Romania Ex-President Faces Fresh Trial for 1989 Revolution Crimes
The former president of Romania, Ion Iliescu, faces trial once again in the case of the 1989 Romanian Revolution, which overthrew the communist dictator Nicolae Ceausescu after military prosecutors re-sent the case file to the court.
Conviction Challenged in ‘Sarajevo Romeo and Juliet’ Case
The defence lawyer for Veljko Papic, the wartime commander of the Third Company of the Bosnian Serb Army's Sarajevo-Romanija Corps' First Battalion, told BIRN that an appeal has been filed against the verdict jailing him for two years for crimes against the civilian population in Sarajevo in 1993 and 1994.
The prosecution has also appealed, asking for a longer sentence.
Bulgaria: Ivan Geshev remains Prosecutor General with only 2 Votes "In Favor" of his Removal
The Supreme Judicial Council (SJC) refused to prematurely terminate the mandate of the Prosecutor General. Only two of the members of the Supreme Court - Atanaska Disheva and Olga Kerelska - were "in favor" of the removal of Ivan Geshev, all the other 16 voted "against" and so he remains in his post. The Prosecutor General did not participate in the vote.
Pope Francis on abortion: “Is it right to eliminate a human life to resolve a problem? It’s a human life — that’s science”
He said he respected the Supreme Court’s decision on Roe v. Wade
New York moves to enshrine abortion rights in state constitution
The US state of New York moved to enshrine abortion rights and access to contraception in its constitution on July 1, becoming a vanguard in the pushback against a seismic ruling by the country's Supreme Court that upended reproductive rights nationwide.
Court leaves dwindling paths for Biden’s climate mission
More than 500 days into his presidency, Joe Biden's hope for saving the Earth from the most devastating effects of climate change may not be dead.
But it's not far from it.
Christian Bakers who faced $135K in penalties for refusing to make wedding cake for lesbian couple plan to relaunch business
The Kleins are raising funds to start a new business while their case is potentially headed toward the Supreme Court
Top court rejects Janša appeal against statute-barring of Patria case
Ljubljana – The Constitutional Court has rejected an appeal by former PM Janez Janša against the statute barring of the Patria defence deal bribery case. While Janša felt denied a chance to prove his innocence, the top court claims he had no legal interest, as statute barring is fully equivalent to an acquittal, meaning he is considered innocent.
Kosovo Arrest of War Crime Suspect Angers Serbia
The Kosovo prosecution said on Monday that police have arrested a man identified only by the initials M.D. on suspicion of committing war crimes in the Peja/Pec region of Kosovo in May 1999.
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Biden on the Abolition of Abortion Rights in the US: A Tragic Mistake
US President Joe Biden described as a "tragic mistake" the decision of the country's Supreme Court to revoke the right to abortion, approved 50 years ago.