The state prosecutor of Sudan, Tagelsir al-Heber, announced the launch of an investigation into the crimes committed in the Darfur region under former President Omar al-Bashir. Al-Bashir has already been arrested by the Sudanese government for corruption and has been under the watch of the International Criminal Court (ICC) for human rights crimes committed in [...]

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The Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi publicly defended the controversial Citizen Amendment Act (CAA) during a rally on Sunday in Delhi for the start of the Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) campaign. The BJP proposed the CAA and has pushed for a National Register of Citizens (NRC). The CAA, which was passed earlier this [...]

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A Justice of the Peace in McLennon County Texas, Diane Hensley, filed a suit against the Texas State Commission on Judicial Conduct after they released a public warning condemning her “referral system” for officiating same-sex marriages. The warning, released last month, claims that Hensley is in violation of Canon 4A(1) of the Texas Code of [...]

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Justice Maxwell Wiley of the Supreme Court of New York on Wednesday granted Paul Manafort’s motion to dismiss an indictment from March that charged him with crimes of residential mortgage fraud, falsifying business records and scheming to defraud. Manafort, President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman, had already been charged with the same crimes at the [...]

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The US House Judiciary Committee approved two articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump on Friday. This comes only days after the House of Representatives released the two articles, which state that the president abused his power and obstructed Congress. The committee gathered on Thursday to mark up the articles, but the session was drawn [...]

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The UK Electoral Commission restated the urgency of transparency in digital ad campaigning on Monday ahead of the upcoming general election. The commission released a report in 2018, which made recommendations to update current legislation surrounding online ads. Some of the recommendations included requirements that ads must include a stamp naming who paid for the [...]

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The Legislative Assembly of British Columbia passed Bill 41 on Tuesday, which adopted the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP). British Columbia is the first Canadian province to adopt UNDRIP and is home to the second largest population of First Nations people. The new legislation will require that indigenous peoples contribute to [...]

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Two impeachment hearings were held on Tuesday as the House Intelligence Committee continued their inquiry into US President Donald Trump’s conversation with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky from July. During the first hearing, Lieutenant Colonel Alexander Vindman and Jennifer Williams testified. Lt. Col. Vindman and Williams listened in on Trump’s call to Zelensky. Williams, an adviser [...]

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Bolivian President Evo Morales resigned on Sunday and left for Mexico on Monday amid violent protests following the release of an audit by the American Organization of States, which found “irregularities” in the October election. Morales was granted political asylum by Mexico as protests between his supporters and the opposition party continued after his resignation. [...]

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