Law students and lawyers in Afghanistan are filing reports with JURIST on the situation there after the Taliban takeover. Here, a law student in Kabul reports on continuing challenges to Taliban rule and prospects for further conflict in Afghanistan. For privacy and security reasons, we are withholding our correspondent’s name. The text has only been [...]

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Law students and lawyers in and around Afghanistan are filing reports with JURIST on the situation there after the Taliban takeover. Here, Marwa Ghyasi, an Afghan law graduate currently attending Al-Farabi Kazakh National University in Kazakhstan, shares her views on a strict new Taliban decree issued Saturday requiring Afghan women to wear full hijabs under [...]

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Belarusian law students enrolled at European Humanities University are filing reports with JURIST on current circumstances in Belarus under the constitutionally-disputed presidency of Alexander Lukashenka. For privacy and security reasons, we are withholding the name of the correspondent filing this report. The text has only been lightly edited to respect the author’s voice. Last Friday, [...]

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Law students and lawyers in Afghanistan are filing reports with JURIST on the situation there after the Taliban takeover. Here, a female Afghan law student shares her views on a strict new Taliban decree issued Saturday requiring Afghan women to wear full hijabs under threat of sanction against themselves or their male “guardians”. For privacy [...]

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Law students and young lawyers in Ukraine are filing for JURIST on developments and legal issues arising as the country defends itself against Russian invasion. Here, JURIST Ukraine Chief Correspondent Anna Tymoshenko, a law student at Kyiv-Mohyla Academy, says that for a variety of reasons, the International Criminal Court in The Hague is not the [...]

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Mélanie Cantin is a JURIST Staff Correspondent in Ottawa, and a 1L at the University of Ottawa.  On Friday, protesters descended on the Canadian capital once more to make known their displeasure about COVID-19 mandates, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, vaccines, and much more. I made my way to Parliament Hill Friday evening to witness the [...]

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From New Delhi, India Chief Correspondent Neelabh Bist reports for JURIST on recent top-level meetings of India’s senior judges and political leaders in which needed improvements to Indian court structure and process were discussed… Last week a conference of Chief Justices of different Indian High Courts and a joint conference of the Chief Justices of [...]

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Law students and lawyers in Afghanistan are filing reports with JURIST on the situation there after the Taliban takeover. Here, a law student in Kabul reports on the rapidly rising number of airstrikes and terror bombings in Afghanistan (including one he personally witnessed Friday) that have killed or wounded at least 400 people in the [...]

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