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EU court: employers cannot end contracts with self-employed workers on basis of sexual orientation – JURIST

The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) Thursday ruled to recognise the right of self-employed persons not to be discriminated against on the basis of their sexual orientation.The court found […]

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Euro Coin (EUROC) Launched in LatAm Following Bitso and Circle Agreement

As cryptocurrencies grow, the popularity of stablecoins has become more and more clear. Looking to capitalise on this, Bitso, a financial services company powered by crypto in Latin America, has added Euro […]

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European court rules travelers affected by COVID-19 may be entitled to reduced prices – JURIST

The European Court of Justice Thursday held travelers whose travel package had been adversely affected by quarantine measures associated with COVID-19 may be entitled to a reduction in the package price.The case […]

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Australia cancels cricket series against Afghanistan over Taliban women’s rights restrictions – JURIST

Cricket Australia Thursday announced that it would not proceed with its one-day international mens series against Afghanistan set to take place in March, citing the Taliban’s recent announcement of further restrictions on […]

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Dissident Alexei Navalny alleges lack of medical treatment in Russia prison – JURIST

Yulia Navalnaya, the wife of Russian dissident and critic Alexei Navalny, Wednesday pleaded with Russian prison officials to provide her husband with necessary cold medicine. Navalny told Navalnaya in a letter from […]

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UK justice minister urged to raise solicitor pay or face judicial review challenge – JURIST

The Law Society of England and Wales Thursday announced that it issued a pre-action protocol letter calling on the Lord Chancellor and Secretary of State for Justice Dominic Raab to withdraw his […]

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Free press organizations: Twitter must maintain ‘basic human right to freely impart and receive information’ – JURIST

The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) and Reporters Without Borders (RSF) Wednesday expressed concern over Twitter’s recent actions and outlined a series of four recommendations for Twitter to maintain “integrity and the […]

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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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