March 11, 2011
by Joseph Schaeffer
Javier Centonzio, Stetson Law '12, is an Iraq War veteran. He writes about the veterans issues addressed by Veteran Treatment Courts... Throughout our nation's history we have resorted to armed conflict to resolve differences among ourselves and other nations. We have been ready and willing to ...[read more]
May 18, 2010
by Sarah Miley
A Haitian court on Monday convicted US missionary Laura Silsby of attempting to illegally smuggle 33 Haitian children to the US through the Dominican Republic in the wake of the January 12 earthquake. Silsby was found guilty of irregular travel and sentenced to time served during judicial ...[read more]
February 1, 2010
by Dwyer Arce
Haitian authorities confirmed Sunday that 10 US citizens have been arrested after attempting to bus 33 children across the border into the neighboring Dominican Republic. Haitian Social Affairs Minister Yves Christallin said that a total of 12 people were arrested Friday, including the 10 ...[read more]
March 28, 2008
by Patrick Porter
Chad's Higher Judicial Council on Friday recommended that Chadian President Idriss Deby pardon six French aid workers convicted in Chad in December of attempting to kidnap 103 African children. Deby said earlier this month that he may pardon the aid workers within weeks, but that he was waiting... ...[read more]
March 7, 2008
by Jaime Jansen
Chadian President Idriss Deby said Thursday that he may pardon six French aid workers convicted in Chad in December of attempting to kidnap 103 African children within a month. In February, Deby said that he is prepared to pardon the French citizens, but that he would only do so upon an official ...[read more]
February 7, 2008
by Brett Murphy
Chadian President Idriss Deby said Thursday that he is prepared to pardon six aid workers convicted in Chad in December of attempting to kidnap 103 African children. In an interview with Europe-1 radio, Deby said that he was willing to issue a pardon but could only do so if he received a request ...[read more]
January 28, 2008
by Michael Sung
A French criminal court on Monday sentenced six French aid workers, convicted in Chad for attempting to kidnap 103 African children, to eight years in French prison, agreeing with French prosecutors' recommendations to convert their sentences handed down by a court in Chad. The six were original... ...[read more]
December 26, 2007
by Eric Firkel
Six French aid workers were sentenced to eight years of hard labor Wednesday after being convicted in a Chadian court for attempting to kidnap 103 African children. The six, affiliated with the Zoe's Ark charity, claimed that they were attempting to airlift orphaned children from the war-torn S... ...[read more]
December 21, 2007
by Mike Rosen-Molina
Six French nationals connected with the abortive effort by French charity Zoe's Ark to airlift so-called Darfur orphans out of Chad to Europe went on trial in Chad Friday, accused of kidnapping, fraud, and forgery. Zoe's Ark founder Eric Breteau said in a written statement to the... ...[read more]
December 14, 2007
by Mike Rosen-Molina
A court in Chad has set December 21 as the trial date for six French nationals connected with the abortive effort by French charity Zoe's Ark to airlift so-called Darfur orphans out of Chad to Europe. The six will be tried on kidnapping, fraud, and forgery charges. Zoe's Ark foun... ...[read more]

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