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European Court of Human Rights: Ukraine and Netherlands cases against Russia are partly admissible – JURIST

The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) Wednesday ruled that applications made by Ukraine and the Netherlands against Russia alleging multiple violations of the European Convention on Human Rights(ECHR) are partly admissible. […]

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Back To The Future: Fulfilling Crypto’s Promise Through Compliance

By Amit Sharma and John A. Squires The ongoing FTX debacle is just the latest in a series of recent cryptocurrency disasters (Terra-Luna, BlockFi, etc) that fundamentally call into question not only […]

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Brazil Supreme Court fines Telegram 1.2M reals for failing to suspend Bolsonaro supporter accounts – JURIST

Minister Alexandre de Moraes of Brazil’s Supreme Federal Court (STF) Wednesday fined messaging app Telegram 1.2 million reals ($236,495) for failing to comply with judicial orders to suspend five accounts supporting former […]

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Australia introduces alcohol restrictions in Northern Territory town amid rising crime – JURIST

The Australian government Wednesday announced plans to curb violence in the Northern Territory town of Alice Springs with alcohol bans and a $48.8 million support package.Alice Springs crimes rates show a 55 […]

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Killings of journalists ‘rose sharply’ in 2022: journalist rights group – JURIST

The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) reported Tuesday that killings of journalists “rose sharply” last year, with 68 journalists being killed in 2022. This is a 50 percent increase from 2021. Of […]

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Jewish groups sue Twitter in German court over antisemitic content – JURIST

The European Union of Jewish Students (EUJS) Wednesday launched a lawsuit against Twitter in Berlin, Germany to determine if the company insufficiently moderated antisemitic tweets which could incite violence.EUJS and HateAid filed […]

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Rohingya genocide victims seek justice through German lawsuit – JURIST

Human rights NGO Fortify Rights Tuesday filed a criminal complaint against senior Myanmar military generals for genocide, war crimes and crimes against humanity. Under the principle of universal jurisdiction, the organization filed its […]

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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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