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Reuters
Colombia's war victims urge forgiveness as society splits over peace dealsaying any peace agreement reached would be put to the people to accept or reje
Colombia's war victims urge forgiveness as society splits over peace deal
Reuters / Posted an hour ago
saying any peace agreement reached would be put to the people to accept or reject. The plebiscite, which Colombia's constitutional court recently ruled could go ahead, is widely expected to take place before the end of the year. DIVIDED... Read more
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iol.co.za
NSPCA in Concourt fight for power to prosecuteimperative and would effectively create an alternative prosecuting system. The
NSPCA in Concourt fight for power to prosecute
iol.co.za / Posted 4 hours ago
imperative and would effectively create an alternative prosecuting system. The NSPCA then took the case to the Constitutional Court. Arguing for the NSPCA on Tuesday, advocate Kevin Hopkins said the matter concerned the... Read more
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Daily Maverick
TRAINSPOTTER: Judge Dredd — will Jacob Zuma, the ANC and Siraj Desai unprotect the public?most important appointments outside of Cabinet – Madonsela as Public Protector,
TRAINSPOTTER: Judge Dredd — will Jacob Zuma, the ANC and Siraj Desai unprotect the public?
Daily Maverick / Posted 8 hours ago
most important appointments outside of Cabinet – Madonsela as Public Protector, and Mogoeng Mogoeng as Chief Justice of the Constitutional Court – have taught the president and his court a brutal lesson. Ordinarily a superb judge of character, Zuma... Read more
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Reuters
South African police summon finance minister Gordhanend of apartheid 22 years ago. The ANC's reputation was bruised by Zuma's flip
South African police summon finance minister Gordhan
Reuters / Posted 13 hours ago
end of apartheid 22 years ago. The ANC's reputation was bruised by Zuma's flip-flopping over the finance ministry and by a constitutional court ruling that said he flouted the law over an order to repay inappropriate spending of state funds on his... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Austrian independent presidential hopeful bets on EU against far-right rivalwon a previous runoff vote in May, but Hofer's anti-Islam FPO successfully chal
Austrian independent presidential hopeful bets on EU against far-right rival
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 17 hours ago
won a previous runoff vote in May, but Hofer's anti-Islam FPO successfully challenged the result, and the country's Constitutional Court has ordered a re-run. "The reaction after the count (in May) encouraged me... I received several... Read more
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Swissinfo
Austrian independent presidential hopeful bets on EU against far-right rivalwon a previous runoff vote in May, but Hofer's anti-Islam FPO successfully chal
Austrian independent presidential hopeful bets on EU against far-right rival
Swissinfo / Posted 18 hours ago
won a previous runoff vote in May, but Hofer's anti-Islam FPO successfully challenged the result, and the country's Constitutional Court has ordered a re-run. "The reaction after the count (in May) encouraged me... I received several... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Who Inherits Your Partner's Estate If You're Not Married?Constitutional Court will soon give us an answer Last Thursday, the Constituti
Who Inherits Your Partner's Estate If You're Not Married?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 19 hours ago
Constitutional Court will soon give us an answer Last Thursday, the Constitutional Court heard an application for leave to appeal. The case involved a gay couple Mr Laubser and Mr Duplan, who lived together but never married. Mr Laubser passed away... Read more
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The Rhinelander Daily News
Woman charged with disorderly conduct rejects court's jurisdictionstatutes and codes are not the law, under the common law," Sanders asserted. "I
Woman charged with disorderly conduct rejects court's jurisdiction
The Rhinelander Daily News / Posted 19 hours ago
statutes and codes are not the law, under the common law," Sanders asserted. "Is this a common law court? Then it is not a constitutional court. You are just an administrator, you are not a judiciary." "Your objections are duly noted for the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Online Application Process to Be Finalised in Septemberthe regional admissions open days between the months of October and November 20
Online Application Process to Be Finalised in September
AllAfrica.com / Posted 21 hours ago
the regional admissions open days between the months of October and November 2016. "It is important to underline that the Constitutional Court ruling on Admissions Regulations does not mean parents can now take their children to any school of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Concourt Adjourns Presidential PetitionPresident Edgar Lungu and his party supporters (file photo). The Constitutiona
