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Justice

Is action on climate change a human right? A European court will rule for...

Europe’s highest human rights court will rule Tuesday on a group of landmark climate change cases aimed at forcing countries to meet international obligations to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The...

US Justice dismisses all criminal charges against Alex Saab

The US Justice Department definitively dismissed all the charges against the Colombian businessman Alex Saab, an ally of the Government of the President of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, and who regained his freedom in...

The Bankman-Fried verdict, explained

Sam Bankman-Fried co-founded the FTX crypto exchange in 2019 and quickly built it into the world’s second most popular place to trade digital currency. It collapsed almost as quickly. By the fall of 2022,...

In first, an Argentine court convicts ex-officers of crimes against trans women during dictatorship

Judges overseeing a high-profile human rights trial in Argentina convicted 11 former officials of crimes against humanity on Tuesday, in the first case to focus on the former military dictatorship’s overlooked practice...

Former Peruvian intelligence chief gets 19 years in prison for 1992 massacre of farmers

The intelligence chief of former Peruvian President Alberto Fujimori was sentenced Wednesday to 19 years and eight months in prison in connection with the 1992 massacre of six suspected rebels in central Peru.

A Hong Kong court convicts 4 people of rioting over the storming of the...

A Hong Kong court convicted four people Thursday for rioting over the storming of the city’s legislative council building at the height of the anti-government protests more than four years ago.

Former Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan gets 14-year prison sentence in third conviction

Former Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan and his wife were sentenced on Wednesday to 14 years in prison for corruption, his lawyer and prison officials said, a day after another special court...

Pakistani court sentences former Prime Minister Imran Khan to 10 years for revealing state...

A Pakistani court on Tuesday sentenced former Prime Minister Imran Khan and one of his party deputies to 10 years in prison each, after finding them guilty of revealing official secrets. The...

Killer of 3 in English city of Nottingham sentenced to high-security hospital, likely for...

A 32-year-old man with paranoid schizophrenia who fatally stabbed two college students and a man in the central English city of Nottingham was told Thursday that he would “most probably” spend the...

Man sentenced to death over 2019 Kyoto Animation arson that killed 36

A Japanese court on Thursday sentenced Shinji Aoba to death for the 2019 arson attack on a Kyoto Animation Co. studio that killed 36 people, finding him mentally competent to be held...