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News Belgium Justice: ICC allows Ivory Coast ex-president Gbagbo to leave Belgium

Published on: Thursday 28 May 2020
ICC allows Ivory Coast ex-president Gbagbo to leave Belgium
News source: https://news.yahoo.com/icc-allows-ivory-coast-ex-president-gbagbo-leave-044539577.html

Ivory Coast's former president Laurent Gbagbo can leave Belgium under certain conditions, the International Criminal Court said Thursday, following his acquittal last year over post-election violence that killed 3,000 people. Gbagbo, the first head of state to stand trial in The Hague, and his deputy

News Belgium Justice: French and Belgian police arrest 26 suspects in Europe-wide crackdown on human trafficking

Published on: Wednesday 27 May 2020
French and Belgian police arrest 26 suspects in Europe-wide crackdown on human trafficking
News source: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-8362061/Lorry-deaths-26-arrested-Europe-human-trafficking-probe.html

Those detained are suspected of being part of a criminal organisation trafficking Vietnamese nationals through Belgium and France to the UK.

News Belgium Justice: Mali singer Traore flees French justice to return home

Published on: Sunday 17 May 2020
Mali singer Traore flees French justice to return home
News source: https://news.yahoo.com/mali-singer-traore-flees-french-justice-return-home-182342244.html

Malian singer Rokia Traore has flown home, flouting a ban issued by a French court which was to hand her over to Belgium over a child custody dispute, her lawyer said on Sunday. The singer and guitarist was arrested in March on a European arrest warrant when she arrived from Bamako at Paris' Charles

News Belgium Justice: Rights Court Turns Away Syrian Refugees Seeking Belgian Visas

Published on: Tuesday 05 May 2020
Rights Court Turns Away Syrian Refugees Seeking Belgian Visas
News source: https://www.courthousenews.com/rights-court-turns-away-syrian-refugees-seeking-belgian-visas/

In a closely watched case involving asylum seekers, the European Court of Human Rights found Tuesday that Belgium isn’t obligated to give humanitarian visas to Syrian refugees.

News Belgium Justice: Rick Steelhammer: Antibodies from Belgian llama could be perfect gift for your mama

Published on: Saturday 09 May 2020
Rick Steelhammer: Antibodies from Belgian llama could be perfect gift for your mama
News source: https://www.wvgazettemail.com/news/columnists/rick_steelhammer/rick-steelhammer-antibodies-from-belgian-llama-could-be-perfect-gift-for-your-mama/article_77072ce7-4960-5798-a24e-b2a8bcd34f49.html

It’s hard to think of a more unlikely candidate for holding the key to unlocking a vaccine for COVID-19 than a 4-year-old Belgian llama named Winter.

News Belgium Justice: EU States Urge Justice In Myanmar At UN Security Council

Published on: Tuesday 04 February 2020
EU States Urge Justice In Myanmar At UN Security Council
News source: https://www.ibtimes.com/eu-states-urge-justice-myanmar-un-security-council-2915812

The UN Security Council's EU member states called Tuesday for Myanmar to bring to justice those who have carried out human rights violations against Rohingya Muslims. France, Estonia, Germany and ...

News Belgium Justice: Canada needs to learn from Belgium on assisted dying legislation

Published on: Thursday 06 February 2020
Canada needs to learn from Belgium on assisted dying legislation
News source: https://www.thespec.com/opinion-story/9844932-canada-needs-to-learn-from-belgium-on-assisted-dying-legislation/

Diagnosed in 2010 at age 37 with Asperger's, Nys received MAID under Belgium's liberal euthanasia regime two months after the diagnosis. The jury declared the physicians not guilty, but many, ...

News Belgium Justice: Israel ‘furious’ at Belgium over UN Security Council ‘demonization’

Published on: Thursday 06 February 2020
Israel ‘furious’ at Belgium over UN Security Council ‘demonization’
News source: https://www.jpost.com/Arab-Israeli-Conflict/Israel-furious-at-Belgium-over-UN-Security-Council-demonization-616774

Belgian Deputy Ambassador to Israel Pascal Buffin was summoned for Israel to express ... Last January, in his capacity as an adjunct professor at the CUNY Law School's Human Rights and Gender Justice ...

News Belgium Justice: Belgium’s King Albert II Ends Seven-Year Legal Battle, Admits He Fathered a Child Out of Wedlock

Published on: Tuesday 28 January 2020
Belgium’s King Albert II Ends Seven-Year Legal Battle, Admits He Fathered a Child Out of Wedlock
News source: https://www.vanityfair.com/style/2020/01/belgium-king-albert-ii-dna-test-paternity

But it does end the portion of the case that might have had a constitutional impact had Albert refused the test, because a king or former king has [never been brought to justice] ...

