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Legal news from Monday, September 7, 2009
by Amelia Mathias

A UK jury found three men guilty of conspiracy to murder after plotting to blow up transatlantic flights using liquid explosives. The three men, Abdulla Ahmed Ali, Assad Sarwar, and Tanvid Hussain, were part of a larger plot allegedly organized by British national Rashid Rauf, arrested in Pakistan. Four other suspects were …

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by Amelia Mathias

Cambodia Prime Minister Hun Sen announced Monday that while he hoped no further potential war criminals would be tried in the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia, he would continue to support the court financially should international backers drop out. Sen, who has led the country for the past twenty years, said he …

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by Steve Czajkowski

The UK Home Office has released a top terrorism suspect from a control order subjecting him to virtual house arrest because it did not want to reveal secret evidence, according to media reports Monday. Home Secretary Alan Johnson sent a letter to the man of Libyan and …

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by Steve Czajkowski

Former Bangladeshi Prime Minister Begum Khaleda Zia and her son, Tarique Rahman, will face court proceedings on corruption charges starting in October, officials from the Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Court said Monday. Zia, the head of the opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party, her son, and four others are accused [Xinhua …

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