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The UK Supreme Court?ruled?Friday that businesses can receive insurance payouts for losses sustained due to the COVID-19 lockdown. The public health measures mandated by the UK government amidst the COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in heavy financial losses to businesses around the country.? Such losses owing to COVID-19 resulted in business owners to make claims on [...]

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The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) said Thursday that it will hear a case by Ukraine alleging human rights violations by Russia in the Crimean Peninsula. The Crimean Peninsula was annexed by Russia in 2014. Soon after the Russian forces seized control of the peninsula, Russia held a referendum in which Crimea, which has [...]

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Uganda’s main opposition leader Robert Kyagulanyi, who goes by the name Bobi Wine, asked the International Criminal Court (ICC) Thursday to investigate president Yoweri Museveni, Security Minister Elly Tumwine, and eight other senior officials for sanctioning human rights abuses. The brief filed by Wine refers to incidents dating back to 2018?where military and police had [...]

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Pakistan’s Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) issued an arrest warrant for international terrorist Mohammed Masood Azhar Alvi on Thursday. The Gujranwala-based ATC was approached by the Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) of the Punjab police. The CTD placed charges of terror financing against some members of the terrorist organization Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) formed by Azhar. The charge sheet filed by [...]

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UN human rights experts Friday condemned the arrest of three high ranking human rights activists from the Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights (EIPR). The individuals arrested are Gasser Abdel Razek ( Executive Director ), Karim Ennarah (Director of criminal justice), and Mohammad Basheer (Administrative Manager). Egyptisan authorities justified the arrests by allegations of terrorism-related charges, [...]

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Human Rights Watch (HRW) on Monday urged the EU to press for human rights reforms in Central Asia during an upcoming meeting. Josep Borrell, High Representative of the EU, was set to have a virtual meeting with foreign ministers of five Central Asian countries—Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan—at the 16th EU-Central Asia Ministerial Meeting [...]

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