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Legal news from Sunday, September 19, 2010
by Dwyer Arce

Chinese Prime Minister Wen Jiabao emphasized the importance of upholding the rule of law, combating corruption and improving transparency in a speech published by the government Sunday. During the speech, delivered last month at a national conference on government administration, Wen explained that the proper adherence to the rule of law is an important step in …

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by Erin Bock

A man found guilty of manslaughter in connection with the 1985 Air India bombings was found guilty Saturday of perjury. Inderjit Singh Reyat was the only person convicted for his role in the 1985 terrorist attacks where bombs were planted in suitcases aboard airplanes leaving Vancouver. One bomb went off in Japan's Narita airport, …

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by Dwyer Arce

A judge from Branch 26 of the Revolutionary Court of Iran on Saturday sentenced Shiva Nazar Ahari, a journalist arrested following the 2009 presidential election, to six years in prison. Ahari was sentenced to three-and-half-years for warring against God, known in Islamic law as Moharebeh, two years for conspiracy to commit a …

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