Comoros

November 28, 2022

Comoros court sentences former president Sambi to life in prison

A court in the Comoros on Monday (Nov. 28) handed down a life sentence for high treason to ex-president Ahmed Abdallah Sambi. He was accused of embezzling millions of dollars under a passports-sale which was since referred to as "economic citizenship" scandal.
November 24, 2022

Comoros seeks life sentence for ex-president Ahmed Abdallah Sambi for high treason

"We, as a citizen, ask that the alleged or defendants brought before this exceptional court reimburse at least the amount they embezzled." Kamal Said Abdou, Moroni habitant
November 23, 2022

Comoros ex-leader Ahmed Abdallah Sambi refuses to attend high treason trial

"President Sambi decided not to continue to participate in the trial, because he felt that the Court as it was constituted did not guarantee a fair trial in any way. We had several examples of this already yesterday at the hearing. .. " Jan Fermon, lawyer for Sambi
November 10, 2022

Prison break: 23 inmates escape from Moroni prison Comoros

"What is certain is that the prisoners were able to escape without outside intervention,"
November 8, 2022

Comoros ex-president to face charges of high treason: Lawyer

"They are talking to us today about high treason, a crime that will justify a heavier sentence before the State Security Court, whose decisions are not subject to appeal," ...
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