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Muslim terror case assessors set to give opinion on July 11

Kampala, Uganda | GODFREY SSALI | The International Crimes Division Court will next week hear the assessors opinion on whether the 14 suspects behind the slain muslim clerics should be convicted or acquitted. This after the panel of three judges Ezekiel Muhanguzi, Percy Tuhaise and Jane Kiggundu summed up the prosecution’s case to the …

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Sudan’s Bashir to skip Trump-Muslim summit

Khartoum, Sudan | AFP |  Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir, who is wanted by the International Criminal Court, will not join an Islamic summit in Saudi Arabia with US President Donald Trump, his office said Friday. “President Omar al-Bashir has apologised to King Salman of Saudi Arabia for being unable to …

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Slain Muslim clerics trial to be heard in camera

The International Crimes Division Court has barred the media and members of the public from attending proceedings in the case where 14 people are accused of plotting the murder of Muslim clerics across the country. This after lead judge Ezekiel Muhanguzi granted prosecution’s request to have its four next witnesses testify …

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US travel ban working ‘very nicely,’ Trump says

Washington, United States | AFP |  US President Donald Trump boasted Saturday that his “very strict” crackdown on Muslim immigration was working “very nicely,” amid mounting resistance to the order branded as blatantly discriminatory. In an executive order signed Friday, Trump halted the arrival of refugees for at least 120 …

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Sheikh Kamoga’s lawyer challenges DPP on evidence

The Muslim Clerics murder case hearing resumed on Tuesday with the 14 people accused demanding that prosecution brings direct evidence against them. The 14, led by Amir Umar Shiekh Mohammed Yonus Kamoga, through their lawyer Fred Muwema say they are “tired of prosecution’s fringe witnesses who never implicate them.” So far, …

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Sheikhs charged afresh in clerics murder trial

The 14 Muslim Sheikhs accused of masterminding the murder of several clerics were on Monday charged afresh before the International Crimes Division of the High court in Kampala. This after their pre-trial hearing last month  in which the court  confirmed charges of murder, terrorism and attempted murder, against them. Consequently the …

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Khan sworn in as London’s first Muslim mayor

London, United Kingdom | AFP | Sadiq Khan was sworn in as London mayor Saturday after being elected the first Muslim leader of a major Western capital, as the Conservatives defended attempts to link him to extremism during the campaign. The opposition Labour lawmaker, the son of a Pakistani bus …

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