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The EU’s High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Josep Borrell announced Monday during the Foreign Affairs Council that EU ministers agreed on a “legal framework” to increase its military support to Ukraine and bypass Hungary’s opposition to the project. The EU’s diplomacy chief emphasized in a press statement before the meeting of foreign [...]

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UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Friday that Russia must abide by UN sanctions on North Korea, following an agreement between the two countries last week to provide military assistance to each other in case of military aggression. Speaking to reporters at the UN headquarters in New York, Guterres stated that “Any relationship that any [...]

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This interview provides an overview of advocacy efforts to secure the release of Ryan Corbett, a US citizen who the Taliban have detained in Afghanistan for over two years, his health deteriorating drastically as a result. JURIST’s Managing Editor for Long Form Content James Joseph interviewed Corbett’s Washington-based lawyer Ryan Fayhee and UK Barrister Kate [...]

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The European Union (EU) agreed on a new package of sanctions against Russia, the Presidency of the Council of the EU confirmed Thursday. This new set of measures is the fourteenth package the EU has issued since Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine in 2022. European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen confirmed the sanctions will [...]

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Human Rights Watch (HRW) on Wednesday said Russian authorities have violated their human rights obligations by suppressing the Ukrainian language and injecting propaganda into educational curricula in occupied Ukrainian territories. The report claims Russian authorities continue to suppress the Ukrainian language and curriculum in the territories of Ukraine that Russian forces have occupied since February [...]

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Russian President Vladimir Putin and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un signed a mutual defense assistance pact on Wednesday during Putin’s visit to the North Korean capital Pyongyang since 2000. According to a statement from the Russian government, the Treaty on Comprehensive Strategic Partnership stipulates “mutual assistance in the event of aggression against one of [...]

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A record number of politically motivated crimes occurred in Germany last year, according to a report published by the country’s domestic intelligence agency on Tuesday. The report by the Bundesverfassungsschutz juxtaposes domestic crime statistics of 2023 with monitored data about interior threats, such as suspected extremist groups and movements, and partially connects the increase in [...]

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The German Federal Ministry of Interior published a report on Tuesday by the country’s federal domestic intelligence agency, designating the Palestinian civil society Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) a “suspected extremist case.” According to the report, BDS was founded in 2005 with the support of over 170 Palestinian-affiliated organizations, including the Council of National and Islamic [...]

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World leaders gathered in Switzerland for a two-day summit over the weekend in an attempt to create a peace plan to end the conflict in Ukraine.  The peace summit on Ukraine brought together representatives from 101 countries and international organizations with a shared goal of resolving the conflict through dialogue, global cooperation, and adherence to international [...]

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