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Ukraine government ousts officials amid anti-corruption push

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The Government of Ukraine has dismissed several Ministers from their positions amid an anti-corruption push. The Government press release stated the dismissal was pursuant to Article 9.2

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UK government announces amendments to halt ‘disruptive’ protest action

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The UK government Monday introduced amendments to the pending Public Order Bill to change the definition of “serious disruption,” broadening the range of situations in which police in England and Wales may act to stop protests.

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Corporate Governance Gaming

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Corporate Governance Gaming: The Power of Retail Investors is delicious snacking, not just for Robinhood and Reddit GenZ’ers, but also for some Boomers who have tried to democratize corporate governance for decades.

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UK government blocks Scotland gender reform bill

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The UK Government Monday decided to block the Scottish Parliament’s Gender Recognition Reform Bill , signed to make it easier for people to change their legally recognised gender. The post UK government blocks Scotland gender reform bill appeared first on JURIST - News.

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Take Control Of Your Contracts Without Wrecking The Budget

Manually managing contracts is error-prone & time-consuming. Missed dates, overwritten versions & poor governance leads to frustration & lost revenue. That’s why more businesses are turning to Contract Management Software. Download this checklist to understand which features are right for you.

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Brazil to investigate claims of Indigenous genocide under Bolsonaro government

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The investigation stems from allegations that the right-wing government of former Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro perpetrated the genocide. Yanomami leader Junior Hekurari accused the Bolsonaro government of ignoring correspondence addressed to federal authorities requesting help.

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Iran professors forced into early retirement for criticizing government

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The Iranian government has responded with nationwide arrests of protestors, as well as public executions and limiting access to legal representation. The post Iran professors forced into early retirement for criticizing government appeared first on JURIST - News.

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UK Government unveils proposal to restrict conversion therapy

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Britain’s Government Equalities Office unveiled draft proposals on Friday to ban conversion therapy for minors and vulnerable adults in England and Wales, seeking to prevent “coercive and abhorrent” practices that try to change sexual orientation or gender identity.

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Egypt independent human rights organization closes due to government pressure

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ANHRI made the announcement in a statement posted to its website, citing government pressure as the reason for its closure. The AP reached out to an Egypt government media officer for comment on the ANHRI’s statement.

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UN expert urges UAE government to release human rights defenders

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Other allegations against the government include torture through a prolonged period of solitary confinement, turning off air conditioning in high-temperature conditions, and covering windows to prevent prisoners from seeing sunlight. The UAE government has not responded to the statement.

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Corporate Governance: Inflation & The FED

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News & Politics corporate governance federal reserve Jerome Powell price hikes the fedThat was the Fed’s political Playbook: Help Republicans gain and retain power.

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Punjab government bans display of firearms on social media, songs promoting gun culture

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The post Punjab government bans display of firearms on social media, songs promoting gun culture appeared first on JURIST - News. International Gun laws India Punjab government violence weaponsAuthorities in Punjab, India Sunday issued a restrictive order on gun ownership.

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Chemerinsky: When can state governments sue the United States?

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A recurring issue before the Supreme Court this term, including in two cases to be argued in the next month, concerns when state governments have…

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Haitian gang leader sanctioned by UK Government

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Government Attorneys: Now Is The Time To Launch Your Move To Private Practice [Sponsored]

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Ireland government to publish landmark police reform bill

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Irish Minister for Justice Helen McEntee Tuesday announced the government agreed to publish a new policing bill. The bill seeks to address the needs of Irish communities by encouraging cooperation between the Garda and other government departments.

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UK election watchdog warns bill with government oversight threatens independence

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The UK’s independent elections regulatory agency and watchdog, the Electoral Commission, Monday urged the government to reconsider proposed changes to its oversight arrangements in a public letter. The bill contains changes to government oversight of the Electoral Commission.

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HRW: Cuba government systematically detained and abused protestors

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Human Rights Watch (HRW) reported Tuesday that the Cuban government “systematically engaged in arbitrary detention, ill-treatment of detainees, and abuse-ridden criminal prosecutions in response to peaceful anti-government protests in July 2021.”.

