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Sudanese militia leader Ali Muhammad Ali Abd-Al-Rahman, known also as Ali Kushayb, appeared on Monday before the International Criminal Court (ICC) on multiple war crimes charges for crimes allegedly committed in the Darfur region between 2003 and 2004. Identified as the top commander of the Janjaweed by the prosecution, Abd-Al-Rahman  has been charged with 53 counts [...]

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A Minnesota federal judge denied injunctive relief on Tuesday regarding the treatment of journalists reporting on the events following George Floyd’s death by law enforcement in the state. Plaintiff Jared Goyette, a freelance journalist, brought the claim challenging the treatment imposed on press covering the protests, stating that law enforcement used “aggressive tactics to harm [...]

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India’s Supreme Court ordered the government on Tuesday to transport migrant workers displaced from the COVID-19 lockdown home within 15 days and encouraged state governments to withdraw charges against migrant workers who broke lockdown measures. The Supreme Court’s decision allows migrant workers who work in India’s major cities to return to their villages. The nationwide [...]

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The Seoul Central District Court on Monday denied an arrest warrant request for Samsung Group heir Jae Y. Lee. Allegations submitted by prosecutors included accounting fraud and stock manipulation relating to the alleged role of Lee in the 2017 political scandal in South Korea and the controversial merger of C&T and Cheil Industries in 2015. [...]

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US Trade Representative (USTR) Robert Lighthizer said Tuesday that the Trump administration will investigate several countries over the implementation of taxes on digital services, which are suspected to discriminate against US companies. Initiating a Section 301 investigation under the Trade Act of 1974 will give the USTR broad authority to respond to a foreign country’s [...]

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South Africa’s High Court ruled Wednesday that some of the level 3 and 4 lockdown measures put in place to slow the spread of COVID-19 were “unconstitutional and invalid,” ordering a 14-day period to overhaul the restrictions. At the start of the pandemic, South Africa had the most restrictive lockdown measures, including a ban on [...]

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Former Trump campaign staffer Jessica Denson filed a class action lawsuit on Monday to request release from her non-disclosure agreement (NDA) signed during the 2016 election cycle. Denson, who worked as a national phone bank administrator and Hispanic engagement coordinator, was required to sign a contract before starting her employment. The class action declares that [...]

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In a video teleconference on Monday, US President Donald Trump told US governors to target violent protesters by exercising more force, following the third night of protests across the country. In the audio clip obtained by CBS News, Trump addressed national governors, law enforcement and national security officials, accusing them of being “weak” and failing in [...]

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Germany’s Federal Court ruled against car manufacturer Volkswagen in a civil disputs on Monday. The case concerned the buyer of a second hand minivan fitted with emission cheating software. It was found that the software artificially lowered the emissions of Nitrogen Oxide, increasing the risk of harmful pollutants when used by customers. The court ordered [...]

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UK Attorney General Suella Braverman is facing calls to resign after defending Dominic Cummings, who has been accused of breaking lock down laws in the UK, on Saturday. Cummings, chief adviser to the Prime Minister and contributor to developing the laws surrounding lockdown, has been under media and public scrutiny in the past week. Cummings [...]

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