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Legal news from Saturday, March 17, 2012
by Michael Haggerson

Mauritania announced on Saturday that they have arrested former Libyan chief of intelligence Abdullah al-Senussi, who served under Muammar Gaddafi. Libya's National Transitional Council (NTC), the International Criminal Court (ICC) and France have all requested custody of al-Senussi. The ICC issued arrest warrants for al-Senussi in June on …

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by Michael Haggerson

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay stated on Thursday that Guatemalan government authorities remain willing to solve human rights issues in the country but nonetheless have failed to comply with the 1996 Peace Accords which ended the country's 36-year civil war. Pillay focused on three issues: impunity for certain individuals, insecurity and …

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by Jamie Davis

The Italian Supreme Court on Friday recognized same-sex couple's right to have a family life after it denied a same-sex couple's right to have their foreign marriage recognized in the country. The ruling is expected to force the country's government officials to reconsider Italy's ban on same-sex marriage. The ban on same sex-marriage …

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by Jamie Davis

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay urged the people of Guinea-Bissau Friday to ensure that the country's upcoming presidential election is free and fair and warned that any violence during the election would be a violation of human rights. The presidential election, to be held on Sunday, comes after Guinea-Bissau's former president …

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