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Amnesty: Bahrain, Kuwait, Norway COVID-19 contact tracing apps violate privacy laws
Amnesty International reported Tuesday that the COVID-19 contact tracing apps in Bahrain, Kuwait and Norway violate privacy laws.The contact tracing apps intended to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus have placed thousands of people at risk (More)
From Occupation to Subjugation: Israel’s Plan to Annex the West Bank
Israel has occupied territories belonging to Palestine since 1967, namely the West Bank (including East Jerusalem) and the Gaza Strip. Over the last century to the present date, Israel continues to exert more control, stripping Palestine of any possi (More)
Appeals Court orders rehearing of Trump emoluments case
The United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit on Tuesday ordered an en banc rehearing of DC and Maryland v. Trump.The same court in July reversed and remanded a district court’s discovery instructions for potential Emoluments Clause v (More)
Federal appeals court rules for Trump in emoluments case
The US Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit on Wednesday reversed and remanded a district court's decision that had previously instructed discovery for potential Emoluments Clause violations.The attorneys general for Washington, DC, and Maryla (More)
DC, Maryland emoluments suit against Trump proceeds
A federal judge in the United States District Court for the District of Maryland on Wednesday partially granted President Donald Trump's motions to dismiss an emoluments challenge , allowing the remainder of the claims to proceed.The District of (More)
Jordan parliament repeals law encouraging rapists to marry victims
The Jordanian parliament on Tuesday narrowly voted to repeal Article 308 of the penal code, which permitted rapists to escape punishment if they married their victims. Rights groups applauded the decision, calling it a step forward in ending violen (More)
Victims of Rape and Law: How the Laws of the Arab World Protect Rapists, Not Victims
JURIST Guest Columnist Mais Haddad, University of Pittsburgh School of Law, discusses laws in Arab countries that protect rapists and further oppress rape victims....In the Arab world, women are under systematic discrimination socially, politicall (More)
Human rights groups condemn execution of 15 in Jordan
In response to the mass execution of 15 people in Jordan on Saturday, several human rights groups, including Amnesty International (AI) , condemned the hanging as being secretive and conducted "without transparency. This mass execution was largest e (More)
On the Regulatory Logics of UNSC Resolution 2334 (2016) on Israeli Settlements
JURIST Guest Columnist Valentina Azarova of the Centre for Global Public Law of Koç University, Istanbul, discusses the implications of Security Council Resolution 2334 on the Israel-Palestine conflict...The US decision not to veto Security Cou (More)
Kuwait puts 7 to death in first executions since 2013
Authorities in Kuwait executed seven people on Wednesday, including Kuwaiti prince Faisal Abudallah Al Jaber Al Sabah. These are the first executions in the country since 2013. Al Sabah was convicted for premeditated murder in the death of another K (More)
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