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Ellen Kennedy: Starvation: a war crime

Pioneer Press 22 Jul 2024
Ukraine, Gaza, and Ethiopia provide examples. Ukraine. Human rights lawyers have accused Russia of intentionally starving the civilians of Mariupol as a method of warfare during its 85-day siege in 2022 (CNN, 6-13-2024).

Canadian athletes have mixed feelings over Russians competing in Paris

TSN Canada 21 Jul 2024
The curtain had barely come down on the 2022 Winter Olympic Games in Beijing when Russia invaded Ukraine with Belarusian support ... There is evidence of the Russian government using athletes to validate their operations in Ukraine.

Pulitzer-winning author Anne Applebaum: ‘Often, for autocrats, the second time in power is worse’

The Observer 21 Jul 2024
Three years on, with wars in Ukraine and Gaza further fomenting those forces, with the real prospect of a second Trump presidency, Applebaum has published a book-length version of her thesis.

Ukrainian Bar Association publishes second result of monitoring war crimes trials

Jurist 18 Jul 2024
This project aims to suggest improvements to war crimes trials in Ukraine amid Russia’s ongoing offensive in the country ... This second investigation was executed from December 2023 to May 2024 by the Association of Lawyers of Ukraine.

Boyfriend nails his girlfriend to a wooden plank in

The Daily Mail 18 Jul 2024
... his war against Ukraine, and so is unlikely to spend much time in jail ... Shchegolikhin's lawyer Olga Polishchuk confirmed they would appeal the verdict and that he is going to fight the war in Ukraine.

A ‘tribunal for Putin’ from a Nobel Prize-winning Ukrainian rights defender

Al Jazeera 15 Jul 2024
We’re lawyers’ ... As of June, hundreds of the centre’s volunteers and staffers had documented 72,000 alleged war crimes Russian servicemen committed in Ukraine – but their ultimate goal goes far beyond the records ... We’re lawyers,” Matviichuk said.

Ukraine seizes cargo ship, detains captain for exporting ‘looted’ grain

Dawn 12 Jul 2024
Ukraine ... Our lawyers are now pursuing the case.” Russian forces have occupied large parts of Ukraine’s southern agricultural regions and Kyiv has accused Russia of stealing and destroying its grain.

The Week In Russia: MH17 And The Children's Hospital

Beijing News 12 Jul 2024
... in part from comments in which he accused the 'dictatorial regime in the Kremlin' of committing war crimes in Ukraine, was kept from seeing lawyers for a week this month, raising fears for his life.

Palestinian lawyer Raji Sourani: ‘You cannot act like ancient Rome ... We are not the slaves of the 21st century’

The Irish Times 11 Jul 2024
International law cannot be applied “selectively” to Ukraine while Palestine remains under “prolonged, belligerent criminal occupation” and where war crimes are “not accountable”, a leading Palestinian human rights lawyer has said.

Russia court rejects appeal by jailed rights advocate Oleg Orlov

Al Jazeera 11 Jul 2024
Oleg Orlov, a Russian human rights campaigner, has lost an appeal against his imprisonment for criticising the war in Ukraine ... state and pointing to the “mass” killing of civilians in Ukraine.

Kremlin critic Kara-Murza's health 'relatively stable' in a prison hospital, his lawyer says

Newsday 10 Jul 2024
His arrest in April 2022, weeks after Russia invaded Ukraine, came as authorities ratcheted up their crackdown on dissent to levels unseen since Soviet times. His lawyers tried to visit him last Thursday in Penal Colony No.

Jury is seated in Alec Baldwin's involuntary manslaughter trial in New Mexico

Springfield News-Sun 10 Jul 2024
Baldwin, the star of “30 Rock” and “The Hunt for Red October” and a major Hollywood figure for 35 years, sat in the courtroom with a team of four of his lawyers, dressed in a gray suit, dark tie, white shirt with glasses and neatly combed hair.

Russia court sentences prominent playwright and theater director for 6 years over play ‘justifying terrorism’

Jurist 09 Jul 2024
... in an unfair trial that is blatant retaliation against Berkovich for speaking out against Russia’s war on Ukraine.” Berkovich and Petriychuk’s defense lawyer will appeal the verdict.

2 Russian Women Found Guilty of ‘Justifying Terrorism’ for Their Play

New York Times 08 Jul 2024
The women were sentenced to six years in prison, a stark indication of the increasing suppression of free speech since Russia’s attack on Ukraine, their lawyers and critics say ... .

Keir Starmer: Britain's methodical new leader

The Moore County News Press 05 Jul 2024
Britain's new prime minister Keir Starmer is an ex-human rights lawyer and public prosecutor who will have to focus his relentless work ethic and methodical mind on fixing the country ... - Top lawyer -.

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