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Amnesty International Thursday released a report which accused Ukraine of basing troops in residential areas, prompting Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy to say that the report “tries to shift the responsibility from the aggressor to the victim.” The report quoted Agnès Callamard, Amnesty International’s Secretary General, as saying “We have documented a pattern of Ukrainian forces putting [...]

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Statistics Canada has released a report showing a drastic increase in hate crimes from 2019 to 2021. The report shows a 72 percent increase largely across religious, racial or ethnic, and sexual orientation lines. The report shows an alarming 293 percent increase in hate crimes against East or Southeast Asian people between 2019 and 2020, which [...]

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The Commission for International Justice and Accountability (CIJA) released its long-awaited report Thursday on the Rohingya genocide in Myanmar. CIJA began its investigation in 2018, looking for evidence to clear a path toward international criminal prosecutions. CIJA has previously worked in Syria, gathering evidence on Bashar Al-Assad and IS. According to the UN fact-finding mission [...]

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The US Department of Justice (DOJ) announced Thursday that a Kentucky federal grand jury has charged four current and former police officers with federal crimes in relation to the murder of Breonna Taylor. The grand jury charged Joshua Jaynes and Kyle Meany with deprivation of rights under color of law, conspiracy, falsification of records in [...]

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The government of outgoing Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi Thursday announced sweeping reforms to the country’s justice system. Draghi, a former European Central Bank president who was elected to stabilize the country’s economy, resigned July 21 after the collapse of his national unity government. President Sergio Mattarella asked Draghi to stay on as a caretaker [...]

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UN Secretary General António Guterres Wednesday announced a fact-finding mission into a recent attack on a Ukrainian prison. The rocket strike hit a prison located in Olenivka, a Russian-controlled area of Ukraine, which housed Ukrainian prisoners of war. 50 people died in the strike.  Following the attack on the prison, both Russia and Ukraine requested [...]

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Tennessee’s Attorney General Herbert Slatery announced Wednesday that the state is suing retail pharmacy giant Walgreens, accusing the chain of contributing to the state’s opioid crisis by failing to maintain effective controls against the abuse of opioids. The lawsuit states that between 2006 and 2020 Walgreens distributed over 1.1 billion oxycodone and hydrocodone pills, amounting [...]

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The US Department of Justice Wednesday sued former Trump aide Peter Navarro for allegedly withholding emails from the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA). Navarro is being sued under the Presidential Records Act (PRA). The act requires that all records from the President or his high-level staff relating to “constitutional, statutory, or other official or [...]

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The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) Wednesday rejected a UK family’s request to prevent the hospital from removing their son from life support. The hospital placed 12-year-old Archie Battersbee on life support in early April after he suffered a catastrophic brain injury. With the ruling, Battersbee’s family has exhausted all legal challenges. The hospital [...]

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The Indian government Wednesday withdrew its Personal Data Protection Bill, 2019 from the lower house of Parliament in a move that further delays the implementation of a comprehensive data protection regime in the country. A document obtained by Medianama noted that the government was withdrawing the bill in light of the numerous amendments and recommendations [...]

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