Blasphemy: Absence Of Lawyers Stalls Appeal Hearing In Kano
Absence of appeal lawyers on Monday stalled the start of hearing into two appeals against blasphemy ruling before a Kano state high court of appeal.The cases are those of 22-year-old Yahaya Aminu Sharif sentence to death by hanging by an Upper Shariah court and that of 13-year-old Umar Faruk sentence to 10 years imprisonment.Teen blasphemy: We can’t intervene in court cases, Kano replies UnicefHow Kano singer bagged death sentence for blasphemyAt the start of sitting on Monday, the lawyers who were to come in from Lagos could not however do so due to ‘challenges’.The court was told so through ...
BFA election appeals dismissed on technicality
The much-anticipated fireworks at the Botswana Football Association (BFA) elections appeals fizzled out like a rain-soaked firecracker as they were dismissed on technicalities.The appeals had been launched by Senki Sesinyi and Maokaneng Bontshetse, both of whom had campaigned under the Team Sebego banner.Sesinyi and Bontshetse were campaigning for the BFA second and first vice presidents respectively.Whereas the appellants had been confident going into the appeal hearings, they were left with questions still unanswered as merits of their appeals were never discussed.The appeals were dismissed ...
Mugham Center appeals to international partners
By Laman IsmayilovaInternational Mugham Center has applead to international organizations over Nagorno-Karabakh conflict.The Center expressed its protest against Armenia`s aggresion against Azerbaijan. The statement was sent to international partners of the Mugham Center.As result of the provocations of the Armenian armed forces against our country and the shelling of Azerbaijani settlements from heavy artillery, there are dead and wounded among the civilian population. Serious damage was inflicted on civilian objects, residential buildings, various structures, including material cultural heri...
Azerbaijan Culture Ministry appeals to UNESCO
By Laman IsmayilovaFirst Deputy Minister of Culture, Acting Minister of Culture Anar Karimov has appealed to UNESCO Director-General Odre Azuley.In the statement, Anar Karimov touched upon humanitarian ceasefire that Azerbaijan and Armenian agreed for the exchange of prisoners and the recovery of the bodies of those killed in the conflict. Azerbaijan Armed Forces withdrew from the conflict zone on the first day of the ceasefire, while Armenian side violated a new humanitarian ceasefire and launched missile attacks on Ganja, the second-largest city in AzerbaijanHe stressed that 3 children lost ...
Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry to send appeals to strengthen protection of Azerbaijani diplomats abroad
By TrendThe Armenian social media users have been recently spreading threatening appeals against Azerbaijani and Turkish diplomats working in various countries, Spokesperson for the Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry Leyla Abdullayeva said, Trend reports on Oct. 19.Abdullayeva made a remark in response to the media inquiry about the dissemination of terrorist calls by Armenian users of social networks against Azerbaijani diplomats.“This is another demonstration of the terrorist essence of the radical Armenian forces,” the spokesperson added. “Terrorism, used throughout the history by radical Armenia...
Azerbaijani Defense Ministry appeals to population of occupied Nagorno-Karabakh region
The command staff of the Azerbaijani Army decided to launch a counter-offensive operation along the entire front to suppress the combat activity of the armed forces of Armenia and ensure the safety of the civilian population, the Azerbaijani Defense Ministry reported today”We officially announce that the Azerbaijan Army does not target the civilian population, civilian facilities, and civilian infrastructure,” the message said. “Unlike the occupying country Armenia, during military operations, Azerbaijan complies with the requirements of the regulation of international humanitarian law, includ...
GOP groups in Michigan sue to overturn late-ballot ruling
DETROIT — Three GOP-led groups are making urgent appeals in state court to gain the legal standing needed to appeal and overturn a recent ruling requiring clerks to count late ballots and making changes to the rules governing ballot collection.The Michigan Supreme Court on Friday issued an order that expedites consideration of the requests to intervene and ordered a ruling in at least one of the cases by Wednesday.The potential challenges from the GOP-led Legislature, the Republican National Convention and the Michigan Republican Party stemmed from a Sept. 18 ruling by state Court of Claims Ju...
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Chooks 3×3 appeals President’s Cup case
Chooks 3×3 appeals President’s Cup caseJohn Bryan Ulanday(The Philippine Star) – September 26, 2020 – 12:00amMANILA, Philippines — Chooks-to-Go Pilipinas 3×3 is shifting tack, now eyeing a full-bubble setting in a bid to gain IATF’s nod for the launch of its first event as a pro league – the President’s Cup.“We are committing to doing a full bubble with each conference taking place inside Inspire Academy for 15-21 days,” said league owner Ronald Mascariñas .The country’s first 3×3 pro league initially proposed a semi-bubble for the five-leg President’s Cup at the Inspire Sports Academy in Cala...
Drilon appeals for continued cash aid for poor families
With the number of poor families increasing due to the pandemic, the government should continue providing cash subsidy for low-income families in 2021 under a new Social Amelioration Program, according to Minority Leader Franklin Drilon.Drilon said he would look for ways to increase the allocation for the social services sector under the P4.5 trillion 2021 budget after the budget department removed the dole originally granted by the Bayanihan to Heal As One Act, which expired in June.Budget Secretary Wendel Avisado said the cash subdidy was removed because the government expected an improvemen...
Philippines Daily Inquirer
NEC reinstates 15 in parliamentary race, dismisses 40 appeals
Dar es Salaam. The National Electoral Commission (NEC) has reinstated 15 parliamentary candidates who were initially sidelined as ineligible.They were reinstated after appealing against their exclusion.NEC said in a statement released yesterday and signed by director of elections Wilson Mahera that the commission rejected 40 appeals filed by disqualified parliamentary candidates.These include 15 appeals lodged by aspirants who were disqualified by returning officers. The other 25 appeals were filed by parties against nominated candidates.Opposition parties Chadema and ACT-Wazalendo said later ...