Legal news from Sunday, April 8, 2007
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[JURIST] Sudanese Justice Minister Mohammed Ali al-Mardi said Saturday that his government will investigate Friday's UN reports [press release; JURIST report] detailing alleged rapes and disappearances carried out by militia soldiers in the Darfur region of Sudan [JURIST news archives] at the end of 2006. Al-Mardi nonetheless complained about the [read more]

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[JURIST] Thousands marched through Los Angeles Saturday protesting President Bush's latest proposal to grant citizenship to the more than 12 million illegal immigrants in the US. The proposal [PDF text] floated last month would allow illegal immigrants [JURIST news archive] to apply for work visas, but at the expiration of [read more]

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[JURIST] Australian Guantanamo Bay [JURIST news archive] detainee David Hicks [BBC profile; JURIST news archive] will not be permitted to sell his story to the media, Australian Attorney-General Philip Ruddock [official profile] said Sunday. Though he has not been found to have violated any Australian law, Hicks will be subject [read more]

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