Rwandan officials have criticized the arrest of their country’s controversial head of military intelligence during a visit to the UK, amid claims the UK’s Rwandan community may have tipped off the police.
A federal appeals court has denied a woman’s bankruptcy request and ordered her to pay back student loans of more than $37,000 despite her yearly income of $10,000. The disabled woman has been unemployed for seven years.
The six Baltimore, Maryland police officers charged in the in-custody death of Freddie Gray pleaded not guilty and received their trial date. They will be tried separately, but are all assigned the same judge and trial date.
Thousands of Palestinians are brought before Israeli military courts each year on charges ranging from stone-throwing to illegal entry. Most end up in custody awaiting a verdict, the judicial process reduced to a "hollow formality," a rights group says.
Displaced islanders are attending a Supreme Court hearing Monday in the hope of winning the right to return to the Chagos in the Indian Ocean from which they were forcibly removed by the British government.
The secretive court that oversees US government spying requests has indicated that it will temporarily renew the National Security Agency's bulk phone records collection authority despite a new reform law that ended the dragnet.
A former guard at the notorious Rikers Island jail has received a five-year prison sentence for depriving an inmate of his civil rights. The guard failed to help the prisoner after he swallowed toxic detergent.