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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)
EU court rejects Austria appeal to block Hinkley Point C nuclear power station
The European Court of Justice on Tuesday dismissed Austria's appeal to block the construction of the Hinkley Power C nuclear power station in Somerset, UK. The court upheld the General Court's decision that the project is in line with the rules of th (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)
WTO finds US tariffs on China inconsistent with treaty obligations
A World Trade Organization (WTO) panel ruled Tuesday that tariffs that US President Donald Trump has leveled against more than $200 billion worth of Chinese goods are inconsistent with certain provisions of the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (More)
US asks ICJ to dismiss Iran sanctions case
The US asked the International Court of Justice (ICJ) Monday to dismiss a case brought by Iran seeking to lift sanctions. The US argued that Iran improperly brought the case before the court, as the case's subject matter does not fall within the Trea (More)
US imposes sanctions on ICC chief prosecutor probing alleged war crimes by US troops in Afghanistan
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday announced economic sanctions against the chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC), Gambian lawyer Fatou Bensouda. Bensouda has held the position since 2012, when she replaced Argentinia (More)
The Menace of Space Debris
For most of the time India has participated in the space industry, it has played with one hand firmly tied behind its back. But with the introduction of the Self-Reliant India Movement (Aatma Nirbhar Bharat Abhiyaan), private companies hold the baton (More)
Becoming a Stone: America's Law-Desecrating Submission to Presidential "Punishment"
"All people...who dare not defend themselves when they know they are in the right, who submit to punishment not because of what they have done but because of who they are, are already dead by their own decision; and whether or not they survive physic (More)
Violation of Fundamental Rights by Using Facial Recognition Technology in Protests
Facial Recognition Technology embodies a software that is capable of identifying and authenticating the identity of an individual by recognizing the physical traits of their face. The underlying technology, machine learning, characterizes a subject b (More)
India's International Investment Law Breach through its Chinese Application Ban
Purportedly, as an aftermath of the India-China standoff at the Galwan Valley, India's Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology banned 59 Chinese apps in a press release on June 29. The ministry invoked its powers under Section 69A of the I (More)
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