LONDON: British national Stephen Port found guilty of murdering Gabriel Kovari, Daniel Whitworth and Jack Taylor at the Old Bailey on Wednesday BBC reported – @AceNewsServices

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#AceNewsReport – Nov.23: Stephen Port trial: Serial killer guilty of poisoning three men
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Port denied 29 charges that spanned more than three years
A serial #killer has been found guilty of murdering three young men by poisoning them with lethal doses of a date rape drug.

Stephen Port, who was also convicted of three rapes, lured the men to his London flat and secretly gave them GHB, the Old Bailey heard.

The 41-year-old chef was also found guilty of seven offences of administering a substance with intent and three sexual assaults.

He had denied 29 charges in total.

Port had met his victims Gabriel Kovari, Daniel Whitworth and Jack Taylor on dating websites before giving them fatal doses of the drug in his flat in Barking, east London.

The jury has yet to reach a verdict on other charges including the alleged #murder of Anthony Walgate.

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#Brittius says there are so many Open Cases, in the City, and in impoverished communities, the number is enormous its heartache for the family No medal. No brass band. Only a satisfaction of helping others, that’s a real cops life – @AceNewsServices

#AceNewsReport – Nov.20: This is a #Brittius News and Views on this post today NYC: Man Charged In 2004 Cold Case Murder of 17-Year-Old Girl a 38-year-old man has been indicted for the #murder of a teenager from Bushwick – @AceNewsServices
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#Brittius says Cases similar to this one, are heartbreakers. There is an emotional toll on families and those investigating what should have been by all accounts, a long and happy life. Investigators, will go, from a morgue, viewing an autopsy, to home, casually asking their own children of generally the same age, if their homework was done and who walked the dog. Conversation lacks. Maybe watch some of the evening news, while the mind wanders off of home, and back to the case that is being worked. Never hinting of the day’s events, or the forbidden question, “how was your day at work today?”.

There are so many Open Cases, in the City, and in impoverished communities, the number of Open Cases, are enormous. We always said that we would hold a “DD-5” Party (DD-5 is Complaint Closeout form, when a case is officially closed), for all the cases, and at times, we were always glad, and glad for crime victims and their families, when we were able to closeout a case.

I hoisted my coffee mug in toast so many times, that others memorized the text on the bottom of my mug. No medal. No brass band. Only a satisfaction of helping others. I worked one of the worst ghettos in America, and cops, even today, are very glad when they can help the residents and business owners in the ghetto communities.

The City, gave us a badge, and we always tried to use it at times, as a magic wand, to help others.

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PAKISTAN: Court rules ‘ Schizophrenia ‘ IS NOT A ‘ Mental Disorder ‘ and plans to EXECUTE a man Convicted of Murder next week – @AceNewsServices

#AceNewsReport – Oct.22: Pakistan to execute mentally ill convict after court rules schizophrenia ‘not a mental disorder’
Preview A mentally ill man convicted of murder will be executed as early as next week after the highest court in Pakistan ruled that it does not classify schizophrenia as a mental disorder…..

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JORDAN: #Police investigating Riad Ismail Ahmed Abdullah, the suspected assassin behind the #killing of prominent writer Nahed Hattar on Sunday, Khaberni reported – @AceNewsServices

#AceNewsReport – Sept.25: Jordanian writer’s killer shot Hattar because of Facebook post

Jordanian police are investigating Riad Ismail Ahmed Abdullah, the suspected assassin behind the #killing of prominent writer Nahed Hattar on Sunday, Khaberni reported.

A man cleans the blood of prominent Jordanian writer Nahed Hattar after he was shot dead outside a court in Amman on Sept. 25, 2016, where he was facing charges for sharing a cartoon deemed offensive to Islam. (AFP/Ahmad Alalameen)

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SOUTH AFRICA:’ Oscar Pistorius case: Court sets November for appeal ‘

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CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) – Oscar Pistorius’ case will go in front of South Africa’s Supreme Court of Appeal in November, the court said Monday, when prosecutors will challenge the decision to acquit him of murder for shooting girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.

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AUSTRALIA: ‘ HOUSE WHERE MOTHER ALLEGEDLY KILLED EIGHT CHILDREN TO BE DEMOLISHED ‘

#AceWorldNews – AUSTRALIA:Dec.22 – The house where an Australian mother allegedly killed eight children, most of them her own, will likely be demolished, Reuters quoted a government official as saying on Monday.

The move is in keeping with indigenous culture to make way for a memorial.

