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Legal news from Monday, December 25, 2006
13:12 EDT

[JURIST] Iran's parliament [official website, in Persian] has voted to review the terms of the country's cooperation with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) [official website; JURIST news archive], the UN's nuclear watchdog, following a weekend approval of sanctions ]JURIST report] by the UN Security Council [official website] ordering Tehran [read more]

12:12 EDT

[JURIST] US Defense Department Administrative Review Boards (ARB) [DOD materials] reviewing the status of prisoners held by the US at Guantanamo Bay [JURIST news archive] cleared 46 detainees for transfer to the custody of their home countries, according to new figures [chart, PDF] posted on the DOD website. Deputy Secretary [read more]

11:12 EDT

[JURIST] A recent UK Home Office [official website] report [text part 1, part 2, PDF] prepared for Prime Minister Tony Blair [JURIST news archive] details the country's first increase in crime since the mid-1990s and predicts a massive 25% increase in its prison population over the next five years, according [read more]

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