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Delhi High Court reduces interim bail period of former BJP leader Kuldeep Singh Sengar in rape case – JURIST

The Delhi High Court Friday reduced the period of interim bail for former Bharatiya Janata Party leader Kuldeep Singh Sengar, convicted of rape, in light of the safety concerns raised by the […]

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Leaked database shows mass human rights violations in El Salvador, says Human Rights Watch – JURIST

Human Rights Watch (HRW) announced Friday that a leaked database provided evidence of mass human rights abuses in El Salvador, including due process violations, extreme prison overcrowding, and deaths in custody. The […]

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Protestors in South Africa criticize handling of power cuts – JURIST

South African protestors Wednesday marched in opposition of the power cuts that have ravaged the country’s economy over the past year. The protest, staged by South Africa’s main opposition party known as […]

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The FCA Issues Stringent Guidelines for Cryptoasset Applications Amid High Rejection Rate

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) issues fresh guidance to cryptocurrency companies applying for registration as it approves just 15 per cent of applications. The FCA has announced a new set of guidelines […]

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Tanzania opposition leader returns home after 2017 assassination attempt – JURIST

Tanzania’s opposition leader Tundu Lissu Wednesday returned to Tanzania after his attempted assassination in 2017, which he claims was politically motivated. The Lissu announced his return last Thursday on Twitter, detailing his […]

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Kenya court convicts Venezuela diplomat of murder charge 11 years later – JURIST

A Kenyan court Thursday convicted Venezuelan diplomat Dwight Sagaray on murder charges for a killing that occurred 11 years ago. The High Court of Kenya in Nairobi found Sagaray guilty of the […]

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UN urges Israel and Palestine authorities to de-escalate ‘endless cycle of violence’ in Jenin refugee camp – JURIST

Israel military forces Thursday killed seven Palestinian gunmen and two Palestinian citizens in a raid on the Jenin refugee camp. The UN condemned the raid and urged both Israel and Palestine to […]

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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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