Alexeï Navalny says he is prohibited from private exchanges with his lawyers

Imprisoned Russian opponent Alexei Navalny, Vladimir Putin’s main critic, said he was deprived of confidential conversations with his lawyers, which could make it increasingly difficult for him to communicate with the outside world. In a message posted Thursday, September 8 on Twitter, the 46-year-old anti-corruption activist said he was summoned by the management of his … Read more

Eight migrants drowned while trying to cross from Mexico to the United States

At least eight migrants have drowned and dozens more have been rescued after trying to cross the Rio Grande River from Mexico to the United States, an official source said on Friday. US Customs and Border Guard (CPB) said in a statement provided to AFP that the drownings occurred on Thursday, when a group of … Read more

Egypt frees a four-year preventive lawyer for a post on “yellow vests”

Exceptional justice in Egypt on Monday July 25 ordered the release of lawyer Mohammed Ramadan, who has been in pre-trial detention for almost four years for having said that he was in solidarity with the French social movement of “yellow vests“says a human rights NGO. Mohammed Ramadan, 43, was arrested in September 2018 for posting … Read more

Trial in early 2023 of two lawyers suspected of having used a forgery at the assizes

The trial of two tenors of the Paris bar, Joseph Cohen-Sabban and Xavier Nogueras, suspected of having produced forgeries before an assize court at the end of 2018 to exonerate, in vain, the drug trafficker Robert Dawes, will be held in early 2023, decided Tuesday, August 30 the criminal court. The hearings will take place … Read more

man in coma after being stung 20,000 times by killer bees

A 20-year-old man is in a coma after being stung more than 20,000 times by killer bees in the United States, his family and local media reported on Wednesday (August 31). Tuesday evening, Austin Bellamy remained under life support and was plunged into a coma voluntarily at the medical center of the university of Cincinnati, … Read more

sharper than expected drop in oil inventories (-3.3 million barrels)

Commercial crude oil reserves fell significantly more than expected last week, according to figures released Wednesday by the US Energy Information Agency (EIA). During the week ended August 26, commercial inventories contracted by 3.3 million barrels, the same as the previous week, while analysts expected a drop of only 950,000 barrels. At 418.3 million barrels, … Read more

lawyer sentenced to suspended prison sentence

Parisian lawyer Mathieu Davy was given an eight-month suspended prison sentence in Lorient on Monday January 24 for having fled after hitting and injuring a pedestrian on a protected passage in December 2019. Read alsoGuy Georges’ ex-lawyer facing the judges The Lorient criminal court also pronounced the cancellation of his driving license with a ban … Read more

Imam Iquioussen’s lawyer threatened with death: an open investigation

An investigation was opened after the complaint of lawyer Lucie Simon, the target of numerous messages of threats and insults since she defended Imam Hassan Iquioussen, whom the Minister of the Interior wishes to expel, indicated Thursday 25 August the Paris prosecutor’s office requested by AFP. The investigation, opened in particular for death threats or … Read more

Pass of arms between the lawyers of Twitter and Musk on the data to be provided

Lawyers for Elon Musk and Twitter on Wednesday gave an overview of the arguments they could make during the trial to force, or not, the entrepreneur to buy the social network, summoning among other things the recent revelations of a pitcher alert. Elon Musk’s representative tried to convince the judge in charge of the case, … Read more

sharp decline in oil inventories, but demand for gasoline falls

Commercial crude oil reserves fell more than expected last week, according to figures released Wednesday by the US Energy Information Agency (EIA), while gasoline demand also fell to United States. During the week ended August 19, commercial inventories fell by 3.3 million barrels, while analysts expected a decline of 2.5 million. Strategic oil reserves have … Read more