Law Library of Congress - Global Legal Monitor: Global Legal Monitor: Civil rights and liberties http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?home The Global Legal Monitor is an online publication from the Law Library of Congress covering legal news and developments worldwide. It is updated frequently and draws on information from the Global Legal Information Network, official national legal publications, and reliable press sources. You can search previous news by searching the archive. en-us Global Legal Monitor: Israel: Prohibition of Age-Based Discrimination in Public Places and in Provision of Products and Services http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205404073_text Civil rights and liberties; Discrimination; Health - On July 7, 2014, the Knesset (Israel's parliament) passed the Prohibition of Discrimination (Amendments) Law, 5774-2014. (Text [in Hebrew], Knesset website, [scroll down to appropriate link].) Explanatory notes for the bill state that public attention... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Tue, 15 Jul 2014 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205404073_text Global Legal Monitor: Kenya: Parliament to Criminalize Use of Wrong Title to Address Top Government Officials http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403974_text Civil rights and liberties; Crime and law enforcement; Officials and employees - On July 7, 2014, the Knesset (Israel's parliament) passed the Prohibition of Discrimination (Amendments) Law, 5774-2014. (Text [in Hebrew], Knesset website, [scroll down to appropriate link].) Explanatory notes for the bill state that public attention Kenya's Parliament is considering a bill, the Order of Precedence Bill, 2014, which, among other goals, is aimed at "providing a yardstick for determining the proper position of all officer[s], their seniority and hierarchy for the... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 09 May 2014 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403974_text Global Legal Monitor: Indonesia: Disability Rights Group Seeks New Law http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403948_text Civil rights and liberties; Treaties and International Agreements/Human Rights; United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, 2006 - On July 7, 2014, the Knesset (Israel's parliament) passed the Prohibition of Discrimination (Amendments) Law, 5774-2014. (Text [in Hebrew], Knesset website, [scroll down to appropriate link].) Explanatory notes for the bill state that public attention Kenya's Parliament is considering a bill, the Order of Precedence Bill, 2014, which, among other goals, is aimed at "providing a yardstick for determining the proper position of all officer[s], their seniority and hierarchy for the On April 21, 2014, Fajri Nursyamsi, a researcher at Indonesia's Legal and Policy Studies Center and a member of the Disability Draft Bill Working Group, said in a newspaper interview that advocacy groups would like to... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Mon, 28 Apr 2014 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403948_text Global Legal Monitor: Croatia: Amendments to Law on Nonprofit Organizations Proposed http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403852_text Civil rights and liberties; Nongovernmental organizations; Nonprofit corporations - On July 7, 2014, the Knesset (Israel's parliament) passed the Prohibition of Discrimination (Amendments) Law, 5774-2014. (Text [in Hebrew], Knesset website, [scroll down to appropriate link].) Explanatory notes for the bill state that public attention Kenya's Parliament is considering a bill, the Order of Precedence Bill, 2014, which, among other goals, is aimed at "providing a yardstick for determining the proper position of all officer[s], their seniority and hierarchy for the On April 21, 2014, Fajri Nursyamsi, a researcher at Indonesia's Legal and Policy Studies Center and a member of the Disability Draft Bill Working Group, said in a newspaper interview that advocacy groups would like to The Government of Croatia proposed a draft Law on Financial Operations and Accounting for Non-Profit Organizations on January 30, 2014. Among other provisions, the new Law would require non-profit organizations (NPOs) with annual revenue above HRK230,000... