Najib, 69, was found guilty in July 2020 of criminal breach of trust, abuse of power, and money laundering for illegally receiving about $10 million from SRC International, a former unit of 1MDB.
The trial was held behind closed doors, with no access for media or the public, and her lawyers were forbidden by a gag order from revealing information about the proceedings.
A court in southern China sentenced an elderly former Japanese politician to life in prison on Friday for smuggling drugs hidden in shoes inside a suitcase he was trying to take to his home country.
Saudi Arabia's state-run Al-Ekhbariya TV channel reported that three others were sentenced to prison. All can appeal the verdicts.
As expected, Britain’s hard-line Home Secretary Priti Patel approved the extradition to the US of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange where he would face trial on 17 charges
It would be the first time that Lai, one of Hong Kong's most prominent democratic activists, who has been in jail since December after being denied bail in a separate national security trial, will receive a sentence.
The comment of one of the protesters in Minneapolis after former police officer Derek Chauvin was sentenced to 22 ½ years in prison for the murder of George Floyd was that the sentence was “most time does not mean enough time”.
Fariba Adelkhah was "sentenced to five years for gathering and conspiring against national security, and one year for propaganda against the Islamic republic," Said Dehghan said.
The 24-year old activist was jailed on Dec.2 along with Joshua Wong for their roles in an unlawful rally near police headquarters in 2019, the toughest and most high-profile sentencing of opposition figures this year.
The police began gathering inferences and interrogating the mother who was living with the victim, a younger child and a servant who was not at home during the interrogations and was found to have left the country on the day of the crime.