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HRW: Chad government owes millions in compensation to victims of former war-criminal president – JURIST

Human Rights Watch (HRW), as well as several Chadian organizations and news outlets, Friday announced that victims of the late President of Chad, Hissène Habré, have still not received their court-ordered reparations. […]

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Taliban treatment of Afghanistan women violates international law, new NGO report says – JURIST

Amnesty International and the International Commission for Jurists (ICJ) highlighted in a report released Friday that the Taliban crackdown on Afghan women’s rights could amount to gender persecution under international law. The […]

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ZA Bank Set to Launch Virtual Asset Trading Services in Hong Kong

Hong Kong-based virtual bank ZA Bank is set to launch asset trading services for retail investors. Through the launch, ZA Bank looks to support the Hong Kong SAR government’s vision to develop […]

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Ukraine authorities accuse four appellate judges of bribery – JURIST

The National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) and Specialised Anti-Corruption Prosecutor’s Office accused on Thursday four judges from the Kyiv Court of Appeal of graft totaling $35,000. According to NABU, the payment occurred […]

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Kenya High Court declares housing levy unconstitutional – JURIST

Kenya’s High Court declared on Tuesday that a 1.5 percent levy, introduced in an earlier bill to fund affordable housing, violated constitutional principles. The levy was a provision of the Finance Act […]

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Niger junta revokes law which restricted migrant smuggling routes to Europe – JURIST

Niger’s junta issued a decree Monday revoking a law which had helped curb migration of West Africans to Europe. The law had been backed by the EU but faced strong opposition from […]

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UN report reveals surge in violence in Haiti rural central region – JURIST

According to a UN report issued Tuesday, there has been a rise in gang violence in Haiti’s central rural region, an area previously considered safe from the increased instability in the country. […]

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