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: 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 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 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 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 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 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