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The US Department of Justice (DOJ) released a report Friday alleging that the Minneapolis Police Department (MPD) “engage in a pattern or practice of conduct in violation of the U.S. Constitution and federal law.” The report comes after an extensive investigation that began in April 2021 after the death of George Floyd at the hands [...]

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Navajo Nation Attorney General Ethel Branch announced in a press conference and confirmed in a Monday interview with ABC 15 Arizona that Navajo law enforcement have found 271 Native Americans in Phoenix, Arizona—mostly of the Navajo Nation—who lost housing due to the closure of sober living homes found to have defrauded Medicaid. The sober living [...]

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The Center for Reproductive Rights, Gender Justice and Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP announced Monday that they filed an amended complaint on behalf of women’s health clinic Red River Women’s Clinic, formerly based in North Dakota, challenging the state’s newly passed and signed abortion ban, SB 2150. Meetra Mehdizadeh, Staff Attorney at the Center for Reproductive [...]

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The US Supreme Court declined Monday to take up the question of whether states can impose schedule-based cash bail on an indigent defendant before allowing their pre-trial release from jail. Bradley Hester originally brought the case Hester v. Gentry in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Alabama with the assistance of [...]

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The Democratic Republic of the Congo’s (DRC) military announced Monday that around 40 residents of an internally displaced persons (IDP) camp in the country’s northeastern Ituri region were killed in an attack by local militia groups. Several sources confirm that a group of men entered the Lala campsite with weapons, burning shelters and taking residents’ [...]

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The UN announced Friday that a Tanzanian unit of peacekeeping forces deployed with the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA) was removed after sexual exploitation and abuse (SEA) allegations.  The UN said that eleven members of the unit were found to have credible allegations from four victims. The entire [...]

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The Nigerian Department of State Services (DSS), Nigeria’s top intelligence agency, announced Saturday that Governor of the Nigerian Central Bank Godwin Emefiele was arrested. The arrest comes just hours after recently elected President Bola Ahmed Tinubu suspended Emefiele from his position. Tinubu’s office released a statement about the suspension, saying, “This is sequel to the [...]

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Judge John Dorsey of the United States Bankruptcy Court District of Delaware rejected in part and ruled in favor in part of a motion Friday by bankrupt cryptocurrency trading company FTX’s debtors and the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors requesting the company’s customer list stay private. Dorsey ruled individual customer names would remain permanently sealed [...]

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Sudan’s Foreign Ministry announced Thursday that the head of the UN Integrated Transition Assistance Mission in Sudan (UNITAMS) Volker Perthes would no longer be welcome in the country.  The statement comes weeks after General Abdel Fattah Burhan, the head of Sudan’s military, sent a letter to UN Secretary-General António Guterres, expressing dissatisfaction with Perthes and [...]

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The UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention released a report alleging that Afghanistan, Lithuania, Morocco, Poland, Romania, Thailand, United Arab Emirates (UAE) and the US all participated in human rights violations against Abd al-Rahim Hussein al-Nashiri, a man accused of assisting in the bombing of the USS Cole in 2000. Al-Nashiri is currently held in [...]

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