Legal Proceedings

Killer of Dutch politician Fortuyn freed from parole order

May 29, 2018

A judge has ruled that the man who murdered populist Dutch politician Pim Fortuyn no longer has to report to parole authorities, freeing him to emigrate

Fiji finds 4 not guilty of sedition in media freedom case

May 22, 2018

A Fiji judge has found an opinion writer and three newspaper executives not guilty of sedition in a case that has major implications for press freedom in the South Pacific nation

Preliminary ruling finds Fiji 4 not guilty of sedition

May 18, 2018

An opinion writer and three newspaper executives in Fiji have been found not guilty of sedition in a preliminary ruling, although a judge has yet to rule

Canada man who sent letter bombs guilty of attempted murder

May 17, 2018

A judge has found a Canadian man guilty of attempting to murder his former wife and two lawyers by sending them letter bombs

Fiji 4 await verdict in case that tests press freedoms

May 17, 2018

An opinion writer and three newspaper executives in Fiji are awaiting a judge's verdict Friday on sedition charges in a case which has major implications for press freedom in the South Pacific nation

Canada prosecutor recommends jail time in polygamy case

May 15, 2018

A special prosecutor is recommending jail time for two leaders of a religious sect in British Columbia who were found guilty of polygamy

Life demanded in Finland's first terror trial

May 15, 2018

A Finnish prosecutor has demanded that a Moroccan asylum-seeker is sentenced to life for two terror-related murders and an attempt to murder eight others during a stabbing attack in southwestern Finland last year

Man in Toronto military center stabbing acquitted of terror

May 14, 2018

A Canadian man with schizophrenia who attacked soldiers at a military recruitment center in Toronto has been acquitted of terror-related charges and found not criminally responsible for lesser charges due to mental illness

Canadian school shooter gets life sentence

May 8, 2018

A young man who killed four people and injured seven others in shootings at a school and a home in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan has been sentenced to life in prison with no chance at parole for 10 years

Officer allegedly hid camera at New Zealand Embassy in US

May 4, 2018

A high-ranking New Zealand military officer has been accused of hiding a camera in a bathroom at the nation's embassy in Washington in a case that has raised unusual jurisdictional questions

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