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6 months’ jail for Malaysian who overstayed in Singapore for 23...

Court is told man's sole intention was to take care of his wife and children.

Lula drops release petition to avoid ruling on eligibility

The top electoral court is expected to invalidate his candidacy when it is registered on the Aug. 15 deadline and the party has picked former Sao Paulo mayor Fernando Haddad as running mate to stand in for Lula if needed.

Former Hong Kong leader hospitalised after misconduct jailing

The 73-year-old, who held the leadership post of chief executive for seven years from 2005, is the most senior city official ever to be convicted in a criminal trial and the highest-ranking one to be put behind bars.

Indian child killer sentenced to death shortly after arrest, fear over...

The pace of the trial, the intensifying push for speedy hearings in rape cases, and questions about the legal defence provided to Gadke – who pleaded not guilty - have raised concerns among some legal rights advocates.

CIJ slams conviction of activist for screening documentary

The Centre for Independent Journalism says conviction of Lena Hendry demonstrates the targeting of civil society for promoting discussions on human rights.

Rights groups rail against activist’s conviction for screening film

Suaram condemns attempt to punish Lena Hendry for simply screening a documentary on the Sri Lankan civil war while Human Rights Watch alleges political motivation.

Man who stabbed mum charged with murder

Rahmat Shahir faces mandatory death sentence if he is convicted of the charge.