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Legal news from Saturday, July 27, 2013
by Samuel Franklin

The Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) launched a new campaign on Friday dedicated to raising awareness about discrimination against the LGBT community and promoting respect for equal rights. Known as "Free and Equal," the campaign focuses on public education as a means of countering intolerance and violence towards …

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by Blake Lynch

The North Carolina Senate on Thursday approved a bill requiring abortion clinics to meet requirements similar to those for outpatient surgical centers. The new bill also requires that doctors be present during abortions, bans the procedure based on gender and bars coverage by government provided insurance plans. The bill was then sent to …

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by Blake Lynch

The UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) on Thursday urged Egyptian authorities to apply law and order in addition to safety and security in addressing the protests arising after the military's ouster of president Mohamed Morsi. UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon urged …

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