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Dutton unsure if refugees charged with serious crimes brought to Australia...

Updated June 16, 2019 14:20:23 Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton says he does not know whether people charged with serious offences have arrived in Australia under the so-called medevac bill. Key points:After the medevac bill passed, the Coalition warned of "a flood of about 300 immediate transfers" to AustraliaMr Dutton told Insiders that "only just…

Dutton unsure if refugees charged with serious crimes brought to Australia...

Updated June 16, 2019 14:09:01 Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton says he does not know whether people charged with serious offences have arrived in Australia under the so-called medevac bill. Key points:After the medevac bill passed, the Coalition warned of "a flood of about 300 immediate transfers" to AustraliaMr Dutton told Insiders that "only just…

HRW: Abuses in Egypt’s Sinai amount to war crimes

Egyptian security forces have committed widespread abuses against civilians in restive northern Sinai Peninsula, some of which amount to war crimes, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said on Tuesday, urging other nations to halt military assistance. In a 134-page report titled "If You Are Afraid for Your Lives, Leave Sinai!", the group said it documented arbitrary…

Central Americans confront amnesty for war crimes

Guatemala City - For decades, Raul de Jesus Gomez fought for justice for his brother Ramiro, killed in a 1982 massacre in northern Guatemala. Now, he is fighting to keep the perpetrators behind bars. The year Gomez was born marked the beginning of the 1960-1996 civil war between the army and leftist guerrilla forces. He…

UN: Possible Israel crimes against humanity in Gaza

There is evidence that Israel committed crimes against humanity in responding to 2018 protests in Gaza, as snipers targeted people clearly identifiable as children, health workers and journalists, according to a United Nations report. "Israeli soldiers committed violations of international human rights and humanitarian law. Some of those violations may constitute war crimes or crimes…

Iran executes businessman for economic crimes: state TV

Hamidreza Baqeri Dermani was sentenced for fraud, bribery and creating fake companies [IRNA] Iran on Saturday executed a businessman sentenced to death by a fast-track court set up to fight economic crimes, state television reported, following an outcry against profiteering and corruption that has seen dozens of people jailed. The new Islamic revolutionary courts -…

Snapchat kangaroo torturer jailed for ‘monstrous’ animal cruelty crimes

Updated December 05, 2018 18:04:58 A 26-year-old Perth man has been sentenced to two years in prison for a string of "monstrous" animal cruelty offences — including bashing a kangaroo with knuckle dusters and torturing a chicken — as well as assault, firearms and drug offences.Warning: This story contains content that may be distressing for…

AFP investigating Australian soldiers for alleged war crimes in Afghanistan

Posted November 29, 2018 10:29:59 Allegations of war crimes committed by Australian soldiers in Afghanistan are now the subject of a Federal Police investigation.The Australian Federal Police (AFP), in a statement, said it received a referral in June and had launched its own investigation.It follows an inquiry led by New South Wales Supreme Court Judge…

Pittsburgh synagogue shooting suspect charged with hate crimes

Posted November 01, 2018 08:16:30 The suspected gunman who allegedly killed 11 worshippers and wounded six others in the Pittsburgh synagogue massacre has been charged with hate crime offences, as part of a 44-count indictment. Key points:Authorities say Robert Bowers, 46, raged against Jews during the attackHe had been indicted on 29 counts, this has…

Get a first look inside Nicholas Flamel’s house in Fantastic Beasts:...

1 of 6 Warner Bros. Pictures Introducing Nicolas Flamel The famous alchemist was first introduced way back in Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, but appears for the first time on the big screen in Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald. His age is unknown but he’s estimated to be hundreds of years old — he discovered the…
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