The Queensland government agreed to the demolition of because of the horrific nature of the killings, according to Queensland MP Gavin King.

A judge denied a request to transfer the murder case against 37-year-old Raina Mersane Ina Thaiday to Queensland state’s Mental Health Court.

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#children, #killing, #murder

MISSISSIPPI: UPDATE: ‘ ANONYMOUS TAKES UP SUPPORT FOR JESSICA CHAMBERS MURDER CASE ‘

#AceNewsServices – UPDATE: MISSISSIPPI:Dec.15 – Since my post yesterday and the original post by Saboteur365: The Hacktivist group known as Anonymous has recently come out in support of the Jessica Chambers murder case.

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‘Hacktivist Group ‘Anonymous’ Takes On Jessica Chambers Burning Case, See The Startling New Evidence Found -Screenshot from 2014-12-15 19:51:58 ‘

The young girl was found burned alive near her vehicle in rural Mississippi.

Anonymous claims that the police were ill-prepared to handle such a high-profile case; therefore, the group decided to take the case into their own hands. After hacking into several social media accounts of local known gang members, the group was able to uncover some startling new evidence.

The Anonymous Jessica Chambers campaign is being sourced to Twitter via the user@0Hour1, which is labelled as OperationJessicaC. The first tweet regarding Anonymous jumping on the Jessica Chambers’ case came on December 12, and noted that the hackers believed a “local gang” was responsible for the girl’s untimely death.

Following the initial tweet, things seemed to heat up fast, as the group hacked several gang members’ social media accounts. Anonymous then began tweeting a barrage of damning photos and conversations gained through the cyber attack. The group has claimed to find links between Jessica Chambers’ and known gang members. Jessica has previously dated at least one member of the “Black Squad” gang, according to their investigation, and notes that the gas station where Jessica was last seen is a hub for gang activity.

The tweets paint a picture of violence, drugs, and heavy gang activity in the Panola County area, where the burning took place. Photos of gang members inside of the Panola County jail with drugs and cell phones was used by the hacktivists to show the corruption that may exist within the police department itself.

Here are just a few of the pieces of information uncovered by the Anonymous group’s hacking efforts.

The Conservative Treehouse also did some research in regards to the Jessica Chambers’ case. They seem to have come to the same conclusion as the Anonymous group, and posted a full timeline of events and explained why they feel local gangs may be responsible for the horrendous crime.

For a full list of hacked accounts, tweets, crime scene photos and updates from Anonymous, the @0Hour1 account is updated frequently.

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#anonymous, #murder

PHILIPPINES: ‘ US MARINE WHO KILLED FILIPINO IS CHARGED WITH MURDER ‘

#AceWorldNews – PHILIPPINES:Dec.15 – Philippine government prosecutors charged a US Marine with murder Monday in the killing of a Filipino transgender person, AP said.

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‘ Marine Pfc. Joseph Scott Pemberton ‘

There was “probable cause” that Marine Pfc. Joseph Scott Pemberton killed Jennifer Laude, whose former name was Jeffrey, in October in Olongapo city, northwest of Manila, according to Prosecutor Emily de los Santos.

The prosecutor had filed the non-bailable charge against the 19-year-old Pemberton before a regional court, saying that “it was aggravated by treachery, abuse of superior strength and cruelty.”

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#filipino, #murder, #transgender

‘ BOSNIAN POLICE ARREST TWELVE BOSNIAN SERBS SUSPECTED OF WAR CRIMES ‘

#AceWorldNews – BOSNIA – Nov.18 – Bosnian police on Monday arrested 12 Bosnian Serbs suspected of crimes against humanity over an attack in the 1992-95 war, in which 150 Muslim Bosniaks were killed with their bodies being dumped in mass graves, Reuters said.

' BOSNIAN POLICE ARREST 12 BOSNIAN SERBS SUSPECTED OF WAR CRIMES '

‘ BOSNIAN POLICE ARREST 12 BOSNIAN SERBS SUSPECTED OF WAR CRIMES ‘

The arrests were carried out near the town of Prijedor.

The charges include murder, torture, rape, as well as looting and destroying the property of Bosniaks in the village of Zecovi, the prosecutor’s office said.

An estimated 100,000 people are believed to have been killed in the war, the large majority of them Bosniaks.

