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Belfast Telegraph
Thomas 'Slab' Murphy to be sentenced for tax evasion on February 26in Dublin Alleged former IRA chief Thomas "Slab" Murphy will be sentenced for
Thomas 'Slab' Murphy to be sentenced for tax evasion on February 26
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 10 hours ago
in Dublin Alleged former IRA chief Thomas "Slab" Murphy will be sentenced for tax evasion on the same day as the general election. The Special Criminal Court in Dublin heard the 66-year-old bachelor farmer owes the Irish exchequer almost 190,000... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Thomas 'Slab' Murphy to be sentenced for tax evasion on February 2626 Alleged former IRA chief Thomas "Slab" Murphy will be sentenced for tax eva
Thomas 'Slab' Murphy to be sentenced for tax evasion on February 26
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 13 hours ago
26 Alleged former IRA chief Thomas "Slab" Murphy will be sentenced for tax evasion on the same day as Ireland's general election. The Special Criminal Court in Dublin heard the 66-year-old bachelor farmer owes the Irish exchequer almost 190,000... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Thomas 'Slab' Murphy to be sentenced on Republic's election day Thomas "Slab" Murphy faces sentencing after being found guilty of tax offence
Thomas 'Slab' Murphy to be sentenced on Republic's election day
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 14 hours ago
Thomas "Slab" Murphy faces sentencing after being found guilty of tax offences Prominent republican Thomas “Slab” Murphy has had his sentencing for tax fraud adjourned at the Special... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Thomas 'Slab' Murphy to be sentenced for tax evasion'Slab' Murphy to be sentenced for tax evasion Thomas "Slab" Murphy faces sente
Thomas 'Slab' Murphy to be sentenced for tax evasion
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 19 hours ago
'Slab' Murphy to be sentenced for tax evasion Thomas "Slab" Murphy faces sentencing after being found guilty of tax offences Alleged former IRA chief Thomas "Slab" Murphy faces a sentencing hearing in for tax evasion. The 66-year-old from... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Topic - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)& Culture Corrections & Clarifications Health & Wellbeing Religion & Ethics
Topic - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted yesterday
& Culture Corrections & Clarifications Health & Wellbeing Religion & Ethics The Weather Man Antony Green's Election Blog Sulphur Creek Tasmania Police charge an 18-year-old and a 15-year-old with offences under the Wildlife... Read more
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Business Standard India
Caught between Akbar Road and 'Akhbaar' RoadLtd (AJL) "a matter of concern in a democratic set up" Defence of Gandhis befo
Caught between Akbar Road and 'Akhbaar' Road
Business Standard India / Posted yesterday
Ltd (AJL) "a matter of concern in a democratic set up" Defence of Gandhis before SC: The Representation of Peoples' Act does not prohibit the giving of loan by a political party to a public limited company. This aspect has been clarified by... Read more
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International Business Times
Uganda: People have not had a free and fair election for the past 20 years, activists claim Ugandans have not had a free and fair election for at least the past 20 years,
Uganda: People have not had a free and fair election for the past 20 years, activists claim
International Business Times / Posted yesterday
Ugandans have not had a free and fair election for at least the past 20 years, a human rights group has claimed. New research compiled on rights abuses in Uganda since 1997, meanwhile, has revealed that human rights violations in Uganda for the past... Read more
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International Business Times
Conservatives accused of racking up thousands in undeclared by-election spending Receipts obtained by the channel appear to show that the party overspent at thr
Conservatives accused of racking up thousands in undeclared by-election spending
International Business Times / Posted 2 days ago
Receipts obtained by the channel appear to show that the party overspent at three by-elections in 2014, putting their total spending for those polls above the legal £100,000 by-election cap. In Newark, Clacton and Rochester, bills appear to show... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Niall Collins has called Sinn Féin a 'cult'party. “I think they are bereft of any credibility, in terms of their stance o
Niall Collins has called Sinn Féin a 'cult'
Irish Examiner / Posted 2 days ago
party. “I think they are bereft of any credibility, in terms of their stance on the Special Criminal Court and the offences against the State act. “I think people are appalled and disgusted and I think it really shows them up for what they... Read more
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Scotsman