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Tue, 04 Feb 2014 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403852_text Global Legal Monitor: Egypt: President Approves Anti-Protest Law http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403797_text Civil rights and liberties; Protest and dissent - On July 7, 2014, the Knesset (Israel's parliament) passed the Prohibition of Discrimination (Amendments) Law, 5774-2014. (Text [in Hebrew], Knesset website, [scroll down to appropriate link].) Explanatory notes for the bill state that public attention Kenya's Parliament is considering a bill, the Order of Precedence Bill, 2014, which, among other goals, is aimed at "providing a yardstick for determining the proper position of all officer[s], their seniority and hierarchy for the On April 21, 2014, Fajri Nursyamsi, a researcher at Indonesia's Legal and Policy Studies Center and a member of the Disability Draft Bill Working Group, said in a newspaper interview that advocacy groups would like to The Government of Croatia proposed a draft Law on Financial Operations and Accounting for Non-Profit Organizations on January 30, 2014. Among other provisions, the new Law would require non-profit organizations (NPOs) with annual revenue above HRK230,000 On November 24, 2013, President Adly Mansour, Egypt's Interim President, approved Law 107-2013, known as the "anti-protest legislation." Law 107-2013 is aimed at regulating peaceful protests and public meetings. (Anti-Protest Law [in Arabic], AL... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Thu, 19 Dec 2013 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403797_text Global Legal Monitor: Belgium: Antwerp Attorney-General Calls for Comprehensive DNA Database http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403775_text Civil rights and liberties; Criminal procedure; Evidence; Right of privacy - On July 7, 2014, the Knesset (Israel's parliament) passed the Prohibition of Discrimination (Amendments) Law, 5774-2014. (Text [in Hebrew], Knesset website, [scroll down to appropriate link].) Explanatory notes for the bill state that public attention Kenya's Parliament is considering a bill, the Order of Precedence Bill, 2014, which, among other goals, is aimed at "providing a yardstick for determining the proper position of all officer[s], their seniority and hierarchy for the On April 21, 2014, Fajri Nursyamsi, a researcher at Indonesia's Legal and Policy Studies Center and a member of the Disability Draft Bill Working Group, said in a newspaper interview that advocacy groups would like to The Government of Croatia proposed a draft Law on Financial Operations and Accounting for Non-Profit Organizations on January 30, 2014. Among other provisions, the new Law would require non-profit organizations (NPOs) with annual revenue above HRK230,000 On November 24, 2013, President Adly Mansour, Egypt's Interim President, approved Law 107-2013, known as the "anti-protest legislation." Law 107-2013 is aimed at regulating peaceful protests and public meetings. (Anti-Protest Law [in Arabic], AL Yves Liegeois, the Attorney-General (Procureur-g;n;ral) of Antwerp, has recently suggested that DNA samples be taken from all babies born in Belgium, as well as from all new immigrants, and entered into a database that could be... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Thu, 05 Dec 2013 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403775_text Global Legal Monitor: England and Wales: Court of Protection Grants Vasectomy for Man with Learning Disabilities http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403671_text Civil rights and liberties; Family planning and birth control - On July 7, 2014, the Knesset (Israel's parliament) passed the Prohibition of Discrimination (Amendments) Law, 5774-2014. (Text [in Hebrew], Knesset website, [scroll down to appropriate link].) Explanatory notes for the bill state that public attention Kenya's Parliament is considering a bill, the Order of Precedence Bill, 2014, which, among other goals, is aimed at "providing a yardstick for determining the proper position of all officer[s], their seniority and hierarchy for the On April 21, 2014, Fajri Nursyamsi, a researcher at Indonesia's Legal and Policy Studies Center and a member of the Disability Draft Bill Working Group, said in a newspaper interview that advocacy groups would like to The Government of Croatia proposed a draft Law on Financial Operations and Accounting for Non-Profit Organizations on January 30, 2014. Among other provisions, the new Law would require non-profit organizations (NPOs) with annual revenue above HRK230,000 On November 24, 2013, President Adly Mansour, Egypt's Interim President, approved Law 107-2013, known as the "anti-protest legislation." Law 107-2013 is aimed at regulating peaceful protests and public meetings. (Anti-Protest Law [in Arabic], AL Yves Liegeois, the Attorney-General (Procureur-g;n;ral) of Antwerp, has recently suggested that DNA samples be taken from all babies born in Belgium, as well as from all new immigrants, and entered into a database that could be In an historic judgment, the Court of Protection for England and Wales has ruled that it is in the "best interests" of a 37-year old man with an IQ of 40 classified as having a... