European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen announced Monday that France, Portugal, Luxembourg, Finland and Germany will take in minor migrants that are currently in Greece, where refugee camps are “already over the limit”. Von der Leyen noted that the minor migrants “are the most vulnerable” and that “t is urgent to get them away [...]

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Human Rights Watch (HRW) said Tuesday that the Colombian National Police “abused the mostly peaceful demonstrators” who had been protesting in 2019. HRW noted that most of the protests were peaceful, but some protesters were violent against both police officers and property. However, HRW stated that “n several cases, the police used excessive force against [...]

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Apple reached a settlement on Friday in its litigation regarding slow iPhones, agreeing to pay up to $500 million to settle the case. The case arises out of a class action complaint which alleges that older versions of iPhones started to have performance problems after Apple’s new operating system was released and installed on those [...]

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The US Supreme Court oral arguments Wednesday in Lomax v. Ortiz-Marquez on prisoner legal complaints. In the oral argument, the petitioner argued that “ithout-prejudice dismissals for failure to state a claim are not strikes” under a statute which governs how many times prisoners may bring a claim that is then dismissed for failure to state [...]

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Mali civilians are facing violence and atrocities at the hands of armed groups, according to a report published Monday by Human Rights Watch (HRW). The report stated that “iolence in central Mali has been escalating steadily since 2015, when armed Islamist groups largely allied to the militant Islamist group Al Qaeda began moving from northern [...]

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Republican lawmakers argued before the US Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit Wednesday that being compelled to provide certain sensitive documents in a gerrymandering case in Ohio violated the First Amendment. The lawmakers made several arguments in their appeal. First, the lawmakers claimed that “all of the orders issued by the three-judge district court [...]

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The UN human rights commission expressed concern Tuesday over the killings of human rights activists in Colombia in 2019. The commission stated that they were “deeply troubled by the staggering number of human rights defenders killed in Colombia during 2019.” The commission noted that there have been between 107 and 120 killings of human rights [...]

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