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University of Tehran institutes disciplinary procedures for students refusing to wear hijab – JURIST

President of the University of Tehran Dr. Seyed Mohammad Moghimi Thursday announced procedures for disciplining students who do not wear proper hijab. In the statement, Moghimi affirmed the university’s commitment to “pluralistic […]

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Canada to repatriate 19 women and children held in Syrian camps, CBC reports – JURIST

The government of Canada will proceed with the repatriation of 19 Canadian women and children being held at detention camps in northeast Syria. The lawyer for the applicants, Lawrence Greenspon, Thursday confirmed […]

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European Parliament urges establishment of war crimes tribunal for Russia, Belarus – JURIST

The European Parliament Thursday approved a resolution that demands the establishment of a tribunal for war crimes committed by Russia and Belarus in Ukraine. The resolution focuses on atrocities committed in Bucha, […]

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Binance Officially Launches in Bahrain

Blockchain services provider Binance has officially launched in Bahrain. The new platform enables users to access Binance’s existing range of regulated products and services; including direct top-ups and withdrawals in local currencies. […]

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Iran Revolutionary Guard Corps should be added to terrorist list, votes European Parliament – JURIST

The European Parliament Thursday called upon the European Council to add the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) and other Iranian officials to the EU terrorist list. Members of Parliament (MEPs) said, “Any […]

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Cryptocurrency’s Troubling Relationship With Illicit Transactions Remains Cause for Concern

Despite the effectiveness of government sanctions in certain instances, new evidence suggests that sanctioned entities are turning to the benefits of cryptocurrency to overcome imposed barriers.  Data from StockApps indicates that 44 […]

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UN reports 49 bodies in Democratic Republic of the Congo mass graves following millitia attacks – JURIST

The UN Wednesday confirmed the discovery of 49 bodies, including six children, in two mass grave in the eastern part of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). These mass graves were […]

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Russian Federation initiates espionage charges against unnamed US citizen – JURIST

The Russian Federation Federal Security Service (FSB) Thursday announced that it is initiating a criminal case against an unnamed United States citizen on the grounds of crimes committed against state security. The […]

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North Korea releases US soldier who crossed demilitarized zone 2 months ago – JURIST

North Korea expelled US soldier Travis King on Wednesday, 2 months after he crossed into its territory from South Korea. KCNA, North Korea’s state media, announced that North Korea expelled King after […]

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South Korea court overturns North Korea leaflet ban – JURIST

The Constitutional Court of South Korea on Tuesday struck down a provision of the Law on the Development of Inter-Korean Relations which prohibits the distribution of leaflets in North Korea and imposes […]

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Hong Kong court sentences journalist to 5 days in jail for obstructing police officer – JURIST

The West Kowloon Magistrates’ Court on Monday sentenced the head of the Hong Kong Journalists Association Ronson Chan to five days in jail, according to the Hong Kong Free Press (HKFP). As […]

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Philippine Coast Guard removes floating barrier allegedly placed by China – JURIST

A Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) spokesperson announced Monday that the PCG removed a floating barrier allegedly placed by China near the disputed Scarborough Shoal in the South China Sea. This comes days […]

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