Reports from our correspondents around the world.

Law students and lawyers in Afghanistan are filing reports with JURIST on the situation on the ground since the Taliban takeover. Here, a young lawyer in Kabul reports on the complications Taliban governance has wrought for young lawyers wishing to regain their rights to practice in the country. For privacy and security reasons, we are [...]

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Indian law students and young lawyers are reporting for JURIST on national and international developments in and affecting their country. This dispatch is from Vedika Kakar, a fourth-year law student at Jindal Global Law School in Sonipat. Last wek India’s Air Force began ushering in new members under a controversial recruitment program that aims to [...]

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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 Mariia Lazareva, a student with the International Relations Department of Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv. It’s been more than four months since the Russian Federation began its unprovoked and unjustified invasion [...]

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Law students and lawyers in Afghanistan are filing reports with JURIST on the situation there after the Taliban takeover. Here, a law student in Kabul reports on the complications Taliban governance is already causing for earthquake relief after a tremor killed and injured hundreds in southern Afghanistan Wednesday morning. For privacy and security reasons, 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 Anna Balabina, a law student at Ukrainian Catholic University in Lviv.  It is widely known that a country is often hugely influenced by what happens in a neighboring state. In the case [...]

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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 Anastasiia Rozvadovska, a  recent graduate of Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv. Nearly eight years after Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 was shot down over Ukraine, the trial of suspects at the District [...]

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Law students and lawyers in Afghanistan are filing reports with JURIST on the situation there after the Taliban takeover. Here, a law student in Kabul reports on Taliban pressures on minority Hindu and Sikh populations. 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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JURIST Belarus correspondent Ulyana Belaya is currently a student in the International Law and European Union Law program at the European Humanities University, Vilnius, Lithuania. She left Belarus in September 2021. The text of this dispatch has been lightly edited to preserve the author’s voice. The Russian war against Ukraine has lasted 113 days so [...]

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Last week, Kenya’s parliament passed the controversial Information, Communication Technology (ICT) Practitioners Bill 2020. This is a bill that has found its way back to parliament time and time again despite being rejected in 2016, 2018 and 2020. It seeks to regulate people who make use of technology in order to collect, process, use or [...]

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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 reports the suicide of a young Myanmar pro-democracy lawyer whose brother and sisters were taken hostage [...]

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