Martyn McLaughlin: Time to update Victorian electoral lawswas eviscerated by Scottish judges, but the real culprit in this case was the q
Martyn McLaughlin: Time to update Victorian electoral laws
Scotsman / Posted 2 days ago
was eviscerated by Scottish judges, but the real culprit in this case was the quagmire of antiquated laws governing our elections. Picture: Greg Macvean CARMICHAEL case highlights just why our antiquated electoral legislation needs change,... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Dad of Tory bullying scandal victim demands criminal charges over son's suicidelast year following bullying claims, had previously been praised by the PM afte
Dad of Tory bullying scandal victim demands criminal charges over son's suicide
Daily Mirror / Posted 3 days ago
last year following bullying claims, had previously been praised by the PM after organising the successful RoadTrip 2015 election campaign. But he was banned for life from the party when Cabinet Minister Robert Halfon accused him of trying to... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Sinn Féin promises extra annual holiday to mark 1916 Risingit says that red-line issues for the party are scrapping water charges and prop
Sinn Féin promises extra annual holiday to mark 1916 Rising
Irish Examiner / Posted 3 days ago
it says that red-line issues for the party are scrapping water charges and property taxes. Launching his party’s General Election manifesto in Dublin, Gerry Adams said that the all the party proposals have been fully costed over its plans to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
What Voters Must KnowKampala — It is exactly nine days to the much-awaited February 18, when registe
What Voters Must Know
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Kampala — It is exactly nine days to the much-awaited February 18, when registered Ugandan voters will begin casting their ballot at 7am across the country to pick the next president and Members of Parliament. Other lower tier government voting will... Read more
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Daily Mail
Twelve men who repeatedly gang-raped and abused teenage girldecades believes that some of the men may have attended in the past, but said t
Twelve men who repeatedly gang-raped and abused teenage girl
Daily Mail / Posted 4 days ago
decades believes that some of the men may have attended in the past, but said the Muslim community totally condemn their actions. He told MailOnline: 'Everyone now believes that justice has been done, we need to move forward and it is a lesson... Read more
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Channel 4 News
Conservatives appear to have overspent on three by-electionsof the Conservatives senior "Ground War Team", including 18 nights for deputy h
Conservatives appear to have overspent on three by-elections
Channel 4 News / Posted 4 days ago
of the Conservatives senior "Ground War Team", including 18 nights for deputy head of press Richard Holden, 18 nights for election coordinator Richard Piper-Griffiths, and three nights for Simon Glasson. Spending returns signed by Robert Jenrick... Read more
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iol.co.za
IEC issues warning ahead of electionsthe past, this had rarely happened, and even the IEC had not referred cases to
IEC issues warning ahead of elections
iol.co.za / Posted 4 days ago
the past, this had rarely happened, and even the IEC had not referred cases to the court when breaches threatened free elections,” he said. “But we have reached a point where we don’t care what you think of us,” Mosery told the... Read more
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heraldscotland
UKip MEP still employing assistant facing sex chargesThackeray, 55, who stood for Ukip in Glasgow East at last year’s general electi
UKip MEP still employing assistant facing sex charges
heraldscotland / Posted 6 days ago
Thackeray, 55, who stood for Ukip in Glasgow East at last year’s general election, appeared at Glasgow Sheriff Court on January 25 accused of making indecent phone calls. He was charged under section 7(1) of the Sexual Offences (Scotland) Act 2009... Read more
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New Kerala
Court exempts AAP MLA Bhavna Gaur from personal appearanceAadmi Party (AAP) MLA Bhavna Gaur from presence in the court during hearing in
Court exempts AAP MLA Bhavna Gaur from personal appearance
New Kerala / Posted 6 days ago
Aadmi Party (AAP) MLA Bhavna Gaur from presence in the court during hearing in the case of alleged misrepresentation of facts about her academic credits. The next date of hearing is March 19, when charges will be framed. The court was hearing a... Read more
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The Financial Express
Plea in SC against PM for alleged poll code violationAn Ahmedabad resident has filed a plea in Supreme Court seeking action against
Plea in SC against PM for alleged poll code violation
The Financial Express / Posted 8 days ago
