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Belarus plane arrest activist Sofia Sapega sentenced to six years

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A woman who ran a Belarusian opposition messaging app channel and was arrested along with her activist boyfriend when an airliner they were on was forced to land in Belarus has been convicted of charges that included ...

California: kidnapper sentenced in case police first said was ‘Gone Girl’ hoax

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A man who sexually assaulted a northern California woman who was kidnapped from her home in what police initially thought was a hoax was sentenced on Friday to 31 years in state prison. Matthew Muller, already servin...

Disability carer sentenced to six years’ jail over death of Ann Marie Smith due to criminal neglect

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The carer who admitted the manslaughter of Adelaide woman Ann Marie Smith, who had cerebral palsy, has been jailed for at least five years and three months for her criminal neglect. Sentencing Rosa Maria Maione in the...

Judge orders new trial for US woman sentenced to six years for trying to register to vote

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A Memphis judge ordered a new trial for Pamela Moses, a woman who was sentenced to six years in prison for trying to register to vote. The case attracted national attention in recent weeks because of the severity of t...

Maëlys De Araujo: former French soldier sentenced life in prison for girl’s murder

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A former French soldier has been sentenced to life in prison for the murder of an eight-year-old girl he abducted from a wedding reception near Chambery in the French Alps, which had triggered a six-month police searc...

US woman to be sentenced after pleading guilty to child abuse that resulted in death

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A Colorado mother who faked her seven-year-old daughter’s illnesses until she eventually died will be sentenced on Wednesday after she pleaded guilty to child abuse resulting in death. Last month, Kelly Turner also ad...

The Black woman sentenced to six years in prison over a voting error

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Hello Fight to Vote readers, For the last few months, I’ve been following the case of Pamela Moses, a 44-year-old activist in Memphis who was convicted in November for trying to register to vote while she was ineligib...

Ghislaine Maxwell to be sentenced in New York in late June

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Ghislaine Maxwell is due to be sentenced in late June after her conviction last month on charges including sex trafficking and conspiracy relating to the recruitment of teenage girls for financier Jeffrey Epstein to ...

Aung San Suu Kyi sentenced to four years in prison for walkie-talkie and Covid rule breaches

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Aung San Suu Kyi has been sentenced to four years’ jail by a military court in Myanmar over various offences including illegal possession of walkie-talkies, the latest judgement in a series of cases that could lead to...

Man who breached quarantine and sparked Hobart lockdown sentenced to five months in jail

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A New South Wales man who absconded from hotel quarantine in Hobart and sparked a three-day lockdown across southern Tasmania has been sentenced to five months’ jail for breaching public health orders. Much of the isl...

Aung San Suu Kyi sentenced to four years in prison for incitement

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Aung San Suu Kyi has been jailed for four years for incitement and breaking a natural disasters law, according to reports, the first sentence to be handed down to Myanmar’s ousted leader since the junta seized power a...

Chef sentenced after one killed and 31 left ill by undercooked shepherd’s pie

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A church harvest supper at a village pub ended in tragedy when one of the congregation was killed and 31 others suffered food poisoning after eating a shepherd’s pie filled with mince that had been incorrectly prepare...

Lebanon sentenced me to 10 years in prison for helping sick Palestinian children – I consider my work a badge of honour

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I have never walked away from a fight involving the wellbeing of children. I have never abandoned the right for Palestinian health workers to train in Israel for the benefit of those same children. Why is this somethi...

The white supremacist student sentenced to read Austen and Dickens fits a grim pattern

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Read a book, as the old saying goes, and it will set you free. But even the power of literature surely has its limits, and this week a judge in Leicester tested them. Faced with a Nazi sympathiser convicted of downloa...

Australian engineer Robert Pether sentenced to five years in Iraqi prison after dispute with central bank

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The family of Australian engineer Robert Pether say they are “living in hell” after he was sentenced to five years in an Iraqi jail and fined $USD12m over a protracted business dispute between his employer and the cou...

Proud Boys leader sentenced to five months over weapons and burning BLM banner

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The leader of the Proud Boys extremist group was sentenced to more than five months in jail for burning a Black Lives Matter banner that had been torn down from a historic Black church in downtown Washington and for b...

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