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The High Court (HCt) of Delhi Tuesday denied bail to student-activist Umar Khalid. Justice Siddharth Mridul and Justice Rajnish Bhatnagar dismissed the application and held that it has no merit. The court questioned Khalid’s “obnoxious, hateful, offensive” speech and his use of the terms Inquilabli Salam (revolutionary salute) and Krantikari Istiqbal (revolutionary welcome). Justice Bhatnagar [...]

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Law students and lawyers in Afghanistan are filing reports with JURIST on the situation there after the Taliban takeover. Here, a law student in Kabul reports on continuing challenges to Taliban rule and prospects for further conflict in Afghanistan. For privacy and security reasons, we are withholding our correspondent’s name. The text has only been [...]

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Law students and lawyers in Afghanistan are filing reports with JURIST on the situation there after the Taliban takeover. Here, a Staff Correspondent for JURIST in Kabul reports on a new religious code restricting everything ranging from men shaving their beards to women traveling without a male companion. For privacy and security reasons, we are [...]

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JURIST EXCLUSIVE – Law students in Afghanistan are filing reports with JURIST on the situation there after the fall of Kabul to the Taliban on Sunday. Here, a law student in Kabul offers his latest observations and perspective. For privacy and security reasons we are withholding his name and institutional affiliation. The text has been [...]

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Almost five years ago I contributed to a Commentary to JURIST entitled, “Guantanamo: An Unnecessary Presidential Legacy,” which focused on former President Barack Obama’s unsuccessful attempt to shut down the Guantanamo prison facility because of missed opportunities, faulty decision making, internal administration opposition and ultimately partisan political division that resulted in an unnecessary presidential legacy.  [...]

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Pakistan’s Anti–Terrorism Court on Tuesday sentenced two political activists to death for committing a deadly 2012 arson attack that killed more than 260 garment factory workers. The court found both activists guilty of extortion and found that they set the Ali Enterprise factory ablaze after factory owners refused to cede the activists’ monetary demands. The [...]

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