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Legal news from Saturday, May 9, 2009
by Amelia Mathias

The UN Environment Programme, meeting in Geneva on Saturday, decided to add nine chemicals to its list of banned chemicals under the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs). Not all the added chemicals will be banned immediately, however, as some will need to be phased out over time and …

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by Ingrid Burke

An official for the Canadian Department of Foreign Affairs Friday confirmed the government’s intention to appeal a Federal Court ruling directing the government to firmly push for the repatriation of Canadian Guantanamo Bay detainee Omar Khadr. In a brief statement obtained by the …

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