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Assange Makes Last Ditch Appeal Against U.S. Extradition

Hamodia 20 Feb 2024
(Bloomberg News/TNS) — Lawyers for Julian Assange will make one last attempt to block his extradition to the U.S., where he faces decades in prison over spying charges in the long-running battle that’s spanned more than a decade ... Lawyers for the U.S.
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Assange makes last ditch UK appeal against US extradition

The Keene Sentinel 20 Feb 2024
Lawyers for Julian Assange will make one last attempt to block his extradition to the U.S., where he faces decades in prison over spying charges in the long-running battle that’s spanned more than a decade ... Lawyers for the U.S.
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Finding Our Voices meets with Iraqi domestic violence activists

Bangor Daily News 13 Dec 2023
... furthering rights for victims of ISIS, providing domestic violence safe houses in Baghdad, and in the case of one lawyer, helping battered Iraqi women obtain over 400 positive judicial decisions.
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Iraq: Ten lawyers killed in 2023 as state protection lacking

The New Arab 30 Nov 2023
Iraq’s interior ministry agreed in 2020 to allow lawyers to carry weapons to defend themselves against attacks ... Another lawyer, Adnan al-Nuaimi, was stabbed to death after a group stormed his office in Baghdad.
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Man on 'mission' to find lost golf balls for Buffalo charity: 20,844 and counting this season

The Buffalo News 13 Nov 2023
He donates the balls, by the thousands, to the charity Bunkers in Baghdad ... That job is supporting Bunkers in Baghdad, the charity founded in 2008 by Joe Hanna, a lawyer and Goldberg Segalla partner.
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Iraq: Torture Survivors Await US Redress, Accountability

Human Rights Watch 25 Sep 2023
Unable to afford a lawyer or access the US embassy in Baghdad, al-Majli sought help from the Iraqi Bar Association, which turned him away, telling him it did not handle cases like his.
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Sadr praises officers allowing burning of Swedish embassy

The New Arab 14 Sep 2023
Iraqi protesters stormed the Swedish embassy twice in Baghdad in July, starting fires within the compound on the second occasion ... Baghdad has asked Sweden to extradite Momika, his lawyer told AFP on Tuesday.
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Iraq’s former finance minister unaware of charges against him in 'heist of century' probe

The National 12 Aug 2023
It is suspected that the funds had been flown out of the country from Baghdad's International Airport ... My lawyers in Baghdad have not confirmed and my lawyers in London have no record of it,” he said.
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Blunting the Militia Campaign Against Iraq’s Christian Leaders

The Washington Institute 25 Jul 2023
The property in question is spread over Iraq but concentrated in Baghdad and Nineveh, with a total value in the billions ... Baghdad ... Accordingly, Washington needs to act—and urge Baghdad to act as well.
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The Quest to Expose US Torture

Consortium News 26 May 2023
With each passing year, more details emerge about Washington’s torture programs, writes Karen J. Greenberg ... By Karen J. Greenberg ... Bush ... U.S ... U.S ... embassy in Baghdad ... Joe Margulies, Zubaydah’s lawyer, summarized the horrific techniques used on him this way..
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The Times view on the Iraq war’s 20th anniversary: Historic Mistake

The Times/The Sunday Times 20 Mar 2023
Every assumption that underlay the decision to invade Iraq turned out to be wrong. JEROME DELAY/AP ... Iraq did not have weapons of mass destruction ... Related articles ... , Baghdad ... Disgraced lawyer charged over abuse claims against British troops in Iraq ... .
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20 years after U.S. invasion, tragedy of Haditha massacre not forgotten by Iraqis

People Daily 20 Mar 2023
BAGHDAD, March 19 (Xinhua) -- Twenty years after the U.S ... 19, 2005, a massive explosion occurred near his house in Haditha, about 200 km northwest of the Iraqi capital of Baghdad, recalled Khalid Salman Rasif, a 49-year-old lawyer.
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Feature: 20 years after U.S. invasion, tragedy of Haditha massacre not forgotten by Iraqis

China.dot.org 19 Mar 2023
BAGHDAD, March 19 (Xinhua) -- Twenty years after the U.S ... 19, 2005, a massive explosion occurred near his house in Haditha, about 200 km northwest of the Iraqi capital of Baghdad, recalled Khalid Salman Rasif, a 49-year-old lawyer.
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Families Of Airline Downing Victims Withdraw Complaint, Say Iranian Court Incompetent

Radio Free Europe 13 Feb 2023
drone assassination of top IRGC commander Qasem Soleimani near Baghdad. Abbas Sadeghi, a lawyer and a family member of four of the victims, released a video message in which he said ... That's why we withdrew our complaint on February 12." ... ....
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Real coffee, but a fake 'Starbucks' in piracy-ridden Iraq

Elko Daily Free Press 28 Dec 2022
But in Baghdad, looks are deceiving ... Makhsusi said he “had a session” with a lawyer in Baghdad to come to an understanding with the coffee company, “but so far we have not reached a solution.” ... Makhsusi denied that he threatened Starbucks' lawyers.
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