Legal news from Sunday, July 13, 2008
12:07 EDT

[JURIST] Sudan has asked the Arab League [official website, in Arabic] to convene emergency crisis talks concerning a possible International Criminal Court (ICC) [official website; JURIST news archive] arrest warrant for Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir [BBC profile]. The Arab League Secretary-General Amr Moussa [offical profile] has agreed to hold the [read more]

12:07 EDT

[JURIST] China executed two members of the Chinese Uighur Muslim [JURIST news archive] ethnic minority last week, according to a report from US-funded Radio Free Asia (RFA) [media website]. According to the report [RFA report], the two Uighurs, Mukhtar Setiwalki and Abduweli Imin, were executed after a public announcement of [read more]

11:07 EDT

[JURIST] Russian President Dmitry Medvedev [official profile; JURIST news archive] on Saturday told members of the Russian lower house of parliament, the State Duma [official website, in Russian], that he will sign newly-prepared anti-corruption legislation in the near future. Medvedev, speaking at the start of a meeting with party leaders [read more]

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