Bahrain was ordered by the Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague to pay over 200 million euros in damages plus costs to two Iranian banks for the unlawful expropriation of their banking venture in Manama in an act of "political retribution".
A senior Iranian Judiciary official has criticized the double-standard approach applied to the issue of human rights in Iran, saying the so-called defenders of human rights turn a blind eye to the acts of terror and illegal sanctions targeting the Iranian nation and level allegations of rights abuses against the Islamic Republic.
South Africa’s former president Jacob Zuma has been found guilty of contempt of court and sentenced to 15 months in prison for defying a court order to appear before an inquiry probing wide-ranging allegations of corruption during his tenure from 2009 to 2018.
A French court on Monday dismissed the case of a French-Vietnamese woman who sued 14 companies that produced and sold the powerful defoliant dioxin Agent Orange used by US troops during the Vietnam War, her lawyers said.
Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon challenged British Prime Minister Boris Johnson to oppose plans for another independence referendum in court, saying that only the courts could prevent another such vote.
Iran’s Foreign Ministry strongly condemned a 20-year jail term issued in Belgium against an Iranian diplomat as completely unlawful and a result of the European country's falling under the Mojahedin Khalq Organization (MKO) anti-Iran terrorist cult’s influence.
Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-O-Cha, under pressure from months of street protests, on Wednesday survived a legal challenge over his living arrangements that could have seen him thrown out of office.
The US state of Pennsylvania's Supreme Court dismissed another legal challenge to the election by supporters of President Donald Trump on Saturday, further reducing his already near-impossible odds of overturning the results.