Concourt Adjourns Presidential Petition
AllAfrica.com / Posted 22 hours ago
President Edgar Lungu and his party supporters (file photo). The Constitutional Court has adjourned to tomorrow the petition against the election of President Edgar Lungu and his running mate Inonge Wina. UPND president Hakainde Hichilema and his... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
KZN race row guest house petitions ConCourt – but insists ‘legal system does not apply to us’what an idiot I am. We get a lot of that these days. We spoke on the phone at 1
KZN race row guest house petitions ConCourt – but insists ‘legal system does not apply to us’
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted yesterday
what an idiot I am. We get a lot of that these days. We spoke on the phone at 11h00 and I was able to inform her that the Constitutional Court has acknowledged receipt of the Urgent Appeal.” Slade caused a furore earlier this year when he refused... Read more
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New Zimbabwe
T supporters invade farm, arrestedlawyer Douglas Mwonzora told magistrate Mahwe that he intends to make an applic
T supporters invade farm, arrested
New Zimbabwe / Posted yesterday
lawyer Douglas Mwonzora told magistrate Mahwe that he intends to make an application for referral of the case to the Constitutional Court. “The accused are MDC T supporters who occupied the land and got arrested,” said Mwonzora. “There are... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Appeal Court Decision Lowers Cost of AdulterySupreme Court of Appeal abolished adultery as a ground for a delictual claim fo
Appeal Court Decision Lowers Cost of Adultery
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Supreme Court of Appeal abolished adultery as a ground for a delictual claim for damages in September 2014. South Africa's Constitutional Court endorsed that decision in June last year. Judge Smuts noted that the right to marry and found a family... Read more
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express
Human Rights Act WILL be SCRAPPED for British Bill of Rights, Liz Truss insistsnational security while still defending human rights. “And it would mean we ca
Human Rights Act WILL be SCRAPPED for British Bill of Rights, Liz Truss insists
express / Posted yesterday
national security while still defending human rights. “And it would mean we can escape what has become a de facto European constitutional court: the UK should withdraw from the European Convention and the jurisdiction of the Court in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
MPs Sued Over New VehiclesBy Derrick Kiyonga and Siraje Lubwama Twaha Sanywa, a Ugandan citizen, has ask
MPs Sued Over New Vehicles
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
By Derrick Kiyonga and Siraje Lubwama Twaha Sanywa, a Ugandan citizen, has asked the Constitutional court to block the proposed payout by parliament of Shs 150m to every MP to buy a new car. On August 17, speaker Rebecca Kadaga announced that in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
You Reap What You Sow: Lessons From Zambia's Electionsseed you choose to plant now, the direction you decide to take, will have conse
You Reap What You Sow: Lessons From Zambia's Elections
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
seed you choose to plant now, the direction you decide to take, will have consequences for many generations to come. The constitutional court is sowing; they can determine the Harvest The constitutional court (ConCourt) has a major task ahead.... Read more
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News.com.au
Rape row: Turkish newspaper accuses Sweden of having ‘highest rape rate worldwide’the message: “Turkey allows sex with children under the age of 15”. The headli
Rape row: Turkish newspaper accuses Sweden of having ‘highest rape rate worldwide’
News.com.au / Posted 2 days ago
the message: “Turkey allows sex with children under the age of 15”. The headline referred to a ruling by Turkey’s constitutional court to ditch a law that defined all sexual activities with children as abuse. The headline soon went viral... Read more
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New Zimbabwe
Anti-Bob Tajamuka seek to exhibit at Hre ShowDzamara’s family saying they were not supposed to involve his children. Tajamu
Anti-Bob Tajamuka seek to exhibit at Hre Show
New Zimbabwe / Posted 2 days ago
Dzamara’s family saying they were not supposed to involve his children. Tajamuka have also filed an application at the Constitutional Court asking the highest court in the land to determine if Mugabe is still the right person to lead the... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Young Blood vs Dead Wood: Where are the ANC’s Maimanes and Malemas?has shaken up Parliament and run a hard campaign to hold Zuma accountable for t
Young Blood vs Dead Wood: Where are the ANC’s Maimanes and Malemas?
