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# conviction - Wednesday 29 October, 2014

Adam Clayton's jailed former PA loses appeal against conviction
# Dismissed
# Dismissed

Adam Clayton's jailed former PA loses appeal against conviction

Oct 29th 2014, 10:35 AM 14,332 Views 44 Comments

Carol Hawkins has served over two years of a seven year sentence.

# conviction - Thursday 20 February, 2014

Pregnant teenager receives jail term after being gang-raped
# Sudan
# Sudan

Pregnant teenager receives jail term after being gang-raped

Feb 20th 2014, 9:55 PM 57,689 Views 141 Comments

The jail term has been suspended because of her pregnancy but she has also been fined around €640.

# conviction - Monday 21 October, 2013

Adams: 'I've committed no offence, I did the best I could under difficult circumstances'
# Gerry Adams
# Gerry Adams

Adams: 'I've committed no offence, I did the best I could under difficult circumstances'

Oct 21st 2013, 10:23 AM 7,753 Views 83 Comments

Gerry Adams today questioned why the police and the social services did not launch an investigation into his niece’s abuse in 1987.

# conviction - Friday 4 October, 2013

PSNI to re-examine Liam Adams trial transcripts
# Liam Adams
# Liam Adams

PSNI to re-examine Liam Adams trial transcripts

Oct 4th 2013, 4:13 PM 6,075 Views 43 Comments

The testimony of Gerry Adams will be included in the re-examination

# conviction - Wednesday 2 October, 2013

'I've said what I need to say': Gerry Adams on brother's conviction
# Liam Adams
# Liam Adams

'I've said what I need to say': Gerry Adams on brother's conviction

Oct 2nd 2013, 3:17 PM 8,746 Views 125 Comments

Gerry Adams asked for space for his him and his family describing it as “a huge ordeal” for them in the wake of Liam Adams’ conviction for raping his daughter.

# conviction - Wednesday 11 September, 2013

Ferry crew convicted of manslaughter of French fisherman
# Ferry Crash
# Ferry Crash

Ferry crew convicted of manslaughter of French fisherman

Sep 11th 2013, 12:10 PM 9,004 Views 13 Comments

Father of four Philippe Lesailnier was killed when the ferry ploughed into his fishing boat in 2011.

# conviction - Tuesday 10 September, 2013

Four men convicted in India gang rape case
# India
# India

Four men convicted in India gang rape case

Sep 10th 2013, 8:22 AM 6,197 Views 18 Comments

The four may, who now face the possibility of hanging, are expected to be sentenced tomorrow.

# conviction - Friday 28 June, 2013

Laois man convicted for causing unnecessary suffering to a dog
# Animal Abuse
# Animal Abuse

Laois man convicted for causing unnecessary suffering to a dog

Jun 28th 2013, 7:15 PM 13,518 Views 75 Comments

The man has been banned from keeping animals for five years and will have to undertake community service with the ISPCA.

# conviction - Saturday 11 May, 2013

In world first, Guatemala convicts former president of genocide
# Guatemala
# Guatemala

In world first, Guatemala convicts former president of genocide

May 11th 2013, 12:02 PM 6,112 Views 34 Comments

Efrain Rios Montt was convicted of genocide and war crimes in a ruling arising from massacres of indigenous people in the 1980s.

# conviction - Wednesday 3 April, 2013

Question marks over conviction as man is released after 42 years in jail
# United States
# United States

Question marks over conviction as man is released after 42 years in jail

Apr 3rd 2013, 2:23 PM 15,024 Views 31 Comments

Louis Taylor was convicted of lighting a fire in a US hotel in 1970 which killed 29 people. After 42 years of maintaining his innocence, he has been released.

# conviction - Saturday 9 March, 2013

Convictions for acid attacks triple in Pakistan under tough new laws
# Attacks
# Attacks

Convictions for acid attacks triple in Pakistan under tough new laws

Mar 9th 2013, 10:30 AM 7,453 Views 6 Comments

The Pakistani government brought in tough new penalties in a bid to stop the dozens of acid attacks which take place every year.

# conviction - Wednesday 16 January, 2013

Brian Shivers faces retrial over Massereene barracks murders
# Massereene
# Massereene

Brian Shivers faces retrial over Massereene barracks murders

Jan 16th 2013, 11:39 AM 4,474 Views 18 Comments

Shivers yesterday won his appeal against his conviction for the murder of two British Army soldiers in Antrim nearly four years ago.

# conviction - Tuesday 15 January, 2013

Shivers wins appeal against Massereene barracks conviction
# Brian Shivers
# Brian Shivers

Shivers wins appeal against Massereene barracks conviction

Jan 15th 2013, 2:07 PM 6,269 Views 27 Comments

Brian Shivers appealed against his conviction on two counts of murder, six of attempted murder and one related to possessing firearms.

# conviction - Friday 4 January, 2013

Almost 2,500 convictions for tax and excise offences in 2012
# Revenue
# Revenue

Almost 2,500 convictions for tax and excise offences in 2012

Jan 4th 2013, 6:47 PM 8,492 Views 18 Comments

There were 25 convictions for serious tax evasion in 2012 according to figures released by Revenue this evening.

