Legal news from Sunday, December 5, 2010
14:12 EDT

[JURIST] A Pakistani Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) issued warrants on Saturday for the arrest of two police officers accused of failing to protect assassinated former prime minister Benazir Bhutto [BBC obituary; JURIST news archive]. Special Judge of ATC Rana Nisar Ahmed Khan issued non-bailable warrants [Daily Times post] for the arrests [read more]

12:12 EDT

[JURIST] Guinea's President-elect Alpha Conde announced Saturday that he will create a truth and reconciliation commission to address decades of ethnic and political violence. Conde said on state television that reconciliation was essential to rebuild [Reuters report] the volatile country. The commission will be modeled on South Africa's Truth and [read more]

11:12 EDT

[JURIST] Chinese officials allegedly orchestrated the hacking [JURIST report] of Google [corporate website; JURIST news archive], which caused the Internet company to briefly pull out of China earlier this year, according to a Saturday New York Times report [text] citing a series of documents released last week by Wikileaks [website; [read more]

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