A Defence Sub-Committee on Women in the Armed Forces report released Sunday details evidence of bullying, sexual harassment, sexual assault, and rape experienced by servicewomen in the British military. The report further found that the Ministry of Defense and the military are failing to protect female personnel and help them achieve their full potential. The report, [...]

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The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC) has found that Uber Technologies, Inc. violated the privacy of an estimated 1.2 million Australians, and failed to investigate and disclose a data breach from 2016 in a timely manner. Information and Privacy Commissioner Angelene Falk stated Friday that Uber breached the Privacy Act by not taking [...]

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The Office of the High Representative (OHR) for Bosnia and Herzegovina on Friday introduced amendments to the Bosnia-Herzegovina Criminal Code sanctioning the glorification of war crimes or war criminals and denial of the Bosnian genocide that resulted from the Srebrenica massacre between 1992 and 1996. The OHR is an international institution created under the General [...]

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The US Department of Justice (DOJ) has charged nine individuals, including a Chinese prosecutor, with conspiring to act as illegal agents of China, international stalking, and obstruction of justice. According to the indictment filed Thursday by a federal grand jury in New York, the individuals charged were Lan Tu, Yongqiang Zhai, Ji Hu, Minjun Li, [...]

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UN Human Rights Council President Nazhat Shameem Khan has announced the appointment of Navanethem Pillay, Miloon Kothari, and Chris Sidoti to the Commission of Inquiry (“the Commission”) on the Occupied Palestinian Territory (“Palestine”), including East Jerusalem, and Israel. The Commission was established through a resolution adopted in May during an emergency special session to investigate [...]

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The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) on Thursday unanimously held that the Disciplinary Chamber of the Polish Supreme Court has violated Polish lawyer Joanna Reczkowicz’s right to a fair trial and does not represent a lawful tribunal. Reczkowicz was suspended from practice for three years following a series of incidents when she was representing [...]

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The US National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) on Wednesday ruled that an Indiana labor union group (“the Union”) did not violate the National Labor Relations Act (“the Act”) with its display of a 12-foot inflatable rat with red eyes, fangs, and claws (“Scabby the Rat”) and two large banners to boycott a business near the [...]

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The European Commission put forth Tuesday a package of legislative proposals in an effort to combat money laundering and financing of terrorism in the EU. The package included a proposal to create a new anti-money laundering watchdog. Altogether, the package consists of four proposals. First, a regulation establishing a new EU anti-money laundering Agency. Secondly, [...]

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Austria’s Supreme Court of Justice referred four fundamental questions regarding the legality of Facebook’s collection and use of EU customers’ data to the Court of Justice of the European Union (ECJ) on Tuesday. The questions arose in a civil case filed by Maximilian Schrems, an Austrian lawyer and privacy activist, who alleges that Facebook deprives users [...]

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The US Department of State on Tuesday blocked entry of former Honduras President Porfirio Lobo Sosa and First Lady Rosa Elena Bonilla Avila into the country due to their corruption allegations. Both have been designated under § 7031(c) of the Department of State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, which makes designated foreign government [...]

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