Daily Maverick / Posted 2 days ago
has shaken up Parliament and run a hard campaign to hold Zuma accountable for the Nkandla upgrades. They dragged him to the Constitutional Court, which found him guilty of violating the Constitution. Malema continues to be the biggest thorn in... Read more
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Bay News 9 Tampa Bay
Congo opposition wants strike as election delayed until 2017issues and lack of money. Kabila, in power since 2001, is barred from running
Congo opposition wants strike as election delayed until 2017
Bay News 9 Tampa Bay / Posted 2 days ago
issues and lack of money. Kabila, in power since 2001, is barred from running for a third term under the constitution. The constitutional court in May said the president should remain in office until a new leader is elected. Since Congo won... Read more
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Boston Herald
Congo opposition wants strike as election delayed until 2017issues and lack of money. Kabila, in power since 2001, is barred from running
Congo opposition wants strike as election delayed until 2017
Boston Herald / Posted 2 days ago
issues and lack of money. Kabila, in power since 2001, is barred from running for a third term under the constitution. The constitutional court in May said the president should remain in office until a new leader is elected. Since Congo won... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Congo opposition wants strike as election delayed until 2017issues and lack of money. Kabila, in power since 2001, is barred from running
Congo opposition wants strike as election delayed until 2017
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 2 days ago
issues and lack of money. Kabila, in power since 2001, is barred from running for a third term under the constitution. The constitutional court in May said the president should remain in office until a new leader is elected. Since Congo won... Read more
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Daily Herald
Congo opposition wants strike as election delayed until 2017issues and lack of money. Kabila, in power since 2001, is barred from running
Congo opposition wants strike as election delayed until 2017
Daily Herald / Posted 2 days ago
issues and lack of money. Kabila, in power since 2001, is barred from running for a third term under the constitution. The constitutional court in May said the president should remain in office until a new leader is elected. Since Congo won... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Congo opposition wants strike as election delayed until 2017issues and lack of money. Kabila, in power since 2001, is barred from running
Congo opposition wants strike as election delayed until 2017
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 2 days ago
issues and lack of money. Kabila, in power since 2001, is barred from running for a third term under the constitution. The constitutional court in May said the president should remain in office until a new leader is elected. Since Congo won... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Congo opposition wants strike as election delayed until 2017issues and lack of money. Kabila, in power since 2001, is barred from running
Congo opposition wants strike as election delayed until 2017
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 2 days ago
issues and lack of money. Kabila, in power since 2001, is barred from running for a third term under the constitution. The constitutional court in May said the president should remain in office until a new leader is elected. Since Congo won... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Congo opposition wants strike as election delayed until 2017issues and lack of money. Kabila, in power since 2001, is barred from running
Congo opposition wants strike as election delayed until 2017
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 2 days ago
issues and lack of money. Kabila, in power since 2001, is barred from running for a third term under the constitution. The constitutional court in May said the president should remain in office until a new leader is elected. Since Congo won... Read more
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iol.co.za
Mvoko’s rights infringedon criticism of the SABC and President Jacob Zuma. Mvoko and seven other journ
Mvoko’s rights infringed
iol.co.za / Posted 2 days ago
on criticism of the SABC and President Jacob Zuma. Mvoko and seven other journalists have applied for direct access to the Constitutional Court to challenge the constitutionality of this decision and their suspension and dismissal, although the... Read more
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Salon.com
Congo electoral commission says vote should be delayedKabila, who has served as president since 2001, is barred from seeking a third
Congo electoral commission says vote should be delayed
Salon.com / Posted 3 days ago
Kabila, who has served as president since 2001, is barred from seeking a third term under Congo’s constitution. The constitutional court in May said that if elections are delayed, the president should remain in office until a new leader is... Read more
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FOX News
Congo electoral commission says vote should be delayedKabila, who has served as president since 2001, is barred from seeking a third
Congo electoral commission says vote should be delayed
FOX News / Posted 3 days ago
Kabila, who has served as president since 2001, is barred from seeking a third term under Congo's constitution. The constitutional court in May said that if elections are delayed, the president should remain in office until a new leader is... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Congo electoral commission calls for vote postponement in registration driveMr Kabila, who has served as president since 2001, is barred from seeking a thi
