Lesotho Prime Minister Thomas Thabane was meant to face murder charges for the 2017 killing of his ex-wife Lipolelo Thabane… but he skipped trial, travelling instead to South Africa. The PM’s office says he’s there for medical reasons – but police have warned that if he attempts to flee justice, they’ll issue an arrest warrant. Subscribe to France 24 … Read more Lesotho PM no-show in court as murder charges loom
This week, we’re focusing on France’s justice system. We tell you more about a profession that’s up in arms. The government’s unpopular pension reform plan has led lawyers to go on a rare, nationwide strike. But the walk-out over pension reform is just the tip of a bigger iceberg. The government has been making its … Read more Modern justice in France: Trials and tribulations of a revamp
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Donald Trump’s longtime Adviser Roger Stone was sentenced to 40 months in a case that has roiled the Justice Department and drawn the US president’s ire. Stone was convicted on charges including lying to a congressional panel investigating Russian interference in the 2016 United States presidential election. Claire Finkelstein, faculty director of the Centre for … Read more Trump ally Roger Stone sentenced to 40 months in prison
Is Lebanon heading for a debt default? As a major payment deadline approaches, we look at the causes of the country’s financial crisis. Also, which countries are doing the most to help the globe’s richest citizens hide and launder money? We talk to John Christensen, co-founder of the Tax Justice Network, which has just released its … Read more Lebanon’s cash crisis: Is the country heading for a default?
This week, the Sudanese government and rebel groups extended a deadline for a peace deal to end conflicts in the Darfur region and other parts of the country. Months of negotiations looked closer than ever to a resolution as the government announced last week that it had agreed to allow ex-president Omar al-Bashir and others … Read more 🇸🇩 Sudan: What would justice for Darfur look like? | The Stream
US Attorney General William Barr is reported to be considering stepping down over conflicts with President Donald Trump. The revelation comes as the US Justice Department is locked in a dispute with an association of judges over the handling of the trial of Trump’s former adviser, Roger Stone. Stone was among several former Trump aides … Read more US attorney general ‘considers resignation’ over Trump tweets
Thousands in Mexico City came out to demand justice for, and to lay to rest, a seven-year-old girl. Fatima was abducted on Feburary 11, and then tortured and murdered. Her case has created national outrage and added to an ongoing movement protesting the abuse and killing of women and girls in Mexico. An average of … Read more Femicides and child funeral in mexico
Attorney General William Barr has told people he’s considered resigning over President Donald Trump’s interference with Justice Department matters, particularly the President’s tweets, according to a source close to the situation. While it’s not clear if Barr is serious about potentially resigning or looking to send Trump a message, those discussions punctuate a palpable tension … Read more Barr considered resigning over Trump interference, sources say
Donald Trump has falsely claimed he is ‘the chief law enforcement officer’ in the US. The chief law enforcement officer in the country is actually the attorney general, William Barr. Barr recently requested that Trump stop tweeting about about the justice department because it makes it ‘impossible for me to do my job’.