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The Geneva-based Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre (IDMC) Thursday released global displacement data which revealed that a record 59.1 million individuals were living in internal displacement at the end of 2021. Internal displacement refers to individuals who are forced to relocate within their own country. Of the 59.1 million internally displaced people (IDP) globally in 2021, [...]

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The Danish Ministry of Justice Thursday put charges on hold for former Defense Minister Claus Hjort Frederiksen after the Danish parliament Folketing refused to remove Frederiksen’s parliamentary immunity. The Ministry of Justice previously recommended charging Frederiksen with leaking state secrets. As a current member of the Folketing, Frederiksen is guaranteed parliamentary immunity under Section 57 [...]

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Eurostat, the statistical office of the EU, Thursday released data revealing that in 2021, 681,200 people were found to be in the EU illegally. The statistics also indicate that 139,000 non-EU citizens were refused entry into member countries, 342,100 were ordered to leave a member state and 82,700 returned to another country following an order [...]

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British police Thursday announced an end to their investigation of UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson for alleged violations of COVID-19 lockdown restrictions throughout 2020 and 2021. According to a press release from the Metropolitan Police, no further fines would be issued against Johnson or his wife. The press release stated that 53 fixed penalty notices [...]

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Amnesty International, along with several other human rights organizations, Thursday released a letter to President of FIFA Gianni Infantino requesting that FIFA set aside at least $440 million to compensate migrant workers in Qatar, where the next FIFA World Cup is set to take place. Amnesty International has also released a public relations campaign encouraging [...]

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New York Attorney General Letitia James Wednesday stated that the New York Department of Law aunched an investigation into several social media platforms they believe a shooter responsible for killing 10 people at a Buffalo supermarket used to plan, promote and stream the attack. The shooting occurred May 14 when 18-year-old Payton Gendron committed what [...]

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The US Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit Wednesday held that the Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) in-house adjudication violated the petitioner hedge fund manager’s Seventh Amendment right to a jury trial. The court found that Congress unconstitutionally delegated too much power to the SEC and statutory removal of in-house judges used in the [...]

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The UK High Court Wednesday allowed a case against the UK government for its continued use of the PPE manufacturer Supermax to go forward. All the Citizens, represented by UK law firm, Wilson Solicitors, is suing the government for continuing its relationship with the Malaysian company, despite an investigation uncovering allegations of forced labor in [...]

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US Soccer Federation Wednesday announced both men and women national team players will receive equal pay and prize money based on new collective bargaining agreements (CBAs). The news brings to an end a years-long battle for equal pay headed by the US Women’s National Team (USWNT). The term of the CBAs will run through 2028 [...]

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