Daily Archives: 9 de February de 2018

Burma: Police hunt four men over threats at U Ko Ni hearing

February 9, 2018

The Myanmar Times

Police have began a manhunt for four supporters of the man accused in the shooting death of prominent lawyer U Ko Ni who allegedly wore T-shirts with threatening messages at the hearing of the murder case last week.

The four supporters of Kyi Linn, who is accused of killing U Ko Ni, allegedly wore T-shirts that read: ‘Eat rice till stomach full’, a saying in Myanmar which means to eat rice before being killed soon.

U Ko Ko Htwe, vice police chief of Insein township, said the four suspects have been charged under sections 505(b) and 189 of the penal codes.

Section 505(b) penalises those who make, publish or circulate any statement, rumor or report with intent to cause, or which is likely to cause, fear or alarm to the public or to incite any person to commit a crime against the state or against public tranquility.

 

Section 189 refers to those who threaten public servants.

The case stemmed from an incident at the February 2 court hearing on the killing of U Ko Ni at Yangon North District Court.

U Ko Ni who was prominent lawyer and legal adviser to the National League for Democracy (NLD) who was killed, along with a taxi driver, outside Yangon International Airport on January 29, 2017.

https://www.mmtimes.com/news/police-hunt-four-men-over-threats-u-ko-ni-hearing.html

https://www.irrawaddy.com/news/legal-action-taken-nationalist-supporters-u-ko-ni-trial.html

https://www.irrawaddy.com/news/four-charged-premeditated-murder-u-ko-ni-killing.html

http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2018/02/suu-kyi-stays-silent-ko-ni-death-anniversary-180204094110872.html

http://www.dvb.no/news/trial-alleged-assassin-prominent-lawyer-ko-ni-co-conspirators-will-continue/79677

http://www.elevenmyanmar.com/crime/13391

https://www.irrawaddy.com/dateline/judiciary-myanmar-threat.html

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ko_Ni

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France: Pour une justice de qualité !

le 9 février, 2018

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Les propositions de réforme de la justice ne tiennent aucun compte de la réalité de la justice en France. Mobilisons-nous !

La  ministre  de  la  Justice  a  lancé  de  nombreux   chantiers   en  affichant   des   objectifs   de simplification des procédures pénales et civiles et d’amélioration de la qualité, la lisibilité, l’accessibilité de la justice et l’efficacité des peines. La consultation n’est évidemment que de pure  façade  :   un  agenda  impossible  de  consultations  qui   aboutissent  à  des  rapports  aux
conclusions   prévisibles   sur   lesquelles   s’organise   un   “dialogue”   à   marche   forcée.

Les propositions ne tiennent aucun compte de la réalité de la justice en France.

La justice française est en piteux état.

Elle bénéficie de 1,8 % du budget public annuel, soit 64 € par habitant et par an et la France se situe au 23ème rang sur 28 au sein de l’Union européenne pour le pourcentage du budget alloué à la justice. Les équipements informatiques sont indigents, les réseaux trop lents, les logiciels obsolètes et/ou inadaptés. Le budget de l’aide juridictionnelle est très insuffisant par rapport aux besoins de justice et à celui de nos voisins allemands, belges ou anglais.
La justice française est submergée donc lente.

Les   objectifs   purement   gestionnaires   du  projet   de   réforme   de  la  carte   judiciaire  vont désorganiser le fonctionnement quotidien de la justice et rendre illisible l’organisation des tribunaux   et   cours,   tout   en  supprimant   une  juridiction  rapide,   identifiée  et   proche  des justiciables : le tribunal d’instance.

Nous appelons à une journée d’action le 15 février pour une Justice de qualité, accessible, avec un budget, des équipements et des effectifs à la hauteur d’un Etat européen au 21ème siècle.

https://union-syndicale-magistrats.org/web2/fr/justice-qualite-_news_1124

http://www.europe1.fr/societe/appel-a-la-mobilisation-jeudi-contre-le-projet-de-reforme-de-la-justice-3569990

http://www.republicain-lorrain.fr/edition-de-thionville-hayange/2018/02/09/avocats-en-greve-tribunaux-bloques-lundi-a-thionville

https://www.tuko.co.ke/265631-immigration-department-miguna-miguna-a-kenyan-citizen-illegal-kenyan-passport.html

http://www.lunion.fr/74867/article/2018-02-09/les-avocats-soissonnais-vont-manifester-ce-jeudi-devant-le-tribunal-de-soissons

https://fr.reuters.com/article/topNews/idFRKBN1FT1SY-OFRTP

https://tribuca.net/lois-et-chiffres_29354241-le-tgi-de-grasse-en-sursis

http://www.presse.justice.gouv.fr/art_pix/Agenda%20pr%E9visionnel%20de%20la%20garde%20des%20sceaux%20semaine%20du%205%20f%E9vrier%202018.pdf

https://lemondedudroit.fr/institutions/56184-acces-justice-organisation-territoriale-juridictions-cnb-appelle-avocats-france-mobilisation-15-fevrier.html

http://www.courrier-picard.fr/89860/article/2018-02-09/compiegne-pourrait-perdre-son-tribunal

https://secure.avaaz.org/fr/petition/tout_public_Sauvez_le_Tribunal_de_Grande_Instance_dALES/(SIGNEZ LA PETITION!)

