Rithu Krishna B R

Canada and the Netherlands Announced to Aid Gambia in Genocide Case

Recently, Canada and the Kingdom of the Netherlands released a joint statement to intervene in the case bought before the ICJ. Background of the Matter Armed attacks, arson, and mob violence forced hundreds of thousands of Rohingya to flee their homes...

UK Court Convicts Hashem Abedi for the Manchester Bombing

A UK Court has sentenced Hashem Abedi who assisted Salman Abedi who carried out a suicide bombing at Ariana Grande’s concert in Manchester. He was sentenced to at least 55 years of prison time. Background  On the 22nd of May 2017,...

UN Court Hears Ratko Mladic of Srebrenica Massacre Case on Appeal

Ratko Mladic, former Serbian Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina's military commander appealed against his life sentence. He had earlier been convicted of genocide, crimes against humanity, and violation of laws and customs of war. Background  The judgment was rendered on 22...

Beirut Blast: How a Legal Dispute resulted in the loss of thousand in Lebanon’s Beirut

On 23/09/2013, Rhosus, a ship carrying the Moldovian flag, sailed from Batumi, Georgia heading towards Mozambique. She was carrying 2750 tons of Ammonium Nitrate in bulk. Due to technical issues, the ship entered the Beirut port where it stayed...

The U.S. Ninth Circuit- Strikes Down California Ban on Large-Capacity Gun Magazines

The panel consisted of Consuelo M. Callahan and Kenneth K. Lee, Circuit Judges, and Barbara M. G. Lynn, District Judge. Two members of the panel affirmed the District Court’s Judgment in favour of the plaintiffs. The Court held that...

The European Union Imposes Sanction on Belarus Officials for the Breakdown on Protests

The 2020 presidential elections took place in the Republic of Belarus on August 9th. Tens of thousands of Belarusian citizens have taken the streets because of Anti- Governmental rallies. The rallies have been names the “March for Freedom”. The...

Venezuela Court Sentences Former United States Army Special Forces Soldiers to 20 Years of Prison

The Court sentenced two former Green Berets, Luke Denman, and Airan Berry to 20 years in prison. The two men were held guilty of conspiracy, trafficking illegal arms, and terrorism. The judgment comes at a time of economic crisis...

Saudi Court Convicts Yemeni Blogger for Supporting LGBT and Equal Rights on Social Media

The Court convicted Al-Bokari of the charges of "violating public morality" and "imitation of women". The conviction raises growing concern on the country’s treatment to dissent and equal rights claims. Background Al-Bokari is a Yemeni blogger who had fled his country...

New Zealand Court Convicts Samoan Chief for Human Trafficking and Slavery

Joseph Auga Matamata is a New Zealand based Samoan chief. The 65-year-old was found guilty by the High Court, Napier. He was accused of illegally trafficking Samoan nationals to New Zealand for 25 years. The victims were subject to...

Russian Court Convicts Eminent Gulag Historian on Sexual Abuse Charges

Russian Court finds Yury Dimitriev guilty of sexual assault against his adopted daughter. The Court granted three years and six months of jail time. Supporters claim it is an effort to silence his work. Background Dimitriev is the head of an...

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The Federation’s International Public Speaking Summit 2021, Register By 31st December, 2020

About the Organisation The Federation is a one-of-a-kind organization based in India, founded in June 2016 by Mr. Varun Jain. Our organisational setup comprises of...

Kerala High Court Rejects Writ Petition for Rejection of Loan Application

Case: Anvardeen. K v. Union of India. Coram: Justice P.V. Asha On 24th November 2020, The Kerala High Court involving a single bench judge of the...

Supreme Court: Maritime Board Must Not Wallow in Inaction and Be Arbitrary in Its Contractual Duties

A Division Bench of the Supreme Court held that a State instrumentality such as the Maritime Board is expected to act without any arbitrariness...

Supreme Court: Right to Property Is a Constitutional Right, the Essence of Rule of Law Protects It

A Division Bench of the Supreme Court has held that permitting the State to assert indefinite right upon one’s property, without any legal sanction...