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Legal news from Friday, November 29, 2013
by Theresa Donovan

Protestors in Thailand on Friday demand assistance in overthrowing the government, after Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra survived a no-confidence vote by parliament on Thursday. Despite the vote, thousands of protesters have gathered around government buildings seeking Shinawatra's ouster. The demonstration against Shinawatra is the biggest since the 2010 anti-government protests when 90 civilians were killed …

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by Theresa Donovan

The Dutch Data Protection Authority (DPA) on Thursday stated that Google is in violation of the country's data protection act. For a website to comply with the country's data protection act, it must have the "unambiguous" consent of users when using their personal information. Unambiguous consent means that the data controller cannot assume …

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by Cynthia Miley

A UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) issued a 60-page multimedia report on Friday that Syrian refugee children are suffering trauma from the Syrian Civil War, which has killed over 120,000 people. The report states that many Syrian refugee children in Jordan and Lebanon are growing up in broken families, lacking education and …

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by Cynthia Miley

Iraqi police forces on Friday alleged al Qaeda is responsible for the bodies of 18 men found who had been abducted and shot in the head. The victims were taken from their houses early on Friday morning by men in military uniforms, and among the dead are a police officer, an army official, a …

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