Former Nissan Motor Co Ltd executive Greg Kelly pleaded not guilty Tuesday to charges that he helped his former boss Carlos Ghosn hide tens of millions of dollars in income. Kelly’s trial began in Tokyo without Ghosn, who fled from Japan in December after being arrested by Japanese authorities in November 2018. Prosecutors in the [...]

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The Trump administration gave notice on Wednesday that it intends to appeal to the Supreme Court a ruling from the US District Court for the Southern District of New York. In a unanimous decision last week, a three-judge panel blocked the president’s order to exclude undocumented immigrants from the census data to reapportion congressional seats. A [...]

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The Human Rights Watch (HRW) released a report on Friday, alleging that Bolivia’s  interim government, led by President Jeanine Anez, uses the judiciary to attack former President Evo Morales and members of his administration. The report claims Anez’s government “has publicly pressured prosecutors and judges to act to further its interests, leading to criminal investigations [...]

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A magistrate for the U.S. District Court of the Southern District of New York instructed the government of Saudi Arabia to make two dozen Saudi Arabian officials available for questioning in a lawsuit related to the September 11 terrorist attacks. U.S. Magistrate Judge Sarah Netburn filed the order on August 27 and it was made [...]

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Two news organizations and a rights group reported on Tuesday that two Myanmar soldiers have confessed to murdering minority Rohingya Muslims and are being transported to The Hague in the Netherlands. In their video testimony, Pvt. Myo Win Tun and Pvt. Zaw Naing Tun stated their commanding officers ordered the soldiers to massacre Rohingya Muslims in [...]

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The Florida Supreme Court ruled Thursday that law school graduates must pass the state’s bar exam to practice law, refusing a request to waive that requirement in the context of the current COVID-19 pandemic. More than 50 members of the Florida bar filed a petition last month requesting the court to adopt emergency rules to [...]

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Eleven defendants accused of aiding the militant Islamist attackers who killed twelve people in and around French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo’s Paris office in 2015 testified in a French court Wednesday. Three other defendants in the trial – Hayat Boumedienne, Mohammed Belhoucine, and Mehdi Belhoucine – are being tried in absentia after having fled the [...]

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In an interview on Fox News’ “Sunday Morning Futures,” US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said  that President Donald Trump would take action in the coming days on Chinese software companies doing business in the United States, citing national security risks and the privacy of Americans. Pompeo said Chinese software companies such as TikTok and [...]

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The UN Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and association has welcomed new guidance from the UN Human Rights Committee extending the right of peaceful assembly to online platforms. The UN Human Rights Committee (UNHRC) adopted General Comment No. 37 on July 23, defining the right of peaceful assembly and lawful [...]

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Six Texas voters, supported by the National Redistricting Foundation, filed a lawsuit in Texas Wednesday, challenging the state’s Absentee Ballot Age Restriction and arguing the restriction is unconstitutional, especially given the current threat of COVID-19. The Absentee Ballot Age Restriction prohibits any voter in Texas under the age of 65 from requesting and casting their [...]

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