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Updated Legislation on Fight Against Terrorism (March 24, 2015) by Dante Figueroa

On February 20, 2015, new legislation amending the Criminal Code with respect to fighting terrorism entered ...

Topic:  Intelligence activities; Militias and paramilitary groups; National security; Terrorism; Weapons; Crime and law enforcement
Jurisdiction: Italy

Murder of Avijit Roy, American-Bangladeshi Blogger (March 20, 2015) by Shameema Rahman

Bangladeshi-American secular blogger Avijit Roy was killed by a number of assailants in Dhaka, Bangladesh, on ...

Topic: Crime and law enforcement; Freedom of religion; Freedom of speech
Jurisdiction: Bangladesh

Men Sentenced on Charges of Insulting Buddha (March 20, 2015) by Wendy Zeldin

On March 17, 2015, a court in Burma (also known as Myanmar) sentenced a New Zealand ...

Topic: Crime and law enforcement; Freedom of religion; Freedom of speech
Jurisdiction: Burma

Criminal Court Gives Head of Muslim Brotherhood a Death Sentence (March 19, 2015) by George Sadek

On March 16, 2015, the Criminal Court of Cairo handed down a death sentence to Muslim ...

Topic: Capital punishment; Crime and law enforcement
Jurisdiction: Egypt

Cyber-Crime Conviction (March 19, 2015) by Issam Saliba

The Criminal Court of Qatif in Saudi Arabia recently convicted a 32-year-old woman on charges of ...

Topic: Crime and law enforcement; Cybercrime
Jurisdiction: Saudi Arabia

New Counter-Terrorism Provisions Proposed for Criminal Code (March 12, 2015) by Wendy Zeldin

Bulgaria's Ministry of Justice issued a press release on March 10, 2015, announcing that it had ...

Topic: Crime and law enforcement; Criminal code; Terrorism
Jurisdiction: Bulgaria

Killing A Woman Due to Gender Now Classed as a Heinous Crime (March 09, 2015) by Eduardo Soares

The killing of a woman due to her gender is now a qualifying circumstance that makes ...

Topic: Crime and law enforcement; Women's rights
Jurisdiction: Brazil

Committee Report on Data Retention Bill Released (March 04, 2015) by Kelly Buchanan

On February 27, 2015, the Australian Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security (PJCIS) released an ...

Topic: Crime and law enforcement; Internet; National security; Right of privacy; Telecommunications
Jurisdiction: Australia

Opposition Leader Loses Final Appeal Against Sodomy Conviction (February 12, 2015) by Kelly Buchanan

On February 10, 2015, a five-member panel of the Federal Court of Malaysia (Malaysia's highest court) ...

Topic: Crime and law enforcement; Judiciary
Jurisdiction: Malaysia

Cabinet Approves Guidelines for Implementation of the Death Penalty (February 11, 2015) by Kelly Buchanan

On February 5, 2015, it was reported that the Papua New Guinea Cabinet had endorsed guidelines ...

Topic: Capital punishment; Crime and law enforcement
Jurisdiction: Papua New Guinea

Proposal to Decriminalize Attempted Suicide (December 29, 2014) by Tariq Ahmad

On December 10, 2014, India's Ministry of Home Affairs announced in a press release its decision ...

Topic: Crime and law enforcement; Criminal code; Mental health
Jurisdiction: India

Memorandum of Understanding on Joint Legal Cooperation Signed (December 19, 2014) by Issam Saliba

On December 4, 2014, the Egyptian Attorney General, Hisham Barakat, and his Bahraini counterpart, Attorney General ...

Topic: Crime and law enforcement; Organized crime and gangs; Treaties and International Agreements; Treaties and International Agreements/European Union
Jurisdiction:  Bahrain; Egypt

New Law on Repression of Terrorism Passed (December 18, 2014) by Constance Johnson

Cameroon's legislature has passed new anti-terrorism legislation that includes the death penalty for citizens who, ...

Topic: Capital punishment; Crime and law enforcement; Human rights; Terrorism; Treaties and International Agreements/Terrorism
Jurisdiction: Cameroon

Court of Appeal Dismisses Theft Charges Against Boy for Stealing Bread (December 17, 2014) by George Sadek

On December 10, 2014, the Court of Appeal in Bani Swief, south of Cairo, Egypt, dismissed ...

Topic: Crime and law enforcement; Judiciary; Juvenile crime
Jurisdiction: Egypt

Criminal Court Drops Charges Against Mubarak (December 10, 2014) by George Sadek

On November 29, 2014, the Cairo Court of Appeal dismissed all charges against former President Hosni ...

Topic: Crime and law enforcement; Criminal procedure
Jurisdiction: Egypt

Minister of Citizenship and Immigration Tables New Bill on Cultural Practices (December 04, 2014) by Tariq Ahmad

On November 5, 2014, Canada's Minister of Citizenship and Immigration, Chris Alexander, announced the tabling of ...

Topic: Crime and law enforcement; Criminal code; Immigration; Marriage and family status
Jurisdiction: Canada

Human Rights Activist Sentenced to Four Years in Prison (December 04, 2014) by Issam Saliba

On November 27, 2014, the appellate court in the city of Agadir, Morocco, sentenced the Western ...

Topic: Crime and law enforcement; Lawyers and legal services; Human rights
Jurisdiction: Morocco

New Revenge Porn Prevention Act (November 26, 2014) by Sayuri Umeda

The Diet (Japan's parliament) recently enacted the Revenge Porn Prevention Act. (Shiji seiteki gazou ...

Topic: Crime and law enforcement
Jurisdiction: Japan

Law Enacted Making Aggravated Homosexuality a Crime (November 26, 2014) by Hanibal Goitom

On October 9, 2014, The Gambia's President, Yahya Jammeh, signed into law the Criminal Code (Amendment) ...

Topic: Crime and law enforcement; Criminal code; HIV/AIDS; LGBT rights
Jurisdiction: Gambia

Militia Leader Sentenced (November 10, 2014) by Constance Johnson

On November 7, 2014, a military court in the Democratic Republic of the Congo gave a ...

Topic: Crime and law enforcement; Military justice; War crimes
Jurisdiction: Congo, The Democratic Republic of the

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Last updated: March 24, 2015