Agreement to COP26: a "compromise full of contradictions", concluded in pain, against global warming
© Yves Herman delegates pose for a photo at the United Nations Conference on Climate Change (COP26) to Glasgow, Scotland, November 13, 2021. Reuters / Yves Herman "MOU", "Difficult pill to swallow", stuffed with "contradictions" ... barely concluded, the COP26 agreement already arouses a shower of criticism. The 200 countries of the Cop26 have come on Saturday night to a compromise in pain for accelerate the fight against global warming. Without ensuring, however, to contain it at 1.5 ° C or re
The brothers and sisters of Ghislaine Maxwell filed their motion to Geneva with the United Nations Working Group on Arbitrary Detention © Rick Bajornas / AP / SIPA Ghislaine Maxwell at the UN premises in New York in 2013, to present a project in favor of the oceans (illustration). Defense - The brothers and sisters of Ghislaine Maxwell filed their motion to Geneva with the United Nations Working Group on Arbitrary Detention
, while his trial must open on November 29, the relatives of Ghislaine Maxwell continue to try to try to try. All for everything to help him. His family seized the experts from the UN Monday, considering that his hold in the United States in the context of the Epstein case is unjustified and that it has no chance of having a fair trial.
suspicions of fictitious jobs: the first words of François and Penelope Fillon on appeal
© Thomas Coex / AFP François Fillon and his wife Penelope found themselves at the bar of the Court of Appeal of Paris, Monday, for the following the "Penelopegate" affair. The couple delivered elements of their defense line, and the lawyer of the former Prime Minister felt that he had not received "the same judicial treatment as any other litient".
The brothers and sisters of Ghislaine Maxwell denounce "serious violations of the rights of the defense and the presumption of innocence, unworthy treatments and degrading that our sister has suffered and continues to suffer in prison where it is held in isolation. For 500 days unjustified ", according to a statement of their lawyers François Zimeray and Jessica Finelle, specialized in Human Rights files.
A group without coercion power
The latter filed their request in Geneva in Switzerland with the United Nations Working Group on Arbitrary Detention, which has no coercion power but whose calls have weight due to the reputation of independence and seriousness of his investigations. These experts do not express themselves on behalf of the organization.
Assistance to migrants: The trial of 24 volunteers in Lesbos postponed
© Reuters The volunteers gathered before the opening of their trial in Greece. The trial of Sarah Mardini and Sean Binder opened Thursday, November 18, 2021 in Lesbos, Greek island located opposite the Turkish coasts become one of the symbolic places of the migration crisis. It has been adjourned and returned to the Court of Appeal without a date being already defined.
The two lawyers point out that their approach is independent of the defense on the basis of the United States and based solely on what they feel like "numerous violations of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights", ratified by The United States, and the United Nations rules on the treatment of prisoners, known as Mandela rules.
A fight against arbitrariness
"There is a narrow line that separates justice from revenge. We do not fight against the plaintiffs but against arbitrariness. In court of public opinion, Ms. Maxwell was presumed guilty, condemned and diabolized before any judgment, "the lawyers point out. They also accuse the American authorities to have it incarcerated under particularly hard conditions.
"Everything happens as if Ghislaine Maxwell suffered the consequences of the inability of the US administration to preserve Jeffrey Epstein's life and to guarantee his trial," they advance. The application also denounces a detention "According to an exceptional regime": isolation, numerous daily bodily excavations, surveillance 24 hours a day ...
After the COVID-19, the UN anticipates shocks on the
power supply © Dan Gold / Unsplash after COVID-19, the UN anticipates shocks on the power supply not yet out of COVID-19, Global agri-food systems must be prepared without delay to face new "shocks" in the future, be it droughts, floods or various diseases, warned Tuesday, 23 November, the FAO, the specialized agency of United Nations for Food and Agriculture At present, there are already "three billion people who can not afford to have a healthy diet that preserves them from malnutrition", rec
The trial of Ghislaine Maxwell must be held in New York, two years after the suicide in prison of US billionaire Jeffrey Epstein, accused of sexual crimes on minor girls. The girl of the magnat of the press Robert Maxwell, born near Paris on December 25, 1961, has the triple French, British and American nationality. Accused of recruiting minors for the financial and his entourage, she incurs the perpetuated criminal imprisonment at the end of a trial that will last six weeks. During his trial, she will plead not guilty of the six charges for whom she incurs up to 80 years in prison, according to her defense. World of Epstein, Prince Andrew, Jean-Luc Brunel ... The stakes of the trial of Ghislaine Maxwell Peoplele Prince Andrew Requests the rejection of the complaint for sexual assault which aims to it in the United States
Burma: After months of trial, Aung San Suu Kyi fixed on his fate in early December .
© Bria Webb, Reuters Aung San Suu Kyi speaks at an event at the Asia Society Policy Institute in New York, United Sep 21. 2016. After a long series of judicial proceedings, a first verdict, in the trial brought by the Burmese junta against Aung San Suu Kyi, was postponed to Tuesday, December 6, have we learned, Tuesday. It risks prison for decades.