Israel: Netanyahu to seek parliamentary immunity

Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Wednesday he would seek parliamentary immunity from prosecution in the three corruption cases he faces, a move that could delay criminal proceedings against him for months. Netanyahu was indicted in November on charges of bribery, fraud and breach of trust over allegations that[…]

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Fransman calls for quick prosecution

Western Cape African National Congress (ANC) leader Marius Fransman’s return to politics hangs in the balance after cellphone messages surfaced that appear to contradict his claims that the sexual harassment case against him is part of a plotBut‚ in a statement on Tuesday night‚ Fransman’s lawyer said the politician was[…]

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Miners should also be prosecuted: AfriForum

The miners who killed two SA police service members and two Lonmin security guards should also be prosecuted, AfriForum said on Monday. “The mine workers who launched the attacks and committed the murders should be prosecuted,” AfriForum’s head of community safety, Ian Cameron said. Cameron said their stories needed to[…]

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Witness protection vital for prosecution

The Western Cape Department of Community Safety are calling for more accessibility for witnesses to the country’s witness protection programme, after recent reports highlighting South Africa’s dismal prosecution rate. Of 3100 gang related murders and attempted murder in the last three years, only 85 cases have seen successful conviction The[…]

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