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Pakistan’s information minister Attaullah Tarar said in a press conference on Monday that the Pakistani government is planning to ban former Prime Minister Imran Khan’s Pakistan Terheek-e-Insaf (PTI) party and press treason charges against Khan under Article 6 of the Pakistani Constitution. Tarar said that there is credible evidence to ban PTI, taking into account [...]

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Professor Andrew Clapham of the Geneva Graduate Institute is a leading expert in the interplay of war and international law. In his timely new book “War,” Clapham explores the modern relevance of the concept of war and how it shapes our understanding of rights and obligations in both national and international law, questioning whether the [...]

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Venezuela’s 8rd National Prosecutor ordered the investigation of claims by Colombian paramilitaries that they were approached to destabilize the government of President Nicolás Maduro, Attorney General Tarek William Saab announced Friday. According to Maduro, the alleged plan was aimed at creating the impression of a “civil war” in Venezuela on July 28, the day of the [...]

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The Clooney Foundation for Justice (CFJ), an organisation led by human rights lawyer Amal Clooney, and Centre for the Enforcement of Human Rights International (CEHRI), a non-profit organisation that advocates for liability for international crimes, filed a case in Austria calling for investigations into sexual violence and murder in Ukraine by Russian soldiers on Monday. [...]

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Toronto police announced Sunday that they are investigating two “suspected hate motivated mischief” incidents, after rocks were thrown through the windows of two synagogues in Canada’s largest city early Sunday morning. Criminal mischief is the willful destruction or damage of property. Under Canada’s Criminal Code, mischief relating to religious property that is “motivated by bias, [...]

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