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Legal news from Sunday, July 19, 2009
by Tere Miller-Sporrer

Nur Bekri, chairman of the government in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, told the Xinhua News Agency Sunday that twelve "mobsters" had been fatally shot by police in the Chinese city of Urumqi on July 5 in riots that received extensive coverage in the West. Nur Bekri went on the say that the …

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by Ximena Marinero

The Adawa court of misdemeanors in the Egyptian city of Menya Saturday reversed the conviction of Mounir Saeed Hannah, a teacher charged with insulting President Mohamed Hosni Mubarak by authoring an unpublished satirical poem. The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information represented Hanna in his appeal, emphasizing to the court the responsibility …

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by Ximena Marinero

A Pakistan anti-terrorism court Saturday began the trial of five men allegedly belonging to the Lakshar-e-Taiba (LeT) militant group suspected of planning and coordinating the November 2008 terror attacks in Mumbai, according to Pakistan media reports. The alleged commander of the attacks, Zaki-ur-Rahman Lahkvi, is among the …

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