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 21 Aug 2013 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403671_text Global Legal Monitor: China: New Accessibility Regulations Passed http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403356_text Civil rights and liberties; Building construction - On July 7, 2014, the Knesset (Israel's parliament) passed the Prohibition of Discrimination (Amendments) Law, 5774-2014. (Text [in Hebrew], Knesset website, [scroll down to appropriate link].) Explanatory notes for the bill state that public attention Kenya's Parliament is considering a bill, the Order of Precedence Bill, 2014, which, among other goals, is aimed at "providing a yardstick for determining the proper position of all officer[s], their seniority and hierarchy for the On April 21, 2014, Fajri Nursyamsi, a researcher at Indonesia's Legal and Policy Studies Center and a member of the Disability Draft Bill Working Group, said in a newspaper interview that advocacy groups would like to The Government of Croatia proposed a draft Law on Financial Operations and Accounting for Non-Profit Organizations on January 30, 2014. Among other provisions, the new Law would require non-profit organizations (NPOs) with annual revenue above HRK230,000 On November 24, 2013, President Adly Mansour, Egypt's Interim President, approved Law 107-2013, known as the "anti-protest legislation." Law 107-2013 is aimed at regulating peaceful protests and public meetings. (Anti-Protest Law [in Arabic], AL Yves Liegeois, the Attorney-General (Procureur-g;n;ral) of Antwerp, has recently suggested that DNA samples be taken from all babies born in Belgium, as well as from all new immigrants, and entered into a database that could be In an historic judgment, the Court of Protection for England and Wales has ruled that it is in the "best interests" of a 37-year old man with an IQ of 40 classified as having a China's new Regulations on Construction of a Barrier-Free Environment, which came into effect on August 1, 2012, require all newly built roads and buildings in urban areas to meet the barrier-free construction standards to provide accessibility... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 03 Oct 2012 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403356_text Global Legal Monitor: Bulgaria: Ratification of Disabilities Convention http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403002_text Treaties and international agreements/human rights; Civil rights and liberties - On July 7, 2014, the Knesset (Israel's parliament) passed the Prohibition of Discrimination (Amendments) Law, 5774-2014. (Text [in Hebrew], Knesset website, [scroll down to appropriate link].) Explanatory notes for the bill state that public attention Kenya's Parliament is considering a bill, the Order of Precedence Bill, 2014, which, among other goals, is aimed at "providing a yardstick for determining the proper position of all officer[s], their seniority and hierarchy for the On April 21, 2014, Fajri Nursyamsi, a researcher at Indonesia's Legal and Policy Studies Center and a member of the Disability Draft Bill Working Group, said in a newspaper interview that advocacy groups would like to The Government of Croatia proposed a draft Law on Financial Operations and Accounting for Non-Profit Organizations on January 30, 2014. Among other provisions, the new Law would require non-profit organizations (NPOs) with annual revenue above HRK230,000 On November 24, 2013, President Adly Mansour, Egypt's Interim President, approved Law 107-2013, known as the "anti-protest legislation." Law 107-2013 is aimed at regulating peaceful protests and public meetings. (Anti-Protest Law [in Arabic], AL Yves Liegeois, the Attorney-General (Procureur-g;n;ral) of Antwerp, has recently suggested that DNA samples be taken from all babies born in Belgium, as well as from all new immigrants, and entered into a database that could be In an historic judgment, the Court of Protection for England and Wales has ruled that it is in the "best interests" of a 37-year old man with an IQ of 40 classified as having a China's new Regulations on Construction of a Barrier-Free Environment, which came into effect on August 1, 2012, require all newly built roads and buildings in urban areas to meet the barrier-free construction standards to provide accessibility On January 26, 2012, the Bulgarian National Assembly unanimously ratified the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. Bulgaria had signed the Convention on September 27, 2007, and the Optional Protocol on December... