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Legal news from Sunday, March 2, 2014
by Elizabeth LaForgia

Amnesty International (AI) on Friday urged members of the UN Security Council, including France, the US and UK, to throw their full weight behind proposals to address the crisis in the Central African Republic (CAR). UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will present his assessment report on the possibility of transforming the African-led peacekeeping force …

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by Elizabeth LaForgia

During a phone call with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Saturday, US President Barack Obama condemned Russia's violation of Ukrainian sovereignty after Russian forces had taken up positions in Ukraine. Earlier that day, Russian lawmakers unanimously authorized the use of armed forces to protect their national interests and ethnic Russians in Ukraine, after Russian troops …

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by Bradley McAllister

The UN independent expert on human rights in Mali, Suliman Baldo, expressed concern on Friday at the difficulties facing the the prosecution of war crimes in Mali and urged the international community to assist the Malian government in strengthening the country's judicial system. Baldo completed a 10-day visit to Mali earlier this month and …

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by Bradley McAllister

The Pakistani High Court of Sindh Karachi sentenced six men on Saturday for the 2011 murder of prominent TV journalist Wali Khan Babar. The landmark ruling makes the first time in Pakistan's history that individuals have been tried and sentenced for the murder of a journalist. The two men receiving the death sentence were …

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