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Legal news from Saturday, January 5, 2008
by Eric Firkel

Asif Ali Zardari, the husband of slain former Pakistani Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto, called again Saturday for a UN-led international investigation into the circumstances surrounding his wife's assassination. This is the second time Zardari has called for a UN-led inquiry similar to the ongoing probe into the 2005 …

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by Eric Firkel

UN rights investigators with the United Nations Human Rights Office in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (UNHRO) have documented serious human rights violations committed in the DRC following post-electoral violence in the capital Kinshasa in March 2007, including summary execution of civilians and excessive force leading to at least 300 deaths. The findings were contained in a preliminary …

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