Brazil’s opposition party Friday challenged President Jair Bolsonaro’s pardon of his political ally, Daniel Silveira, as unconstitutional. On Thursday, Bolsonaro pardoned Silveira who had been sentenced to 8 years and 9 months in prison for hate speech and “crimes of threat to the Democratic State of Law.” The Sustainability Network Party or Rede Sustentabilidade, Brazil’s [...]

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The Supreme Court of Kenya (SCoK) Wednesday declared the Constitution of Kenya (Amendment) Bill, 2020, popularly known as the Building Bridges Initiative (BBI), unconstitutional. Rendered by the highest court in the land, the decision puts an end to a cascade of litigation that originated in the high court last year. The bill proposing an expansion [...]

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