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The Center for Election Innovation and Research (CEIR) held a media briefing on Thursday to discuss the ongoing denial of the 2020 US election results, which ousted former president Donald Trump and ushered Joe Biden into leadership. CEIR’s founder and executive director, David Becker (pictured left), spoke for about 45 minutes about current state efforts [...]

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Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel Bermudez and government officials delivered a 2.5-hour televised address Monday calling on civilians to resist weekend mass protests in the country by use of physical force, effectively calling for civil war. Late Monday, former JURIST Associate Editor and current Miami-based Cuban lawyer Daniela Carmona provided JURIST with an exclusive perspective on [...]

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Chinese tech giant Tencent deleted dozens of university students’ LGBT social media accounts, citing violations of rules around information on the internet Wednesday. The students allege that access to their WeChat accounts was blocked on Tuesday, and they discovered all of the content on their accounts had disappeared on Wednesday. In place of these accounts [...]

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The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on Wednesday levied $57 million in fines against Robinhood Financial LLC. It also ordered $12.6 million in restitution for thousands of “harmed customers” for the trading platform’s “systemic supervisory failures.” Collectively, these sanctions represent the largest that FINRA has ordered on a member firm to date. FINRA asserts that [...]

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Former US President Barack Obama and former Attorney General Eric Holder held a 45-minute tele-conference Monday in support of the “For the People Act” (HR 1), on which Senate will begin to vote as soon as Tuesday. HR 1 would allow for 15-day advance voting, ban partisan gerrymandering, and require special interest groups to be [...]

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Ontario’s London Police Service announced Monday in conjunction with the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) that the suspected killer of a family of four Muslims, 20-year-old Nathaniel Veltman, is being charged with terrorism in addition to murder. The victims are the Afzaal family, who were killed on June 6 when Valtman allegedly struck them with [...]

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The US House of Representatives voted Wednesday to send a bill to the Senate to create a commission to investigate the January 6 attack on the US Capitol. Supporters of this bill believe an independent investigation is crucial for accountability for the amped-up mob that violently trespassed the Capitol in an attempt to overturn President [...]

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The United Nations (UN) High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet on Thursday expressed strong concerns about a “rising number of threats, attacks and attempts to undermine and delegitimise independent national human rights institutions“ in Latin America and the Caribbean. Incidents reportedly include threats or harassment against various human rights institutions or their staff in [...]

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The European Commission on Friday announced it has charged Apple and the App Store with antitrust violations in the music-streaming market. In its Statement of Objections, the commission states the company “distorted competition in the music streaming market as it abused its dominant position for the distribution of music streaming apps.” The charge concerns mandatory [...]

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Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi addressed my city once again Thursday in regard to City’s Council’s response to our “third wave” of the COVID-19 pandemic. Over a year into this crisis, there is nothing unusual about emotional press conferences held by politicians at all levels throughout Canada, as our management of the pandemic has not gone [...]

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