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Title Abstract Author Volume Issue Date Publishedsort ascending Geography Subject Areas
Law Enforcement Cooperation Against African Bombing Continues Significant law enforcement operations continue to gather evidence about and arrest persons involved in the August 7, 1998 bombings of the U.S. Embassies. On August 28, 1998, Mohammed Saddiq Odeh,... Bruce Zagaris 14 10 1998-10-01 United States, Germany, United Kingdom, Uganda, Kenya, tanzania Terrorism, International Cooperation, Law Enforcement
Sudan Starts Own Probe of Factory Bombed by US After UN Refuses to Investigate On September 2, 1998, the media announced that Sudan’s Government is starting its own investigation of the ownership of a pharmaceutical factory in Khartoum, which was destroyed in a U.S. missile... Bruce Zagaris 14 10 1998-10-01 United States, Sudan Terrorism, United Nations
Children of Bomb Victim Sues Osama bin Laden On September 8, 1998, the three children of James Harry Allen, a U.S. citizen killed in the November 1995 terrorist car-bomb attack in Ryadh, Saudi Arabia, filed the first U.S. federal suit against... Bruce Zagaris 14 10 1998-10-01 United States, Saudi Arabia Terrorism
Initiative to Establish Enforcement Regime Against Transnational Corruption Progresses International organizations, nongovernmental organizations, and governments continue their efforts in constructing an alliance to establish an enforcement regime against transnational corruption... [... Bruce Zagaris 14 10 1998-10-01 OECD Corruption, Law Enforcement
Maritime Groups Urge PRC to Rectify Apparent State Piracy On August 24, 1998, the Baltic and International Maritime Council (BIMCO) and the International Chamber of Commerce’s (ICC) International Maritime Bureau (IMB) urged the People’s Republic of China to... Bruce Zagaris 14 10 1998-10-01 China International Organizations, Maritime, Law Enforcement, Piracy
U.S. Undercover Sting Operation Nets Major Traffickers of Endangered Species On September 14, 1998, the United States and Mexico achieved success when Mexico arrested Keng Liang “Anson” Wong, 40, a Malaysian businessman first indicted in the U.S. in 1992 for smuggling iguanas... Bruce Zagaris 14 10 1998-10-01 United States, Mexico Environment, Law Enforcement, Wildlife Smuggle
Belgian Government Tightens Passport Issuance to Curtail Fraud After Other Governments Warn About Passport’s Loss of Credibility The Belgian Government has taken steps to centralize the issuance of its passports to stem the large increase in incidences of fraud and theft... [more] Bruce Zagaris 14 10 1998-10-01 United States, Belgium Immigration, Fraud
Report on Swiss Anti-Money Laundering Enforcement A report on Swiss money laundering indicates the suspicious transaction reports are increasing and leading to increasing number of prosecutions and civil actions since the reporting requirement took... Bruce Zagaris 14 10 1998-10-01 Switzerland Money Laundering, Bank Secrecy, Law Enforcement
U.S. Intercepts Suspected Smugglers Ship Off Mexico and Freezes Foreign Investor Immigrant Program Pending Fraud and Other Investigations Two different enforcement initiatives, the interception of a vessel carrying 150 Chinese aliens off the Mexican coast, and investigations of alleged fraud and improprieties in the implementation of... Bruce Zagaris 14 10 1998-10-01 United States, Mexico Human Trafficking, Immigration, Fraud
France Rearrests U.S. Murder Suspect Tried in Absentia On September 20, 1998, the French Government rearrested Ira Einhorn, a U.S. national, under a new extradition warrant for the 1977 murder of a Texas woman. According to a news report, Einhorn will... Bruce Zagaris 14 10 1998-10-01 United States, France Extradition, Murder
Ex-Rwandan Head of State Gets Life for Genocide Despite Plea On September 4, 1998, the United Nations Tribunal for Rwanda sentenced Jean Kambanda, a former Prime Minister of Rwanda, to life in prison for his role in the 1994 genocide, despite his agreement to... Bruce Zagaris 14 10 1998-10-01 Rwanda Law of War, Genocide, International Courts
Mexico-U.S. Extradition Issues Are Reignited A series of incidents have sparked controversy between the U.S. and Mexico over extradition. Despite controversies, the new developments indicate many successful extradition cases and surrenders... Bruce Zagaris 14 10 1998-10-01 United States, Mexico Money Laundering, Extradition, Murder, Drugs & Trafficking
Efforts to Continue to Provide Recovery for Alleged Wrongs During Nazi-Era Events to resolve crimes and wrong-doing during the Nazi-era remain fluid as Volkswagen creates a $12 million fund for Nazi-era laborers, the Austrian Government has draft legislation on the... Bruce Zagaris 14 10 1998-10-01 Germany, United Kingdom, Austria Art and Cultural Property, Law of War, Property Restitution
Israeli Judge Finds Sheinbein Extraditable to U.S. Despite his Israeli Nationality On September 6, 1998, Judge Moshe Ravid of Jerusalem District Court ruled that Samuel Sheinbein, the Maryland teenager charged with killing and dismembering Alfredo Enrique Tello Jr., another... Bruce Zagaris 14 10 1998-10-01 United States, Israel Extradition, Murder
U.N. Tribunal for Rwanda Has First Guilty Conviction On September 2, 1998, the United Nations Tribunal for Rwanda rendered its first guilty verdict, after a trial, for the crime of genocide and for the first time included rape as a genocide crime... [... Bruce Zagaris 14 10 1998-10-01 Rwanda Law of War, Genocide, International Courts
U.S. Court Stays Extradition of Alleged Basque Terrorist to Spain On August 28, 1998, U.S. District Court Judge James Lawrence King issued an order staying for thirty days the extradition order for lack of evidence the request to extradite Ramon Aldasoro, 41, for... Bruce Zagaris 14 10 1998-10-01 United States, Spain Extradition, Terrorism
Yugoslavia War Crimes Tribunal On August 24, 1998, the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia was reported to be increasing its investigations of war crimes in the Serbian province of Kosovo... [more] Bruce Zagaris 14 10 1998-10-01 Former Yugoslavia Law of War, War Crimes, International Courts, Sex Crimes
U.S. Senate Considers Ratification of 38 U.S. Criminal Cooperation Treaties On September 15, 1998, the Committee on Foreign Relations, U.S. Senate, held a hearing on 38 proposed treaties for international cooperation. The treaties fall into three categories... [more] Bruce Zagaris and Danielle Barranca 14 10 1998-10-01 United States Extradition, Treaties, Teaching, Research, Adjective Assistance
U.N. Will Consider Permanent International Criminal Court From October 21-23, 1998, the U.N. Sixth (Legal) Committee will be considering the agenda item 155 "establishment of an international criminal court" at the U.N. Headquarters. The Sixth Committee... Bruce Zagaris 14 10 1998-10-01 World International Courts
U.S. Indicts 7 Cuban Exiles for Attempted Murder of Fidel Castro On August 25, 1998, the U.S. Attorney’s Office in San Juan, Puerto Rico unveiled an indictment against seven Cuban exiles who allegedly planned to kill Cuban President Fidel Castro when he visited... Bruce Zagaris 14 10 1998-10-01 United States, Cuba Terrorism, Murder