ICC sentences Jean-Pierre Bemba to jail

 The International Criminal Court on Monday sentenced Congolese politician Jean-Pierre Bemba to a 300,000 euro fine and a 12 month sentence for witness tampering, but his sentence was reduced to zero due to time served. Bemba was acquitted of war crimes on appeal in June but was convicted on the lesser charge of witness tampering […]

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Egypt court sentences ousted President Mohammed Morsi 3 years in jail over insulting judiciary

An Egyptian court has convicted former Islamist President Mohammed Morsi and 18 others over insulting the judiciary, sentencing them to three years in prison. Among defendants in the case are prominent rights activist Alaa Abdel-Fattah and political analyst Amr Hamzawy, both of whom were fined 30,000 Egyptian pounds ($1,688). Abdel-Fattah is serving a five-year sentence […]

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