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Law students and law graduates in Pakistan are reporting for JURIST on events in that country impacting its legal system. Abu Bakar Khan is a final year law student at University Law College, University of the Punjab. He files this dispatch from Lahore. All eyes are now fixed on the Supreme Court of Pakistan to [...]

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This dispatch was filed by a JURIST legal correspondent in Afghanistan. For privacy and security reasons we cannot disclose her name. Reflecting the systematic misogyny now going on in Afghanistan, a government decree was recently published aimed at reducing the salaries of women professors and other government employees to 5000 AFG, or ~70$, without considering [...]

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© JURIST // Sharon Basch

Sharon Basch is a rising 3L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law and a JURIST staff correspondent in Washington DC this summer.   Late last week,  World Bank Headquarters in Washington, DC  held its Justice and the Rule of Law Global Forum, organized in recognition of the fact that “ustice institutions and the rule [...]

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Law students and young lawyers in Afghanistan are reporting for JURIST on the situation there after the Taliban takeover. For privacy and security reasons, we are withholding the name of  our correspondent filing this dispatch.   The Doha Meeting on the situation in Afghanistan brought together representatives from 25 countries as well as 5 major international [...]

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Law students and young lawyers in Afghanistan are reporting for JURIST on the situation there after the Taliban takeover. For privacy and security reasons, we are withholding the name of  our correspondent filing this dispatch.  The international community has begun two days of high-level meetings in Doha, Qatar focusing on the situation in Afghanistan. This [...]

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© JURIST // Kirubi Maina

David Odero is a law student at Kisii University and a special correspondent for JURIST. He filed this dispatch from Nairobi.    After several nights of terror, abductions, running battles and the deaths of protesters in the hands of rogue police, President William Ruto has finally decided to withdraw the controversial Finance Bill and send it [...]

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Aynsley Genga is JURIST’s senior Kenya correspondent. She files this report from Nairobi. It’s still Wednesday 26th June, and so much has already happened in Kenya since the anti-Finance Bill demonstrations began last Tuesday. We have had civilians being kidnapped, protesters being killed, residents of the Githurai district of Nairobi being massacred in the middle [...]

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© JURIST // Kirubi Maina

Aynsley Genga is JURIST’s senior Kenya correspondent. She filed this report from Nairobi on Tuesday afternoon local time (EAT). On Tuesday, Kenya entered its second week of protests against the controversial Finance Bill 2024. People from various counties such as Nairobi, Nakuru, Kisumu, Nyeri, Tana River and even Turkana decided to come together and protest [...]

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David Odero is a law student at Kisii University and a special correspondent for JURIST. He filed this dispatch from Nairobi.   Sleep is for the weak and the wicked, as the saying goes, and this sentiment never made more sense than on the morning of Tuesday, 25 June. Individuals alleged to be members of the [...]

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Derren Chan is a 3L student at the Peter A. Allard School of Law at the University of British Columbia (CA) and a law student at the University of Hong Kong. Derren previously served as JURIST’s Hong Kong Bureau Chief and is currently JURIST’s Deputy News Managing Editor. He filed this dispatch from Hong Kong. [...]

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