Congo electoral commission calls for vote postponement in registration drive
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
Mr Kabila, who has served as president since 2001, is barred from seeking a third term under Congo's constitution. The constitutional court in May said that if elections are delayed, the president should remain in office until a new leader is... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
MPs Vehicles - Constitutional Court PetitionedA concerned citizen has petitioned the Constitutional court challenging the pla
MPs Vehicles - Constitutional Court Petitioned
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
A concerned citizen has petitioned the Constitutional court challenging the planned purchase of vehicles for members of the tenth Parliament. Sanywa Twaha, a resident of Kajjansi, says that the move is erroneous because it creates differential... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Turkey airport ad accuses Sweden of 'highest rape rate'"Turkish decision to allow sex with children under 15 must be reversed," follow
Turkey airport ad accuses Sweden of 'highest rape rate'
Manila Standard Today / Posted 3 days ago
"Turkish decision to allow sex with children under 15 must be reversed," following a controversial ruling by the Turkish constitutional court. Her Turkish counterpart Mevlut Cavusoglu blasted her remark as "unacceptable," saying Wallstrom should... Read more
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International Business Times
Billboards in Istanbul airport warn travellers to Sweden of high risk of rapeCavusoglu said the claims highlighted the "racism, anti-Islamic and anti-Turkis
Billboards in Istanbul airport warn travellers to Sweden of high risk of rape
International Business Times / Posted 3 days ago
Cavusoglu said the claims highlighted the "racism, anti-Islamic and anti-Turkish (attitude) in Europe". After Turkey's Constitutional Court released a statement saying: "Sexual abuse actions against children will not be decriminalised and will... Read more
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DW
Report: Exercises for military deployment in Germany expected to start soon |military deployments only under special circumstances, including natural disast
Report: Exercises for military deployment in Germany expected to start soon |
DW / Posted 4 days ago
military deployments only under special circumstances, including natural disasters and imminent external threats. A 2012 Constitutional Court decision found that the Bundeswehr could also be deployed in the event of terrorist attacks. In July,... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Germany, like France, rethinks place of Islamic veils in societya head scarf that does not cover the face, which German officials acknowledge w
Germany, like France, rethinks place of Islamic veils in society
Brisbane Times / Posted 4 days ago
a head scarf that does not cover the face, which German officials acknowledge would not win approval from the country's constitutional court. German Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere. Photo: AP It would ban full face veils in schools and... Read more
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WA Today
Germany, like France, rethinks place of Islamic veils in societya head scarf that does not cover the face, which German officials acknowledge w
Germany, like France, rethinks place of Islamic veils in society
WA Today / Posted 4 days ago
a head scarf that does not cover the face, which German officials acknowledge would not win approval from the country's constitutional court. German Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere. Photo: AP It would ban full face veils in schools and... Read more
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New Zimbabwe
Lumumba’s Con-Court bid rejectedVIVA Zimbabwe leader Acie Lumumba’s application for referral of his Mugabe slur
Lumumba’s Con-Court bid rejected
New Zimbabwe / Posted 4 days ago
VIVA Zimbabwe leader Acie Lumumba’s application for referral of his Mugabe slur case to constitutional court was thrown out Friday after Harare magistrate Vakai Chikwekwe ruled that his utterances demeaned the President. Lumumba whose real name is... Read more
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The Age
Germany, like France, rethinks place of Islamic veils in societya head scarf that does not cover the face, which German officials acknowledge w
Germany, like France, rethinks place of Islamic veils in society
The Age / Posted 4 days ago
a head scarf that does not cover the face, which German officials acknowledge would not win approval from the country's constitutional court. German Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere. Photo: AP It would ban full face veils in schools and... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Germany, like France, rethinks place of Islamic veils in societya head scarf that does not cover the face, which German officials acknowledge w
Germany, like France, rethinks place of Islamic veils in society
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 4 days ago
a head scarf that does not cover the face, which German officials acknowledge would not win approval from the country's constitutional court. German Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere. Photo: AP It would ban full face veils in schools and... Read more
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Canberra Times
Germany, like France, rethinks place of Islamic veils in societya head scarf that does not cover the face, which German officials acknowledge w
