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66,000 war crimes have been reported; Ukraine vows to prosecute them all

Stars and Stripes 29 Jan 2023
Whether there is a path to prosecuting the most senior figures who bear overall responsibility for the war, including Russian President Vladimir Putin, is increasingly in question, they say ... But for Ukraine to prosecute the 99 percent of cases that Kostin says he expects to take on is in itself a massive undertaking.

Close down Office of the Auditor-General – GHAMRO CEO fumes

Joy Online 29 Jan 2023
Adjatey told host of Joy FM’s Showbiz A-Z, George Quaye on Saturday, January 28 that, lack of power on the part of the Auditor-General to directly prosecute people who have misapplied or misused state funds, has rendered the institution useless ... We need people who can do that investigation, tell us and have the power to prosecute,” he said.

Biden, Trump and the saga of classified documents

The Telegraph India 29 Jan 2023
As a result, US attorney general Merrick Garland has appointed a special counsel to investigate each president's actions ... Smith is a career prosecutor whose CV boasts a range of achievements including convicting gang members of killing New York cops, prosecuting a sitting US senator, and bringing war crimes cases to The Hague.

Rhode Island school under scrutiny for soliciting funds for cartel human smuggler

Victoria Advocate 29 Jan 2023
by a Mexican cartel “coyote,” or human trafficker ... illegally ... When we can apprehend and identify a coyote, we prosecute them to the fullest extent of the law.” ... “One of the hazards of not being aware of the fact that Mexican cartels have a presence in every city in the US is that it allows them to operate with little fear of prosecution,” Boyd added.

Lawmakers want investigation, hearings into ‘Wild West’ of California cannabis and farm work

The Los Angeles Times 29 Jan 2023
He said The Times’ reporting “just highlights a lot of the fears that a lot of us had.” ... a single agency responsible for prosecution ...I believe we need a single entity that can help us to prosecute and then prevent labor trafficking in the future,” Arambula said ... Follow Us .

FTX co-founder Sam Bankman-Fried denies US witness tampering claim

Live Mint 28 Jan 2023
Under the defense proposal, Bankman-Fried could still talk with his father Joseph Bankman, who was involved with FTX, his therapist and foreign regulators who contact him.Nicholas Biase, a spokesman for Manhattan US Attorney Damian Williams, whose office is prosecuting the case, ...

Missing ‘crypto queen’ Ruja Ignatova found alive after vanishing 5 years ago

New York Post 28 Jan 2023
The US Department of Prosecutions has charged Ignatova with conspiracy to commit wire fraud, wire fraud, conspiracy to commit money laundering, conspiracy to commit securities fraud and securities fraud ... The US lawyer prosecuting Ignatova, Damian Williams, released a damning statement last month where he said her crypto tokens were useless.

Troops block roads to stop rival rallies in Beirut port blast case

Arab News 28 Jan 2023
They accused Bitar of receiving directions from foreign embassies; however, judge Oueidat was the one to release a US detainee. They accused Bitar of not prosecuting any judge; however, he prosecuted four judges, including judge Oueidat ... citizen who eventually left for the US.

US Capitol rioter gets 7 years in jail

Manila Standard 28 Jan 2023
Khater was charged with nine counts, including “assaulting an officer with a dangerous weapon” but was not prosecuted for homicide. Sicknick’s death in the wake of the storming of the US Capitol by militants backing then president Donald Trump has moved many Americans ... ....

US Capitol rioter gets nearly 7 years in jail for bear spraying officer

Hong Kong Standard 28 Jan 2023
Khater was charged with nine counts, including “assaulting an officer with a dangerous weapon” but was not prosecuted for homicide. Sicknick's death in the wake of the storming of the US Capitol by militants backing then president Donald Trump has moved many Americans ... (AFP). .

EXCLUSIVE: Police force that 'ignored' decades of sex abuse in Telford over fears investigating Asian ...

The Daily Mail 28 Jan 2023
'It is not a surprise to us ... 'Conviction rates are lower than we would like; we know this is not just the case for us but nationally and we are continuing to work closely with the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) on the Rape and Serious Sexual Offences Joint National Action Plan.

FBI agent — or Russian agent? What does Charlie McGonigal know about 2016?

Raw Story 28 Jan 2023
Damning as those facts may seem, they only get us so far ... The scrupulously nonpartisan presidential historian Michael Beschloss asked this week whether McGonigal's indictment will lead us closer to the truth. Will the prosecution of McGonigal reveal the details of his relationship ...

‘Victim/Suspect’ Review: A Sobering Documentary Exposes the Ways Many Sexual Assault Accusers Are Railroaded

The Hollywood Reporter 28 Jan 2023
Show additional share options. Show additional share options. Sexual assault is one of the most underreported crimes in the United States, and it’s rare for a perpetrator to be prosecuted. Headlines, though, would have us believe the opposite. that the legal system is beset by a rash of false reports from vindictive and/or unhinged women ... Venue.

Families of 737 MAX crash victims, Boeing face off in US court

Urdu Point 27 Jan 2023
But the families have rejected the validity of the agreement, arguing in legal briefs that Boeing's immunization from prosecution should be stripped because the DOJ flouted the US Crime Victims' Rights Act, which required the government to confer with them prior to entering into the agreement.

Boeing denies deceiving regulators in Max jet case

Irish Independent 27 Jan 2023
The airplane manufacturing giant’s arraignment in federal court in Fort Worth, Texas, marks the first time the company has been forced to publicly answer to a criminal charge connected to the disasters.Two years ago, Boeing reached a controversial deferred prosecution ...

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