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Legal news from Saturday, November 13, 2010
by Daniel Makosky

The Myanmar Police Force on Saturday released pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi, ending her almost eight years under house arrest. Police left the area and a barbed-wire fence near her home was removed, allowing Suu Kyi to address supporters that had gathered. US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton hailed …

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by Sarah Paulsworth

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has urged Hezbollah not to resort to violence in an attempt to impede the investigation of the UN Special Tribunal for Lebanon (STL) into the 2005 murder of former Lebanese prime minister Rafik Hariri. In an interview published Friday by …

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by Daniel Makosky

Canadian UN ambassador John McNee on Friday announced that the country has endorsed the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, reversing the government's initial opposition to the declaration. Though the government reiterated its concerns about several of the declaration's provisions, it cited encouragement from community leaders and other countries' experiences in …

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