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World Legal News Round Up for Saturday, 10 February 2018
Here's the international legal news we covered this week: The Supreme Court of Ireland formally ruled in a unanimous decision on Friday that the complete employment ban on asylum seekers was unconstitutional. UN Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid (More)
World Legal News Round Up for Saturday, 18 November 2017
Here's the international legal news we covered this week: Amnesty International (AI) on Friday released a report detailing humanitarian crisis incidents that may amount to war crimes in the Philippines. The chief judge of the EU's rule of law miss (More)
Kenya Supreme Court removes opposition coalition from petitions challenging presidential election
The Supreme Court of Kenya on Tuesday rejecte the participation of the main opposition coalition in petitions challenging President Uhuru Kenyatta's victory in last month's repeat presidential election. This means that the National Super Alliance (More)
World Legal News Round Up for Saturday, 11 November 2017
Here's the international legal news we covered this week: The legal world is a busy place. The Philippines Office of the Ombudsman (OTO) has anti-graft and corruption charges Tuesday against former Philippines president Benigno Aquino III in con (More)
World Legal News Round Up for Saturday, 28 October 2017
Here's the international legal news we covered this week: The US Department of Treasury Office of Foreign Assets Control imposed sanctions on seven individuals and three organizations for human rights abuses in connection with the US State Departm (More)
World Legal News Round Up for Saturday, 21 October 2017
Here's the international legal news we covered this week: The Guatemalan Constitutional Court on Wednesday withdrew the foreign ministry's warning to the head of the UN International Commission Against Impunity in Guatemala (CICIG) , Iván Velásque (More)
Kenya court lifts government-imposed protest ban
The Kenyan High Court on Tuesday lifted a government-imposed ban on protestation after numerous protests against the Kenyan electoral commission. The recent protests were organized by National Super Alliance (NASA), the political coalition that (More)
UN rights experts: Kenya must lift ban on protests and end police brutality
A group of UN human rights experts on Monday urged Kenya to lift a new ban on protests and refrain from violence against protesters in the build up to the national elections. The Kenyan authorities made it illegal to demonstrate in the three larg (More)
Kenya opposition candidate threatens to boycott re-vote
Kenyan presidential candidate Raila Odinga , whose campaign against the incumbent president Uhuru Kenyatta was declared unsuccessful after a countrywide election last month by the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Committee (IEBC) , has issued a (More)
World Legal News Round Up for Saturday, 2 September 2017
Here's the international legal news we covered this week: Kenya's Supreme Court ruled 4-2 Friday to invalidate the recent presidential election. UN Special Rapporteur Yanghee Lee on Thursday expressed grave concern for Rohingya Muslims in Myanma (More)
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