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Palestine calls for end to Israeli occupation as ICJ begins hearings on UN advisory opinion request – JURIST

Representatives for Palestine called for the International Court of Justice (ICJ) to order a halt to Israel’s occupation of Palestinian territory and declare that states have obligations to refrain from supporting the […]

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European Commission launches formal proceedings against TikTok under Digital Services Act – JURIST

The European Commission opened formal proceedings against TikTok on Monday for potential breaches of the Digital Services Act (DSA), a European regulation created to protect online services users.The European Commission opened the […]

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Former Thailand PM Thaksin Shinawatra released on parole – JURIST

Former Thai Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra was released on parole on Sunday, according to local media, six months into his year-long sentence for corruption and abuse of power. Incumbent Prime Minister Srettha […]

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Croatia opposition parties call for elections in mass protest – JURIST

Protestors organized by centrist and left-wing opposition parties gathered in Zagreb, Croatia on Saturday to oppose the current government and call for the upcoming parliamentary and presidential elections to be held immediately.The […]

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Zimbabwe to ban LBGTQ+ higher education scholarships – JURIST

Zimbabwean Vice President Constantino Chiwenga warned young people in the country on Thursday that the government will block all higher education scholarships from LGBTQ+ advocacy organizations. In his statement, Chimwenga denounced LGBTQ+ […]

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India commission suggests removing West Bengal state government amid allegations of sexual misconduct – JURIST

India’s National Commission for Scheduled Castes (NCSC) recommended Friday the imposition of President’s rule in West Bengal state in its report to India’s President Droupadi Murmu after allegations surfaced of multiple sexual […]

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Saint Vincent and the Grenadines top court upholds gay sex ban – JURIST

Saint Vincent and the Grenadine’s High Court upheld laws criminalizing gay sex on Friday, met with sadness and criticism from LGBTQ+ activists. The ruling was delivered by Justice Esco Henry, who found […]

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Pakistan former PM Imran Khan appeals convictions in 3 cases – JURIST

Pakistan’s former prime minister Imran Khan appealed his conviction on Friday in three controversial cases. Two of the three appeals were reportedly filed in the Pakistan’s Capital Islamabad’s High Court, while the […]

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Hong Kong activist who tried to flee to Taiwan while facing 2019 protest charges pleads guilty to ‘perverting the course of justice’ – JURIST

Hong Kong activist Tang Kai-yin pleaded guilty on Wednesday to “perverting the course of justice” at Hong Kong’s District Court, according to local media outlet The Witness. Tang attempted to flee Hong […]

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UN must amend cybercrime treaty draft to uphold human rights protections: NGO coalition – JURIST

A coalition of organizations issued an open letter on Wednesday to the Chair of the UN’s Ad Hoc Committee on Cybercrime, emphasizing “critical flaws” in the latest draft of the UN Cybercrime […]

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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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