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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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Egypt authorities refuse identity documents in attempt to pressure dissidents to return: Human Rights Watch – JURIST

Authorities in Egypt have refused to issue and renew essential identity documents needed by those living outside the country, said Human Rights Watch (HRW) Monday. The refusals are allegedly part of attempts […]

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Tunisia court should quash convictions against homosexuality, says Amnesty International – JURIST

Amnesty International Sunday called for a Tunisian lower court to quash convictions against two LGBTQ+ individuals who were convicted for homosexuality.A transgender woman and gay man were arrested along with six others […]

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Kraken Staking Services Banned in the US – A Win For Investors or a Step Too Far?

One of the largest cryptocurrency exchanges, Kraken, has felt the wrath of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) following its failure to register its staking-as-a-service program. We reached out to the industry […]

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EU and UN announce monetary support for Rwanda in evacuating refugees from Libya – JURIST

The EU Delegation in Rwanda Thursday announced an aid package valued at € 22 million to the Rwandan government in support of the Emergency Transit Mechanism (ETM) operated by the UN Refugee […]

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