Law Library of Congress - Global Legal Monitor: Global Legal Monitor: Racial and ethnic relations 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: Canada: Supreme Court Rejects Appeal of Pakistani Canadian Pilot in Discrimination Case http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205404542_text Civil rights and liberties; Discrimination; Human rights and civil liberties; Racial and ethnic relations - On July 23, 2015, the Supreme Court of Canada rejected the appeal of a Pakistani Canadian pilot in a discrimination case filed against Bombardier, an aerospace company. (Quebec (Commission des droits de la... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Thu, 30 Jul 2015 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205404542_text Global Legal Monitor: United Arab Emirates: New Law Banning Discrimination http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205404529_text Discrimination; Freedom of religion; Freedom of speech; Minority rights; Racial and ethnic relations; Religious minorities - On July 23, 2015, the Supreme Court of Canada rejected the appeal of a Pakistani Canadian pilot in a discrimination case filed against Bombardier, an aerospace company. (Quebec (Commission des droits de la On July 20, 2015, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) issued a law prohibiting discrimination on the basis of religion or ethnic identity. The law also bans discrimination on the grounds of caste, doctrine, color, or... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 22 Jul 2015 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205404529_text Global Legal Monitor: Brazil: National Council of Justice Sets Quota for Blacks http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205404446_text Civil rights and liberties; Judiciary; Legislative powers; Minority rights; Racial and ethnic relations - On July 23, 2015, the Supreme Court of Canada rejected the appeal of a Pakistani Canadian pilot in a discrimination case filed against Bombardier, an aerospace company. (Quebec (Commission des droits de la On July 20, 2015, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) issued a law prohibiting discrimination on the basis of religion or ethnic identity. The law also bans discrimination on the grounds of caste, doctrine, color, or The Brazilian National Council of Justice issued a resolution on June 9, 2015, that establishes that 20and#37; of the available positions in public exams designed to select people to enter the bodies of the judiciary, including... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Mon, 15 Jun 2015 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205404446_text Global Legal Monitor: Burundi: Court Permits Third Bid for Presidency http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205404393_text Constitution; Elections and politics; Judiciary; Protest and dissent; Racial and ethnic relations - On July 23, 2015, the Supreme Court of Canada rejected the appeal of a Pakistani Canadian pilot in a discrimination case filed against Bombardier, an aerospace company. (Quebec (Commission des droits de la On July 20, 2015, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) issued a law prohibiting discrimination on the basis of religion or ethnic identity. The law also bans discrimination on the grounds of caste, doctrine, color, or The Brazilian National Council of Justice issued a resolution on June 9, 2015, that establishes that 20and#37; of the available positions in public exams designed to select people to enter the bodies of the judiciary, including On May 5, 2015, the Constitutional Court of Burundi decided that the country's president, Pierre Nkurunziza, could run for a third term; six of the seven judges signed the decision. (Burundi Court Upholds President's... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Thu, 07 May 2015 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205404393_text Global Legal Monitor: Sri Lanka: Constitutional Amendment to Be Implemented http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205404278_text Constitution; Racial and ethnic relations; State and local government - On July 23, 2015, the Supreme Court of Canada rejected the appeal of a Pakistani Canadian pilot in a discrimination case filed against Bombardier, an aerospace company. (Quebec (Commission des droits de la On July 20, 2015, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) issued a law prohibiting discrimination on the basis of religion or ethnic identity. The law also bans discrimination on the grounds of caste, doctrine, color, or The Brazilian National Council of Justice issued a resolution on June 9, 2015, that establishes that 20and#37; of the available positions in public exams designed to select people to enter the bodies of the judiciary, including On May 5, 2015, the Constitutional Court of Burundi decided that the country's president, Pierre Nkurunziza, could run for a third term; six of the seven judges signed the decision. (Burundi Court Upholds President's Sri Lanka's Prime Minister, Ranil Wickramasinghe, stated on January 21, 2015, that the country will implement the 13th amendment of its Constitution. The amendment has been long pending, and the Tamil National Alliance, a political... