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The New York Civil Liberties Union (NYCLU) Monday published a report detailing the increased usage of drones by New York government agencies and called for reform and civilian protections. According to data obtained through a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request, 200 drones manufactured by a company which enables human rights abuses have been registered [...]

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Indian law students are reporting for JURIST on law-related developments in and affecting India. This dispatch is from Vedika Chawla, a second-year student at the National Law University, Delhi. Last Thursday, the Gujarat High Court Advocates’ Association (GHCAA), the lawyers association in India’s western state of Gujarat, declared an indefinite strike and passed a resolution [...]

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The Ethiopian government and the Tigray Peoples Liberation Front (TPLF) signed an agreement Wednesday to cease hostilities. The diplomatic move brings an end to a war lasting two years which has resulted in the deaths of thousands of people, displaced millions, and left hundreds of thousands facing famine. The violent conflict began in 2020 after TPLF [...]

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Burkina Faso soldiers Friday evening appeared on state television channel Radio Television Du Burkina to announce the removal of Lieutenant-Colonel Paul-Henri Sandaogo Damiba after he allegedly failed to stem a jihadist insurgency. Led by 34-year-old Captain Ibrahim Traore, the soldiers proclaimed, “e have decided to take our responsibilities, driven by a single ideal: the restoration [...]

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Human Rights Watch (HRW) Monday wrote an open letter to US President Joe Biden’s Administration about the Israeli government’s targeting of seven notable Palestinian Civil Society Organizations (CSOs). HRW reported that Israeli authorities raided the organizations’ offices and issued closing orders against them on August 18.  According to HRW, the organizations included: Defense for Children [...]

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