Two Iranians at imminent danger of execution for consuming alcohol

Two people who were sentenced to death for consuming alcohol are at imminent danger of execution. According to the state run Iranian news agency ISNA Iranian Supreme court has approved the death sentence of two people who are sentenced to death for consuming alcohol for the third time. Quoting the head of the Iranian judiciary [...]

Egypt’s Constitutional Court cripples parliament and confirms that Shafiq is a lawful candidate

Egypt’s Supreme Constitutional Court (SCC) took two decisions on Thursday that effectively changed the political landscape and created a kind of constitutional labyrinth. It ruled that a third of parliament is unconstitutional (which effectively dissolves Parliament and returns legislative powers to the military) and it affirmed the legality of former Prime Minister Ahmed Shafiq’s bid [...]

Justice upside down: a new study on Israel’s military courts

Israel uses imprisonment as a tool to oppress Palestinians who fight for freedom and resist the occupation of their homeland. Numerous Palestinian human rights activists have been arrested and detained. Palestinians from the West Bank – including East Jerusalem – and Gaza are tried by Israeli military courts, despite international humanitarian law’s preference for impartial civilian courts. In a [...]

The Conclusions of the ICJ on the 8 December Trial (VIDEO)

The International Committe of Judicials, represented by Dr. J. Handmaker,  has published its findings and observations on the 11 May 2012 Trial, presided by Mrs C Valstein Montnor, president of the Court Martial, founded to try those individuals suspected of having committed crimes against humanity on 8 December 1982. The Main conclusions of the ICJ [...]

Judicial system in the new federal Nepal

“Justice must be served timely, efficiently and economically, within the social boundaries of accepting the norms and values, making people feel the presence of legality. If not then its effectiveness has no use.” Contemplating the sense of providing an equal and safe surrounding, and making an individual feel safe sound and secured is its ultimate [...]

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