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Punish the Canadian severely, Guantanamo court urged

Punish the Canadian severely, Guantanamo court urged

GUANTANAMO BAY: A prosecutor urged a US war crimes tribunal on Saturday to sentence a young Canadian and admitted al Qaeda murderer to 25 more years in prison and said anything less would give license to terrorists.
A military defense lawyer said defendant Omar Khadr, who was captured in a firefight in Afghanistan at age 15, had abandoned the jihadist teachings of his al Qaeda financier father, apologized to his victims and accepted responsibility for his actions.
He called

Iraq court sentences Tareq Aziz to death

Iraq’s supreme criminal court sentenced former deputy prime minister Tareq Aziz to death on Tuesday, the first death sentence handed down against the long-time international face of the Saddam Hussein regime.
“The supreme criminal court issued an execution order against Tareq Aziz for his role in eliminating religious parties,” state television reported. It said that the court also ordered death sentences against two other top Saddam lieutenants, former interior

Adnan wins court battle against ex-wife

The high court in Mumbai ruled in favour of Adnan Sami Khan and his wife Roya and denied his former wife Sabah Galadari possession and custody of the home that Adnan and Roya now occupy.
The court also refused Sabah’s plea that Roya be evicted from the home. After the ruling, Adnan said, “No, I don’t feel triumphant. Because the person who has lost the case happens to be someone who was once an integral part of my life.”
“Once Sabah started a fight to throw me

Court orders Iraqi parliament back to work

Iraq’s highest court ordered parliament to resume its work on Sunday, nearly eight months after inconclusive elections left the country without a new government.
Federal Supreme Court spokesman Abdul Sattar Bayrakdar said parliament was ordered to convene and choose a new speaker, the first step to forming a coalition in Iraq, which has been without a government since the March 7 polls.
“In a decision taken today, the supreme court ordered parliament to return

Wilders is dangerous, Muslims tell court

THE HAGUE: Muslims told judges trying anti-Islam MP Geert Wilders for hate speech Monday that he was dangerous, dividing a multicultural society that used to cohabit peacefully.
“Mr Wilders is a dangerous ideologist who has divided Dutch society,” Naoual Abaida, a trainee lawyer with a native Dutch mother and Moroccan father, told the court. “I am asking you to protect me as a Muslim and a Moroccan against Mr Wilders,” she said, referring to his “Islam-bashing” and “insulting,

BHC CJ praises construction of court library

There should be a pressure-free environment where litigants can seek justice easily, Balochistan High Court Chief Justice Qazi Faez Isa said while addressing an inauguration ceremony of a newly constructed library within the courts premises, on Tuesday.
Balochistan Bar Association President Baz Mohammad Kakar, High Bar Association President Hadi Shakeel and Balochistan Bar Council Vice Chairman Bilal Anwar Kasi were also present.
CJ Isa said that there should be

‘Merchant of Death’ appeals Thai court ruling: Lawyer

Alleged Russian arms dealer Viktor Bout on Friday appealed against a Thai court ruling that removed a major obstacle to his extradition to the United States, his lawyer said.
Thailand’s Criminal Court on Tuesday dismissed money-laundering and fraud charges against Bout that had been holding up his extradition, citing insufficient evidence.
In an apparent delaying tactic, Bout’s lawyer Lak Nittiwattanawichan said he had submitted an appeal against the decision, partly on the