UK top court says runaway schoolgirl who joined IS cannot return to Britain

UK top court says runaway schoolgirl who joined IS cannot return to Britain
FILE PHOTO: Police officers stand on duty outside the Supreme Court in Parliament Square, central London, Britain December 6, 2016. REUTERS/Toby MelvilleLONDON (Reuters) - A British-born woman who went to Syria as a schoolgirl to join Islamic State should not be allowed to return to Britain to challenge the government taking away her citizenship because… Read More

Malaysia court allows temporary stay of deportation of 1,200 Myanmar nationals

Malaysia court allows temporary stay of deportation of 1,200 Myanmar nationals
Myanmar migrants to be deported from Malaysia are seen inside an immigration truck, in Lumut, Malaysia February 23, 2021. REUTERS/Lim Huey TengKUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - A Malaysian court has allowed a temporary stay of deportation of 1,200 Myanmar detainees who were scheduled to be sent back on Tuesday, according to a lawyer for rights groups… Read More

Russian court weighs jail term for anti-Kremlin activist under ‘undesirable’ law

Russian court weighs jail term for anti-Kremlin activist under ‘undesirable’ law
MOSCOW (Reuters) - A Russian court on Thursday was expected to hand down a verdict in the trial of Anastasia Shevchenko, an anti-Kremlin activist whom state prosecutors want jailed for five years for carrying out activities on behalf of an “undesirable” group.Shevchenko, 41, a mother of two in southern Russia’s Rostov-on-Don, was put under house… Read More