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Mon, 27 Feb 2012 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403002_text Global Legal Monitor: European Union: Ratification of the U.N. Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402480_text Treaties and international agreements/human rights; Civil rights and liberties - On July 7, 2014, the Knesset (Israel's parliament) passed the Prohibition of Discrimination (Amendments) Law, 5774-2014. (Text [in Hebrew], Knesset website, [scroll down to appropriate link].) Explanatory notes for the bill state that public attention Kenya's Parliament is considering a bill, the Order of Precedence Bill, 2014, which, among other goals, is aimed at "providing a yardstick for determining the proper position of all officer[s], their seniority and hierarchy for the On April 21, 2014, Fajri Nursyamsi, a researcher at Indonesia's Legal and Policy Studies Center and a member of the Disability Draft Bill Working Group, said in a newspaper interview that advocacy groups would like to The Government of Croatia proposed a draft Law on Financial Operations and Accounting for Non-Profit Organizations on January 30, 2014. Among other provisions, the new Law would require non-profit organizations (NPOs) with annual revenue above HRK230,000 On November 24, 2013, President Adly Mansour, Egypt's Interim President, approved Law 107-2013, known as the "anti-protest legislation." Law 107-2013 is aimed at regulating peaceful protests and public meetings. (Anti-Protest Law [in Arabic], AL Yves Liegeois, the Attorney-General (Procureur-g;n;ral) of Antwerp, has recently suggested that DNA samples be taken from all babies born in Belgium, as well as from all new immigrants, and entered into a database that could be In an historic judgment, the Court of Protection for England and Wales has ruled that it is in the "best interests" of a 37-year old man with an IQ of 40 classified as having a China's new Regulations on Construction of a Barrier-Free Environment, which came into effect on August 1, 2012, require all newly built roads and buildings in urban areas to meet the barrier-free construction standards to provide accessibility On January 26, 2012, the Bulgarian National Assembly unanimously ratified the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. Bulgaria had signed the Convention on September 27, 2007, and the Optional Protocol on December The European Union recently announced its ratification of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (adopted on Dec. 13, 2006), United Nations... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Thu, 20 Jan 2011 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402480_text Global Legal Monitor: France: Ratification of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401786_text Treaties and international agreements/human rights; Civil rights and liberties - On July 7, 2014, the Knesset (Israel's parliament) passed the Prohibition of Discrimination (Amendments) Law, 5774-2014. (Text [in Hebrew], Knesset website, [scroll down to appropriate link].) Explanatory notes for the bill state that public attention Kenya's Parliament is considering a bill, the Order of Precedence Bill, 2014, which, among other goals, is aimed at "providing a yardstick for determining the proper position of all officer[s], their seniority and hierarchy for the On April 21, 2014, Fajri Nursyamsi, a researcher at Indonesia's Legal and Policy Studies Center and a member of the Disability Draft Bill Working Group, said in a newspaper interview that advocacy groups would like to The Government of Croatia proposed a draft Law on Financial Operations and Accounting for Non-Profit Organizations on January 30, 2014. Among other provisions, the new Law would require non-profit organizations (NPOs) with annual revenue above HRK230,000 On November 24, 2013, President Adly Mansour, Egypt's Interim President, approved Law 107-2013, known as the "anti-protest legislation." Law 107-2013 is aimed at regulating peaceful protests and public meetings. (Anti-Protest Law [in Arabic], AL Yves Liegeois, the Attorney-General (Procureur-g;n;ral) of Antwerp, has recently suggested that DNA samples be taken from all babies born in Belgium, as well as from all new immigrants, and entered into a database that could be In an historic judgment, the Court of Protection for England and Wales has ruled that it is in the "best interests" of a 37-year old man with an IQ of 40 classified as having a China's new Regulations on Construction of a Barrier-Free Environment, which came into effect on August 1, 2012, require all newly built roads and buildings in urban areas to meet the barrier-free construction standards to provide accessibility On January 26, 2012, the Bulgarian National Assembly unanimously ratified the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. Bulgaria had signed the Convention on September 27, 2007, and the Optional Protocol on December The European Union recently announced its ratification of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (adopted on Dec. 13, 2006), United Nations On December 31, 2009, the French Parliament adopted Law 2009-1791 of December 31, 2009, ratifying the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. The Convention was signed on March 30, 2007, and entered into... