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Kenya Auditor General details efforts to unravel public entity fraud – JURIST

Kenya’s Office of the Auditor General (OAG) Tuesday published its Annual Corporate Report for 2021 through 2022. In the report, the OAG detailed how it submitted 1,617 audit reports to Parliament and […]

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Fundamental rights are enforceable against private individuals and entities, rules India Supreme Court – JURIST

A Constitution Bench of the India Supreme Court Tuesday ruled that fundamental rights under Articles 19 and 21 of the India Constitution are enforceable against even private individuals and entities. Article 19 […]

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Two more protesters sentenced to death in Iran over Mahsa Amini protests – JURIST

Two Iranians protesters, including one teenager, face the death penalty for their involvement in continued protests over the death of Mahsa Amini, rights groups reported on Monday. Oslo-based Iran Human Rights reported […]

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UK rail workers strike over pay, job security and working conditions – JURIST

UK rail workers Tuesday launched their first day of strike action over disputes between workers and companies on pay, jobs and working conditions. The strike action is expected to affect 14 train […]

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Far-right Israeli security minister condemned for Al-Aqsa Mosque visit – JURIST

Officials representing Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Tuesday condemned a visit by Israeli Minister of Security Itamar Ben Gvir to Jerusalem’s Al-Aqsa Mosque compound. Although Gvir toured several courtyards […]

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Burkina Faso rights group reports 28 dead in suspected ethnic killing – JURIST

A Burkina Faso human rights group Tuesday reported that 28 people were found shot dead in the town of Nouna in an alleged ethnic killing at the hands of a volunteer militia […]

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EU blocks proposal to foster corporate due diligence within the bloc – JURIST

The EU blocked a proposal on Wednesday aimed at fostering sustainability and responsible corporate behavior in the bloc. The Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence Directive (CSDDD) aimed to accomplish these goals while also […]

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Ghana passes law criminalising identifying as LGBTQ+ – JURIST

The Parliament of Ghana passed a bill Wednesday that makes it illegal to identify as LGBTQ+ in Ghana. The Promotion of Proper Human Sexual Rights and Ghanaian Family Values Bill 2021 states […]

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Bitget Reaches 20 Million Users As Spot Trading Volumes Grow by Nearly 100%

Although many have labelled 2023 as a down year for fintech, not all fintechs experienced this – case and point: Bitget. The cryptocurrency exchange and web3 company has shared that its spot […]

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Digital Assets and Electronic Trade Documents Focus of Law Commission Draft Legislation

The Law Commission, the statutory independent body constantly reviewing the law of England and Wales and offering recommendations for change, has launched a call for evidence to inform its project on private […]

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