Law And Order

Amnesty urges Malaysia to quash caning sentence of lesbians

Aug 29, 2018

Amnesty International urged Malaysia to quash a caning sentence for a lesbian couple ordered by a Shariah court this month

4 killed in Indonesia forest fires; police arrest suspects

Aug 28, 2018

Police in the Indonesian part of Borneo island have arrested more than a dozen people suspected of starting forest fires that have killed at least four people in the past month

Chilean tourists plead not guilty in Malaysia slaying

Aug 27, 2018

Lawyers for two Chilean tourists who could face death sentences if convicted of killing a man in Malaysia say the duo acted in self-defense and should be acquitted

Indonesia's main Muslim group criticizes blasphemy sentence

Aug 23, 2018

Indonesia's largest Muslim organization has criticized the blasphemy conviction and imprisonment of a Buddhist woman who complained that the call to prayer from her neighborhood mosque was too loud

Indonesian officials defend parade of veiled kids with guns

Aug 21, 2018

Indonesian officials are defending a street parade that involved veiled kindergarteners carrying replica weapons, with police saying they'll arrest the person who uploaded a video of the event to Facebook

Indonesia woman irked by mosque noise convicted of blasphemy

Aug 21, 2018

An Indonesian court has sentenced a woman who complained about a noisy mosque to 18 months in prison for blasphemy

Indonesian court sentences woman who complained about noisy mosque to 18 months in prison for blasphemy

Aug 21, 2018

Indonesian court sentences woman who complained about noisy mosque to 18 months in prison for blasphemy

Judge finds conspiracy to kill Kim with VX, women to testify

Aug 17, 2018

A Malaysian judge found evidence two women participated in a "well-planned conspiracy" to kill the North Korean leader's half brother and called on them to present their defense, extending their murder trial into next year

The Latest: Indonesian to testify when murder trial resumes

Aug 17, 2018

Indonesian defendant Siti Aisyah will be the first witness to testify when murder trial in the killing of Kim Jong Nam resumes in November

Indonesian Siti Aisyah will be first witness to testify when trial in Kim Jong Nam slaying resumes in November

Aug 16, 2018

Indonesian Siti Aisyah will be first witness to testify when trial in Kim Jong Nam slaying resumes in November

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