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 22 Jan 2010 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401786_text Global Legal Monitor: Peru: Persons with Disabilities http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401543_text Treaties and international agreements/human rights; Civil rights and liberties - On July 7, 2014, the Knesset (Israel's parliament) passed the Prohibition of Discrimination (Amendments) Law, 5774-2014. (Text [in Hebrew], Knesset website, [scroll down to appropriate link].) Explanatory notes for the bill state that public attention Kenya's Parliament is considering a bill, the Order of Precedence Bill, 2014, which, among other goals, is aimed at "providing a yardstick for determining the proper position of all officer[s], their seniority and hierarchy for the On April 21, 2014, Fajri Nursyamsi, a researcher at Indonesia's Legal and Policy Studies Center and a member of the Disability Draft Bill Working Group, said in a newspaper interview that advocacy groups would like to The Government of Croatia proposed a draft Law on Financial Operations and Accounting for Non-Profit Organizations on January 30, 2014. Among other provisions, the new Law would require non-profit organizations (NPOs) with annual revenue above HRK230,000 On November 24, 2013, President Adly Mansour, Egypt's Interim President, approved Law 107-2013, known as the "anti-protest legislation." Law 107-2013 is aimed at regulating peaceful protests and public meetings. (Anti-Protest Law [in Arabic], AL Yves Liegeois, the Attorney-General (Procureur-g;n;ral) of Antwerp, has recently suggested that DNA samples be taken from all babies born in Belgium, as well as from all new immigrants, and entered into a database that could be In an historic judgment, the Court of Protection for England and Wales has ruled that it is in the "best interests" of a 37-year old man with an IQ of 40 classified as having a China's new Regulations on Construction of a Barrier-Free Environment, which came into effect on August 1, 2012, require all newly built roads and buildings in urban areas to meet the barrier-free construction standards to provide accessibility On January 26, 2012, the Bulgarian National Assembly unanimously ratified the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. Bulgaria had signed the Convention on September 27, 2007, and the Optional Protocol on December The European Union recently announced its ratification of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (adopted on Dec. 13, 2006), United Nations On December 31, 2009, the French Parliament adopted Law 2009-1791 of December 31, 2009, ratifying the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. The Convention was signed on March 30, 2007, and entered into On August 1, 2009, President Alan Garcia Perez of Peru promulgated Law No. 29392 establishing administrative violations and related sanctions for noncompliance with Law No. 27050, the general law on persons with disabilities, and its regulation.... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 09 Sep 2009 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401543_text Global Legal Monitor: Vietnam: Draft Law on Disabled Being Formulated http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401469_text Civil rights and liberties - On July 7, 2014, the Knesset (Israel's parliament) passed the Prohibition of Discrimination (Amendments) Law, 5774-2014. (Text [in Hebrew], Knesset website, [scroll down to appropriate link].) Explanatory notes for the bill state that public attention Kenya's Parliament is considering a bill, the Order of Precedence Bill, 2014, which, among other goals, is aimed at "providing a yardstick for determining the proper position of all officer[s], their seniority and hierarchy for the On April 21, 2014, Fajri Nursyamsi, a researcher at Indonesia's Legal and Policy Studies Center and a member of the Disability Draft Bill Working Group, said in a newspaper interview that advocacy groups would like to The Government of Croatia proposed a draft Law on Financial Operations and Accounting for Non-Profit Organizations on