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Justices deal blow to outdated claims of child sexual abuse

Caledonian Record 21 Jul 2021
HARRISBURG, Pa ... Rice sued in 2016, but the court majority said that was too late under the Pennsylvania statute of limitations ... Charles F ... Rice's lawyer, Alan Perer, said the high court's decision ends his client's lawsuit ... More from this section ... Footage shows scene of market attack in Baghdad ... The diocese's lawyer, Eric Anderson, hailed the decision.
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Prior to his murder, Jamal Khashoggi offered to help 9/11 victims suing Saudi Arabia

Democratic Underground 10 Jul 2021
In a special bonus episode of the Yahoo News podcast "Conspiracyland," Hunt — a veteran agent who worked counterterrorism and counterintelligence cases from Los Angeles to Baghdad — provides an exclusive account of her strange encounter with the Saudi journalist.
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Plight of Irish-based engineer held in Baghdad jail raised with UN

Irish Independent 06 Jul 2021
Lawyers for Irish-based engineer Robert Pether, detained in Baghdad over a corporate dispute, have complained to the United Nations about his treatment, alleging it violates international law ... Mr Pether was chief engineer on a major project to construct the new Baghdad headquarters of the Central Bank of Iraq.
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Son of Australian engineer held for 60 days in Baghdad make emotional plea for his release

The National 07 Jun 2021
His wife and son urged authorities in Baghdad to release Mr Pether after he was denied bail three times despite not being charged with any offence ... Their employer, Dubai-based company CME Consulting, was awarded a deal in 2015 by the bank to offer engineering consulting services for building a new headquarters in Baghdad.
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Son of Australian engineer held for 60 days in Baghdad makes emotional plea for his release

The National 07 Jun 2021
His wife and son urged authorities in Baghdad to release Mr Pether after he was denied bail three times despite not being charged with any offence ... Their employer, Dubai-based company CME Consulting, was awarded a deal in 2015 by the bank to offer engineering consulting services for building a new headquarters in Baghdad.
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‘Desperate’: wife of Australian engineer held in Iraq says he feels betrayed by both countries

The Observer 07 May 2021
An Australian citizen has still not been told what charge he is facing, has only just been seen by Australian officials and is yet to meet his lawyer, despite spending 30 days behind bars in Baghdad ... “They’re also asking if his lawyer can visit, so he can actually meet his lawyer.”.
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'Pyramid' of corruption pushes Iraq family to emigrate

Urdu Point 29 Mar 2021
He left behind his wife Nour -- then pregnant with their youngest son, Karam -- to protest in Baghdad's Tahrir Square for weeks on end ... in Karbala and Baghdad ... A lawyer in Baghdad, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said that the law in Iraq only tended to apply to "the weakest".
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Iraq Daily Roundup: Two Killed, Including Intelligence Officer

Antiwar 22 Mar 2021
In Baghdad, gunmen killed an Iraqi colonel who worked in the intelligence directorate. A lawyer was reported ...
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Outspoken father of missing activist killed in Iraq’s south

Arab News 11 Mar 2021
BAGHDAD ... Aboud was uncommonly vocal in his search for his son Ali Jasb, a lawyer who was one of a number of activists who vanished at the height of Iraq’s mass anti-government demonstrations in October 2019 ... He routinely took the six-hours-long bus journey from his rural town to Baghdad to meet his lawyer.
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Outspoken Father of Missing Activist Killed in Iraq's South

Beijing News 11 Mar 2021
BAGHDAD - The father of a missing Iraqi anti-government activist who waged a public campaign trying to bring to account a militia suspected of abducting him was shot and killed on Wednesday, a human rights monitor and security officials said ... He routinely took the six-hours-long bus journey from his rural town to Baghdad to meet his lawyer.
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Iraqi father of abducted activist gunned down after campaigning for justice

The National 11 Mar 2021
Aboud was uncommonly vocal in his search for his son Ali Jasb, a lawyer who was one of a number of activists who vanished at the height of Iraq’s mass anti-government demonstrations in October 2019 ... He routinely took the six-hours-long bus journey from his rural town to Baghdad to meet his lawyer.
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Outspoken father of missing human rights lawyer shot dead in Iraq

The New Arab 11 Mar 2021
Unknown gunmen in southern Iraq on Wednesday shot dead the father of a human rights lawyer who was forcibly disappeared in October 2019 ... Associated Press reported that he routinely took a six-hour bus journey from his rural hometown to Baghdad to meet his lawyer.
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Audiobooks: Cultures clash in a pair of novels

The Providence Journal 11 Mar 2021
Now, in 2016 California, Anvar uses wisecracks as a shield while he finds his way uneasily through life as an unsuccessful, lonely lawyer, as well as a Muslim heritage he mostly rejects.    . Safwa came from Baghdad illegally as a young woman, her father having been ...
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ICC's new top prosecutor brings varied experience to role

Manila Standard Today 13 Feb 2021
A file photo taken on July 27, 2019 shows head of the United Nations Investigative Team to Promote Accountability for Crimes Committed by ISIL (UNITAD) Karim Khan in Baghdad ... He described him as "one of the most experienced and successful lawyers in the field, combining grit and vision".
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Iraq Daily Roundup: 14 Killed

Antiwar 12 Jan 2021
> ... Gunmen severely wounded a lawyer in Shatra ... In Baghdad, a bomb near a liquor store wounded a civilian ... .

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