Footgate: Roger Vanden Stock and Georges Leekens are not among those prosecuted, here is the full list

In the end, 56 club managers, coaches, referees and players’ agents were prosecuted by the federal prosecutor’s office as part of Operation Clean Hands. Among them, some very big names, such as the president of Standard Venanzi, the strong men of Bruges Verhaeghe and Mannaert and the ex-president of the Belgian Union François De Keersmaecker, … Read more

Former Danish defense minister prosecuted for leaking state secrets

Claus Hjort Frederiksen (center), then Danish Defense Minister, in Copenhagen in April 2019. CLAUS BECH / AFP This is the latest twist in a disastrous affair for the small world of Danish espionage. Friday January 14, the former Minister of Defense, the liberal Claus Hjort Frederiksen, in office from June 2016 to November 2019, confirmed … Read more

A Franco-Syrian prosecuted in France for “complicity in crimes”

His arrest and imprisonment in France at the end of December had gone relatively unnoticed, his identity not having been communicated by the prosecution. But, according to a source familiar with the matter, it is Salah Habib, a 59-year-old Franco-Syrian. The case is unprecedented. The man was indicted for “conspiracy to commit crimes against humanity, … Read more

Suicide of Jeffrey Epstein: prison guards will not be prosecuted

Jeffery Epstein was incarcerated at the Metropolitan Correctionnal Facility in New York. He committed suicide in his cell on the night of August 9 to 10, 2019. DAVID DEE DELGADO / AFP The day after the judgment against Ghislaine Maxwell, found guilty in New York of sex trafficking of minors, the American justice announced Thursday, … Read more

Assault on Capitol Hill: Donald Trump’s former chief of staff could be criminally prosecuted

Mark Meadows (left) with Donald Trump at the White House in Washington on October 21, 2021. ALEXANDER DRAGO / REUTERS The pressure is mounting in the entourage of Donald Trump: American elected officials recommended, Monday, December 13, criminal proceedings against the former chief of staff of the Republican billionaire, Mark Meadows, who refuses to cooperate … Read more

Michigan high school shooting: shooter’s parents prosecuted for manslaughter

Flowers were laid in tribute to the students killed by a 15-year-old teenager at a high school in Oxford, Michigan, on November 30, 2021. SCOTT OLSON / AFP After a shooting killed four people on Tuesday in a high school in Michigan (northern United States), the parents of the teenager who opened fire were charged, … Read more

Prosecuted for “charlatanism”, Professor Didier Raoult receives a symbolic sanction

Professor Didier Raoult, the boss of the Marseille University Hospital Institute for Infectious Diseases (IHU), during a press conference on Covid-19, in Marseille, August 27, 2020. CHRISTOPHE SIMON / AFP A blame for Professor Raoult. The council of the New Aquitaine order sanctioned the Marseille microbiologist on Friday 3 December, targeted since the end of … Read more

In Burma, Aung San Suu Kyi prosecuted for “electoral fraud” during the legislative elections of 2020

The Burmese junta is still tightening its judicial grip around Aung San Suu Kyi. Generals charge 1991 Nobel Peace Prize laureate, overthrown in February, with “electoral fraud” in 2020 legislative elections, newspaper reported Global New Light of Myanmar, controlled by the regime, without giving further details, Tuesday, November 16. Fifteen other officials, including former President … Read more

Andrew Cuomo, former New York governor, prosecuted for sexual assault

Former New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo on May 27, 2020, in Washington. JACQUELYN MARTIN / AP After the resignation, the Cuomo case takes a new step: the former governor of the State of New York, Andrew Cuomo, was indicted Thursday, October 28, in court for sexual assault on a former employee. “A tort complaint … Read more