January 30, 2014. Among other provisions, the new Law would require non-profit organizations (NPOs) with annual revenue above HRK230,000 On November 24, 2013, President Adly Mansour, Egypt's Interim President, approved Law 107-2013, known as the "anti-protest legislation." Law 107-2013 is aimed at regulating peaceful protests and public meetings. (Anti-Protest Law [in Arabic], AL Yves Liegeois, the Attorney-General (Procureur-g;n;ral) of Antwerp, has recently suggested that DNA samples be taken from all babies born in Belgium, as well as from all new immigrants, and entered into a database that could be In an historic judgment, the Court of Protection for England and Wales has ruled that it is in the "best interests" of a 37-year old man with an IQ of 40 classified as having a China's new Regulations on Construction of a Barrier-Free Environment, which came into effect on August 1, 2012, require all newly built roads and buildings in urban areas to meet the barrier-free construction standards to provide accessibility On January 26, 2012, the Bulgarian National Assembly unanimously ratified the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. Bulgaria had signed the Convention on September 27, 2007, and the Optional Protocol on December The European Union recently announced its ratification of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (adopted on Dec. 13, 2006), United Nations On December 31, 2009, the French Parliament adopted Law 2009-1791 of December 31, 2009, ratifying the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. The Convention was signed on March 30, 2007, and entered into On August 1, 2009, President Alan Garcia Perez of Peru promulgated Law No. 29392 establishing administrative violations and related sanctions for noncompliance with Law No. 27050, the general law on persons with disabilities, and its regulation. On July 10, 2009, Vietnam's Ministry of Labour, War Invalids, and Social Welfare and the Vietnam Assistance for the Handicapped organization held a third workshop to gather advice from local and international experts on the drafting... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Tue, 04 Aug 2009 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401469_text Global Legal Monitor: Taiwan: Election Law Amended to Provide Disabled Better Polling Station Access http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540823_text Civil rights and liberties - On July 7, 2014, the Knesset (Israel's parliament) passed the Prohibition of Discrimination (Amendments) Law, 5774-2014. (Text [in Hebrew], Knesset website, [scroll down to appropriate link].) Explanatory notes for the bill state that public attention Kenya's Parliament is considering a bill, the Order of Precedence Bill, 2014, which, among other goals, is aimed at "providing a yardstick for determining the proper position of all officer[s], their seniority and hierarchy for the On April 21, 2014, Fajri Nursyamsi, a researcher at Indonesia's Legal and Policy Studies Center and a member of the Disability Draft Bill Working Group, said in a newspaper interview that advocacy groups would like to The Government of Croatia proposed a draft Law on Financial Operations and Accounting for Non-Profit Organizations on January 30, 2014. Among other provisions, the new Law would require non-profit organizations (NPOs) with annual revenue above HRK230,000 On November 24, 2013, President Adly Mansour, Egypt's Interim President, approved Law 107-2013, known as the "anti-protest legislation." Law 107-2013 is aimed at regulating peaceful protests and public meetings. (Anti-Protest Law [in Arabic], AL Yves Liegeois, the Attorney-General (Procureur-g;n;ral) of Antwerp, has recently suggested that DNA samples be taken from all babies born in Belgium, as well as from all new immigrants, and entered into a database that could be In an historic judgment, the Court of Protection for England and Wales has ruled that it is in the "best interests" of a 37-year old man with an IQ of 40 classified as having a China's new Regulations on Construction of a Barrier-Free Environment, which came into effect on August 1, 2012, require all newly built roads and buildings in urban areas to meet the barrier-free construction standards to provide accessibility On January 26, 2012, the Bulgarian National Assembly unanimously ratified the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. Bulgaria had signed the Convention on September 27, 2007, and the Optional Protocol on December The European Union recently announced its ratification of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (adopted on Dec. 13, 2006), United Nations On December 31, 2009, the French Parliament adopted Law 2009-1791 of December 31, 