“Fugitive” in the news
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· On anniversary of Tiananmen, time for Australia to open its heart again →
It makes illegal any act considered to undermine Beijing’s national security, a broad brush that would turn millions (more than 50 per cent according to recent polls) of Hong Kong’s people who have demonstrated in the past year into fugitives.
· SRC trial: Najib’s lawyers go on offensive in oral submissions, points out inconsistencies within prosecution’s case →
See was the then SRC International chief financial officer, while Geh has been described as fugitive financier Low Taek Jho or Jho Low’s right hand man.
· Who should try Rwandan genocide suspect Felicien Kabuga? →
As an international fugitive, Kabuga is thought to have lived in at least six countries in his 26 years on the run.
· Allowing Hong Kongers to settle in the UK is a brave step – but China’s retaliation is disappointing →
Perhaps it assumes that its guarantee will never be called upon, or that, if there is a mass exodus from Hong Kong, most of the fugitives would instead make for Australia, the US, Taiwan or Singapore.
· Hong Kong's own leaders have sacrificed its autonomy →
This would end formal cooperation between Hong Kong and US authorities in criminal investigation and law enforcement, as well as remove the mechanism enabling the extradition of fugitives between the US and Hong Kong.
· SRC trial: Don’t convict Najib based on ‘court of public opinion’, says defence →
He argued how the court of public opinion had purportedly been quick to link Najib and SRC International with fugitive financier Low Taek Jho or Jho Low, Paris Hilton and lavish spending, with the defence having to search many haystacks to find the needle of proof in the case.
The New York Times
· Your Short Film of the Day →
Still, the journeyman actor, who was halfway through his stint on “The Fugitive,” soon needs to stop and catch his breath and admits, “I haven’t run this much in two years on television!”
· The Wretched: Indie horror becomes unlikely box office champion amid pandemic →
The Wretched, directed by Brett Pierce and Drew T Pierce, will join the ranks of films including Ghostbusters and The Fugitive if it manages to maintain its placement this weekend.
· SRC Trial: Najib’s lawyers begin oral submissions by questioning veracity of prosecution’s evidence →
Earlier today, Harvinderjit had argued that the Najib allegedly spending the RM42 million said to be from SRC International did not amount to a criminal breach of trust, arguing that the money was misappropriated by third parties, point the finger at former SRC chief executive Nik Faisal Ariff Kamil and fugitive financier Low Taek Jho or Jho Low instead.
· SRC Trial: Najib's alleged CBT of RM42m SRC funds did not occur, Nik Faisal and Jho Low to be blamed →
Defence lawyer Harvinderjit Singh argued that the alleged misappropriation of the company's funds was instead committed by “third parties”, citing former SRC chief executive Nik Faisal Ariff Kamil and fugitive financier Low Taek Jho or Jho Low as those responsible instead.