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Myanmar army accused of new atrocities in attack on Rakhine village

Post date: Monday, May 25, 2020 - 05:00

Less than three years since a crackdown against Rohingya, troops are again accused of war crimes – this time against Rakhine Buddhists Kyaw Thu* waited until night fell before taking his family to the bank of a river not far from their village.

UK faces backlog of 400,000 criminal cases due to coronavirus

Post date: Sunday, May 24, 2020 - 16:05

Criminal Bar Association warns of scale of challenge posed by pandemic as virtual hearings trigger fears about fairness

Has the coronavirus changed the UK justice system for ever?

Post date: Sunday, May 24, 2020 - 16:04

The pandemic has led to big changes to trials and many of the effects are likely to be permanent

Netanyahu in the dock: Israeli PM finally faces corruption charges

Post date: Sunday, May 24, 2020 - 06:03

If convicted on corruption charges, the county’s longest-serving leader could be sentenced to more than a decade in jail Accepting lavish gifts of pink champagne and boxes of Cuban cigars; colluding with one Israeli media mogul to publish positive news stories about him; bribing another to smear...

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Global outrage erupts over China's ‘draconian‘ security law for Hong Kong

Post date: Saturday, May 23, 2020 - 20:05

Top lawyers and politicians from 23 countries express grave concerns over ‘assault’ on city’s rights and freedoms Senior foreign policy lawmakers and senior politicians from 23 countries, among them the former Hong Kong governor, Chris Patten, have warned that a...

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UK approval for biggest gas power station in Europe ruled legal

Post date: Friday, May 22, 2020 - 15:31

High court hears challenge after ministers overruled climate objections of planning officialsThe UK government’s approval of a large new gas-fired power plant has been ruled legal by the high court.

Hong Kong’s security laws: what are they and why are they so controversial?

Post date: Thursday, May 21, 2020 - 18:08

Campaigners object to Beijing’s proposed laws against ‘treason and subversion’, which follow months of protestsBeijing’s parliament has announced that it will discuss ...

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Hundreds prosecuted for coronavirus-related attacks on emergency workers

Post date: Thursday, May 21, 2020 - 13:41

DPP says charges covered a total of 660 offences in England and Wales in April

Lockdown has awoken the sleeping giant in our workplaces: union power | Rebecca Winson

Post date: Wednesday, May 20, 2020 - 15:50

With a surge in membership under way during the coronavirus crisis, this is a once-in-a-generation chance to build unity

UK government's new counter-terrorism bill: the key measures

Post date: Wednesday, May 20, 2020 - 00:01

From new sentencing regimes to tougher tools for monitoring suspects

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