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Transparency International releases 2022 corruption index – JURIST

Transparency International (TI) Tuesday released its annual Corruption Perceptions Index, a comprehensive measure of corruption throughout the world. TI is a global NGO made up of legal experts and businesspeople who report […]

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UN experts express concern over crimes against humanity in Mali – JURIST

In a press release Tuesday morning, UN experts called for an investigation into potential crimes against humanity committed in Mali by both government forces and the Russian paramilitary organization called the “Wagner […]

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Crypto Fraud Continued Drastic Rise in 2022; Reveals CoinJournal

The cryptocurrency market as a whole has not experienced the best PR in the last 12 months. After crypto exchange FTX filed for bankruptcy in November, there have been enhanced calls for […]

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Kenya Supreme Court rules against automatic equal division of wealth upon divorce – JURIST

The Kenyan Supreme Court ruled Friday that married couples are not automatically entitled to equal shares of matrimonial property in case of divorce. This precedential ruling stated that upon divorce each partner […]

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Only 11% of Tunisia voters cast ballots in second round of parliamentary elections – JURIST

The Tunisian Independent High Authority for Elections (ISIE) Sunday announced that the total turnout of voters at the nation’s second round of parliamentary elections was estimated to be 11.3 percent. The figure shows […]

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Amnesty International calls for increased global action on Myanmar coup anniversary – JURIST

Amnesty International Monday called for increased global action and solidarity with the people of Myanmar on the two-year anniversary of the 2021 coup by the military junta or Tatmadaw. Amnesty International highlighted […]

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Philippines Department of Justice: ICC lacks jurisdiction to investigate death of civilians during war on drugs – JURIST

Secretary Jesus Remulla of the Philippines Department of Justice held a press conference Saturday regarding the decision of the International Criminal Court (ICC) to authorize an investigation into the deaths of civilians […]

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Türkiye warns citizens of possible Islamophobic attacks following Quran burnings – JURIST

In a press release Saturday, following an “Attack Targeting Holy Quran in Denmark,” Türkiye warned its citizens about possible “racist, xenophobic and anti-Islam attacks” in the US and Europe.The Ministry of Foreign Affairs […]

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UNESCO marks Odesa, Ukraine as world heritage site in danger – JURIST

The UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) World Heritage Committee Wednesday voted 6-1 with 14 abstentions to name the historic center of Odesa, Ukraine a World Heritage Site and a World […]

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Colombia drug cartel leader pleads guilty in New York, faces 20 years prison – JURIST

The leader of one of the largest cocaine distributors in the world Wednesday pleaded guilty to running a criminal enterprise and drug trafficking charges. Dairo Antonio Úsuga David, also known as “Otoniel,” […]

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Hong Kong top court rejects government bid to appeal unauthorized assembly acquittals of pro-democracy activists – JURIST

The Hong Kong Court of Final Appeal (CFA) refused to grant leave to the government on Friday to appeal the acquittals of seven pro-democracy activists.The lower court overturned the activists’ convictions for […]

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One in Six Top Crypto Exchanges May Remain Unregulated, Says VASPnet and CCData

Many cryptocurrency exchanges (CEXs) that facilitate trades between users of various digital currencies have often come under fire for mismanaging money, or engaging in unlawful activity. Most famously, Bahamas-based exchange FTX collapsed […]

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DKK Partners FZE Secures Initial VARA Approval to Offer Virtual Asset Services in Dubai

DKK Partners FZE, a subsidiary of DKK Partners based in the Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC), has secured initial approval from the Dubai Virtual Assets Regulatory Authority (VARA) to offer virtual asset […]

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UN report alleges widespread human rights abuses in Sudan conflict – JURIST

The United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (UNHCR) released a report Friday of thousands of incidents of human rights abuses it says have occurred during the ongoing conflict […]

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