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UK rail workers launch new strike action after failing to reach deal – JURIST

Two UK rail workers unions Tuesday announced strikes after failing to reach a deal with train operators. One of the unions, the Associated Society of Locomotive Engineers and Firemen (ASLEF) announced two, […]

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Germany calls for war crimes tribunal to prosecute Russia actions in Ukraine – JURIST

German Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock Monday called for an international tribunal to prosecute Russian officials for war crimes and the crime of aggression in the ongoing Russo-Ukrainian war. Baerbock delivered the remarks […]

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UK climate group challenges government decision to approve Cumbria coal mine – JURIST

Climate activist group, Friends of the Earth UK (FOTE), Monday released an application it filed to the High Court against the government for its decision to approve a new coal mine in […]

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ReFi Blockchain Xrp Classic Completes Fair Launch and Aims for Decarbonisation

Carbon-free, eco-friendly regenerative finance (ReFi) blockchain Xrp Classic has completed its fair launch and aims to contribute towards an end goal of a decarbonised world. Xrp Classic aims to eventually integrate ReFi […]

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Australia watchdog report finds 7,000 abuse and neglect complaints in disability living centers – JURIST

The Australian National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Commission Monday released a report detailing 7,000 complaints – including sexual misconduct, serious injury, abuse and neglect – in connection with the supported accommodation services, […]

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Human rights group reports 522 Iran protestor deaths since September 2022 – JURIST

Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA) Monday released statistics showing the number of deaths and arrests of anti-government protestors in Iran protestors since September 2022. 522 protestors, including 70 children, have been […]

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Mexico bans smoking in public and restricts tobacco promotion – JURIST

The Mexican Government Sunday banned smoking in public and restricted the advertisement of tobacco products as the country’s new General Tobacco Law came into force.  The new regulations increase scrutiny on the […]

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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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