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Legal news from Sunday, July 15, 2012
by Jaimie Cremeans

The US District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi on Friday ordered that the state's new abortion law could take effect, but ordered that the state not prosecute the plaintiff, Jackson Women's Health Organization (JWHO), for continued operation of the clinic while it is in the process of meeting the new …

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by Jaimie Cremeans

Scottish police on Friday arrested Benat Atorrasagasti Ordonez, a member of the Basque separatist movement Euskadi Ta Askatasuna (ETA) who has been wanted by Spain authorities since 2001. Ordonez was a "carrier" for ETA between 1996 and 2001, responsible for transporting people and materials between Spain and France. …

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by Julia Zebley

Amnesty International (AI) criticized the government of Kuwait on Friday for continuing to limit the rights of the Bidun. The Bidun jinsiyya, Arabic for "without nationality," are a class of illegal immigrants in Kuwait and United Arab Emirates (UAE), who remain non-citizens either because their ancestors immigrated without filling out state paperwork before …

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by Julia Zebley

UN observers confirmed Saturday that an attack on activists and army defectors in the Syrian village of Tremseh occurred on Thursday. The United Nations Supervision Mission in Syria (UNSMIS) reported signs of military presence: "There were pools of blood and blood spatters in rooms of several homes together with bullet cases. The UN Team also observed …

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