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Government Building Security: 4 Challenges and Solutions

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Thus, government buildings should always be prepared to ensure the government employees, officials, and the civilians around these structures will be safe. . News & Politics arson bombing cyber security government agency government buildings security infrastructure terrorism

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Venezuela opposition dissolves government of interim president

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Venezuela’s opposition National Assembly Friday voted 72 to 29 to dissolve the nation’s interim government, remove opposition leader Juan Guaido and constitute a commission to oversee the foreign assets of the Venezuelan government.

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India dispatch: Supreme Court to hear pleas against government ban on BBC Modi documentary

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Next week the Indian Supreme Court is set to hear a public interest litigation (PIL) as well as a separate plea by advocates in India challenging the ban placed by the central government on a documentary released by BBC.

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‘Widespread democratic backsliding’ an obstacle to African governance, report finds

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The Mo Ibrahim Foundation (MIF) Wednesday released its 2022 Index of African Governance , noting that governance across the African continent has “flatlined” since 2019. Despite the bleak message surrounding governance, the report highlighted a positive note.

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Colombia government to continue ceasefire peace talks with ELN rebels in Mexico in February

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Colombia and the National Liberation Army ( ELN ) rebel group Saturday released a joint statement saying that they will resume peace talks in Mexico next month, in response to the government recently declaring, and then subsequently calling off, a bilateral ceasefire.

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France government to support bill to add abortion rights to constitution

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French Prime Minister Élisabeth Borne Saturday expressed the French government’s support for a bill to add abortion rights to France’s constitution for future generations. jackson women's health org Elisabeth Borne europe France french government French Prime Minister roe v.

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India dispatch: Central Government plan to decide what constitutes ‘fake news’ draws criticism from journalists

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However, Rule 3(1)(b)(v) in its current form leaves the control over labeling of something as ‘fake’ within the exclusive domain of the government or its selected bodies, making it susceptible to abuse.

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Kurdistan Regional Government disregards Iraq Supreme Court oil ruling

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The Kurdistan Regional Government’s (KRG) judicial council Saturday said that its oil and gas law remains effective despite an Iraq Supreme Court ruling that found the law unconstitutional.

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UK government announces plan for new controversial Bill of Rights

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The United Kingdom (UK) government announced on Wednesday a new Bill of Rights is to be introduced to strengthen freedom of speech, restrict some human rights lawsuits, and to facilitate the deportation of criminals.

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Belarus government proposes legislation to strip ‘extremists’ of citizenship

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UN poverty and rights expert blames Lebanon government and central bank for humanitarian and economic crisis

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UN Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights Olivier De Schutter, in a report published Wednesday, condemned the Lebanese government and the central bank for the country’s worst economic and financial crisis, which has pushed most of its population into poverty.

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Report reveals British Virgin Islands government corruption, suggests constitutional suspension

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In January 2021, then-BVI Governor Augustus Jaspert issued an investigation into the governance of the territory, aiming to uncover “corruption, abuse of office and other serious dishonesty.” The inquiry reviewed allegations of government corruption and drug laundering.

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NV May Let Firms Run Local Governments

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Australia government ‘deeply troubled’ by ongoing China detainment of Australia citizen

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Senator Penny Wong from the Ministry for Foreign Affairs Office Thursday said that the “Australian Government is deeply troubled by the ongoing” detainment of Dr. Yang Hengju (also known as Dr. Yang Jun), an Australian citizen and academic.

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US, Australia, Denmark, Norway pledge to control tech exports to authoritarian governments

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The White House released a joint statement Friday announcing a partnership with Australia, Denmark, and Norway to try to curb the use of technologies by authoritarian governments that use the products for repression and surveillance.

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Kenya dispatch: concerns multiply after president outlines new government initiatives in inaugural interview

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Many were left wondering how they are going to survive while others have simply given up on the government and are now working on ensuring that their family and themselves are well off, regardless of how the economy is. Aynsley Genga is a JURIST Staff Correspondent in Kenya.

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UK climate group challenges government decision to approve Cumbria coal mine

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Climate activist group, Friends of the Earth UK (FOTE), Monday released an application it filed to the High Court against the government for its decision to approve a new coal mine in the northwestern county, Cumbria.

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Corporate Accountability Fall 2021 Online Forum

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The post Corporate Accountability Fall 2021 Online Forum appeared first on Corporate Governance. Corporate Accountability Fall 2021: Restoring the Balance. This is your chance to discuss the issues with Nell Minow, Michae O’Leary, Andy Behar, Josh Zinner, Doug Chia, Bruce F.