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22 July 2017 10:55 AM Cairo court sentences 28 to death for top prosecutor’s assassination

In June 2015, Hisham Barakat was killed in a Cairo bomb attack that struck his convoy in the upscale eastern Cairo district of Heliopolis The court also sentenced 15 others to life in prison and sentenced eight individuals to 15 years in prison. According to Egypt’s penal code, a life in prison is twenty-five years. In June, the court initially sentenced 37

20 July 2017 2:26 PM Saudi prince 'arrested over leaked abuse videos'

Riyadh - A Saudi prince was arrested on Thursday on King Salman's order, a state-run broadcaster reported, as outrage grew on social media over videos appearing to show him abusing members of the public. Salman issued a warrant for "the immediate arrest ... and imprisonment" of Prince Saud, a descendent of Saudi Arabia's founder, along with a group of men who appeared 40

20 July 2017 12:51 PM Verdict due in 'Mafia Capitale' corruption trial

Prosecutors have asked for jail terms of 28 years for Carminati and of 26 years and three months for Buzzi, arguing they should be found guilty of Mafia-type collusion, a crime that carries very stiff sentences in Italy. Other notable figures on trial for Mafia crimes include Franco Panzironi, former head of Rome's garbage collection utility, and Luca Gramazio 33

13 July 2017 8:27 PM Four life sentences for raping woman, 92

Pretoria – The Pretoria Regional Court on Thursday sentenced a man to four life terms for raping a 92-year-old woman, police said. William Molaudzi, 36, got an additional 12 years for the burglary of his victim’s home in, Groenkloof, Pretoria, almost four years ago, Captain Daniel Mavimbela said. Malaudzi's co-accused, Xolani Ngudle, was sentenced to 12 years 112

13 July 2017 5:11 PM Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo dies in custody

BEIJING - Chinese Nobel Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo, a prominent dissident since the 1989 Tiananmen Square pro-democracy protests, died on Thursday after being denied permission to leave the country for treatment for late-stage liver cancer. Liu (61) was jailed for 11 years in 2009 for "inciting subversion of state power" after he helped write a petition 119

13 July 2017 10:35 AM Russia sentences Nemtsov hitmen to lengthy jail terms

Moscow - A Russian court on Thursday handed jail terms ranging from 11 to 20 years to five Chechen men for organising and carrying out the contract killing of opposition leader Boris Nemtsov. Zaur Dadayev, who carried out the shooting, was sentenced to 20 years in prison while four other defendants were jailed for between 11 and 19 years, judge Yury Zhitnikov 37

13 July 2017 8:24 AM Former Brazil leader Lula gets nearly 10 years in jail for graft

The 71-year-old Lula would remain free pending an appeal — something his lawyers immediately said they would lodge. Brazil’s former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva was sentenced to nearly 10 years in prison for graft in a stark fall from grace for the iconic leftist leader. Lula, who ruled Brazil from 2003-2010, was convicted and handed a 9.5-year 59

04 July 2017 4:46 AM WATCH: Who took prison riot video?

“Inmates are prohibited from having cellphones. If it is an offender who took the footage, his or her privileges will be taken away and they can be summoned to appear in court. If it is an official, the culprit could face a disciplinary process or be dismissed,” he said. The footage taken at Kgosi Mampuru - declared the country’s best correctional facility 34

29 June 2017 6:31 PM Convicts sentenced to life before 2004 may serve less time

Pretoria - Inmates convicted to life imprisonment before 2004 could now spend fewer years behind bars before being eligible for parole. Minister of Justice and Correctional Services Michael Masutha announced at a press conference in Pretoria on Thursday that two court cases have made an impact on the minimum detention period convicted criminals have to serve 33

25 June 2017 10:26 AM Iran Leader Pardons 1049 Prisoners on Eid al-Fitr

The pardon was granted at the request of the country’s Judiciary Chief Ayatollah Sadeq Amoli Larijani on the occasion of Eid al-Fitr, one of the most important Islamic festivals. Article 110 of the Constitution grants the Leader the right to pardon or reduce the sentences of convicts upon a recommendation from the head of the Judiciary. The clemency 40