Day: 2 February 2018

Challenge to John Worboys to be heard 7 February 2018

The victims’ challenge, supported by  to the decision of the Parole Board to direct John Worboys’ release, and not to provide reasons, will be heard next Wednesday 7 February 2018. On 16 January 2018 Supperstone J stayed Worboys’ release pending a hearing. The hearing on Wednesday will consider matters including whether to order the disclosure […]

Catalonia takes Spain to the United Nations

On Thursday 1 February 2018, three Catalan independence leaders lodged a case with the UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention, claiming that their imprisonment by the Spanish Government is unlawful. Jordi Cuixart, Jordi Sanchez, and Oriol Junqueras were detained last year on unsustainable criminal charges as part of a crack-down on the peaceful Catalan independence […]