Judicial Reform

Thursday, May 29, 2014 - 12:10
The Judicial Independence and Legal Empowerment Project (JILEP) is USAID’s four-year (2010-2014), $19 million program to increase the independence of the judiciary, strengthen the institutional capacity of legal professional associations, improve the quality of legal education, develop commercial law, and improve commercial law-related practice.
Wednesday, May 28, 2014 - 06:07
Abdulin was found guilty of terrorist propaganda, membership in a terrorist group, and incitement of religious discord.
Tuesday, May 27, 2014 - 07:29
Tbilisi court has acquitted former Georgian Defense Minister Davit Kezerashvili on charges of money laundering, illegal property sales, and taking a $12 million bribe to facilitate alcohol smuggling.
Wednesday, May 21, 2014 - 07:38
An Egyptian court sentenced 155 Muslim Brotherhood supporters to jail terms on Wednesday and gave 54 of them life sentences, judicial sources said, in a case related to violence in the Nile Delta province of Mansoura last August after the army's ouster of President Mohamed Mursi.
Wednesday, May 21, 2014 - 06:47
The Tajik parliament has introduced a new clause into the country's Criminal Code, according to which Tajiks will face criminal persecution for taking part in military conflicts abroad.
Wednesday, May 21, 2014 - 05:44
It was not immediately clear whether the 23 months that Mubarak and his sons have spent in custody would count towards their sentences.
Tuesday, May 20, 2014 - 09:13
The term of imprisonment for treason will be increased to the maximum in the Criminal Code of Azerbaijan.
Monday, May 19, 2014 - 06:57
An Egyptian court acquitted 169 Muslim Brotherhood supporters charged in connection with unrest that followed the overthrow of president Mohammad Morsi last year, breaking a pattern of mass convictions at trials involving the Islamist opposition.
Monday, May 19, 2014 - 06:55
In 2011, the United States added Kolbaev, 39, to a list of major global drug-trafficking suspects.
Sunday, May 18, 2014 - 14:19
All in all, over the past 5 years the number of cases initiated against law enforcement officers for torturing suspects or any other involved individuals has grown by 10 times.