Maryland Nuclear Engineer and spouse arrested on espionage-related charges

Jonathan and Diana Toebbe, both of Annapolis, Maryland, were arrested in Jefferson County, West Virginia by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS) on Saturday, October 9, 2021. They will have their initial appearances … Continue reading Maryland Nuclear Engineer and spouse arrested on espionage-related charges

#Afghanistan: Aspirations of entire generation of girls being crushed by Taliban school ban

Girls in Afghanistan must be allowed to return to secondary school and continue their education, Amnesty International said today as it published new testimonies from pupils and teachers documenting Taliban threats and violence. While male students nationwide were allowed to … Continue reading #Afghanistan: Aspirations of entire generation of girls being crushed by Taliban school ban

ICC concludes confirmation of charges hearing in Said case

Yesterday (14 October) 2021, the confirmation of charges hearing in the case The Prosecutor v. Mahamat Said Abdel Kaniconcluded before Pre-Trial Chamber II of the International Criminal Court (ICC), composed of Judge Rosario Salvatore Aitala (Presiding judge), Judge Antoine Kesia-Mbe Mindua and Judge Tomoko … Continue reading ICC concludes confirmation of charges hearing in Said case

Operation Venetic: Two men arrested in investigation linked to the recovery of £1.6m in cash

National Crime Agency officers have arrested two men as part of a drugs and money laundering investigation which led to the seizure of more than £1.6m last year. The suspects – aged 58 and 51 – were arrested yesterday respectively … Continue reading Operation Venetic: Two men arrested in investigation linked to the recovery of £1.6m in cash

Criminal passport supply gang smashed in early morning NCA raids

A criminal enterprise that supplied fraudulent passports to some of the UK’s most notorious organised criminals has been dismantled by a National Crime Agency investigation. Officers believe the crime group provided hundreds of UK passports that enabled criminals – including … Continue reading Criminal passport supply gang smashed in early morning NCA raids

Seven Defendants Arrested in Joint State/Federal Investigation into Myrtle Beach Drug Trafficking Conspiracy

MYRTLE BEACH, SOUTH CAROLINA- Acting United States Attorney M. Rhett Dehart announced today that a joint team of dozens of federal, state, and local law enforcement officers, led by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), arrested seven individuals who have been … Continue reading Seven Defendants Arrested in Joint State/Federal Investigation into Myrtle Beach Drug Trafficking Conspiracy

China: UN inaction over atrocities against Muslims in Xinjiang condemned

The international community must strongly condemn the ongoing serious human rights violations in China’s Xinjiang and pave the way for justice and accountability, Amnesty International said today in an open letter to UN member states. The call comes after 323,832 … Continue reading China: UN inaction over atrocities against Muslims in Xinjiang condemned