An Ahmedabad resident has filed a plea in Supreme Court seeking action against Prime Minister Narendra Modi for allegedly violating the poll code during 2014 Lok Sabha elections by posting his selfie with BJP symbol ‘lotus’ on social media... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Sejusa Faces Seven Years in Jail, Demotion or Dismissalofficial leave, two counts of conduct prejudicial to the good order of the army
Sejusa Faces Seven Years in Jail, Demotion or Dismissal
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
official leave, two counts of conduct prejudicial to the good order of the army and two counts of engaging in political activity, contrary to the military law. The General returns to the General Court Martial on Tuesday for hearing of his bail... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
The Rule of Law Is the Fulcrum of Civilisationshould preface further comments with the following, that, firstly, that I did n
The Rule of Law Is the Fulcrum of Civilisation
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
should preface further comments with the following, that, firstly, that I did not vote for the APC in the last presidential elections; and secondly, that I am not a card-carrying member of any party. But I do not see how the president can be accused... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
How Besigye Lost 2001, 2006 Election PetitionsThe election of 1980 is a vital reference point in Uganda's history mainly beca
How Besigye Lost 2001, 2006 Election Petitions
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
The election of 1980 is a vital reference point in Uganda's history mainly because ballots transformed into bullets. Mr Yoweri Museveni, a minor candidate in the election leading the emerging Uganda Patriotic Movement party, took it upon himself to... Read more
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Daily Mirror
UKIP chairman in Scotland stands down after being charged with 6 sexual offencesThe charges partly relate to alleged calls where sexual activity could be heard
UKIP chairman in Scotland stands down after being charged with 6 sexual offences
Daily Mirror / Posted 12 days ago
The charges partly relate to alleged calls where sexual activity could be heard in the background. Another offence allegedly involved the use of a phone in a Paisley pub, Hamishes’ Hoose. Thackeray, 55, faces six charges under the Sexual Offences... Read more
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Daily Record
UKIP's Scottish chairman steps down after facing six sex call chargesHe left his post after the Sunday Mail asked about the case. The charges partl
UKIP's Scottish chairman steps down after facing six sex call charges
Daily Record / Posted 12 days ago
He left his post after the Sunday Mail asked about the case. The charges partly relate to alleged calls where sexual activity could be heard in the background. Another offence allegedly involved the use of a phone in a Paisley pub, Hamishes’... Read more
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Asian Correspondent
Malaysia: Najib’s crackdown on dissent isn’t going all his own wayAnti-Corruption Commission (MACC) Report into 1MDB financial scandal, declared
Malaysia: Najib’s crackdown on dissent isn’t going all his own way
Asian Correspondent / Posted 13 days ago
Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) Report into 1MDB financial scandal, declared that Prime Minister Najib was cleared of any offences or misdoings. One senior minister in the PM’s Department, Azalina Othman, said that the attorney-general’s powers... Read more
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Daily News
THE NEW WAVE OF TERRORGnanasara Thera, who played a pivotal role to keep minorities away from former
THE NEW WAVE OF TERROR
Daily News / Posted 17 days ago
Gnanasara Thera, who played a pivotal role to keep minorities away from former President Rajapaksa at the last Presidential election, hardly made a public appearance. In an interesting move, the BBS decided to contest the Parliamentary election... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Falana Writes ICC, Demands Prosecution of Indicted NigeriansHuman rights activist, Femi Falana (SAN), has urged the International Criminal
Falana Writes ICC, Demands Prosecution of Indicted Nigerians
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 days ago
Human rights activist, Femi Falana (SAN), has urged the International Criminal Court (ICC) to investigate the alleged diversion of $8 billion meant for the procurement of arms to fight the Boko Haram insurgency in Nigeria. Specifically, Falana wants... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Falana Drags Suspects to ICCof the members of the Armed Forces of the Republic of Nigeria who were charged
Falana Drags Suspects to ICC
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 days ago
of the members of the Armed Forces of the Republic of Nigeria who were charged with mutiny, cowardly behaviour and sundry offences before the courts-martial instituted by the former military authorities. As we shall demonstrate anon, the only... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Group Demands Ekweremadu's Investigation Over Petition Linking Judge With Tinubusuit involving the All Progressives Congress and the Peoples' Democratic Party.
