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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, Sandun Batagoda, a final year law student at 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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Ukrainian law students and young lawyers are reporting for JURIST on national and international developments in and affecting Ukraine. This dispatch is from Anna Balabina, a law student at Ukrainian Catholic University in Lviv.   Over the past few weeks, Ukrainian authorities have been working on returning Ukrainian soldiers from Russian captivity, and recently brought back [...]

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Hundreds of Kenyans took to the streets of Nairobi on Thursday, the 7th of July (commonly known here as Saba Saba or “seven seven” day), to protest against the high cost of living in Kenya. The day is significant since it is the day Kenyans came together in 1990 to demand free elections. The protesters [...]

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Law students and young lawyers in Ukraine are filing for JURIST on the latest developments in that country as it defends itself against the Russian invasion. Here, Kyiv-based lawyer and University of Pittsburgh LLM graduate Yaroslav Pavliuk reports. Back in March, the JURIST team published an article called “Weaponizing ‘Genocide:’ Post-War International Justice in Putin’s [...]

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Law students and lawyers in Belarus are filing reports with JURIST on the situation in their country. Here, a law student reports on the complications posed by the authoritarian government’s recent expansion of the list of crimes for which one can be executed. For privacy and security reasons, we are withholding our correspondent’s name. The [...]

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As Kenya draws closer and closer to its August 9 elections date, I keep thinking that the presidential contenders have come “full circle”. Since the 1980s we have had the same political faces. We have the Azimio la Umoja party leaders, Raila Odinga and Martha Karua, who fought for multipartism in the 1980s, and we [...]

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Ukrainian law students and young lawyers are reporting for JURIST on national and international developments in and affecting Ukraine. This dispatch is from Kateryna Prychta, a law student at Kyiv-Mohyla Academy.  On June 23, the European Court of Human Rights received a completed application from Ukraine in its dispute with Russia, accepted it, reassigned it [...]

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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 describes the disappointing results of a recent Taliban policy conference. For privacy and security reasons, we are withholding our correspondent’s name. The text has only been lightly edited to respect [...]

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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 a JURIST Staff Correspondent in Ottawa, and a 1L at the University of Ottawa. Canada’s LGBTQ+ population numbers upwards of one million people, and the country ranks as the safest in the world [...]

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