Appeal

By IndepthAfrica
In Eritrea
Jan 9th, 2013
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press release . Reeyot, who wrote columns critical of the government for the now-defunct independent weekly Feteh, has been imprisoned since June 2011 on terrorism charges in a case that has aroused international indignation. In January 2012, she was sentenced to 14 years in prison and a fine of 33,0...
By benim
In Europe
Nov 17th, 2011
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Had agreed to take cash from couple working undercover for News Of The World Mother, who is 20 years younger than the father, told trial baby was product of rape Court heard she had felt pressurised by the much older father, who she had previously called ‘uncle’ A mother jailed after she ...
By benim
In News
Sep 13th, 2011
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A Vegan couple who only fed their newborn son soy milk and apple juice have lost out in their bid to have their murder convictions overturned. Jade Sanders, 27, and Lamont Thomas, 31, had appealed against their conviction four years ago over the death of their six-week-old son who starved to death. T...
By benim
In East Africa
Jun 18th, 2011
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Nairobi – Kenya has set up its first supreme court, one of the reforms provided for in the new constitution adopted in August, the government announced on Friday. The court will have exclusive jurisdiction to hear and determine disputes relating to presidential elections, it said in statements....
By benim
In Crime & Corruption
Feb 2nd, 2011
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A judge once described her as a lying deceitful woman who deserved not an iota of sympathy. But yesterday a Tanzanian asylum seeker was granted the right to stay in Britain – because since arriving 15 years ago she has had two children. The single mother had been accused of getting pregnant to aid he...
By benim
In News
Oct 27th, 2010
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The Court of Appeal, Lagos division, on Tuesday, granted leave to the former Chief Executive Officer of Intercontinental Bank Plc, Dr Erastus Akingbola, to file additional grounds of appeal challenging the jurisdiction of a Federal High Court in Lagos, presided over by Justice Tijani Abubakar to free...