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Legal news from Sunday, November 24, 2013
by Julie Deisher-Edwards

Four persons have been arrested on charges of falsifying evidence in connection with the trial of Jean-Pierre Bemba, the International Criminal Court (ICC) announced Sunday. On November 20, Judge Cuno Jakob Tarfusser issued an arrest warrant for Bemba's lead counsel Aime Kilolo Musamba; Jean-Jacques Mangenda Kabongo, a member …

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by Julie Deisher-Edwards

The P5+1 world powers, which include the US, UK, Russia, China, France and Germany, reached an agreement with Iran on Sunday committing Iran to limiting its developing nuclear program in exchange for relief from international sanctions. The agreement outlines a six-month program, although the US holds that this agreement is only …

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by Benjamin Minegar

Bahraini authorities on Saturday arrested and charged two former Guantanamo Bay detainees for plotting an attack in Bahrain. Reports indicate authorities caught the former detainees as they attempted to cross into Bahrain from Saudi Arabia on the King Fahad Causeway using forged passports. Bahrain's Interior Ministry has yet to identify the arrestees but …

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by Benjamin Minegar

Interim Egyptian President Adly Mansour on Sunday signed into law a bill circumscribing citizens' right to protest in public. The law requires demonstrators to obtain permission from authorities one week in advance of gathering in public, grants the interior ministry the right to reject requests and imposes severe fines for violations. Several …

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