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A Dutch Holocaust survivor has filed legal claims with Germany and its national railway company demanding compensation from the company for its role in the Holocaust. Salo Muller, now 84 years old, was a child when his parents were murdered at the Auschwitz concentration camp. Muller is seeking compensation that includes 16 million Euros (or [...]

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A Brazilian high court judge imposed a 1.92 million reais ($367,710) fine on Facebook Friday for failing to internationally block 12 accounts of supporters of Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro. On Saturday, Facebook announced that it had complied with the order, although a spokesperson stated that Facebook would appeal the decision to the full court. In [...]

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Australian regulators have introduced a draft bill that would require Google and Facebook to pay Australian media outlets for news. The bill has been drafted by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission as an amendment to the Competition and Consumer Act 2010. The main objective of the bill is to address the issue of imbalance [...]

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The US Supreme Court Friday rejected a request to halt the Trump administration’s construction of the southern border wall while litigation on its construction is pending before the nation’s highest court. In February 2019, President Donald Trump declared a national emergency concerning security along the southern border. Utilizing executive powers from the order, Trump allocated [...]

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A US District Of Columbia federal court has agreed to rehear the case about Michael Flynn’s prosecution en banc. This decision comes months after a smaller panel of DC Circuit judges ruled 2-1 that Michael Flynn’s case must be dismissed in accordance with the Department of Justice’s decision The order, issued Thursday, did not provide [...]

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A group of voters from several states filed a lawsuit in US federal court Friday to halt enforcement of a presidential memorandum that would alter the census count by leaving out undocumented immigrants. The US Constitution mandates that a census be carried out every ten years, while section 2 of the Fourteenth Amendment requires “counting [...]

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The Supreme Court granted a stay to the State of Idaho Thursday after a grassroots group successfully argued in June that ballot initiative requirements should be modified due to the COVID-19 outbreak. Reclaim Idaho brought suit against the Idaho Governor Brad Little and Secretary of State Lawrence Denney, contending that state officials must change the [...]

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The UN Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and association has welcomed new guidance from the UN Human Rights Committee extending the right of peaceful assembly to online platforms. The UN Human Rights Committee (UNHRC) adopted General Comment No. 37 on July 23, defining the right of peaceful assembly and lawful [...]

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