A trial against a Syrian doctor who has been accused of murder and torturing detainees while working in Syrian military hospitals began last week in Frankfurt, Germany. The defendant, identified only as Alaa M, has been accused by German prosecutors of 18 counts of torture and one count of murder while working as a doctor… Read More »
Papua New Guinea abolished the death penalty on Friday. Capital punishment had originally been abolished by the Australian administration in 1970. However, it was reinstated by the government in 1991 under the leadership of Prime Minister Rabbi Namaliu for willful murder, in relation to treason and privacy.
The High Court of Namibia Thursday ruled against recognizing same-sex marriages. The judge agreed with the arguments put forward by the applicants, but he held that the High Court is bound by precedent. The Supreme Court had previously held in the case of Chairperson of the Immigration Selection Board v. Frank that same-sex relationships are… Read More »