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MEXICO CITY: ‘ PROTESTERS STORM NATIONAL PALACE OVER ABDUCTION AND MURDER OF 43 STUDENTS ‘

#AceNewsServices – MEXICO CITY – Nov.09 – This is a follow-up from my post yesterday and thanks to RT and their team: A group of protesters in Mexico City have tried to break into the National Palace and have set its front doors on fire in response to government’s alleged role in the abduction and murder of 43 students who went missing in September.

The rally’s participants used a metal police barricade as a battering ram, trying to storm the National Palace in Mexico City, which is mostly used for ceremonies involving President Enrique Pena Nieto.

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Having failed to break into the National Palace, protesters set its front doors on fire. They managed to damage the entrance to the building, but were unable to get inside and were eventually driven away by police.

As the demonstrators were trying to forcefully break into the National Palace, another large crowd was protesting in front of the attorney general’s office.

There have been reports of injuries and arrests, as police dispersed the raging crowds in Mexico City.

The storming of the National Palace came as the climax of Saturday’s mass rally which was inspired by Attorney General Jesus Murillo Karam’s revelation Friday that three Guerreros Unidos gang members in custody had confessed to killing the students and incinerating their bodies, and had claimed that the young men were handed over to them by the police.

Infuriated by alleged police involvement in the abduction of students, hundreds of protesters on Saturday set cars on fire, painted graffiti and threw rocks at government offices.

“We are asking the same thing as usual. We want to see our comrades alive,” a masked student told AFP as others chanted, “They took them alive, we want them back alive.” The students went missing on September 26, when they clashed with police during a protest in the southwestern town of Iguala. After police detained them and took them away, the students were not seen again.

Protesters wearing masks outside the Guerrero state building in Chilpancingo tossed firebombs and torched around a dozen vehicles, including trucks and a federal police vehicle.

Besides the allegations that the students were led to their eventual deaths by law enforcement agents, Mexicans were furious with the Attorney General’s remarks during the press conference. After an hour of fielding questions, Jesus Murillo Karam abruptly signaled for an end to the press conference by turning away from reporters and saying, “Ya me canse” or “I’ve had enough.”

The phrase immediately exploded on social networks while protesters used the phrase to draw graffiti as a sign of dissent. “Enough, I’m tired of Murillo Karam,” says one. Another asks, “If you’re tired, why don’t you resign?”

Others vented their frustration with messages such as “Enough, I’m tired of living in a narco state” or “Enough, I’m tired of corrupt politicians.”

In taped confessions, gang members said they took students to a landfill in the town of Cocula aboard two trucks, where they killed them and spent 14 hours burning their bodies and belongings.

In connection with the massacre, authorities said they have already arrested 74 people, including the ousted mayor, Jose Luis Abarca, his wife Maria de los Angeles Pineda, 36 police officers and several Guerreros Unidos gang members.

Meanwhile, the parents of the missing students say they will not accept they are dead until independent Argentine forensic experts deliver DNA results. An Austrian university is helping identify the remains through a DNA test, but the chief prosecutor added that there was “a lot of evidence… that could indicate it was them.”

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EL SALVADOR: ‘ RISE OF STREET GANGS TERRORISE & TARGET YOUNG WOMEN & GIRLS FOR RAPE & MURDER ‘

#AceNewsServices – EL SALVADOR – November 06 – In a country terrorized by gangsters, it is left to the dead to break the silence on sexual violence AP reported. 

' Women and Girls Raped and Killed in El Salvador '

‘ Women and Girls Raped and Killed in El Salvador ‘

Rather, to the bodies of women and girls pulled from clandestine graves, raped, battered and sometimes cut to pieces.

They attest to the abuse committed by members of street gangs who take girlfriends, discard them when they know too much, then deliver them to group rape and murder.

Al-Jazeera reported about the violence against women, in 2013 as endemic levels of sexual abuse and gender based violence have made El Salvador one of the most dangerous countries in the world for girls and women, amid entrenched “machismo” attitudes and a criminal justice system that too often fails victims.

More than seven sexual attacks were reported every day in the first three months of 2013 – a 17 percent rise in 12 months, according to official police figures.

Two thirds of the reported 636 rapes and sexual offences were committed against children under the age of 18. El Salvador has a population of 6.2 million.

While much of the country’s escalating violence over the past decade can be blamed on street gangs and drug traffickers, the most risky place for girls and women is still at home.

In January alone this year, police received 243 complaints of domestic violence – a 23 percent year-on-year rise.

Information gathered by the feminist organisation Ormusa (the Organisation of Salvadoran Women for Peace) reveals that most sexual assaults involve girls aged between 12 and 17 and take place at home.

