Brazil’s supreme court has officially criminalised homophobia and transphobia.
Ecuador’s highest court has ruled to recognize same-sex marriage, marking a watershed moment for LGBTQ rights in the Catholic-majority country.
The home secretary, Sajid Javid, has revealed he has signed a request for Julian Assange to be extradited to the US where he faces charges of computer hacking.
The assistant district attorney who prosecuted the now-exonerated Central Park Five said on Wednesday that she will leave her post as a part-time lecturer at Columbia Law School due to backlash over a Netflix series on the case called “When They See Us.”
The Hong Kong police were under fire today over accusations of using excessive force, endangering safety of people and targeting frontline journalists, with the Bar Association leading the charge.
A distressed mother, Mary Chukwuebuka, and her husband, Nwagod, have appealed to Plateau State Specialists Hospital, Jos, management, the state Police Command and the public to help in locating their baby stolen three days after birth from the hospital.
On 12 June 2019, the International Criminal Court (ICC) convened a Retreat with African States Parties to the Rome Statute in Addis Ababa with the participation of the Office of Legal Counsel of the African Union and the ICC Trust Fund for Victims (TFV).
When a female is appointed to the Bench of the highest Court of the land, she is bound to set a record of sort. Such was our expectations when she was appointed Acting Chief Judge of Taraba State on the 12th day of April, 2012 and finally substantive Chief Judge/Chairman, Judicial Service Commission on the 13th day of December, 2012 upon the retirement of the then Chief Judge Justice Adamu Aliyu to which she did not in any way disappoint at all.
DATED 12th JUNE 2019
Centre for Peace and Conflict Management in Africa (CPMCM) and Rethink Africa Foundation (RAF) Welcomes the release of the centenarian and Nigeria’s oldest prisoners, Pa Celestine Egbohuche, who had been at the confines of Enugu Maximum Prison for over 19 years and he is about 101 years old. While Pa Abu Dennis Ulubeka has been on death row for 16 years he is 89 years old.
Reacting to the news that prominent Russian investigative journalist Ivan Golunov was detained and charged with drugs possession amid allegations that he was held incommunicado and beaten in custody, Natalia Zviagina, Director of Amnesty International’s Representative Office in Russia, said: