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Award-winning Iranian filmmaker could face 6-yr jail term – Syrian opposition filmmaker ‘stabbed in Istanbul’

PARIS, Oct 11, (Agencies): An award-winning Iranian director accused by authorities in his homeland of anti-regime propaganda could face up to six years in jail, his film distribution company said Tuesday. Mohammad Rasoulof, who was jailed on similar charges in 2010, had his passport confiscated at Tehran airport on Sept …

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Train dispatcher in Germany jailed over crash that killed 12

BERLIN (AP) — A train dispatcher in Germany has been convicted of negligent homicide and bodily harm over his role in the collision of two commuter trains in Bavaria earlier this year that killed 12 people. He has been sentenced to 3 ½ years in prison. The dispatcher, identified only …

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Bangladesh pro-opposition editor released from jail

Dhaka, Nov 23, 2016 (AFP) – Prominent Bangladeshi pro-opposition newspaper editor Mahmudur Rahman was released on Wednesday after spending more than three years in jail on charges of sedition and inciting religious tension. Rahman, 63, who faces charges in a multitude of cases from torching vehicles to a plot to …

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117 yrs in jail

KUWAIT CITY, July 3: Police have arrested an unidentified person who had been sentenced in absentia to a total of 117 years imprisonment, says a press release issued by the Ministry of Interior. The press release said the man had been sentenced on four different occasions for committing criminal offences …

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Minister’s jail sentence suspended in prior case

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 28: The Misdemeanor Court sentenced Minister of Public Works, Electricity and Water Ahmad Al-Jassar to two years in jail, fined him KD 20,000 to suspend implementation of the verdict and ordered his dismissal. The verdict against the minister and 14 other suspects came after a petition was …

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