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Pakistani jailed 5 years for insulting Islamic figure on Facebook

Case the first to be tried under hate speech section of cybercrime laws passed in 2016.

Iran president’s brother starts 5-year jail term, says report

Hossein Fereydoun ordered to pay a fine, as well as bribes he was convicted of receiving.

Singapore jails drunk N. Zealander for biting policewoman

27-year-old to serve 26-week sentence after pleading guilty to causing hurt to public servant.

Russians set to rally to demand release of jailed protesters

It has been authorised by the Moscow mayor's office, meaning mass detentions by police are less likely to happen.

Malaysian who installed camera in US plane toilet jailed 2 months,...

Choon Ping Lee was also fined RM25,270 by a judge in Houston yesterday.

Court quashes 6-year jail term of office boy for carrying knife...

Judge Ab Karim Ab Rahman says the conviction of V Goby is not safe due to conflicting evidence by the arresting officer and a policeman.

Ex-flight attendant faces longer jail term for smuggling heroin to Australia

Australian authorities appeal against imprisonment of five years and six months, saying it is too lenient.

Road bully jailed 12 months for smashing windscreen with helmet

The offence was caught on a dashcam camera and the video recording went viral on social media.

Vietnamese poachers could spend 12 years in jail if fine not...

The court has taken cognizance of the government’s seriousness in protecting wildlife by imposing a fine of RM1.56 million, the highest ever involving a wildlife crime, says A Srimurugan.

College student who rammed into traffic cop jailed 3 months

A video of the KL accident has gone viral on social media.

Iran human rights lawyer sentenced to 38 years, 148 lashes

Her husband says the sentence is unusually harsh even for Tehran which cracks down hard on dissent and regularly imposes death sentences for some crimes.

Nissan director’s wife says Christmas day release a possibility

Kelly, who was arrested along with Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn on Nov. 19, may be able to communicate with his family soon.

Trader gets 30 months’ jail for planning pre-National Day attacks

He was going to use home-made smoke bombs on a transvestite haven, a beer factory and gaming machines in Melaka.

FBI leaker jailed for 4 years

A former FBI agent who leaked internal documents showing how the agency used racial profiling in counter-terror investigations was sentenced to four years in prison Thursday.

Vietnam blogger sentenced again after Facebook posts

At least 55 dissidents have been jailed in Vietnam this year according to an AFP tally, a spike from 29 arrested last year as reported by Amnesty International.

Election returning officer jailed 3 months for contempt

He is found guilty of contempt of court for coaching a witness in an election petition brought by PKR candidate Dr Streram Sinnasamy.

Bill Cosby seeks new sexual assault trial, reduced prison sentence

Even if the judge rejects their request for a new trial, the attorneys say his sentence should be vacated and reduced.

S. Korea ex-president jailed for 15 years over corruption

Lee was also found guilty of accepting nearly six billion won from Samsung Electronics in return for a presidential pardon for its chairman Lee Kun-hee, who was jailed for tax evasion.

2 men jailed 3 years for planning attack on JB building

The Islamic State militant group supporters had targeted building as it was symbol of group propagating a deviant ideology.

Former Mexican state governor sentenced to 9 years in jail

Elected governor in 2010, he is alleged to have acquired luxury properties in Mexico and abroad, defrauding taxpayers of sums some estimates put in the hundreds of millions of dollars, and using shell companies to transfer and hide public funds.

Bill Cosby jailed for up to 10 years for sexual assault

More than 50 women have accused Cosby of sexual abuse going back decades, with most complaints too old to prosecute.

Aussie filmmaker freed from Cambodia prison arrives in Sydney

In a letter to Hun Sen last month, the filmmaker apologised for statements to media that were disrespectful to the long-serving prime minister.

Anger as Turkey jails 24 over Istanbul airport protests

Activists said that the authorities should be listening to the workers' grievances rather than jailing them as work continues at breakneck speed to ensure the facility is finished on time.

Bangladeshi with 14 passports jailed, fined RM30,000

He also pleads guilty to charges of violating his social visit pass and for attempting to forge either a visa, permit or pass under the Immigration Act.

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