Russia’s Moscow City Court Monday upheld a lower court ruling that Meta was guilty of “extremist activity” and kept the Kremlin’s ban on the social media company in place. State news agency TASS reported that the court called the ban “lawful and justified” after Russia’s media regulator, Roskomnadzor, and Federal Security Service (FSB) intervened in [...]

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The US Supreme Court ruled 5-4 Wednesday that Texas does not have the authority to regulate gaming on the Ysleta del Sur Pueblo reservation in El Paso, Texas. The case stemmed from a dispute between the Ysleta del Sur Pueblo tribe and the state of Texas regarding the state’s gambling laws’ applicability on tribal lands. [...]

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The US Supreme Court ruled unanimously Wednesday that the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) may not cut Medicare drug reimbursement for a specific group of hospitals without a survey of hospitals’ pharmaceutical acquisition costs. The American Hospital Association (AHS) sued HHS over HHS’s plan to reduce reimbursement rates for “340b hospitals,” which serve [...]

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A group of legal and political experts Monday testified before the US House Select Committee to Investigate the January 6th Attack on the United States Capitol that former President Donald Trump’s allegations of voter fraud during the 2020 presidential election are unsubstantiated. The second day of publicized hearings included testimony from Trump senior advisor Jason [...]

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The US Supreme Court Monday ruled in two separate cases that undocumented immigrants who are detained for more than six months are not entitled to a bond hearing. Johnson v. Arteaga-Martinez was unanimous, with only Justice Breyer dissenting in part, while Garland v. Aleman Gonzalez was a 6-3 decision. The first case concerned Antonio Arteaga-Martinez, [...]

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A select committee of the US House of Representatives Thursday held its first public hearing regarding the January 6th attack on the US Capitol, releasing previously unseen footage from the attack. The Select Committee to Investigate the January 6th Attack on the US Capitol broadcasted its proceedings on primetime television. The hearing included the testimonies [...]

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Former Canadian Supreme Court Justice Louise Arbour Monday released a long-awaited report recommending that all sexual offenses committed by Canadian military personnel should be prosecuted in civilian courts instead of military tribunals. The report also calls on the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) to conduct demographic reviews for alleviating the over-representation of white males in leadership positions, [...]

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UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet Saturday raised concerns that China’s counter-terrorism measures in the province of Xinjiang may violate human rights and publicly called on the country to review these measures, which some have said target the country’s Uyghur minority. Bachelet’s statement follows her visit to Xinjiang amid new accusations of state [...]

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A group of 33 legal and genocide experts Friday released a report accusing Russia of incitement to genocide in Ukraine and calling on the international community to prevent a genocide from occurring. The report, released by the New Lines Institute for Strategy and Policy and the Raoul Wallenberg Centre for Human Rights, used open-source evidence [...]

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Australia’s new interim Home Affairs minister Friday announced that a Sri Lankan family detained by immigration authorities since 2018 will be granted new visas and be permitted to return to their home in the Australian town of Biloela. The Murugappan family was detained by the Australian Border Force after their asylum application was rejected and [...]

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