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 23 Jan 2015 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205404278_text Global Legal Monitor: Burundi: New Land Law Raises Controversy http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403838_text Executive agencies; Farmland; Racial and ethnic relations; Refugees - On July 23, 2015, the Supreme Court of Canada rejected the appeal of a Pakistani Canadian pilot in a discrimination case filed against Bombardier, an aerospace company. (Quebec (Commission des droits de la On July 20, 2015, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) issued a law prohibiting discrimination on the basis of religion or ethnic identity. The law also bans discrimination on the grounds of caste, doctrine, color, or The Brazilian National Council of Justice issued a resolution on June 9, 2015, that establishes that 20and#37; of the available positions in public exams designed to select people to enter the bodies of the judiciary, including On May 5, 2015, the Constitutional Court of Burundi decided that the country's president, Pierre Nkurunziza, could run for a third term; six of the seven judges signed the decision. (Burundi Court Upholds President's Sri Lanka's Prime Minister, Ranil Wickramasinghe, stated on January 21, 2015, that the country will implement the 13th amendment of its Constitution. The amendment has been long pending, and the Tamil National Alliance, a political Burundi recently issued a decree on the structure of the National Commission on Land and Other Assets (CNTB), increasing its authority; the move has been criticized by members of one political party and by outside organizations.... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Mon, 27 Jan 2014 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403838_text Global Legal Monitor: Sweden: Country Police's Roma Database Deemed Illegal http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403766_text Racial and ethnic relations - On July 23, 2015, the Supreme Court of Canada rejected the appeal of a Pakistani Canadian pilot in a discrimination case filed against Bombardier, an aerospace company. (Quebec (Commission des droits de la On July 20, 2015, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) issued a law prohibiting discrimination on the basis of religion or ethnic identity. The law also bans discrimination on the grounds of caste, doctrine, color, or The Brazilian National Council of Justice issued a resolution on June 9, 2015, that establishes that 20and#37; of the available positions in public exams designed to select people to enter the bodies of the judiciary, including On May 5, 2015, the Constitutional Court of Burundi decided that the country's president, Pierre Nkurunziza, could run for a third term; six of the seven judges signed the decision. (Burundi Court Upholds President's Sri Lanka's Prime Minister, Ranil Wickramasinghe, stated on January 21, 2015, that the country will implement the 13th amendment of its Constitution. The amendment has been long pending, and the Tamil National Alliance, a political Burundi recently issued a decree on the structure of the National Commission on Land and Other Assets (CNTB), increasing its authority; the move has been criticized by members of one political party and by outside organizations. The Swedish Commission on Security and Integrity Protection (ISN) has found the compilation of a digital database of individuals with Roma background to be illegal. (Press Release, ISN, Namnden kritiserar polismyndigheten i Skandaring;nes behandling... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Tue, 19 Nov 2013 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403766_text Global Legal Monitor: Israel: Commemoration of the Ethiopian Jewish Heritage http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403107_text Racial and ethnic relations - On July 23, 2015, the Supreme Court of Canada rejected the appeal of a Pakistani Canadian pilot in a discrimination case filed against Bombardier, an aerospace company. (Quebec (Commission des droits de la On July 20, 2015, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) issued a law prohibiting discrimination on the basis of religion or ethnic identity. The law also bans discrimination on the grounds of caste, doctrine, color, or The Brazilian National Council of Justice issued a resolution on June 9, 2015, that establishes that 20and#37; of the available positions in public exams designed to select people to enter the bodies of the judiciary, including On May 5, 2015, the Constitutional Court of Burundi decided that the country's president, Pierre Nkurunziza, could run for a third term; six of the seven judges signed the decision. (Burundi Court Upholds President's Sri Lanka's Prime Minister, Ranil Wickramasinghe, stated on January 21, 2015, that the country will implement the 13th amendment of its Constitution. The amendment has been long pending, and the Tamil National Alliance, a political Burundi recently issued a decree on the structure of the National Commission on Land and Other Assets (CNTB), increasing its authority; the move has been criticized by members of one political party and by outside organizations. The Swedish Commission on Security and Integrity Protection (ISN) has found the compilation of a digital database of individuals with Roma background to be illegal. (Press Release, ISN, Namnden kritiserar polismyndigheten i Skandaring;nes behandling On March 21, 2012, the Knesset (Israel's parliament) passed the Center of Ethiopian Jewish Heritage Law, 5762-2012 (the Law). According to the Law, the Center will include a research institute as well as an archive. The... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Mon, 23 Apr 2012 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403107_text