News Belgium Justice: Turkey sends philanthropist back to prison despite European ruling

Published on: Tuesday 28 January 2020
Turkey sends philanthropist back to prison despite European ruling
News source: https://www.al-monitor.com/pulse/originals/2020/01/turkish-court-osman-kavala-prison-defy-un-human-rights-court.html

Turkish philanthropist Osman Kavala and 15 other defendants attended the fifth hearing of the Gezi trial today, when defense lawyers left the court room in protest of the prosecution's violation of Turkish legal norms.

News Belgium Justice: Belgian spy services launch internal clear-up

Published on: Monday 27 January 2020
Belgian spy services launch internal clear-up
News source: https://euobserver.com/justice/147285

Belgian intelligence services, responsible for protecting the EU and Nato, have launched a major clear-up amid fears of Russian and other infiltration. Belgium's intelligence oversight body, the ...

News Belgium Justice: Justice at Last? ‘Panic’ in Israel as the ICC Takes ‘Momentous Step’ in the Right Direction

Published on: Monday 13 January 2020
Justice at Last? ‘Panic’ in Israel as the ICC Takes ‘Momentous Step’ in the Right Direction
News source: https://www.counterpunch.org/2020/01/14/justice-at-last-panic-in-israel-as-the-icc-takes-momentous-step-in-the-right-direction/

Intense American pressures and a brazen intimidation campaign, targeting the Belgian government and the judicial system, resulted in the dismissal of the case in 2003. To deny Israel’s victims the ...

News Belgium Justice: Belgium's EU candidate denies 'malicious' graft accusations

Published on: Tuesday 01 October 2019
Belgium's EU candidate denies 'malicious' graft accusations
News source: https://news.yahoo.com/belgiums-eu-candidate-denies-malicious-115530591.html

Didier Reynders, Belgium's pick for EU justice commissioner, denied on Wednesday corruption allegations against him and said he would continue to seek the post because he had not been charged. At a confirmation hearing, Belgian Foreign Minister Reynders told the European Parliament that money-laundering

News Belgium Justice: EU probes Belgian tax deals with multinationals

Published on: Monday 16 September 2019
EU probes Belgian tax deals with multinationals
News source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/europe/eu-probes-belgian-tax-deals-with-multinationals/2019/09/16/c052417a-d87c-11e9-a1a5-162b8a9c9ca2_story.html

Earlier, the European Court of Justice had found the commission had not proved the existence of an illegal scheme by Belgium, so the commission is opening separate probes as a new way to tackle the ...

News Belgium Justice: Belgian prosecutors end graft inquiry into EU Commission candidate

Published on: Friday 27 September 2019
Belgian prosecutors end graft inquiry into EU Commission candidate
News source: https://news.yahoo.com/belgian-prosecutors-end-graft-inquiry-171416399.html

Belgian prosecutors have closed their corruption inquiry into Foreign Minister Didier Reynders, the country's candidate for the next European Commission, without any charges being laid. Reynders has been put forward as the next EU justice commissioner, responsible for ensuring rule of law across

News Belgium Justice: EU crisis: Von Der Leyen's next justice commissioner named in Belgian corruption probe

Published on: Sunday 15 September 2019
EU crisis: Von Der Leyen's next justice commissioner named in Belgian corruption probe
News source: https://www.express.co.uk/news/world/1178442/EU-news-European-Commission-Didier-Reynders-Belgium-corruption-investigation

Belgian authorities have launched a probe into allegations made against Didier Reynders, who is seeking to be confirmed as the European Union’s next justice commissioner. Preliminary investigations ...

News Belgium Justice: Outrage as Belgium euthanizes people who can’t consent

Published on: Thursday 25 July 2019
Outrage as Belgium euthanizes people who can’t consent
News source: https://www.lifesitenews.com/opinion/outrage-as-belgium-euthanizes-people-who-cant-consent

Thus one of its members, a doctor, recently resigned, accusing it of not having brought to justice a doctor who had euthanized a patient at the request of his family. A case questioning the entire ...

News Belgium Justice: The man footballers today should thank for their millions now relies on handouts to get by

Published on: Wednesday 07 August 2019
The man footballers today should thank for their millions now relies on handouts to get by
News source: https://www.itv.com/news/2019-08-08/whatever-happened-to-jean-marc-bosman-after-he-changed-football-transfer-history/

The Belgian won the landmark case ... The years Bosman was chasing justice should have been his prime in the sport but here he was taking football’s business model to the judiciary. Perhaps it’s no ...