycoon Sues UBS after Losing $500 Million on Margin Loan

A former Chinese billionaire filed a legal suit in London against investment banking giant UBS Group AG, as he escalates his attempts to retrieve...

U.K. High Court Dismisses Libel Suit against Writer of Steele Dossier

Britain’s High Court on Friday decided to dismiss a libel suit that a Russian business tycoon filed against a former MI6 officer who wrote...

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