2009, ratifying the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. The Convention was signed on March 30, 2007, and entered into On August 1, 2009, President Alan Garcia Perez of Peru promulgated Law No. 29392 establishing administrative violations and related sanctions for noncompliance with Law No. 27050, the general law on persons with disabilities, and its regulation. On July 10, 2009, Vietnam's Ministry of Labour, War Invalids, and Social Welfare and the Vietnam Assistance for the Handicapped organization held a third workshop to gather advice from local and international experts on the drafting On November 26, 2008, an amendment to the Public Officials Election and Recall Law was promulgated in Taiwan's official gazette. The amendment affects article 57, on polling stations and ballot-counting stations. A new paragraph 2 stipulates... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Mon, 08 Dec 2008 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540823_text Global Legal Monitor: United Nations: Disability Rights Convention Entering into Force http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540352_text Civil rights and liberties; Treaties and international agreements/human rights - On July 7, 2014, the Knesset (Israel's parliament) passed the Prohibition of Discrimination (Amendments) Law, 5774-2014. (Text [in Hebrew], Knesset website, [scroll down to appropriate link].) Explanatory notes for the bill state that public attention Kenya's Parliament is considering a bill, the Order of Precedence Bill, 2014, which, among other goals, is aimed at "providing a yardstick for determining the proper position of all officer[s], their seniority and hierarchy for the On April 21, 2014, Fajri Nursyamsi, a researcher at Indonesia's Legal and Policy Studies Center and a member of the Disability Draft Bill Working Group, said in a newspaper interview that advocacy groups would like to The Government of Croatia proposed a draft Law on Financial Operations and Accounting for Non-Profit Organizations on January 30, 2014. Among other provisions, the new Law would require non-profit organizations (NPOs) with annual revenue above HRK230,000 On November 24, 2013, President Adly Mansour, Egypt's Interim President, approved Law 107-2013, known as the "anti-protest legislation." Law 107-2013 is aimed at regulating peaceful protests and public meetings. (Anti-Protest Law [in Arabic], AL Yves Liegeois, the Attorney-General (Procureur-g;n;ral) of Antwerp, has recently suggested that DNA samples be taken from all babies born in Belgium, as well as from all new immigrants, and entered into a database that could be In an historic judgment, the Court of Protection for England and Wales has ruled that it is in the "best interests" of a 37-year old man with an IQ of 40 classified as having a China's new Regulations on Construction of a Barrier-Free Environment, which came into effect on August 1, 2012, require all newly built roads and buildings in urban areas to meet the barrier-free construction standards to provide accessibility On January 26, 2012, the Bulgarian National Assembly unanimously ratified the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. Bulgaria had signed the Convention on September 27, 2007, and the Optional Protocol on December The European Union recently announced its ratification of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (adopted on Dec. 13, 2006), United Nations On December 31, 2009, the French Parliament adopted Law 2009-1791 of December 31, 2009, ratifying the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. The Convention was signed on March 30, 2007, and entered into On August 1, 2009, President Alan Garcia Perez of Peru promulgated Law No. 29392 establishing administrative violations and related sanctions for noncompliance with Law No. 27050, the general law on persons with disabilities, and its regulation. On July 10, 2009, Vietnam's Ministry of Labour, War Invalids, and Social Welfare and the Vietnam Assistance for the Handicapped organization held a third workshop to gather advice from local and international experts on the drafting On November 26, 2008, an amendment to the Public Officials Election and Recall Law was promulgated in Taiwan's official gazette. The amendment affects article 57, on polling stations and ballot-counting stations. A new paragraph 2 stipulates On May 3, 2008, the U.N. Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities will come into effect, 30 days following ratification by Ecuador, the 20th country to sign the agreement. The Convention asserts the rights... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 02 Apr 2008 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540352_text