Human Rights & Public Liberties

Human Rights & Public Liberties

Newsletter
Published on: 13 Jan, 2021

Courts and Justice

George Floyd murder

Derek Chauvin, the white former Minneapolis police officer convicted of killing George Floyd, a Black man, was sentenced to 22 1/2 years in prison Friday. Chauvin, ..

Published on: 27 June, 2021

Why has Spain released Catalan separatist leaders from jail?

Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez pardons politicians and activists jailed for the 2017 secession referendum.

Published on: 24 June, 2021

San Suu Kyi trial

The charges against her include illegally importing handheld radios, breaking COVID-19 protocols, and illegally accepting gold and payments of about $600,000.

Published on: 14 June, 2021

‘No gleaming success’: Special Tribunal for Lebanon to close because of funding shortage

The Special Tribunal for Lebanon (STL), established to try those who carried out the 2005 attack which killed former prime minister of Lebanon, Rafik Hariri, ..

Published on: 13 June, 2021

Trial in absentia for the murder of Italian academic Giulio Regeni in Egypt in 2016

Giulio Regeni’s beaten and bloodied body was discovered in February 2016, dumped in a ditch at the side of a road heading to Alexandria.

Published on: 25 May, 2021

Spain/Around 8,000 people have crossed into Ceuta

Dozens have also reached Melilla, Spain’s other enclave. The European Union is urging Morocco to stop them. The Spanish government’s already sent back many of ..

Published on: 20 May, 2021

The Presidential Commission on the Supreme Court of the United States

The commission will look at the public debate for and against Supreme Court reform.

Published on: 19 May, 2021