Group Demands Ekweremadu's Investigation Over Petition Linking Judge With Tinubu
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 days ago
suit involving the All Progressives Congress and the Peoples' Democratic Party. In a petition to the Independent Corrupt Practices ‎(and Other Related Offences) Commission, the group accused Mr. Ekweremadu of attributing the judge's 'bias' to his... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
N666.08 Million Fraud - ICPC Arraigns Agabi, Ex-Nasarawa Governorship Candidate, Four OthersAbuja — The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission
N666.08 Million Fraud - ICPC Arraigns Agabi, Ex-Nasarawa Governorship Candidate, Four Others
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 days ago
Abuja — The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has arraigned the former governorship candidate of Nasarawa State in the 2015 election, Mr. Yusuf Mohammed Agabi before an Abuja Federal High Court for defrauding... Read more
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Canberra Times
Simon Corbell not impressed by one-punch attack proposalACT Attorney-General Simon Corbell says Jeremy Hanson's proposal is a 'con job
Simon Corbell not impressed by one-punch attack proposal
Canberra Times / Posted 21 days ago
ACT Attorney-General Simon Corbell says Jeremy Hanson's proposal is a 'con job on the community'. Photo: Rohan Thomson The government has slammed an opposition proposal for tougher sentences for anyone found guilty of serious one-punch attacks in... Read more
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Sabah Daily Express
Sarawak granted 13 wishesmatters while the third would be on the State's oil and gas royalty request, th
Sarawak granted 13 wishes
Sabah Daily Express / Posted 21 days ago
matters while the third would be on the State's oil and gas royalty request, the validity of the Territorial Waters Act and the Petroleum Development Act. He said he needed more time to negotiate on the next two. "That is why I am asking... Read more
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Channel 4 News
Electoral Commission asks Tories to explain £14,000 Ramsgate hotel bills | Michael Crick on Politicshas asked the Conservative Party to explain why the party decided four bills fo
Electoral Commission asks Tories to explain £14,000 Ramsgate hotel bills | Michael Crick on Politics
Channel 4 News / Posted 22 days ago
has asked the Conservative Party to explain why the party decided four bills for a hotel in Ramsgate during the general election should be attributed to national spending. The bills were for more than £14,000 for several rooms at the smart... Read more
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Canberra Times
Jeremy Hanson proposes new one-punch offences for the ACTJay Cronan Anyone found guilty of serious one-punch attacks causing death coul
Jeremy Hanson proposes new one-punch offences for the ACT
Canberra Times / Posted 22 days ago
Jay Cronan Anyone found guilty of serious one-punch attacks causing death could face up to 25 years in jail under draft ACT legislation proposed by Opposition Leader Jeremy Hanson. Mr Hanson said the community wanted tougher penalties for... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Why IEBC Could Not Strike Off Wetang'ula Name From Voter Listroll, the commission admitted there is a "lacuna" in law, making it difficult t
Why IEBC Could Not Strike Off Wetang'ula Name From Voter List
AllAfrica.com / Posted 23 days ago
roll, the commission admitted there is a "lacuna" in law, making it difficult to punish anyone found guilty of electoral offences. "As long as it is just pronounced that there is an offence and that offence has not gone through the process of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Election Law On Deregistering Poll Offenders Lacks Clarity - IEBCKenya's Elections Act needs amendments to give the electoral body full authorit
Election Law On Deregistering Poll Offenders Lacks Clarity - IEBC
AllAfrica.com / Posted 23 days ago
Kenya's Elections Act needs amendments to give the electoral body full authority to remove a candidate found guilty of poll offences from the voter register. This is what came out of the Special Committee of the Independent Electoral and Boundaries... Read more
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birminghammail
The latest news from around the worldthe reforms, there will also be an escalation of Ofsted's investigations into u
The latest news from around the world
birminghammail / Posted 24 days ago
