Pair sentenced to lengthy prison terms for roles in Bay Area child sex trafficking ring

SAN JOSE – A 41-year-old man and a 30-year-old woman, both of San Jose, have been sentenced to lengthy prison terms for their roles in a conspiracy to exploit underage girls for child pornography and sex trafficking, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office. A U.S. District Court judge sentenced Ariel Guizar-Cuellar to more than 38 … Read more

Belgium told to pay €100K in damages for extraditing terrorist to US – POLITICO

Belgium must pay compensation of around €100,000 to convicted terrorist Nizar Trabelsi for the damage he suffered by being extradited to the U.S., a Brussels appeals court ruled Tuesday. The court also ruled that the Belgian government should ask the American authorities to send back Trabelsi. Trabelsi, a Tunisian former professional footballer, was convicted in … Read more

Alabama halts execution because of time, IV access concerns

ATMORE, Ala. — Alabama officials called off the Thursday lethal injection of a man convicted in a 1999 workplace shooting because of time concerns and trouble accessing the inmate’s veins. Alabama Corrections Commissioner John Hamm said the state halted the scheduled execution of Alan Miller after they determined they could not get the lethal injection … Read more

We need a Nuremberg-style war crimes trial – POLITICO

Press play to listen to this article NEW YORK — As world leaders gather for the U.N. General Assembly in New York, Ukraine’s government hopes to use the event to press its case for a special tribunal to prosecute war crimes. With the war in Ukraine set to dominate proceedings, and new evidence of mass killings … Read more