A critic of the Vietnamese government was sentenced to eight years in prison for "anti-state activities" after he shared social media posts skeptical of the Communist party's handling of the Covid-19 pandemic.
"Did they actually attack anyone or just guilty of being racists? Not condoning their actions by any means but I'm not sure the punishment fit the crime here. If they attacked the kids or something, let them rot, but just being ignorant racists shouldn't constitute a 20 year sentence. Does that not seem a little extreme?? What am I missing? If everyone in Douglas County that is ignorant and racist (on both sides of the fence) had to serve 20 years, they'd have to build many new jails."
Under the agreement, Stepter is set to be sentenced to a total of eight years in prison on Sept. 25. He would have been sentenced sooner, but he has been under quarantine for the last month as coronavirus cases surged in Maricopa County jails.
A "face book" is a student directory featuring photos and personal information. In 2003, Harvard had only a paper version along with private online directories. Zuckerberg told The Harvard Crimson, "Everyone's been talking a lot about a universal face book within Harvard. ... I think it's kind of silly that it would take the University a couple of years to get around to it. I can do it better than they can, and I can do it in a week." In January 2004, Zuckerberg coded a new website, known as "TheFacebook", inspired by a Crimson editorial about Facemash, stating, "It is clear that the technology needed to create a centralized Website is readily available ... the benefits are many." Zuckerberg met with Harvard student Eduardo Saverin, and each of them agreed to invest $1,000 ($1,435 in 2021 dollars) in the site. On February 4, 2004, Zuckerberg launched "TheFacebook", originally located at thefacebook.com.
The President. Yes, we have commuted the sentence of Rod Blagojevich. He served 8 years in jail. That's a long time. And I watched his wife on television. I don't know him very well. I've met him a couple of times. He was on, for a short while, on "The Apprentice," years ago. Seemed like a very nice person. Don't know him.
Woods asked if Maszara and Morales had anything else to say. Neither of them did. Then Woods turned to Mushtaq and read the terms of his release. \u201CImposition of sentence will be suspended. You're placed on probation, formal probation, to the Adult Probation Department for a period of three years under the following terms and conditions. You must serve 16 days in the county jail with credit for 16 days already served. You are Penal Code Section 4019 eligible, which means you will receive an additional 16 days of custody credit if you come back into custody.\u201D
Then, a few weeks before her 2012 trial for first-degree murder was scheduled to begin, a little more than two years after the murder, Alyssa accepted a plea deal to the lesser charge of second-degree murder to avoid the death penalty. As part of the plea deal, she may get out of jail in 30 years on parole.
However, Colombia maintains criminal penalties for defamation, which have been applied to online speech. According to the Colombian penal code, individuals accused of insult can face up to six years in jail and a fine of US$3,000 to US$345,000, while individuals accused of libel can face between fifteen months and four and a half years in jail, with the same possible fines. Cases pertaining to online defamation have occasionally been brought before the court with varying outcomes.
Colombia's first online criminal defamation sentence set a concerning precedent for violations of user rights. In November 2015, the press freedom group FLIP reported it had submitted a petition to the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights, after Colombian courts convicted Gonzalo López, an internet user who anonymously posted a comment criticizing a public official on a news website. López was sentenced to 18 months and 20 days in prison and issued a fine, although he did not serve jail time based on provisions in Colombian law that allow certain defendants to avoid imprisonment depending on their sentence and prior record. 2b1af7f3a8