Former Tunisian president sentenced again after 2 life sentences
The ex-president of Tunisia, Zine Ben Ali was given a five-year jail term in absentia and also fined 3.5 million euros for corruption. Ben Ali has already been given two life sentences.
Asia: Indonesia: Death Sentence for British Woman Is Upheld
An Indonesian court upheld a death sentence for Lindsay June Sandiford, convicted of smuggling $2.5 million worth of cocaine onto the resort island of Bali, a court official said Monday.
Drug trafficking granny facing Bali firing squad loses appeal
British Granny, Lindsay Sandiford, 56, banged up in Bali in January for trafficking £1.6?million (US$2.5 million) worth of cocaine has had her appeal against her death sentence rejected.
Greek Ex-Mayor Gets Life Sentence
A Greek court sentenced a former mayor to life in prison for embezzling millions of euros from the municipal budget of Greece's second-largest city.
Indonesia sentences British woman to death for drug smuggling
Lindsay Sandiford, a 56-year-old British grandmother, has been sentenced to death by firing squad in Bali, Indonesia for drug smuggling. Sandiford of Gloucestershire was arrested in May last year in Denpasar airport with $2.5 million worth of cocaine.