Ghislaine Maxwell charged with grooming girls for Jeffrey Epstein – BBC News

The British socialite, Ghislaine Maxwell, has appeared in court in America, just hours after she was arrested by the FBI. The 58-year-old has been charged with grooming girls for her former boyfriend, the convicted paedophile Jeffrey Epstein, and repeatedly lying about it. Prosecutors claim that Ghislaine Maxwell helped Epstein to exploit underage girls, some of … Read more Ghislaine Maxwell charged with grooming girls for Jeffrey Epstein – BBC News

Maya Moore is the definition of a role model – Brian Windhorst | The Jump

Brian Windhorst and Kendrick Perkins join Rachel Nichols on The Jump to discuss WNBA star Maya Moore having inmate Jonathan Irons released from prison after being wrongfully convicted in 1998. #TheJump #WNBA Subscribe to ESPN+ https://plus.espn.com/ Get the ESPN App: http://www.espn.com/espn/apps/espn Subscribe to ESPN on YouTube: http://es.pn/SUBSCRIBEtoYOUTUBE Subscribe to NBA on ESPN on YouTube: http://bit.ly/SUBSCRIBEtoNBAonESPN … Read more Maya Moore is the definition of a role model – Brian Windhorst | The Jump

Tunisian blogger faces up to 3 years of prison for blasphemy in freedom of speech trial

Coronavirus, corona, covid, covid-19, covid_19, covid19, confinement, lockdown, epidemic, pandemic, WHO, health, contamination, hospital, care, healthcare, doctors, depression, infections, Tunisia, emna, chargui, tunis, trial, justice, freedom, speech, quran, cartoon, social, media, death, threat, religion, prophet, blasphemy, blogger, young, NGO, Amnesty, international Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest … Read more Tunisian blogger faces up to 3 years of prison for blasphemy in freedom of speech trial

Tunisian blogger’s trial for blasphemy to open, raises free speech questions

Concerns over freedom of speech rise in Tunisia, as the trial of a 27-year old blogger gets underway. Emna Chargui could get up to 3 years of prison for sharing an image on social media that mocks the Quran, as France 24’s Fadil Aliriza reports from Tunis. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 … Read more Tunisian blogger’s trial for blasphemy to open, raises free speech questions

Hong Kong police fire tear gas and pepper pellets as over 300 protesters are arrested

Hong Kong police have arrested over 300 people as crowds took to the streets to protest against a new national security law. Police used pepper pellets and tear gas to disperse demonstrators. Several arrests were made for violations of the new security law, which punishes crimes of secession, subversion, terrorism and collusion with foreign forces … Read more Hong Kong police fire tear gas and pepper pellets as over 300 protesters are arrested

What Does Hong Kong’s National Security Law Mean?

What is the new law in Hong Kong? What changes with the new national security law and who does it affect? The made-in-China law is keeping Hongkongers guessing whether they’re guilty. Bloomberg reporters Karen Leigh and Iain Marlow discuss with QuickTake’s Kurumi Mori. Join in live to hear your questions answered. Chinese officials have described … Read more What Does Hong Kong’s National Security Law Mean?

UK summons Chinese ambassador over ‘concern’ on new Hong Kong security law | ITV News

The Foreign Office has summoned the Chinese ambassador to make clear the UK’s “concern” over the new Hong Kong national security law. Liu Xiaoming was called to a meeting where the Foreign Office’s permanent secretary Sir Simon McDonald said the imposition of the legislation breaches the Sino-British Joint Declaration. The meeting comes just hours after … Read more UK summons Chinese ambassador over ‘concern’ on new Hong Kong security law | ITV News

Bosnian Leader Alija Izetbegovic: From Prisoner to President (Part 2) | Al Jazeera World

After Yugoslavia fell apart in the early 1990s and descended into a bitter regional conflict, Alija Izetbegovic fought for the survival of his country and people. The first president of the independent Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Izetbegovic was no stranger to controversy and had served five years of a 14-year prison sentence in the … Read more Bosnian Leader Alija Izetbegovic: From Prisoner to President (Part 2) | Al Jazeera World

Hong Kong Makes First Arrest Under New National Security Law

Hong Kong police made their first arrest under sweeping national security legislation that has dramatically curtailed dissent in the city — less than 24 hours after Chinese lawmakers handed it down. Earlier in the day, Chief Executive Carrie Lam called the law the “most important development” in relations between Hong Kong and China since the … Read more Hong Kong Makes First Arrest Under New National Security Law

Hong Kongers march in defiance of harsh national security laws

Pro-democracy protestors in Hong Kong took to the streets Wednesday, despite the threat of strict punishments as part of a range of national security laws imposed by Beijing earlier in the week. Crimes of secession, subversion, terrorism, and collusion with foreign forces will be punished with up to life in prison, the law also allowing … Read more Hong Kongers march in defiance of harsh national security laws

Hong Kong arrests dozens as ‘anti-protest’ law kicks in – BBC News

Dozens of people have been arrested in Hong Kong, including a man carrying a pro-independence flag, after a new “anti-protest” law imposed by Beijing came into effect, officials say. Police have used pepper spray to disperse some protesters gathered to mark 23 years since British rule ended. The national security law targets secession, subversion and … Read more Hong Kong arrests dozens as ‘anti-protest’ law kicks in – BBC News

BREAKING: Arrest as China enacts tough Hong Kong security law

The first arrest has been made in Hong Kong as China enacts tough new security laws. Now anyone found guilty of secession, subversion and terrorism could face life in prison. The law can also be used against people who are not permanent residents of Hong Kong and will ban anyone found guilty of the four … Read more BREAKING: Arrest as China enacts tough Hong Kong security law

China Holds Hong Kong National Security Law Briefing As U.S. Rolls Back Special Trade Status

China released the details of its sweeping national security legislation for Hong Kong, as the U.S. took steps to roll back its special trade status and privileges that help maintain the former British colony’s status as an international commercial hub. The legislation, which was published in full only as it took effect, called for sentences … Read more China Holds Hong Kong National Security Law Briefing As U.S. Rolls Back Special Trade Status

Hong Kong Leader Says Security Law ‘Most Important Development’

Chief Executive Carrie Lam called sweeping new national security legislation the “most important development” in relations between Hong Kong and China since the city’s handover. The law came into force just ahead of the July 1 anniversary of Hong Kong’s return to China from British rule in 1997, a symbolic occasion usually marked by mass … Read more Hong Kong Leader Says Security Law ‘Most Important Development’

Former Atlanta Police Officer Who Killed Rayshard Brooks Will Be Granted Bond: Judge

A judge on Tuesday ruled that the former Atlanta police officer who fatally shot Rayshard Brooks can be free on bond while his case is pending. Fulton County Superior Court Judge Jane Barwick set a bond of $500,000 for Garrett Rolfe, who faces charges including felony murder in the killing of Brooks, a 27-year-old Black … Read more Former Atlanta Police Officer Who Killed Rayshard Brooks Will Be Granted Bond: Judge