Belarus Begins Trial in Absentia of Protest Leader Tikhanovskaya

Belarus Begins Trial in Absentia of Protest Leader Tikhanovskaya

The trial in absentia of Belarus opposition leader Svetlana Tikhanovskaya opened in Minsk on Tuesday, state news agency Belta reported, as strongman Alexander Lukashenko pursues critics that challenged his last election. Tikhanovskaya, who claimed victory in 2020 presidential elections, faces a litany of charges including high treason, “conspiracy to seize power” and creating and leading an … Read more

Eight Argentine rugby players on trial for brutal murder

Eight Argentine rugby players on trial for brutal murder

Rugby ball (Photo by Kai Schwoerer/Getty Images) Eight Argentine rugby players went on trial Monday for allegedly beating to death a teenager outside a nightclub three years ago in a crime that shocked the nation. The eight defendants, aged between 21 and 23, face life in prison if convicted. They have been in pre-trial … Read more

Arizona judge rules two of Kari Lake’s election challenge claims can go to trial

Arizona judge rules two of Kari Lake’s election challenge claims can go to trial

An Arizona judge ruled that two out of 10 claims, brought by former Republican gubernatorial candidate Kari Lake, challenging Democrat Governor-elect Katie Hobbs’ election victory can go to trial.   Maricopa County Superior Judge Peter Thompson dismissed eight out of 10 counts in Lake’s election lawsuit – ruling they did not fall under the proper … Read more

Harvey Weinstein found guilty of rape, sexual assault in Los Angeles trial

Harvey Weinstein found guilty of rape, sexual assault in Los Angeles trial

Harvey Weinstein arrives at Manhattan Criminal Court with his attorneys on Feb. 24, 2020. Alec Tabak | New York Daily News }| Getty Images Harvey Weinstein was found guilty of one count of rape and two counts of sexual assault but acquitted of one count of sexual battery after a trial in Los Angeles, nearly … Read more

North Korea Confirms Normal Operation of Cameras, Communication Devices of Trial Satellite

North Korea Confirms Normal Operation of Cameras, Communication Devices of Trial Satellite

https://sputniknews.com/20221219/north-korea-confirms-normal-operation-of-cameras-communication-devices-of-trial-satellite-1105574934.html North Korea Confirms Normal Operation of Cameras, Communication Devices of Trial Satellite North Korea Confirms Normal Operation of Cameras, Communication Devices of Trial Satellite MOSCOW (Sputnik) – North Korea’s Sunday test confirmed the reliability of cameras and data transmission units of the reconnaissance satellite that is being… 19.12.2022, Sputnik International 2022-12-19T04:36+0000 2022-12-19T04:36+0000 2022-12-19T04:36+0000 world … Read more

Judge to Rule if Jailed Black Revolutionary Mumia Abu Jamal Gets New Trial Amid Unearthed Evidence

Judge to Rule if Jailed Black Revolutionary Mumia Abu Jamal Gets New Trial Amid Unearthed Evidence

https://sputniknews.com/20221216/judge-to-rule-if-jailed-black-revolutionary-mumia-abu-jamal-gets-new-trial-amid-unearthed-evidence-1105533203.html Judge to Rule if Jailed Black Revolutionary Mumia Abu Jamal Gets New Trial Amid Unearthed Evidence Judge to Rule if Jailed Black Revolutionary Mumia Abu Jamal Gets New Trial Amid Unearthed Evidence The jailing of revolutionary figures from the Black and Native American liberation movements in US prisons on what activists say is shoddy … Read more

Pelosi hammer attack: California judge rules enough evidence against David DePape for trial

Pelosi hammer attack: California judge rules enough evidence against David DePape for trial

David DePape, the man accused of attacking House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s husband in October, was found fit for trial by a judge on Wednesday after several pieces of evidence were presented in a San Francisco Superior Court. DePape was arrested on Oct. 28 for allegedly attacking Paul Pelosi inside the San Francisco home he shares … Read more

These are the women expected to testify against Harvey Weinstein at his second sexual assault trial

CNN  —  Reporting five years ago on Harvey Weinstein’s alleged sexual abuse spurred women to speak publicly about their own experiences with sexual violence in what became known as the #MeToo movement. Now, in a Los Angeles courtroom, eight women are set to testify in a trial altogether similar to the one that led to … Read more

Kevin Spacey testifies in his defense in civil trial

CNN  —  Kevin Spacey has taken the stand as the first witness in his own defense in the sexual misconduct trial against him, brought by actor Anthony Rapp. In a response to the first question from his attorney, Chase Scolnick, Spacey said Rapp’s allegations are not true. Earlier, attorneys for actor Anthony Rapp finished presenting … Read more