Jamal Khashoggi Murder Case: Turkish Court seeks trial history of 26 Saudis

A Turkish court has asked authorities to check if defendants on trial in absentia for the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi already face charges in Saudi Arabia. The judge asked the Turkish Ministry of Justice to contact counterparts in Saudi Arabia and check if an investigation, prosecution or sentencing had been carried out there … Read more

Military-ruled Myanmar Court sentences US journalist to 11 years in jail

The lawyer for detained U.S. Journalist Danny Fenster says a court in military-ruled Myanmar has sentenced him to 11 years in prison after finding him guilty on several charges including incitement for allegedly spreading false or inflammatory information. Fenster, the managing editor of the online magazine Frontier Myanmar, was also found guilty Friday of contacting … Read more

Myanmar Court denies bail for US Journalist Danny Fenster, adds new charge

On Wednesday, a Court in Myanmar rejected the bail application of Danny Fenster, an American journalist jailed for the past five months, and added a new charge against him, his lawyer said. Fenster had already been charged with incitement for allegedly spreading false or inflammatory information, an offense punishable by up to three years in prison. … Read more

SC to allow Journalists inside Courtrooms in Physical Proceedings

On Wednesday, the Supreme Court decided to allow journalists inside courtrooms to witness the proceedings to be conducted in physical mode subject to adherence to usual COVID-19 protocols. Earlier, the Apex Court registry had come out with the revised SOP saying that from October 20, all the matters listed on Wednesdays and Thursdays would be … Read more