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Dreaming of an All-Electric Vehicle India: The Delhi Electric Vehicles Policy, 2020
Indian cities have been recognized as the most polluted ones with 21 of the 30 most polluted cities belonging to India when it comes to air pollution. While steps are being taken, both at a national and international forum to curb pollution, the adap (More)
California to no longer sell gasoline powered vehicles starting in 2035
California Governor Gavin Newsom announced on Wednesday that California will no longer permit new gasoline-powered cars and passenger trucks to be sold in the state beginning in 2035. This announcement coincides with California’s zero-emission go (More)
Human Rights Violation of Journalists in Yemen: A Cause of Concern
This year, Yemen enters its sixth year of being stuck in the middle of a civil war. What began as a result of political transition to help Yemen regain stability in 2011, intensified in 2015, when a group of Gulf states, backed by the United Kingdom, (More)
Mi'kmaw First Nations in Canada launch rights-based Nova Scotia fishery in assertion of treaty rights
The Sipekne'katik First Nation in Nova Scotia, Canada, have launched a rights-based "Moderate Livelihood" fishery in St. Mary's Bay, which has sparked outrage and protests from non-Indigenous fishermen.Sipekne'katik band is the first to start thi (More)
Postponing Confirmation Hearings for the Benefit of the Supreme Court and the Nation
The tumultuous controversy about whether President Trump and the Senate should try to fill the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s seat before the upcoming election presents high stake political and constitutional risks for both Republicans and Democr (More)
China court sentences former real estate mogul to 18 years for corruption
The Beijing No. 2 Intermediate People's Court in China sentenced real estate mogul Ren Zhiqiang Tuesday to 18 years imprisonment for corruption charges.This sentence followed a secretive trial, during which Ren was found guilty of corruption, bri (More)
House votes to restore the application of antitrust laws to insurance business
The US House of Representatives voted Monday in favor of legislation that would amend the 1945 McCarran-Ferguson Act and restore the ability of the federal government to charge health insurers under antitrust laws.This bill, HR 1418, is part of t (More)
Peru president survives congressional impeachment vote amid allegations of corruption
Peru's congress unsuccessfully attempted to impeach President Martín Vizcarra on Friday on the grounds of "moral incapacity." Vizcarra faced the impeachment hearing despite his appeal to delay congressional efforts to remove him from his office, whic (More)
Delhi police file charges in Hindu-Muslim riots
Delhi police filed charges on Thursday against 15 protesters opposed to the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) during the Hindu-Muslim riots. Police filed charges in a court in eastern New Delhi, and the filing is more than 17,000 pages long, said polic (More)
Analysing the Effects of Turkey’s Social Media Regulation Bill
On July 29th, 2020, the Parliament of Turkey passed a controversial bill to regulate content posted on social media platforms, which will come into effect on October 1st, 2020. The bill is expected to have a chilling effect on the freedom of speech a (More)
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