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Legal news from Sunday, January 3, 2010
by Andrew Morgan

Incumbent Afghan Minister of Justice Sarwar Danish was among 17 cabinet nominees who were rejected on Saturday by the Wolesi Jirga, Afghanistan's lower house of parliament. Danish, who has served as Minister of Justice since 2004, is one of 11 current cabinet members nominated by Afghan President Hamid Karzai [official profile, …

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by Andrew Morgan

The Peruvian Supreme Court has upheld a 25-year sentence given to former president Alberto Fujimori after his conviction on charges of ordering assassinations and kidnappings during his 1990-2000 presidency. The First Transitory Criminal Chamber last week unanimously ratified the sentence handed down in April …

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