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Legal news from Sunday, April 21, 2013
by Cynthia Miley

The All Pakistan Muslim League (APML), the political party of former president Pervez Musharraf demanded that Islamabad High Court Justice Shaukat Aziz Siddiqui be removed from office and that his decisions be declared void. The request for Siddiqui's removal follows his order that Musharraf to be …

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by Jaimie Cremeans

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon released a statement on Friday welcoming a landmark agreement between Serbia and Kosovo regarding membership in the European Union (EU) that he hopes will help bring stability to the Balkans. The agreement, negotiated in Brussels on Friday, states that both countries agree not to block each other's efforts to …

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by Jaimie Cremeans

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) on Saturday released a statement reacting to statements by federal officials that the recently apprehended Boston bombing suspect will not be read his Miranda rights before being interrogated. A US Department of Justice official announced on Friday that the government will be invoking the public …

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by Cynthia Miley

Human Rights Watch (HRW) on Saturday called on the Saudi government to immediately end the 18-month prosecution of human rights lawyer Walid Abu al-Khair. Abu al-Khair is known for his defense of other human rights activists, including a group of a dozen men known for demanding human rights and political reform in Saudi …

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