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Le CNB appelle tous les avocats de France à la mobilisation le 15 février à 10h

Le Conseil national des barreaux appelle l’ensemble des avocats de France à une journée de mobilisation, en commun avec la Conférence desbâtonniers et l’intersyndicale des acteurs du monde judiciaire (avocats, magistrats, greffiers), le jeudi 15 février prochain devant les palais de Justice à à midi pour réclamer un véritable accès à la justice et le maintien d’un maillage territorial de juridictions digne des attentes des justiciables.

Le Conseil national des barreaux demande notamment au gouvernement de rendre public son projet de réforme de l’organisation territoriale desjuridictions et rappelle que, sur ce sujet, rien ne se fera sans l’accord desavocats et des barreaux de France. Il réclame également que l’Etat s’engage sur les moyens financiers mis à disposition des juridictions.

ERRATUM : La présidente Christiane Féral-schuhl et une délégation rejoindront les Confrères rassemblés devant le Tribunal de grande instance de Bobigny à 10h et non midi.

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assemblée générale extraordinaire des avocats de saint quentin

Lundi 12 Février 2018 à 16 Heures,
Salle de Presse Hall du Palais de Fervaques.

Mobilisation du Barreau contre la Réforme de la Carte Judiciaire

(Ordre des avocats de Saint-Quentin – 02 Facebook)

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(Avocats du Barreau de Bordeaux Officiel Facebook)

Morocco: Hirak lawyer Abdessadek El Bouchtaoui sentenced to 20 months of imprisonment

February 8, 2018

The Al Hoceima court of first instance sentenced on Thursday Hirak lawyer, Abdessadek El Bouchtaoui, to 20 months in prison. The latter explained to Yabiladi the circumstances surrounding such a verdict.

A member of the Hirak detainees defence committee in Casablanca, lawyer Abdessadek El Bouchtaoui was sentenced on Thursday, 8th of February, to 20 months in prison by the Al Hoceima court of first instance and fined MAD 500 by the same court.

The prosecution accuses the lawyer of «insulting officials and representatives of the authority while on duty», in addition to «insulting and threatening» public bodies. The lawyer is also prosecuted for «incitement to commit crimes» and «organizing unauthorized assemblies».

Reported by Alaoual, an Arabic-language online newspaper, the information was confirmed to Yabiladi by El Bouchtaoui :

«My Facebook posts through which I showed support for the Hirak detainees and the unrest in the Rif region did not please some parties. They were annoyed and did not want free voices to enlighten the general public».

https://en.yabiladi.com/articles/details/61689/hirak-lawyer-abdessadek-bouchtaoui-sentenced.html

https://www.frontlinedefenders.org/en/case/abdessadeq-el-bouchtaoui-summoned-interrogation

http://menafn.com/1096450463/MoroccoMoroccan-Court-Sentences-Hirak-Lawyer-Abdessadek-El-Bouchtaoui-to-20-Months-in-Prison

https://en.yabiladi.com/articles/details/61821/bouchtaoui-bouachrine-freedom-denounces-unfair.html

http://alaoual.com/politique/96172.html (ARABIC)

http://www.idhae.org/OBSAV-fr-wewsmar180208.htm (FRANCAIS)

http://fr.le360.ma/societe/evenements-dal-hoceima-lavocat-el-bouchtaoui-condamne-a-20-mois-de-prison-ferme-155113 (FRANCAIS)

https://www.lorientlejour.com/article/1099104/maroc-prison-ferme-pour-un-avocat-du-mouvement-de-protestation-dans-le-rif.html (FRANCAIS)

http://www.lesiteinfo.com/maroc/hirak-prison-ferme-pour-me-el-bouchattaoui-avocat-de-zefzafi/ (FRANCAIS)

https://www.h24info.ma/maroc/lavocat-hirak-abdessadek-el-bouchtaoui-condamne-a-20-mois-de-prison/ (FRANCAIS)

http://www.jeuneafrique.com/529065/politique/maroc-un-avocat-du-hirak-condamne-a-la-prison-ferme-pour-incitation-a-commettre-des-crimes/ (MOROCCO)

Pakistan: LHC CJ takes notice of lawyer’s murder

February 9, 2018

LHC CJ takes notice of lawyer’s murder

The lawyers on Thursday observed strike and boycotted courts’ proceedings to condemn murder of their colleague in Ferozwala.

