Tag archive for ‘ruling’
By admin On Thursday, January 21st, 2021
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Refusal to retry Turkish MP triggers second ruling by high court

Refusal to retry Turkish MP triggers second ruling by high court Lower courts continue to dismiss the rulings of higher courts in politically sensitive cases, such as the imprisonment of former MP More...

By admin On Saturday, January 16th, 2021
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Germany’s ruling party picks centrist Armin Laschet as its new leader

Germany’s Christian Democratic Union (CDU) has elected a new chairman, picking centrist politician Armin Laschet, the premier of Germany’s most populous state North Rhine-Westphalia, as its new leader. The More...

By admin On Friday, January 8th, 2021
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Japan dismisses South Korean ruling ordering Tokyo to compensate ‘comfort women’ in ongoing row over WWII sexual slavery

A court in South Korea’s capital has ordered Tokyo to compensate women who were forced to work in Japan’s military brothels before and during World War II, leaving Japan fuming and labelling the decision More...

By admin On Wednesday, January 6th, 2021
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Assange denied bail despite ruling against extradition

On Monday, it was announced at the Old Bailey that Julian Assange would not be extradited to the US to face charges of endangering the lives of informants in Afghanistan, and for collusion with Chelsea Manning More...

By admin On Tuesday, January 5th, 2021
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‘Bail him NOW!’ Roger Waters says after judge rejects extradition for Assange, calls ruling a ‘delaying tactic’ as US preps appeal

Pink Floyd frontman Roger Waters has demanded immediate release for Julian Assange after a British judge declined a US extradition request, telling RT the WikiLeaks founder’s battle is far from over as Washington More...

By admin On Monday, January 4th, 2021
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‘Journalists should be worried’: UK court’s ruling was victory for Assange but not for journalism, former Ecuadorian consul warns

The UK court has spared WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange from extradition to the US, but Monday’s ruling came as a grim verdict for free speech, Fidel Narvaez, a former Consul at the Ecuadorian embassy in London, More...

By admin On Monday, January 4th, 2021
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Germany Takes Note of UK Court Ruling on Assange’s Extradition

BERLIN (Sputnik) – Germany is aware of a UK court’s decision to reject the US request for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange’s extradition on spying charges but will not comment on the case, officials said More...

By admin On Monday, January 4th, 2021
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Japan’s Mitsubishi appeals asset seizure ruling by South Korean court aimed at compensating forced laborers during WWII

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries has lodged an appeal to stop South Korea from seizing its assets in order to compensate people who were drafted into forced labor during WWII, when Korea was Japan’s colony. The legal More...

By admin On Sunday, January 3rd, 2021
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WikiLeaks & Pamela Anderson make last ditch pardon pleas ahead of judge’s ruling on Assange extradition to US

Baywatch icon Pamela Anderson has joined WikiLeaks in making an 11th hour plea for the United States to drop charges against Julian Assange ahead of a judge’s ruling on whether he will be extradited from the UK. The More...

By admin On Thursday, December 17th, 2020
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Hungary dismisses ruling after top EU court finds Orban’s government broke asylum laws

A Hungarian minister has dismissed an EU court ruling as “devoid of purpose,” after it said Hungary broke European rules by denying vulnerable migrants the right to apply for asylum and forcibly deporting people More...