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Indian Court Suspends New Farm Laws, in Blow to Modi

Indian Court Suspends New Farm Laws, in Blow to Modi

Indian Court Suspends New Farm Laws, in Blow to Modi Indian Court Suspends New Farm Laws, in Blow to Modi NEW DELHI — The decision by India’s highest court on Tuesday to temporarily suspend the implementation of new farming laws at the center of huge protests appeared unlikely to end the weekslong showdown choking New Delhi, as protesting farmers declared …

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Uganda Opposition Candidate, Citing Abuses, Petitions International Court

Uganda Opposition Candidate, Citing Abuses, Petitions International Court

Uganda Opposition Candidate, Citing Abuses, Petitions International Court Uganda Opposition Candidate, Citing Abuses, Petitions International Court NAIROBI, Kenya — Uganda’s leading opposition figure has filed a complaint with the International Criminal Court against the country’s president and nine security officials, accusing them of authorizing a wave of violence and human rights abuses that has intensified in the run-up to next …

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He Qian Said #MeToo. Now She’s Being Punished in a Chinese Court.

He Qian Said #MeToo. Now She’s Being Punished in a Chinese Court.

He Qian Said #MeToo. Now She’s Being Punished in a Chinese Court. He Qian Said #MeToo. Now She’s Being Punished in a Chinese Court. More than two years ago, He Qian, a former journalist in China, came forward with accusations of sexual assault against a well-known reporter. Her story circulated widely on the internet, helping give force to China’s burgeoning …

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South Korean Court Orders Japan to Compensate Wartime Sex Slaves

South Korean Court Orders Japan to Compensate Wartime Sex Slaves

South Korean Court Orders Japan to Compensate Wartime Sex Slaves South Korean Court Orders Japan to Compensate Wartime Sex Slaves SEOUL, South Korea — A South Korean court on Friday ordered the Japanese government to pay $91,800 each to 12 Korean women kept as sex slaves for Japan’s troops during World War II, in a ruling likely to aggravate the …

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Court in Pakistan Bans ‘Virginity Tests’ in Sexual Violence Cases

Court in Pakistan Bans ‘Virginity Tests’ in Sexual Violence Cases

Court in Pakistan Bans ‘Virginity Tests’ in Sexual Violence Cases Court in Pakistan Bans ‘Virginity Tests’ in Sexual Violence Cases KARACHI, Pakistan — A court in the northern city of Lahore in Pakistan has abolished so-called virginity tests, which women are subjected to in sexual assault cases, setting a precedent for the practice to be potentially outlawed nationwide. The practice …

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Jimmy Lai Is Ordered Back to Jail by Hong Kong’s Top Court

Jimmy Lai Is Ordered Back to Jail by Hong Kong’s Top Court

Jimmy Lai Is Ordered Back to Jail by Hong Kong’s Top Court Jimmy Lai Is Ordered Back to Jail by Hong Kong’s Top Court HONG KONG — Hong Kong’s highest court ordered Jimmy Lai, the pro-democracy publishing tycoon, back to jail on Thursday, just days after he was freed on bail, the latest twist in the continuing, flip-flopping legal battle over one …

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Egypt Court Sentences Ex-Student to 3 Years in #MeToo Case

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Egypt Court Sentences Ex-Student to 3 Years in #MeToo Case Egypt Court Sentences Ex-Student to 3 Years in #MeToo Case CAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian court on Tuesday convicted a former student at an elite university of sexual misconduct charges and sentenced him to three years in prison, the first conviction in a case that has fueled the #MeToo movement …

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Trump Legacy-Judiciary

Trump made lasting impact on federal courts judges Courts Senate Donald Trump Supreme Court Trump made lasting impact on federal courts judges Courts Senate Donald Trump Supreme Court On this, even President Donald Trump s most fevered critics agree: he has left a deep imprint on the federal courts that will outlast his one term in office for decades to …

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Pakistani Court Orders Men Released in Daniel Pearl Case

Pakistani Court Orders Men Released in Daniel Pearl Case

Pakistani Court Orders Men Released in Daniel Pearl Case Pakistani Court Orders Men Released in Daniel Pearl Case KARACHI, Pakistan — A Pakistani court on Thursday ordered the release of four men being held over the 2002 abduction and killing of the American journalist Daniel Pearl, arguing that they had been acquitted months ago, and that their continued detention was …

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Norway’s Supreme Court Makes Way for More Arctic Drilling

Norway’s Supreme Court Makes Way for More Arctic Drilling

Norway’s Supreme Court Makes Way for More Arctic Drilling Norway’s Supreme Court Makes Way for More Arctic Drilling Frode Pleym, the head of Greenpeace Norway, also said in a statement it was “scary and absurd” that the right to a clean environment could not be used to stop harming Norway’s environment. “The majority in the Supreme Court has totally failed …

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