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Hague trial of former Kosovo president and Kosovo Liberation Army officers set to start – JURIST

The Kosovo Specialist Chambers in the Hague Friday announced the trial of four former Kosovo Liberation Army (KLA) members is due to begin Monday. The former Prime Minister of the Provisional Government […]

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UN rights chief: rule of law at risk in Guatemala – JURIST

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Volker Türk Thursday expressed alarm at the continued erosion of the rule of law in Guatemala. Türk condemned the intimidation, harassment and prosecution faced by justice […]

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Europe trafficking experts express concern over UK’s Illegal Migration Bill – JURIST

The Council of Europe’s Group of Experts on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings (GRETA) Wednesday expressed concern over the UK’s Illegal Migration Bill, saying the legislation didn’t comply with “core elements” […]

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UN seeks International Court of Justice opinion on climate obligations following Vanuatu advocacy – JURIST

The UN General Assembly Wednesday adopted a landmark resolution, led by the Pacific Island nation of Vanuatu, which calls on the International Court of Justice (ICJ) to provide an advisory opinion on […]

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Finance

Glasgow University Professor to participate in the development of the human factor minimization program

Interdisciplinary Research Professor at the University of Glasgow, Andrew Hoskins participated in an expert roundtable on ‘A New Security Paradigm for Financial Institutions’. The event, held online on March 27, 2023, was […]

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ECHR hears two landmark climate change cases – JURIST

The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) Wednesday heard oral arguments in two cases in which the applicants are accusing their respective governments, France and Switzerland, of failing to take steps to […]

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UN urges Uganda president to reject anti-homosexuality bill – JURIST

UN experts Wednesday implored Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni to refuse to sign the anti-homosexuality bill approved by Parliament on March 21. Human rights organizations have criticised the bill, which seeks to penalize […]

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Russia arrests first US reporter on espionage charges since fall of Soviet Union – JURIST

A Russian court Thursday ordered the two-month detention of Wall Street Journal reporter Evan Gershkovich on charges of espionage.Russian security forces arrested Gershkovich in Yekaterinburg, Russia on Thursday morning on suspicions that […]

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Vatican rejects ‘Doctrine of Discovery’ following indigenous demands – JURIST

The Vatican Thursday announced a formal rejection of a 15th century theory known as the ‘Doctrine of Discovery.’ In a statement, the Church said it “repudiates those concepts that fail to recognize […]

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Сryptocurrencies

Marqeta Finds More Consumers Are Looking to Digital Solutions Like Crypto in Economic Downturn

Marqeta, the global modern card issuing platform, has released its first Consumer Pulse Report. The report is based on the findings of a February 2023 survey of 4,000 consumers across the UK, […]

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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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Сryptocurrencies

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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