Hong Kong Activist Joshua Wong Arrives at Court to Contest Election Disqualification

Pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong arrives at Hong Kong’s High Court to contest his disqualification from district elections last year. “It’s time to let the world to know that how Beijing rule by the hardline crackdown instead of rule by law,” said Wong. Hong Kong authorities also drew new red lines on the limits of dissent … Read more Hong Kong Activist Joshua Wong Arrives at Court to Contest Election Disqualification

Tokyo warns of ‘serious situation’ with Seoul over WWII forced labor ruling

Japan is warning against any move to require its companies to pay for forced labor during World War Two, calling it a “serious situation.” Meanwhile, the Korean assets of a Japanese steelmaker face liquidation after a ruling from South Korea’s High Court. Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download our APP on Apple Store (iOS): … Read more Tokyo warns of ‘serious situation’ with Seoul over WWII forced labor ruling

Hong Kong Democracy Activists Return to Court For 2019 Protests

Hong Kong lawmaker Lee Cheuk-yan speaks as he and other pro-democracy activists face charges of illegal protests last year. “We are exercising our rights and very clearly United Nations Human Rights Committee said that there’s no need to notify,” said Lee, before entering the High Court of HKSAR. Subscribe to our YouTube channel: https://bit.ly/2TwO8Gm QUICKTAKE … Read more Hong Kong Democracy Activists Return to Court For 2019 Protests

Najib Conviction Bolsters Malaysia Leader’s Hopes of Staying On

The guilty verdict against former prime minister Najib Razak in the first of the 1MDB trials could strengthen the current government’s hand after months of political turmoil. Najib faces at least 12 years in prison after the High Court on Tuesday found him guilty of all seven charges in a case involving millions he received … Read more Najib Conviction Bolsters Malaysia Leader’s Hopes of Staying On

Johnny Depp ‘is no wife beater’, his lawyers tell High Court in Amber Heard libel case | ITV News

Johnny Depp is “no wife beater” and it is his ex-wife, Amber Heard, who was the “abuser” in the relationship, the actor’s lawyers have told the High Court. Recordings between the couple show that the Aquaman actress has a “propensity for violence”, the Hollywood star’s legal team alleged. In closing submissions on the final day … Read more Johnny Depp ‘is no wife beater’, his lawyers tell High Court in Amber Heard libel case | ITV News

Ex-Malaysian PM Najib Faces 12 Years After Guilty Verdict in Ex-1MDB Unit Trial

A Malaysia court sentenced former prime minister Najib Razakto 12 years imprisonment after ruling him guilty in the first of a series of trials linked to 1MDB. Najib was guilty Tuesday of all seven charges in the case involving 42 million ringgit ($10 million) of funds deposited in his personal accounts from a former unit of … Read more Ex-Malaysian PM Najib Faces 12 Years After Guilty Verdict in Ex-1MDB Unit Trial

Malaysia’s Former PM Najib Found Guilty on 1 Charge in 1MDB Unit Trial

A Malaysia court has ruled former prime minister Najib Razak guilty in the first verdict to come in the series of trials linked to 1MDB. Najib was guilty Tuesday of one count of abuse of power in the case involving 42 million ringgit ($10 million) of funds deposited in his personal accounts from a former … Read more Malaysia’s Former PM Najib Found Guilty on 1 Charge in 1MDB Unit Trial

Tear-gassed detainees apply for compensation again | ABC News

After last month’s High Court ruling found in their favour, the young people tear-gassed in Darwin’s Don Dale youth detention centre have again applied for compensation. The case returned to court today, where the former detainees’ lawyers said the young men each deserved a quarter of a million dollars. Read more here: https://www.abc.net.au/news/ For more … Read more Tear-gassed detainees apply for compensation again | ABC News

Johnny Depp’s lawyers say video shows Amber Heard ‘attacked’ sister

Previously unseen reality TV footage of Amber Heard’s sister after she was allegedly attacked by the actress has been shown to the High Court. Johnny Depp’s lawyers said the video contradicts evidence given by Whitney Henriquez that Ms Heard had never been violent towards her. Ms Henriquez denied giving false evidence and said the fight … Read more Johnny Depp’s lawyers say video shows Amber Heard ‘attacked’ sister

Video shows ‘Amber Heard beat up her sister Whitney’, High Court told

Whitney Henriquez was accused of lying under oath about whether her sister was violent towards her after the video was shown to the High Court on Friday. It showed friends of Ms Henriquez gathered with her around a poolside, asking whether her sister had beaten her up and looking at apparent bruises on her face … Read more Video shows ‘Amber Heard beat up her sister Whitney’, High Court told

Erdogan Visits Hagia Sophia Before First Muslim Prayers Following Its Reconversion into a Mosque

Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan visited the Hagia Sophia on Thursday as the Istanbul landmark prepared for the first Muslim prayers following its conversion back into a mosque after 86 years as a museum. Joined by a large entourage, the Turkish leader paid a surprise visit to inspect final preparations at the structure, including the … Read more Erdogan Visits Hagia Sophia Before First Muslim Prayers Following Its Reconversion into a Mosque

First Tasmanian all female team of lawyers appeal to the High Court may not happen | ABC News

It was supposed to be a Tasmanian, if not Australian first, an all female team of lawyers taking a criminal appeal to the High Court of Australia. But now the Legal Aid Commission has indicated they may not be up to the task. Tasmanian defence lawyers Kim Baumeler and Phillippa Willshire have been granted special … Read more First Tasmanian all female team of lawyers appeal to the High Court may not happen | ABC News

‘He’s nuts mom’: Amber Heard shared fears about Johnny Depp in 2013 | ABC News

Actor Amber Heard texted her mother in 2013 that she was heartbroken to discover her then boyfriend, Johnny Depp, became violent and abusive when high on drugs and alcohol, likening him to Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde. The texts were read to the High Court in London, where Ms Heard was giving evidence on behalf … Read more ‘He’s nuts mom’: Amber Heard shared fears about Johnny Depp in 2013 | ABC News

Johnny Depp libel trial: Heard’s text to mother, ‘he’s nuts mum, violent and crazy’

In her evidence to the High Court in London, Amber Heard has discussed the texts she sent to her mother about her relationship with Depp, describing him as a ‘monster’. It’s the thirteenth day of Johnny Depp’s libel action against the publishers of The Sun newspaper. He strongly denies any allegations of abuse. SUBSCRIBE to … Read more Johnny Depp libel trial: Heard’s text to mother, ‘he’s nuts mum, violent and crazy’

BREAKING: Amber Heard tells the court that Johnny Depp ‘threw bottles like grenades’ at her

Amber Heard has claimed Johnny Depp hurled “30 or so glass bottles” at her “like grenades”, during a “three-day hostage situation” she alleges took place in Australia in March 2015. The actress gave evidence for a third day at the High Court in London on Wednesday, with other witnesses including her former make-up artist – … Read more BREAKING: Amber Heard tells the court that Johnny Depp ‘threw bottles like grenades’ at her