Tag: prison

Tunisian court condemns cleric to four years in prison for calling for jihad

June 21, 2023

The Court of First Instance of Tunis sentenced a Muslim cleric to four years in prison for calling youth to jihad during his preaches, “Tunisie ... Read More

U.S takes stock of political situation in Senegal in phone conversation

June 9, 2023

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken has held a phone conversation with Senegal’s leader Macky Sall to discuss the political situation in the West African ... Read More

Benin sentences Dutch man to 15 years in prison for possession of “high risk” drug

May 31, 2023

Benin’s Court of Economic Crimes and Terrorism Repression (CRIET) pressed Tuesday 15 years in prison sentence against a Dutch man for possession and sale of ... Read More

Egypt sets journalists free from pretrial detention

May 2, 2023

Egyptian authorities released Monday Al-Jazeera journalist, Hesham Abdel Aziz, and journalist Raouf Ebeid from pretrial detention, reports say. Abdel Aziz, a journalist at Al Jazeera ... Read More

Tunisian court hands one-year prison sentence to journalist for disclosing data on terrorism

November 30, 2022

Tunis Court of First Instance Tuesday sentenced a local journalist to one year in prison on charges of disclosing data on a counter-terrorism operation in ... Read More

Ex-Tunisian leader Moncef Marzouki handed four-year prison sentence for treason

December 23, 2021

A court in Tunisia sentenced former President Moncef Marzouki to four years in prison in absentia for working against the interests of the North African ... Read More

Tunisia sentences four youth to 20 years in prison for drug trafficking

November 24, 2021

The Tunis court of first instance sentenced Tuesday four young men to 20 years in prison for forming a drug trafficking network in the capital, ... Read More

Former South African President Jacob Zuma surrendered to authorities

July 8, 2021

The uncertainty hovered until the last minute: the former South African president Jacob Zuma, sentenced to 15 months in prison for contempt of court, finally ... Read More

Egypt nabs renowned businessman for funding unlicensed excavation of antiquities

June 30, 2021

The Egyptian police arrested Tuesday businessman and ex-owner of Mehwar satellite channel Hassan Rateb on accusation of funding unlicensed excavation of antiquities, a crime amounting ... Read More

Algeria: BBC Correspondent Thrown in Prison for Espionage

July 6, 2017

Algerian Authorities have locked up journalist fixer Saïd Chitour over espionage after he was arrested early last month at Algiers airport on his way back ... Read More