Attorneys for a Canadian man who spent a decade detained by the United States military at Guantanamo Bay say details in the Obama administration’s recently released “drone memo” exonerates their client of war crimes.
African leaders have granted themselves and their allies immunity from prosecution for war crimes, crimes against humanity and genocide at the Union’s Court, as they voted in support of the amendment at the African Union Summit.
A Colorado woman was arrested by federal authorities in Denver, allegedly for providing assistance to Islamist insurgents currently battling government forces in both Syria and Iraq, and for plotting an offense against the US.
Seven Internet service providers, including the UK-based GreenNet, have filed an official complaint at the investigatory powers tribunal in London charging Britain’s Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ) with illegal surveillance.
Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy has been placed under formal investigation on suspicion of influence peddling and other crimes, after being detained and questioned by prosecutors as a suspect for over 18 hours.
France’s largest bank, BNP Paribas, is devising ways to retain its US customers after being banned from dollar-based transactions over breaking US sanctions. The ban will contribute at least $40 million more to a record settlement of nearly $9 billion.