November 10, 2013
by Benjamin Minegar
A UN independent rights expert on Friday called on the Benin government to better protect the rights of children after a visit to the country reportedly revealed widespread abuse and exploitation. UN Special Rapporteur on the sale of children, child prostitution and child pornography Najat Maalla ...[read more]
March 21, 2011
by Dwyer Arce
The Constitutional Court of Benin on Monday confirmed provisional election results in the country's March presidential election, securing the reelection of President Thomas Boni Yayi. Yayi secured 53 percent of the vote, allowing him to avoid a runoff in his campaign for another five-year term in ...[read more]
March 5, 2011
by Maureen Cosgrove
The Constitutional Court of Benin on Friday approved a second postponement of presidential elections following complaints that over one million people were not registered to vote. The court delayed the date of the presidential election from March 6 to March 13, holding that the electoral ...[read more]
July 1, 2009
by Andrew Morgan
The International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) on Wednesday announced that nine prisoners were transferred Saturday to a detention facility in Benin to serve their sentences. A May 18 order by ICTR President Sir Dennis Byron requested the transfer from the UN Detention Facility at Arusha, ...[read more]
March 4, 2008
by Devin Montgomery
Rwandan Foreign Minister Charles Murigande and the registrar of the UN-backed International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR), Adama Dieng signed an agreement Tuesday allowing those convicted by the genocide tribunal to serve their sentences in Rwanda. Rwanda joins Benin, France, Italy, Mali, ...[read more]
March 2, 2005
by Amit Patel
Leading Wednesday's corporations and securities law news, Titan Corp. announced it reached administrative settlement agreement with the US Navy allowing the company to bid, receive and perform on government contracts. Read the Titan press release. The agreement comes a day after Titan agreed ...[read more]

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