Tag: case

Jailed Egyptian photojournalist’s case adjourned until 2016

Posted December 14, 2015 19:40:52 Photo: Mahmoud ‘Shawkan’ Abu Zeid was arrested although photographing demonstrations soon after the fall of president Mohammed Morsi in August 2013. (Supplied) Connected Story: Photographer in jail for two years without charge Map: Egypt The case of photojournalist Mahmoud ‘Shawkan’ Abu Zeid has been adjourned until February six and his…


Case against murder accused ‘a college of red herrings’

Posted December 08, 2015 22:03:47 The case against a man accused of murdering punk rock fan Nicholas Sofer-Schreiber is “a school of red herrings” and “stinking kippers by the dozen”, his lawyer has told a court. Christopher Navin, 29, has admitted stabbing Mr Sofer-Schreiber to death, but has pleaded not guilty to murder by explanation…


Cameron makes case for Britain to join Syria air strikes

Posted November 27, 2015 00:45:06 British prime minister David Cameron has argued his case for the UK to join air strikes in Syria ahead of a vote expected at a later date, with signs of opposition weakening following the Paris attacks. “If we won’t act now, when our buddy and ally France has been struck…


Kamitsis has ‘no case to answer’ on stealing charges, court told

Posted November 26, 2015 13:25:14 Darwin travel agent Alexandra ‘Xana’ Kamitsis has “no case to answer” in relation to 17 stealing charges, a judge has told a Northern Territory court. Kamitsis, through her travel agency business Latitude Travel, had been accused of rorting a NT Overall health Division pensioner travel concession scheme, which provides travel…