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Georgia judge blocks vote to abolish the Glynn County Police Department
A Georgia Superior Court judge decided in a hearing held Friday that SB 38 and SB 509, which sought to allow voters to vote on a referendum to abolish the Glynn County Police Department, would not be allowed on the ballot.The Glynn County Police (More)
Cambodia court sentences activist to prison for plotting to overthrow PM
A court in Cambodia sentenced activist Pen Mom on Thursday to five years in prison for a plot to overthrow Prime Minister Hun Sen's government. A total of 17 activists that oppose the government have been jailed since late July.The court found Pe (More)
Colombia protests against police brutality continue after law student killed
Protests against police brutality continued on Thursday in Colombia's capital city Bogota after the killing of law student Javier Ordonez. A friend filmed Ordonez's interaction with the police. The footage showed authorities shocking Ordonez with a s (More)
Two Myanmar army deserters confirm role in Rohingya genocide
Two news organizations and a rights group reported on Tuesday that two Myanmar soldiers have confessed to murdering minority Rohingya Muslims and are being transported to The Hague in the Netherlands. In their video testimony, Pvt. Myo Win Tun and Pv (More)
UN Human Rights Office says trial of Jamal Khashoggi's killers has been inadequate
Rupert Colville, a spokesperson for the Human Rights Commission of the UN, said in a press briefing Tuesday that the Saudi case on the "horrendous crime" of killing the journalist Jamal Khashoggi  in 2018 has lacked "proper transparency in the justic (More)
Justice Department attempts to take over defense in Trump defamation case
The Department of Justice (DOJ) filed a notice of removal on Tuesday, removing a defamation case against President Donald Trump from New York State Court to the District Court of the Southern District of New York, and sought to swap the US government (More)
UN, G7 leaders call for investigation into poisoning of Alexei Navalny
G7 foreign ministers condemned the poisoning of Alexei Navalny Wednesday. The statement comes after UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet called Tuesday for an independent Russian investigation into the poisoning. The G7 foreign min (More)
A Legal Analysis of Shashi Tharoor’s Power to Summon Facebook
On the eve of the 74th Indian Independence Day, the Wall Street Journal (“WSJ”) carried a controversial article by Newley Purnell and Jeff Horwitz which went into the claims of Facebook’s alleged bias and favoritism to the Bharatiya Janata Party (“BJ (More)
Turkish court sentences Islamic State militant to life for night club shooting
A Turkish court on Monday sentenced Abdulkadir Masharipov, a citizen of Uzbekistan, to 40 life sentences without the possibility of parole plus an additional 1,338 years for a deadly 2017 attack on a night club. After Masharipov's attack that left 39 (More)
Dutch politician acquitted of inciting discrimination with anti-Islam rhetoric
Geert Wilders, a far-right anti-immigration and anti-Islamic populist who is leader of the opposition in the Dutch Parliament, was acquitted Friday in a Netherlands appeals court for inciting discrimination.The court agreed with an earlier decisi (More)