Sexual crimes are usually committed by a close relative or family acquaintance while the mother is out working.

One in three pregnancies in El Salvador involves a teenaged girl, often the result of abuse, according to NGO Plan International.

Too many girls end up in relationships with much older men in order to escape poverty or violence at home, Roxana Ramos, a primary care nurse working with pregnant teens in Chalatenango, told Al Jazeera.

‘Tip of the iceberg’

Women and girls also bear the brunt of kidnappings – another violent crime which blights the country and causes huge anxiety among the population. In the first four months of 2013, almost 500 kidnappings were reported – 60 percent involved girls and women, according to the National Civilian Police (PNC).

It is widely believed that PNC figures represent only the “tip of the iceberg” of actual crimes committed, as fear, mistrust of authorities, social stigma and a lack of awareness among many women about their rights keeps many from speaking out. Conviction rate figures are not publicly available.

A prevailing machismo attitude among the police, prosecutors and judiciary in particular continues to be a huge obstacle to justice for women.

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HONG KONG: ‘ BRITISH BANKER’S TRADING LICENCE REVOKED ON SAME DAY OF ALLEGED MURDER ‘

#AceNewsServices – HONG KONG – November 04 – British banker Rurik Jutting had his trading licence revoked by a Hong Kong bank on the same day he allegedly murdered one of his victims, it emerged today.

''Psycho banker's trading licence was revoked the same day he murdered first prostitute'

”Psycho banker’s trading licence was revoked the same day he murdered first prostitute’

The 29-year-old, an employee at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, had his securities trading permit cancelled by Hong Kong’s de facto bank just three days before the bodies of two Indonesian prostitutes were found in his apartment.

' Hanging out: After police were called to his apartment, Jutting was questioned before being driven away for further questioning, leaving a forensic team to examine the scene at his flat '

‘ Hanging out: After police were called to his apartment, Jutting was questioned before being driven away for further questioning, leaving a forensic team to examine the scene at his flat ‘

The banker, a former student at Cambridge University, would have been unable to work in Hong Kong without the Bank of America-sponsored licence.

The news emerged amid reports that Jutting was like a ‘zombie’ after his regular weekend drug binges, according to a former Hong Kong law enforcement officer.  

Out with the girls: Rurik Jutting was like a ‘zombie’ after his regular weekend drug binges, a former Hong Kong law enforcement office claimed today. 

Reports have also surfaced that Jutting allegedly wrote an out-of-office email to Merrill Lynch staff and clients describing himself as an ‘insane psychopath’, shortly before the women were found, according to Yahoo.

Today, documents from the Hong Kong Monetary Authority revealed the banker was licensed to trade securities between November 11 2013 and October 27 this year.

But Mr Jutting’s other trading license – issued by the Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission – was cancelled on October 28, according to the Wall Street Journal

The banker would have needed a licence from both the HKMA and the SFC to continue trading. 

Jutting appeared in court yesterday, charged with two counts of murder, after the bodies were found in his apartment on Saturday.

One of the bodies – found in a suitcase – has been identified as Sumarti Ningsih, while the the second woman has been named in local media as Jesse Lorena.

Earlier today, an ex officer told MailOnline how the pupils of the banker were dilated from suspected cocaine abuse and he appeared to have used amphetamines to act as a ‘livener’.

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‘ Mother Admits Manslaughter For Allegedly Killing Her Three Severely Disabled Children ‘

#AceNewsServices – LONDON – October 14 – A British court on Monday dropped murder charges against a woman who killed her three severely disabled children after accepting manslaughter pleas.

Mom in UK admits manslaughter of disabled children

Mom in UK admits manslaughter of disabled children

Tania Clarence admitted killing 4-year-old Olivia, and 3-year-old twins Ben and Max, but pleaded diminished responsibility.

Clarence allegedly smothered them at the family’s London home in April, before attempting suicide.

Mom in UK admits manslaughter of disabled children

Mom in UK admits manslaughter of disabled children

Her husband Gary was in the couple’s native South Africa at the time.

The children all had type 2 spinal muscular atrophy, a condition which affects muscle strength.

Defence lawyer Jim Sturman said that for Clarence, “caring for three children with this condition was exhausting, distressing, debilitating and turned out to be overwhelming.”

Prosecutor Zoe Johnson told a hearing at London’s Central Criminal Court that Clarence “killed her three children because she wanted to end their suffering.”

