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Five Sentenced to Death in Bangladesh for Killing of Blogger Avijit Roy

Five Sentenced to Death in Bangladesh for Killing of Blogger Avijit Roy

Five Sentenced to Death in Bangladesh for Killing of Blogger Avijit Roy Five Sentenced to Death in Bangladesh for Killing of Blogger Avijit Roy DHAKA, Bangladesh — A court in Bangladesh sentenced to death five members of an Islamist militant group on Tuesday for killing an American blogger critical of religious extremism six years ago. Avijit Roy, a United States …

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Peter Madsen, Killer of Kim Wall, Is Sentenced for a Jailbreak

Peter Madsen, Killer of Kim Wall, Is Sentenced for a Jailbreak

Peter Madsen, Killer of Kim Wall, Is Sentenced for a Jailbreak Peter Madsen, Killer of Kim Wall, Is Sentenced for a Jailbreak A Copenhagen court on Tuesday handed down a 21-month prison sentence to Peter Madsen, a Danish inventor convicted of murdering the Swedish journalist Kim Wall in 2017, for an attempted escape from jail last year. Mr. Madsen had …

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German Neo-Nazi Sentenced to Life for Murder of Merkel Ally

German Neo-Nazi Sentenced to Life for Murder of Merkel Ally

German Neo-Nazi Sentenced to Life for Murder of Merkel Ally German Neo-Nazi Sentenced to Life for Murder of Merkel Ally BERLIN — A court in Frankfurt convicted a German neo-Nazi of murdering a local politician and sentenced him to life in prison on Thursday for what the prosecutor called the country’s first political assassination by far-right extremists since the end …

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Ex-Coach Sentenced to 10 Years for Raping Star Skater

Ex-Coach Sentenced to 10 Years for Raping Star Skater

Ex-Coach Sentenced to 10 Years for Raping Star Skater Ex-Coach Sentenced to 10 Years for Raping Star Skater A former national speedskating coach in South Korea was sentenced on Thursday to more than a decade in prison on charges of raping an Olympic athlete. The coach, Cho Jae-beom, was accused of rape in 2019 by Shim Suk-hee, a two-time Olympic …

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Woman Is Sentenced to 43 Years for Criticizing Thai Monarchy

Woman Is Sentenced to 43 Years for Criticizing Thai Monarchy

Woman Is Sentenced to 43 Years for Criticizing Thai Monarchy Woman Is Sentenced to 43 Years for Criticizing Thai Monarchy BANGKOK — The onetime civil servant’s crime was to share audio clips on social media that were deemed critical of Thailand’s monarchy. The sentence, handed down on Tuesday by a criminal court in Bangkok, was more than 43 years in …

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Partner of Norwegian Ex-Minister Is Sentenced for Staging Attacks

Partner of Norwegian Ex-Minister Is Sentenced for Staging Attacks

Partner of Norwegian Ex-Minister Is Sentenced for Staging Attacks Partner of Norwegian Ex-Minister Is Sentenced for Staging Attacks OSLO — A Norwegian court on Friday sentenced the partner of a former minister to 20 months in prison after she was found guilty of endangering the country’s democracy by making up threats and vandalizing her own house and car in an …

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Hong Kong Protesters Who Fled by Boat Are Sentenced to Prison in China

Hong Kong Protesters Who Fled by Boat Are Sentenced to Prison in China

Hong Kong Protesters Who Fled by Boat Are Sentenced to Prison in China Hong Kong Protesters Who Fled by Boat Are Sentenced to Prison in China HONG KONG — A group of Hong Kong protesters who were arrested by the Chinese authorities while fleeing the city by speedboat were sentenced by a mainland court to between seven months and three …

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Chinese Citizen Journalist Sentenced to 4 Years for Covid Reporting

Chinese Citizen Journalist Sentenced to 4 Years for Covid Reporting

Chinese Citizen Journalist Sentenced to 4 Years for Covid Reporting Chinese Citizen Journalist Sentenced to 4 Years for Covid Reporting In protest of her arrest and indictment, Ms. Zhang had begun a prolonged hunger strike, her lawyers said. In response, the authorities force-fed her through a feeding tube and restrained her hands so she could not pull it out. Updated  …

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German White Supremacist Is Sentenced to Life in Prison

German White Supremacist Is Sentenced to Life in Prison

German White Supremacist Is Sentenced to Life in Prison German White Supremacist Is Sentenced to Life in Prison “You showed no indication of remorse, on the contrary, you repeatedly made clear that you wanted to continue your fight,” the judge said, explaining the decision for the severity of the sentence. “Consequently, we have decided that society must be protected from …

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Gunman Sentenced to Life in Prison for 2015 Attack on Paris-Bound Train

Gunman Sentenced to Life in Prison for 2015 Attack on Paris-Bound Train

Gunman Sentenced to Life in Prison for 2015 Attack on Paris-Bound Train Gunman Sentenced to Life in Prison for 2015 Attack on Paris-Bound Train PARIS — Four men involved in a terrorist attack on a Paris-bound train in 2015 that was foiled only by the courageous action of other passengers were convicted of attempting murder, complicity and criminal terrorist association, …

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