Nobel laureate Shirin Ebadi slams repression in Iran, 'unprecedented' since 1979
Shirin Ebadi, the exiled Iranian lawyer and human rights activist who was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2003, speaks to FRANCE 24 about the deadly protests in Iran over the past two weeks. According to the NGO Amnesty International, at least 208 demonstrators have been killed in the crackdown, the highest death toll since the 1979 revolution.
Wife of missing ex-Interpol chief claims asylum in France
Grace Meng's lawyer says she has formally requested refuge from French authorities as she is afraid she may be kidnapped. Her husband, Meng Hongwei, went missing in September after traveling to his native China.
Court remands disbarred lawyer for alleged fraud
Federal Capital Territory High Court sitting in Gudu has remanded a debarred lawyer, Emeka Ugwuonye, in Kuje prisons for allegedly defrauding and extorting money from friends and associates of late Mrs Charity Chidiebere Aiyedogbon and other members of the public.
Lawyer condemns IPOB hoisting of Biafran flag, military action
Lawyer condemns IPOB hoisting of Biafran flag, military action.
Trump picks lawyer Ty Cobb to serve as White House special counsel
U.S. President Donald Trump announced on Saturday that lawyer Ty Cobb would serve as special counsel at the White House.
Lawyers differ on Ndume's suspension by the Senate
Lawyers differ on Ndume's suspension by the Senate.
Nigeria's economic crisis shakes foreign airlines
An economic recession and a shortage of foreign exchange is having a significant impact on the operations of local and foreign airlines in Nigeria.