Reports from our correspondents around the world.

Belarusian law students enrolled at European Humanities University are filing reports with JURIST on current circumstances in Belarus under the constitutionally-disputed presidency of Alexander Lukashenka. Here, one of them comments on the August 9 two-year anniversary of the fraudulent presidential election that prompted mass demonstrations against the regime. For privacy and security reasons, we are [...]

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Aynsley Genga is a JURIST Staff Correspondent in Kenya.  Kenya is now a day away from its general elections, and political rallies are over. Saturday was actually the last day for any campaigns or rallies to be conducted. In the lead-up to the weekend political parties were therefore busy making sure they had perfect venues [...]

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The former director of a Nairobi-area orphanage and children’s home was sentenced Thursday to 100 years in prison for defiling minors, in a case that has drawn national attention in Kenya. Twenty-nine year old Stephen Nzuki Mutisya of the SCREAMS (Save the Children Reconciliation Education and Assistance Ministry) Africa Safe Child Home was convicted by [...]

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Kenya’s presidential debate was held this week at the Catholic University for Eastern Africa (CEUA) in Nairobi and it was divided into two tiers. The first tier was to be between presidential candidates whose popularity ratings, based on three recent opinion polls, stand below 5 percent, while the second tier involved candidates who have polled [...]

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Myanmar law students are reporting for JURIST on challenges to the rule of law in their country under the military junta that deposed the civilian government of Aung San Suu Kyi in February 2021. Here, one of our correspondents comments on the executions for alleged terrorism of four men, including democracy activists Ko Jimmy (a [...]

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Canadian law students and young lawyers are reporting for JURIST on national and international developments in and affecting Canada. Mélanie Cantin is JURIST’s Chief Correspondent for Canada and a 2L at the University of Ottawa. Pope Francis, the head of the Catholic church, is set to arrive in Canada this Sunday for a long-promised visit. The [...]

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Sri Lankan law students are reporting for JURIST on the situation in that country since mass protests and the physical invasion of the President’s House in Colombo by demonstrators forced the departure and resignation of Sri Lanka’s president and precipitated the imposition of emergency rule. Here Naveera Perera of CfPS Law School reports from Colombo. [...]

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Law students and lawyers in Afghanistan are filing reports with JURIST on the situation that has developed there since the Taliban takeover. Here, our correspondent considers some of the changes that have taken place in Afghanistan since August 2021.  For privacy and security reasons, we are withholding our correspondent’s name. The text has only been [...]

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Kenya’s Deputy Presidential debate was held Tuesday at the Catholic University for Eastern Africa (CEUA) in Nairobi. The debate was divided into two tiers. The first tier involved the Deputy Presidential (DP) candidates whose popularity ratings, based on three recent opinion polls, stand below 5 percent, while the second tier involved candidates who have polled [...]

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Sri Lankan law students are reporting for JURIST on the situation in that country since mass protests and the physical invasion of the President’s House in Colombo by demonstrators forced the departure and resignation of Sri Lanka’s president and precipitated the imposition of emergency rule. Here Saheli Wikramanayake, a final year law student at the [...]

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