Johnson said prosecutors accepted Clarence was depressed, which amounted to an “abnormality of mind.”

Clarence is due to be sentenced Nov. 14 and is likely to be sent to a psychiatric hospital.

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SOUTH AFRICA: ‘ Oscar Pistorius Found Guilty of Culpable Homicide ‘

#AceBreakingNews – SOUTH AFRICA – (Pretoria) – September 12 – A South African judge on Friday found Oscar Pistorius guilty of culpable homicide, or negligent killing, in the shooting death of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp and declared him not guilty of murder and premeditated murder.

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Sept. 12, 2014: Oscar Pistorius, right, arrives at the high court in Pretoria, South Africa. (AP)

Judge Thokozile Masipa said Friday that the double-amputee athlete was not guilty of murder, as prosecutors had alleged. She ordered Pistorius to stand before she delivered the verdict.

The sentence for a culpable homicide conviction is at the judge’s discretion, and it can range from a suspended sentence and a fine to up to 15 years in prison. Sentencing was to be announced at a later date.

Pistorius was also convicted on one of three unrelated firearm charges. The judge ruled that the athlete was guilty of unlawfully firing a gun in a public place when a friend’s pistol he was handling discharged under a table in a restaurant in Johannesburg in early 2013 — weeks before Steenkamp’s killing.

Pistorius was acquitted on two other gun charges, including a count of firing a gun in public and a count of illegal possession of ammunition in the Pretoria home where he killed Steenkamp.

On Thursday the judge found there was not enough evidence to convict him of pre-meditated murder.  

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‘ Gang Members of Three Feuding Harlem Gangs Arrested ‘

#AceNewsServices – NEW YORK (Harlem) – June 04 – More than 100 members of three feuding gangs were arrested in Harlem on Wednesday in what was described as the largest indictment of gang members in New York City’s history, Reuters reported.

The arrests and indictments were part of a conspiracy investigation that stemmed from the 2011 murder of Tayshana “Chicken” Murphy, an 18-year-old high-school basketball star, according to sources.

Members of one gang are reportedly facing conspiracy charges. Tyshawn Brockington, 24, and Robert Cartagena, 23, were convicted for Murphy’s murder and sentenced to between 25 years and life in prison.

The gangs are accused of two homicides, 19 non-fatal shootings and about 50 other shooting incidents, according to a brief announcement from the Manhattan district attorney.

Further details were expected to be announced at a news conference on Wednesday afternoon.

Prosecutors have said the murder of Murphy, a nationally ranked point guard nicknamed “Chicken,” was the most widely reported casualty of an often violent feud between gangs from neighbouring public apartment buildings in Harlem.

Murphy was shot three times, in her wrist, hip and chest, at about 4 a.m. in a hallway of her Grant Houses apartment building on Sept. 11, 2011. Her murder came after a long evening of fighting between the gangs, prosecutors’ said at the time.

Tyshawn Brockington, 24, and Robert Cartagena, 23, who were associated with a gang in the Manhattanville Houses project, were convicted for Murphy’s murder and sentenced to between 25 years and life in prison.

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` Protest March in Memory of Slain Resident Savagely Murdered Going to An Interview ‘

#AceNewsServices – May 10 – Hundreds of people gathered in Afula Saturday evening for a protest march in memory of a slain resident of the northern town, and thousands more were expected to join the procession.

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Shelly Dadon Hy”d, 20, was savagely murdered ten days ago when she was on her way to a job interview in Migdal Ha’emek and police have said that they believe the murder to have been an act of nationalistic terrorism.

Further details regarding the case cannot be published at the moment due to a gag order, but the Minister of Public Security has said that there have been “dramatic” developments in the investigation.

Shelly’s family members and Afula residents decided to mount the protest march, which will culminate in a rally that will be addressed by Shelly’s father, Yaakov.

They prepared posters that said “Shelly’s blood is my blood,” and “today it is Shelly, tomorrow it could be you.” Some protesters held up hands dipped in red blood.

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` Japan’s Longest-Serving ` Death Row ‘ Inmate is Freed by ` Japanese Court ‘ having found Investigators had likely Fabricated Evidence ‘

#AceWorldNews – JAPAN – March 27 – The world’s longest-serving death row inmate was freed Thursday by a Japanese court, AP reported.

The Shizuoka District Court found investigators had likely fabricated evidence in the murder case that put the former pro boxer behind bars for nearly half a century.

The court suspended the death sentence and ordered a retrial for 78-year-old Iwao Hakamada, who had been convicted in the 1966 murder of a family and was sentenced to death in 1968.