Germany, like France, rethinks place of Islamic veils in society
Canberra Times / Posted 4 days ago
a head scarf that does not cover the face, which German officials acknowledge would not win approval from the country's constitutional court. German Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere. Photo: AP It would ban full face veils in schools and... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Strife fears raised over extra queryof appointed senators and MPs to vote from the lists. Mr Thaworn also noted th
Strife fears raised over extra query
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 4 days ago
of appointed senators and MPs to vote from the lists. Mr Thaworn also noted that the issue should be forwarded to the Constitutional Court for a ruling to ensure that it does not contradict the charter. Constitution Drafting Committee (CDC)... Read more
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Japan Today
Turkey airport ad warns against visiting Sweden due to rape ‹ Japan Todayminister calling on Turkey to respect child rights. Both incidents were in res
Turkey airport ad warns against visiting Sweden due to rape ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 4 days ago
minister calling on Turkey to respect child rights. Both incidents were in response to an earlier decision by Turkey’s Constitutional Court to scrap an article in the penal code defining sexual acts against children as abuse, triggering concern... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Airport ad warns of Sweden rape dangeras 'the result of racism and anti-Islam sentiment in Europe'. Her comments wer
Airport ad warns of Sweden rape danger
Sky News Australia / Posted 4 days ago
as 'the result of racism and anti-Islam sentiment in Europe'. Her comments were in reference to a decision by Turkey's constitutional court annulling a penal code provision punishing all sexual acts involving children under the age of 15 as... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Turkey airport ad accuses Sweden of 'highest rape rate'"Turkish decision to allow sex with children under 15 must be reversed", follow
Turkey airport ad accuses Sweden of 'highest rape rate'
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 4 days ago
"Turkish decision to allow sex with children under 15 must be reversed", following a controversial ruling by the Turkish constitutional court. Her Turkish counterpart Mevlut Cavusoglu blasted her remark as "unacceptable", saying Wallstrom should... Read more
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SKY News
Turkey Airport Ad Warns Of Rapes In Swedencinsel ilişkiye izin veriyor" pic.twitter.com/qZSsMuUoRu The tabloid headline
Turkey Airport Ad Warns Of Rapes In Sweden
SKY News / Posted 4 days ago
cinsel ilişkiye izin veriyor" pic.twitter.com/qZSsMuUoRu The tabloid headline referred to last month's ruling by Turkey's constitutional court to ditch a law that defined all sexual activities with children as abuse. The Vienna headline was... Read more
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iol.co.za
Same-sex couples: who inherits?matter, Laubscher’s brother refused to accept the court’s decision that Duplan
Same-sex couples: who inherits?
iol.co.za / Posted 4 days ago
matter, Laubscher’s brother refused to accept the court’s decision that Duplan was the rightful heir and appealed to the Constitutional Court. The CGE said Laubscher’s brother contends that the Gory case has been repealed by the Civil Union Act... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Turkish airport advert warns travellers about Sweden rape dangeras “the result of racism and anti-Islam sentiment in Europe”. Her comments wer
Turkish airport advert warns travellers about Sweden rape danger
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 4 days ago
as “the result of racism and anti-Islam sentiment in Europe”. Her comments were in reference to a decision by Turkey’s constitutional court annulling a penal code provision punishing all sexual acts involving children under the age of 15 as... Read more
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Salon.com
Turkey airport ad warns against visiting Sweden due to rapeminister calling on Turkey to respect child rights. Both incidents were in res
Turkey airport ad warns against visiting Sweden due to rape
Salon.com / Posted 4 days ago
minister calling on Turkey to respect child rights. Both incidents were in response to an earlier decision by Turkey’s Constitutional Court to scrap an article in the penal code defining sexual acts against children as abuse, triggering concern... Read more
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Daily Mail
Turkey claims Sweden is the world's rape capital amid diplomatic row'Turkish decision to allow sex with children under 15 must be reversed', follow
Turkey claims Sweden is the world's rape capital amid diplomatic row
Daily Mail / Posted 4 days ago
'Turkish decision to allow sex with children under 15 must be reversed', following a controversial ruling by the Turkish constitutional court. Share this article Her Turkish counterpart Mevlut Cavusoglu blasted her remark as 'unacceptable',... Read more
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News.com.au
Turkish ad warns of Sweden rape dangeras "the result of racism and anti-Islam sentiment in Europe". Her comments wer
Turkish ad warns of Sweden rape danger
News.com.au / Posted 4 days ago
as "the result of racism and anti-Islam sentiment in Europe". Her comments were in reference to a decision by Turkey's constitutional court annulling a penal code provision punishing all sexual acts involving children under the age of 15 as... Read more
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