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Legal news from Sunday, July 28, 2013
by Blake Lynch

Israel's coalition government on Sunday approved a draft bill that would require the government to submit any proposed peace deal with Palestinians to voters for approval by referendum. The bill would exist as Basic Law in the country, which preserves basic rights and presides over other laws. Although a similar measure was passed in 2010, …

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by Endia Vereen

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay called Sunday for an end to the violence in Egypt. Supporters of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood and former president Mohamed Morsi refused to clear the streets on Sunday despite mass killings by Egyptian security forces. Egypt's ambulance service reported that 72 people …

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by Endia Vereen

Illinois Governor Pat Quinn signed a bill on Saturday making Illinois the eighteenth state to allow online voter registration. The bill, which is set to take effect in July of next year, will allow anyone with a valid driver's license or state identification card to register to vote online. It is an attempt …

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by Blake Lynch

Following the country's parliamentary elections on Sunday, the Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) alleged in an email that an opposing party's claims of victory were incorrect due to poll irregularities. The CNRP claimed in its email that names disappeared from the electoral roll and that some voters were unable to vote because someone …

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