Italian prosecutor seeks life for US men charged with murder

[ad_1] ROME (AP) — An Italian prosecutor on Saturday requested life in prison for two young American men charged with slaying an Italian police officer in central Rome. Prosecutor Maria Sabina Calabretta asked the court to find the two defendants — Finnegan Lee Elder, 21, and Gabriel Natale-Hjorth, 20 — guilty and to impose Italy’s … Read more

Prosecutor son seeks father’s release in fatal Brink’s heist

[ad_1] David Gilbert went to prison a revolutionary, raising his fist and scorning authorities who prosecuted him for an infamous 1981 armored truck robbery in which a guard and two police officers were killed. Four decades later, advocates for the 76-year-old inmate’s release include San Francisco’s chief prosecutor, the son left behind at 14 months … Read more

Russian prosecutor compares Navalny to Nazi collaborator in defamation trial dismissed as sham

[ad_1] Alexei Navalny has been behind bars since his returned to Russia from Germany in mid-January – EPA-EFE/EPA-EFE A Russian prosecutor portrayed Alexei Navalny as a Nazi sympathiser at the end of the defamation trial that the Kremlin critic has dismissed as a smear campaign against him. The Russian opposition leader is already behind bars … Read more

British barrister Karim Khan named as war crimes tribunal prosecutor

[ad_1] Karim Khan – Sabah Arar/AFP Member states of the International Criminal Court elected British barrister Karim Khan the next prosecutor of the war crimes tribunal on Friday, ending a drawn-out and divisive process to replace Fatou Bensouda when her 9-year term expires later this year. Mr Khan, an assistant U.N. secretary-general, was widely seen … Read more

Int’l Criminal Court member states to elect new prosecutor

[ad_1] THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Member states of the International Criminal Court are electing a new prosecutor Friday, ending a drawn-out and divisive process for appointing the person who will replace incumbent Fatou Bensouda when her nine-year term expires later this year. The prosecutor holds a position that is one of the toughest in … Read more