World Legal News Round Up for Saturday,  5 May 2018

World Legal News Round Up for Saturday, 5 May 2018

Here’s the international legal news we covered this week:

A UN human rights expert called for “calm and for all sides to exercise restraint” in the Central African Republic (CAR) Thursday, according to a UN statement [press release].
The Department of Defense on Wednesday announced the transfer [text] of Guantanamo detainee Ahmed Mohammed Ahmed Haza al Darb to Saudi Arabia.
The Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Myanmar, Yanghee Lee, on Monday expressed concern [press release] over violence against civilians in Myanmar’s Kachin State.

A reported 10 civilians were killed and several more severely injured and wounded in the northern part of the state.

UN human rights experts called [press release] for a retrial on Monday following flawed trial procedure and due process violations in the conviction of four men sentenced to death in the Bahraini High Military Court in December.