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Protesting boxer sentenced to death in Iran

Protesting boxer sentenced to death in Iran

Iranian professional boxer Mohammad Javad Wafaei-Sani has been sentenced to death by hanging. This is stated in a message posted on the page of the Iranian human rights organization Center for Human Rights in Iran (CHRI) on Twitter. …

German journalist acquitted of terror charges in Turkey

German journalist acquitted of terror charges in Turkey

A Turkish court on Monday acquitted German journalist Mesale Tolu of terrorism charges, she said on Twitter, in a case that lasted nearly five years and added to strains between Ankara and Berlin at the time of her detention. Tolu was …

Poroshenko arrives in Kiev

Poroshenko arrives in Kiev

Former Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko arrived in Kyiv on Monday planning to fight treason charges that he denies. According to the airport's online information desk, the plane with Poroshenko landed at Kiev's Zhuliany …

UK court permits Julian Assange extradition to U.S.

UK court permits Julian Assange extradition to U.S.

Julian Assange can be extradited to the U.S. to face trial on espionage charges over the mass leak of classified and confidential military documents, senior British judges have ruled. The Wikileaks founder, 50, is accused in America of …

Saakashvili unable to attend court for health reasons

Saakashvili unable to attend court for health reasons

Third president of Georgia Mikheil Saakashvili, who was detained on October 1 based on several criminal charges, won’t be able to attend the court on December 9 for health reasons. Saakashvili wrote on Facebook earlier today that …

UN court rejects Armenia's lawsuits against Azerbaijan

UN court rejects Armenia's lawsuits against Azerbaijan

The UN International Court of Justice has rejected Armenia's main lawsuit on the immediate return of the so-called prisoners of war. The court also rejected Armenia's lawsuit to close the Military Trophy Park in Baku, …

Saakashvili was given freedom of speech in court

Saakashvili was given freedom of speech in court

The judge of the Tbilisi City Court Badri Kochlamazashvili allowed the ex-President of Georgia Mikheil Saakashvili to make political statements at his trial on embezzlement of public funds. According to him, taking into account all the …

Saakashvili attends trial hearing concerning him

Saakashvili attends trial hearing concerning him

Former president of Georgia Mikheil Saakashvili has already been taken to Tbilisi City Court to attend a trial hearing concerning the illegal dispersal of an opposition rally in central Tbilisi on November 7, 2007 in which Saakashvili …

Sargsyan summoned for questioning by Anti-Corruption Committee

Sargsyan summoned for questioning by Anti-Corruption Committee

One of the instigators of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, former Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan has been summoned for questioning as a defendant, his lawyer Amram Makinyan revealed in a Facebook post on Monday. Back in 2018, …

European Court urges Saakashvili to call off his hunger strike

European Court urges Saakashvili to call off his hunger strike

The European Court of Human Rights has rejected a complaint by former president of Georgia Mikheil Saakashvili on his transfer to a private clinic from a prison hospital, and instead urged him to call off his hunger strike, the Georgian Ministry …