UK to impose harsher punishments for offences committed in jail in anti-terrorism push

UK Deputy Prime Minister Dominic Raab Sunday announced new measures to increase the severity of punishments faced by person incarcerated on terrorism charges who commit offences while in prison. The changes are intended to act as a deterrent for those already behind bars and discourage them from re-offending.

NATO deems Russia as ‘terrorist state,’ calls for support for Ukraine

The NATO Parliamentary Assembly (NATO PA) Monday supported the propositions of the Ukrainian delegation and adopted a unanimous resolution recognizing Russia as a “terrorist state” during its 68th Annual Session. The PA passed a series of resolutions calling on the 30 NATO allies to intensify backing for Ukraine’s resistance and support the country’s integration into Euro-Atlantic institutions.   The PA… Read More »

Canada supreme court rules limits on conditional sentencing for Indigenous Canadians constitutional

The Supreme Court of Canada Friday ruled 5-4 that banning conditional sentences for some offenses is constitutional. The case was brought by 20-year-old Cheyenne Sharma, who was arrested in a Toronto airport with over four pounds of cocaine in a suitcase. Because Sharma is of Indigenous descent, the court requested a Gladue report, which is a pre-sentencing report for… Read More »

Cybercrime in Australia increased by 13% since last financial year, reports Cyber Security Centre

The Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC) Friday reported they received 76,000 cybercrime reports between July 2021 and June 2022, an increase of 13 percent since last year. In the third Annual Cyber Threat Report, the organisation broke down Australian cybercrime from the most recent financial year, reporting “an increase in the number and sophistication of cyber threats”. Cybercrime… Read More »

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