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Russia’s Supreme Court turns down Navalny’s appeal against presidential bid rejection

Published time: 30 Dec, 2017 16:04 The appeal of Aleksey Navalny – an opposition activist aiming to run for president – against the decision of the Central Election Commission not to register him as a candidate, has been rejected by the Supreme Court of Russia. The court decision was made public by Navalny’s lawyer, Ivan Zhdanov, on Saturday. Saying that ...

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Supreme Court OKs full enforcement of Trump travel ban

Published time: 4 Dec, 2017 21:25 Edited time: 4 Dec, 2017 21:58 The Supreme Court has ruled to allow the full enforcement of President Donald Trump’s travel ban affecting six Muslim-majority countries, according to the Associated Press. The Trump administration’s request to enforce the third incarnation of Trump’s travel ban was approved Monday. The Supreme Court ruling rolls back lower ...

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Quebec Supreme Court suspends province’s ‘burqa ban’ legislation

Published time: 2 Dec, 2017 13:23 Edited time: 2 Dec, 2017 13:57 A Quebec Supreme Court judge has suspended a key provision in the Canadian province’s controversial legislation.  Known as the ‘burqa ban’, the law required people to show their faces when providing or receiving public services. Touted as defending secularism and religious neutrality in Quebec, Bill 62 was criticized ...

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Quebec Supreme Court suspends province’s ‘burqa ban’ legislation

Published time: 2 Dec, 2017 13:23 Edited time: 2 Dec, 2017 13:57 A Quebec Supreme Court judge has suspended a key provision in the Canadian province’s controversial legislation.  Known as the ‘burqa ban’, the law required people to show their faces when providing or receiving public services. Touted as defending secularism and religious neutrality in Quebec, Bill 62 was criticized ...

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Supreme Court justices signal in favor of cell phone privacy

A string of robberies could end up having a major impact on technological privacy rights in the US, after Supreme Court justices expressed concern over warrantless cell phone tower data usage during a hearing on the case. Supreme Court justices heard a case on Wednesday in which authorities obtained 127 days of information from cell phone towers to demonstrate that ...

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Parents who allow kids to join sects should be stripped of rights – Supreme Court

Published time: 14 Nov, 2017 09:35 Russian Supreme Court has ruled in support of legislative recommendation allowing the deprivation of parental rights to citizens who allow their kids to join destructive sects, terrorist groups or other extremist organizations. “The term ‘abuse of parental rights’ should be understood as the use of these rights in a way that can hurt the ...

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Apple, Salesforce and PayPal join LGBT cause in Supreme Court wedding cake case

A handful of tech companies have signed onto a friend of the court brief in the case of the Colorado baker who refused to make a wedding cake for a same sex couple. TechCrunch has confirmed that so far the list includes Apple, Yelp, PayPal, Salesforce and Affirm. The brief is being circulated by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) which ...

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US Supreme Court dropped Hawaii travel ban case

Published time: 24 Oct, 2017 18:03 Edited time: 24 Oct, 2017 18:55 The US Supreme Court has vacated a decision by the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals against President Donald Trump’s travel ban affecting several Muslim-majority countries, citing that the provisions have “expired by [their] own terms.” On Tuesday, the nine Justice ruled that they would not hear legal arguments ...

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‘Foul-mouthed’ Trump suffers from ‘retardation’ – Iran’s supreme leader

Published time: 19 Oct, 2017 13:40 Iran’s supreme leader has pilloried Donald Trump with degrading epithets in his latest speech following the US President’s refusal to recertify the nuclear deal. Trump is, according to Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, “foul-mouthed”, uttering “nonsense,” and “suffering from retardation”. “The President of the United States displays nonsense; however, this should not lead us to ignore ...

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Supreme Court clears path for military trial of USS Cole attack suspect

The US Supreme Court declined to hear an appeal by a man detained at Guantanamo  Bay, who argued that the military court due to try him for the alleged masterminding of the 2000 bombing of the USS Cole in Yemen lacked jurisdiction. The decision paves the way for the military war crime tribunal of Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri to proceed, just ...

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