Lahore High Court Chief Justice Muhammad Yawar Ali took notice of the incident and sought reply from the police. Advocate Pervez Akhtar, 50, was going to courts from his residence in Rachna Town on Wednesday when some two assailants opened fire on him. He was rushed to a nearby hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

It is third incident in which a lawyer was gunned down in Sheikhpura as in Oct a lawyer and his wife were murdered while a female lawyer, Aalia Shehzadi, was shot dead in May last year. The lawyers held strike and condemned the murder of their colleagues. They said that the police did not provide them security and demanded the government authorities to arrest the culprits.

They boycotted courts’ proceedings in lower courts due to which many cases were adjourned to the next dates. As a result, the litigants suffered, especially those who had come from far flung areas to attend proceedings of their cases in sessions courts, civil and other courts in the provincial capital.

https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/278748-lhc-cj-takes-notice-of-lawyer-s-murder

https://www.pakistantoday.com.pk/2018/02/08/lhc-cj-takes-notice-of-lawyers-murder-in-ferozewala/

https://nation.com.pk/09-Feb-2018/lawyers-on-strike-against-colleague-s-killing

France: Carte judiciaire – Journée d’action le 15 février

le 8 février, 2018

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Maldives: UN Security Council told Maldives crisis may get worse

February 9, 2018

A senior UN official warned the Security Council that the situation in the Maldives where the president has declared a state of emergency may deteriorate even further.

The top UN body met behind closed doors to discuss the crisis sparked by President Abdulla Yameen’s decision to arrest judges who had ordered the release of his political opponents.

UN Assistant Secretary-General Miroslav Jenca told the top UN body that while there were no reports of violent clashes, “the situation in the Maldives is tense and may deteriorate even further,” according to UN sources.

It was the first time that the council discussed the crisis since it began on February 1, but there was no statement released after the meeting.

The crisis was triggered by a surprise Supreme Court decision to release from jail former president and opposition leader Mohamed Nasheed and eight other political prisoners.

http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/2018/feb/09/un-security-council-told-maldives-crisis-may-get-worse-1770716.html

https://www.voanews.com/a/maldives-state-of-emergency/4244841.html

http://www.thedailystar.net/world/south-asia/top-judge-faces-death-threat-1532113

http://www.abplive.in/world-news/amnesty-warns-maldives-against-suppression-647795?rs_type=internal&rs_origin=section&rs_medium=article&rs_index=3&ani

https://thewire.in/222112/international-law-india-maldives/

http://www.dnaindia.com/analysis/column-to-step-in-or-not-to-step-in-2582797

http://www.ibtimes.sg/trump-calls-modi-maldives-takes-centre-stage-24297

Maldives crisis: China says international community should play constructive role to restore political stability

https://www.nationalheraldindia.com/international/un-tells-maldives-fm-about-concerns-over-state-of-emergency

https://reliefweb.int/report/maldives/official-statement-government-republic-maldives-country-situation-1st-february-2018

Turkey/EU: Former top judiciary official arrested

February 8, 2018

Turkey: Former top judiciary official arrested

The former secretary general of the Supreme Board of Judges and Prosecutors (HSYK) was arrested Thursday in western Turkey over alleged links to the Fetullah Terrorist Organization (FETO).

According to information obtained by Anadolu Agency, Mehmet Kaya, who was a fugitive, was arrested in Canakkale, a northwestern province of Turkey where he was hiding, as part of an investigation into FETO.

The arrest came during a police operation targeting 10 separate locations in Canakkale following a decision from the provincial chief prosecutor’s office.

During the same operation, dubbed “absence houses”, a name given to hideouts of secret FETO members, 20 others were also detained.

Separately, 11 employees of Ankara-based Gazi University, including those who had been dismissed, were held over suspected links to FETO following arrest

warrants issued for 17 university personnel early Thursday.

http://aa.com.tr/en/todays-headlines/turkey-former-top-judiciary-official-arrested/1057339

https://www.dailysabah.com/investigations/2018/02/09/top-jurist-linked-to-feto-captured-in-groups-safe-house

https://euobserver.com/justice/140924

https://www.thenation.com/article/turkeys-new-constitutional-crisis-could-end-the-rule-of-law/

http://english.ahram.org.eg/NewsContent/2/8/290637/World/Region/Turkey%E2%80%99s-justice-in-crisis.aspx

https://www.turkishminute.com/2018/02/09/report-shows-number-of-rights-violations-increased-during-ohal-in-turkey/

Report| Extradition to Turkey: One-way Ticket to Torture and Unfair Trial

https://ahvalnews.com/human-rights/turkey-uphill-battle-human-rights-organisations