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Legal news from Sunday, July 16, 2006
by Brett Murphy

NAACP leaders say that at least 1,000 members attending the organization's annual convention now underway in Washington, DC will go to Capital Hill this Wednesday to urge the Senate to renew portions of the Voting Rights Act that are soon to expire. NAACP President Bruce Gordon stated that "the NAACP …

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by Brett Murphy

L.K. Advani, leader of India's opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), said in a speech Sunday in Bhopal that the July 11 Mumbai train bombings were "a fallout of repealing" the country's Prevention of Terrorism Act (POTA), set aside by the now-ruling United Progressive Alliance (UPA) when it came to power …

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by Brett Murphy

The British Home Office is considering enacting rules that would dismiss company directors and seize assets of firms caught employing illegal immigrants, the Sunday Times has reported. Under the new rules, employers could even be punished if contractors or sub-contractors were employing illegal immigrants. A proposal by Home Secretary John Reid is said to include …

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by Brett Murphy

North Korea (DPRK) Sunday condemned a UN Security Council resolution passed unanimously Saturday imposing sanctions on the country and demanding that it stop controversial missile tests. The Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) reported an unnamed DPRK Foreign Ministry spokesman as saying that North Korea "vehemently denounces and roundly refutes the UN …

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