Egypt’s former president Hosni Mubarak was transferred from an army hospital back to prison on Thursday, where he will await a retrial on May 11 over his role in the death of protesters during the uprising that deposed him in 2011.
France’s Christine Lagarde, who took over as head of the IMF in 2011 after Dominique Strauss-Khan stepped down, was summoned to appear before a court investigating alleged corruption during her time as a finance minister, her lawyer said on Thursday.
A Pakistani court ordered the arrest of former military ruler Pervez Musharraf on Thursday, who stands accused of treason. Musharraf and his security team fled the scene as one of his lawyers announced they would appeal the decision.
It is set to be one of the biggest and most expensive court cases in French legal history, as directors of French breast implant manufacturer PIP go on trial for allegedly using sub-standard materials. The case involves some 5,000 plaintiffs.
How to hunt down dictators and bring them to Justice? Marc Perelman puts the question to Reed Brody, spokesperson for Human Rights who works as lead counsel for the victims in the case of the exiled former dictator of Chad, Hissène Habré and Jean-Claude "Baby Doc" Duvalier.
Carl Pistorius, the elder brother of South African athlete Oscar Pistorius, faces trial for the death of a motorcyclist in 2008, the family said on Sunday. The charges are unrelated to Oscar Pistorius’ murder trial.
A South African court granted Oscar Pistorius bail Friday, as the athlete awaits trial after being accused of murdering his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. Prosecutors say he is a cold-blooded killer, but his lawyers argue the shooting was an accident.
A judge is set to rule on Friday whether to grant bail to paralympian Oscar Pistorius, charged with the murder of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp. Prosecutors say he is a cold-blooded killer while his own lawyers claim the shooting was accidental.