Prison sentence

Drunk driver who ran over 13-year-old gets 12 year prison sentence

Bar Zakai will also be banned from receiving a driver's license for 20 years and will need to pay compensation to Amsalem's family.

Iranian court confirms French-Iranian academic's 5-year sentence

Iran does not recognise dual nationality and has rejected France's calls to free the 60-year-old anthropologist detained since June 2019, saying the case is an Iranian domestic legal matter.

Convicted Israeli Nati Hadad returns to Israel to complete sentence

Hadad was arrested and imprisoned in Thailand in July 2017 for operating an illegal medical clinic and sentenced in 2018 to four years imprisonment.

Bernie Madoff's early release request rejected by federal judge

'When I sentenced Mr. Madoff in 2009, it was fully my intent that he live out the rest of his life in prison. Nothing has happened in the 11 years since to change my thinking.'

Jewish prisoners in Michigan to get certified kosher meals

The settlement of the lawsuit backed by the Michigan American Civil Liberties Union was reached over the weekend.

Daniel Nachmani, suspect in the murder of Noa Eyal, arrives to the courtroom of the Jerusalem's Dist
Israeli man gets life in prison for sodomy, murder, 21 years after grisly crime

In January, Nahmani was convicted of murder and sodomy but was acquitted of rape, 21 years after the crime and having been unidentified as the murderer during most of that period.

Malaysian citizen jailed for insulting Islam on social media

The sentence is believed to be the harshest such penalty on record in the Muslim-majority country, where concerns over racial and religious tensions have grown in recent months.

rabbi Yona Metzge
Disgraced former Chief Rabbi Yona Metzger set for early release from prison

Metzger started serving his sentence in May 2017 following a plea bargain with the state prosecution.

IDF Sgt. Tuvia Yanai Weissman (R), his wife, and baby
Palestinian minor who killed Israeli in supermarket gets 35 years prison

Sgt.Tuvia Yania Weissman was stabbed to death in February 2016 at the Rami Levi supermarket

Protesters with painted faces pray in Cambodia
U.N.-Cambodia convicts two ex-Khmer Rouge leaders of genocide

Nuon Chea, 92, and former President Khieu Samphan, 87, were guilty of genocide against the Cham Muslim minority and Vietnamese people, and of various crimes against humanity.

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