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World Legal News Round Up for Saturday, 5 May 2018
Here's the international legal news we covered this week: A UN human rights expert called for "calm and for all sides to exercise restraint" in the Central African Republic (CAR) Thursday, according to a UN statement . The Department of Defense on W (More)
UN rights experts call for restraint in Central African Republic
A UN human rights expert called for "calm and for all sides to exercise restraint" in the Central African Republic (CAR) Thursday, according to a UN statement .Marie-Thérèse Keita Bocoum, the Independent Expert on the situation of human rights in (More)
World Legal News Round Up for Saturday, 7 April 2018
Here's the international legal news we covered this week: David Kaye , the UN Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of the right to freedom of opinion and expression urged Spain on Friday not to press rebellion charges against Cataloni (More)
Amnesty: EU member states complicit in abuse of refugees in Libya
Amnesty International on Monday accused EU member states of being complicit in the abuse and torture of refugees and migrants that have journeyed across Africa and are now being detained in Libya.The Libyan coastguard, detention authorities and (More)
World Legal News Round Up for Saturday, 2 December 2017
Here's the international legal news we covered this week: The Supreme Court of Canada ruled Friday in favor of the Yukon First Nations in their action to fight the Yukon government's proposed plan to allow further economic development of the Peel Wa (More)
The Hurricanes of September
JURIST Guest Columnists John Radsan of the Mitchell Hamline School of Law and Robert Delahunty of the University of St. Thomas School of Law discuss how President Trump can use the recent devastating hurricanes to make a national security argument to (More)
CAR armed groups committing war crimes: HRW
Armed groups have been committing war crimes in the Central African Republic (CAR) , according to a report released Wednesday by Human Rights Watch (HRW) detailing violence in three central provinces between November 2014 and April 2017. During tha (More)
UN rights expert: CAR must act to protect citizens
A UN human rights expert warned Tuesday that the Central African Republic (CAR) "must act now" to protect its population and implement justice. According to Marie-Thérèse Keita Bocoum, the expert on human rights for the CAR, armed forces are spread (More)
UN report: human rights violations in CAR may be war crimes
A new report released Tuesday by the UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) claims that human rights violations within the Central African Republic (CAR) may amount to war crimes. The report maps 13 years of violence in the co (More)
Democratizing the Legal Fight to Reclaim Our Elections
Guest Columnist Kip Wainscott, Head of Legal & External Relations at CrowdJustice, discusses the fight against gerrymandering, and the value of digital organizing tools to empower movements and make them more accessible...(More)