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South Africa’s Justice and Constitutional Development Minister Thembi Simelane announced Wednesday the creation of an anti-corruption academy to train law enforcement officers in combating corruption. Delivering the Department of Justice and Constitutional Development’s budget vote for 2024-25, Thembi Simelane outlined several key initiatives, including the establishment of new schools of prosecution, leadership, and business application, [...]

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Scotland became the first nation in the United Kingdom to incorporate the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) into domestic law when provisions of the incorporation act went into effect on Tuesday. The United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (Incorporation) Act 2024, incorporated the UNCRC into domestic law [...]

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The United Nations mission in Libya (UNSMIL) called for the immediate release of a journalist arbitrarily detained in Tripoli on Saturday. In the statement, the UNSMIL further requested Libyan authorities to protect all journalists and media workers. The UNSMIL warns: Stifling journalists’ reporting fosters a climate of fear and undermines the environment needed for Libya’s [...]

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A former student nurse who was previously convicted of having brought a pressure cooker bomb to a British hospital has also been found guilty of planning a terrorist attack on a Royal Air Force Base, the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) announced on Tuesday. On Jan. 20, 2023, Mohammad Farooq — a British citizen and former [...]

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Human Rights Watch (HRW) reported Thursday that ongoing conflict in Northern Mozambique is jeopardising education, with military use of schools on the rise despite direct school attacks decreasing. HRW highlighted the impact of the Mozambique conflict on the education system. The conflict in Northern Mozambique, primarily in the Cabo Delgado province, began in 2017 when [...]

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Amnesty International issued a joint statement along with other human rights groups on Tuesday urging Lebanese authorities to end unlawful practices against Syrian refugees. These practices include torture, unlawful deportations, and ill-treatment of Syrian refugees, which run contrary to their international obligations. According to Amnesty, Syrian refugees in Lebanon have faced increasing hostility, from arbitrary [...]

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