# conviction - Thursday 29 November, 2012

French court overturns Concorde crash convictions
# Concorde
# Concorde

French court overturns Concorde crash convictions

Nov 29th 2012, 9:55 PM 10,579 Views 9 Comments

Manslaughter convictions against Continental Airlines and a mechanic for the 2000 crash that killed 113 people were overturned.

# conviction - Wednesday 17 October, 2012

Girl held for 3 days escapes in Germany
# Germany
# Germany

Girl held for 3 days escapes in Germany

Oct 17th 2012, 11:56 AM 12,528 Views 12 Comments

A 28-year-old man is being held by police after allegedly kidnapping the girl at knifepoint.

# conviction - Wednesday 3 October, 2012

Mike Tyson refused visa to New Zealand due to prior rape conviction
# Denied
From The42
# Denied

Mike Tyson refused visa to New Zealand due to prior rape conviction

Oct 3rd 2012, 1:44 PM 745 Views 0 Comments

Kiwi Prime Minister John Keys says he has ‘something deeply personal against people who rape other people’.

# conviction - Friday 27 July, 2012

Column: The Twitter joke trial shows freedom of speech has to include comedy
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: The Twitter joke trial shows freedom of speech has to include comedy

Jul 27th 2012, 7:30 PM 214 Views 25 Comments

It doesn’t matter if comedy is offensive or upsetting – free speech must allow for all speech, writes Simon Carty.

# conviction - Saturday 30 June, 2012

'Boring? We're making history' - Xavi
# Conviction
From The42
# Conviction

'Boring? We're making history' - Xavi

Jun 30th 2012, 8:40 PM 815 Views 0 Comments

The Barcelona midfielder says he has no regrets over Spain’s style of play at Euro 2012.

# conviction - Tuesday 19 June, 2012

Pakistan court disqualifies its own Prime Minister from office
# Pakistan
# Pakistan

Pakistan court disqualifies its own Prime Minister from office

Jun 19th 2012, 12:14 PM 1,917 Views 4 Comments

Yousuf Raza Gilani was convicted of contempt for refusing to ask authorities to reopen corruption cases. This bars him from being an MP, a law which the country’s Supreme Court today enforced.

# conviction - Sunday 3 June, 2012

Man used rubber mask to disguise skin colour during armed robberies
# London
From The Daily Edge
# London

Man used rubber mask to disguise skin colour during armed robberies

Jun 3rd 2012, 12:58 PM 6,615 Views 10 Comments

Henley Stephenson was sentenced to 14 years in prison for a series of armed robberies during which he donned a latex mask to disguise his skin colour.

# conviction - Monday 5 March, 2012

Medvedev orders conviction review for Russian tycoon
# Russia
# Russia

Medvedev orders conviction review for Russian tycoon

Mar 5th 2012, 9:33 AM 1,411 Views 10 Comments

Russian’s president has ordered a re-examination the conviction of Mikhail Khodorkovsky – whose imprisonment has been widely viewed as Kremlin punishment for his political ambitions.

# conviction - Wednesday 15 February, 2012

Shivers appeals against conviction for Massereene murders
# Massereene
# Massereene

Shivers appeals against conviction for Massereene murders

Feb 15th 2012, 3:58 PM 1,925 Views 9 Comments

The Derryman was convicted of the murder of two British soldiers and was sentenced to a minimum of 25 years in prison last week.

# conviction - Tuesday 14 February, 2012

Italian prosecutors seek to reinstate Amanda Knox conviction
# Knox
# Knox

Italian prosecutors seek to reinstate Amanda Knox conviction

Feb 14th 2012, 4:46 PM 6,088 Views 16 Comments

Knox and former boyfriend Raffaele Sollecito successfully appealed their conviction for the murder of Meredith Kercher and were freed last year.

# conviction - Tuesday 21 June, 2011

Tunisian ex-president sentenced to jail
# Tunisia
# Tunisia

Tunisian ex-president sentenced to jail

Jun 21st 2011, 12:47 PM 319 Views 2 Comments

Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali and his wife Leila Trabelsi were convicted in absentia.

# conviction - Monday 20 June, 2011

Rape charges against Irish nurse in Australia dropped
# Australia
# Australia

Rape charges against Irish nurse in Australia dropped

Jun 20th 2011, 1:57 PM 1,523 Views 1 Comment

Anne-Marie O’Loughlin now hopes to return home.

# conviction - Thursday 3 March, 2011

Prosecutors may focus on Colin Howell's second wife following Hazel Stewart conviction
# Hazel Stewart
# Hazel Stewart

Prosecutors may focus on Colin Howell's second wife following Hazel Stewart conviction

Mar 3rd 2011, 8:32 AM 4,207 Views 0 Comments

Questions remain following the conviction of Hazel Stewart for the murder of her husband and her former lover’s wife yesterday.