Legal news from Sunday, July 30, 2006
14:07 EDT

[JURIST] Opening an emergency meeting of the UN Security Council [recorded video] Sunday, hours after an Israeli air strike that killed over 60 civilians [JURIST report] in the Lebanese village of Qana, UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan said [statement text] that "both sides in this conflict bear a heavy responsibility, and [read more]

13:07 EDT

[JURIST] Arab leaders have denounced as criminal and a breach of international law an Israeli air strike on the Lebanese village of Qana Sunday that killed over 60 civilians - mostly women and children - as the Middle East conflict [JURIST news archive] entered its nineteenth day. The death toll [read more]

10:07 EDT

[JURIST] Iran [JURIST news archive] will stop considering international incentives to end its uranium enrichment program if the UN Security Council [official website] passes a resolution sanctioning the country, Iranian Foreign Ministry [official website] spokesman Hamid Reza Asefi [Wikipedia profile] stated Sunday. France proposed the resolution Friday after negotiations among [read more]

10:07 EDT

[JURIST] The seven judges of Mexico's Federal Electoral Tribunal [official website, in Spanish] Saturday heard arguments by lawyers for leftist presidential candidate Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador [campaign website, in Spanish] for a full recount of the July 2 presidential poll which Obrador lost by 0.6 percent [JURIST report] to conservative [read more]

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