More than 45 of his 48 years in prison have been on death row.

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Mikaeel Kular: ” Mother Rosdeep Charged Charged with Son’s Murder”

#AceGuestNews says Mikaeel Kular: Mother Rosdeep charged with son’s murder

Rosdeep Kular murdered her own son. charged with son’s murder

JUST TRAGIC.. Reason I blog this again is I was told to remove “MURDER” from the last title.

The mother of three-year-old Mikaeel Kular has appeared in court charged with his murder.

Rosdeep Kular, 33, appeared in private at Edinburgh Sheriff Court, charged under her married name of Adekoya.

She is also accused of attempting to defeat the ends of justice. She made no plea or declaration and was remanded in custody.

Mikaeel was reported missing from his home in Edinburgh last Thursday, prompting a major search.

His body was found 20 miles away in Kirkcaldy, Fife, late on Friday.

The private hearing at Edinburgh Sheriff Court lasted only a few minutes and no media or members of the public were present.

There was a heavy police presence as a van left Edinburgh Sheriff Court after Rosdeep Kular’s appearance

The case was continued for further examination, with another court appearance expected on 28 January.

Forensic officers have continued their investigations at the site where Mikaeel’s body was discovered.

His body was removed from woodland behind a property in the town’s Dunvegan Avenue at the weekend. A house in the street was searched, along with an area of woodland to the rear and side of the property.

Ms Kular and her five children had previously lived at the address. A neighbour told the BBC that Mikaeel and his twin sister were born while the family was living there.

Mikaeel was reported missing from his home in Ferry Gait Crescent, Edinburgh, at about 07:15 on Thursday morning.

More than 200 volunteers from the community joined the emergency services in a huge search operation for the young boy.

Hundreds of people gathered at Muirhouse St Andrew’s Church in Edinburgh on Saturday evening for a service in Mikaeel’s memory.

Many also left flowers and soft toys and lit candles outside his home in Edinburgh.

 

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Georgianne Nienaber – Dian Fossey’s Murder Remains a Cold Case Despite New Book

#AceNewsServices says "Remembering "Dian Fossey" who was born on January 16, 1932, in San Francisco, California. While working as an occupational therapist, Fossey became interested in primates during a trip to Africa in 1963. She studied the endangered gorillas of the Rwandan mountain forest for two decades before her unsolved murder occurred in 1985, at Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda. Fossey told her story in the book Gorillas in the Mist (1983),courtesy of #GeorgianneNienaber

Georgianne Nienaber wrote a new post Dian Fossey’s Murder Remains a Cold Case Despite New Book

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The anniversary of the murder of renowned primatologist Dian Fossey came and went on December 26 with only a few mentions on social media sites. Perhaps one of the most fascinating cold cases of…

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UN: Prompts Concern for Defending Press Freedom and the Violent Suppression of the Media in Iraq

 

 

#AceWorldNews says the head of the United Nations agency tasked with defending press freedom expressed alarm today over violent suppression of the media in Iraq, following the killing of news cameraman Alaa Edwar in the northern province of Nineveh.

 

 

 

“I condemn the murder of Alaa Edwar,” Irina Bokova, Director-General of the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), <“http://www.unesco.org/new/en/media-services/single-view/news/director_general_voices_grave_concern_for_safety_of_media_workers_in_iraq_after_murder_of_cameraman_alaa_edwar/#.UpjC9yd0nAE“>said, calling for measures to improve the safety of media workers in the country.

 

 

 

Mr. Edwar, 41, had resigned from his job as cameraman for Nineveh Al-Ghad Television after receiving threats that he would be killed if he continued in his line of work. He was shot dead on 24 November by unidentified gunmen near his home in the north of Mosul.

 

 

 

English: The Tigris River as it flows through ...

English: The Tigris River as it flows through Mosul, Iraq, as seen from a UH-60 Blackhawk from the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), 9th Aviation Battalion, A Company, June 16, 2003 during Operation Iraqi Freedom. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael Bracken. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

 

Intimidation and violence are being used to prevent the Iraqi public from receiving news. It is therefore urgent that the authorities do all they can to bring the perpetrators of Alaa Edwar’s murder to justice,” said Ms. Bokova.

 

 

 

According to UNESCO, 23 journalists, including Mr. Edwar, have been killed in Iraq over the past five years.  All are remembered on the dedicated webpage, UNESCO Condemns Killing of Journalists.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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