Colombian prosecutors have charged a former detective from the country’s now dismantled security service with stealing money from her department and using it to pay bribes to employees of the Supreme Court in exchange for information about cases related to links between paramilitaries and public officials.
Russian legislators adopted on Wednesday a draft law that would allow authorities to seize the assets of individuals found guilty of “discrediting” or spreading “fake news” about the nation’s military forces.
Tech analysis showed that the phones of two Togolese reporters, currently on trial in a defamation case brought by a minister, showed traces of spyware typical of Pegasus, Reporters Without Borders (RSF) said.
A Boston appeals court revived Mexico's US$10 billion lawsuit against the U.S. arms industry on Monday, allowing the country to continue trying to hold gun producers responsible for facilitating the trafficking of their products to Mexico, thereby supplying drug cartels and other organized crime groups with weapons.
The Azerbaijani government has detained 10 journalists since November, accusing them of offenses such as smuggling foreign currency, hooliganism, or building a house without a permit. International press freedom watchdogs have deemed these charges "fabricated" and part of Baku's ongoing crackdown on media freedom.
European Union decision-makers approved restrictive measures against six individuals and five entities who have been supporting and profiting from the regime of Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad.
Vietnamese criminologists, investigators, judges, and prosecutors gathered last week to learn how to better combat cybercrime, which is on the rise in the country and might have globally achieved a market value in excess of the illicit drug economy.
A German national was arraigned Friday in U.S. federal court on securities fraud charges that implicate him as the head of a multi-million dollar cryptocurrency Ponzi scheme.
An environmental activist from Yemen filed a lawsuit against two oil companies at the International Criminal Court (“ICC”) in The Hague, Netherlands, claiming that their pollution has caused diseases among the population and that they should be tried for crimes against humanity.
Amnesty International has urged European authorities to immediately stop transferring refugees and asylum seekers from the North Caucasus back to Russia, as it directly exposes them to the risk of being recruited for the conflict in Ukraine.