the reforms, there will also be an escalation of Ofsted's investigations into unregistered, illegal schools, and tougher action to prosecute these schools. This will include giving the watchdog more resources to carry out inquiries, according to... Read more
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chroniclelive
The latest news from around the worldthe reforms, there will also be an escalation of Ofsted's investigations into u
The latest news from around the world
chroniclelive / Posted 24 days ago
the reforms, there will also be an escalation of Ofsted's investigations into unregistered, illegal schools, and tougher action to prosecute these schools. This will include giving the watchdog more resources to carry out inquiries, according to... Read more
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Surrey Advertiser
The latest news from around the worldthe reforms, there will also be an escalation of Ofsted's investigations into u
The latest news from around the world
Surrey Advertiser / Posted 24 days ago
the reforms, there will also be an escalation of Ofsted's investigations into unregistered, illegal schools, and tougher action to prosecute these schools. This will include giving the watchdog more resources to carry out inquiries, according to... Read more
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Reading Evening Post
The latest news from around the worldthe reforms, there will also be an escalation of Ofsted's investigations into u
The latest news from around the world
Reading Evening Post / Posted 24 days ago
the reforms, there will also be an escalation of Ofsted's investigations into unregistered, illegal schools, and tougher action to prosecute these schools. This will include giving the watchdog more resources to carry out inquiries, according to... Read more
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walesonline
The latest news from around the worldthe reforms, there will also be an escalation of Ofsted's investigations into u
The latest news from around the world
walesonline / Posted 24 days ago
the reforms, there will also be an escalation of Ofsted's investigations into unregistered, illegal schools, and tougher action to prosecute these schools. This will include giving the watchdog more resources to carry out inquiries, according to... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
The latest news from around the worldthe reforms, there will also be an escalation of Ofsted's investigations into u
The latest news from around the world
Manchester Evening News / Posted 24 days ago
the reforms, there will also be an escalation of Ofsted's investigations into unregistered, illegal schools, and tougher action to prosecute these schools. This will include giving the watchdog more resources to carry out inquiries, according to... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Morning news headlines: New website to help protect children from extremism; Eagles singer and guitarist Glenn Frey dies aged 67the reforms, there will also be an escalation of Ofsted's investigations into u
Morning news headlines: New website to help protect children from extremism; Eagles singer and guitarist Glenn Frey dies aged 67
Liverpool Echo / Posted 24 days ago
the reforms, there will also be an escalation of Ofsted's investigations into unregistered, illegal schools, and tougher action to prosecute these schools. This will include giving the watchdog more resources to carry out inquiries, according to... Read more
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New Kerala
Court reserves order on AAP MLA Bhavna Gaur's pleaon the plea of AAP legislator Bhavna Gaur seeking discharge in a case in which
Court reserves order on AAP MLA Bhavna Gaur's plea
New Kerala / Posted 25 days ago
on the plea of AAP legislator Bhavna Gaur seeking discharge in a case in which she has been accused of misrepresenting facts about her academic background. Metropolitan Magistrate Pankaj Sharma fixed January 30 to deliver its order on the plea... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Hate Speech - NCIC to Give Police Recorderswho are fond of making inflammatory remarks. Mr Kaparo said the cohesion team
Hate Speech - NCIC to Give Police Recorders
AllAfrica.com / Posted 25 days ago
who are fond of making inflammatory remarks. Mr Kaparo said the cohesion team is also working on amendments to the NCIC Act in a bid to give the commission additional powers. He said that they were already monitoring cases of incitement on... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
The Supreme Court Can Save Our Judiciaryof justice after seeing two judges reach for two extremes of the continuum whil
The Supreme Court Can Save Our Judiciary
AllAfrica.com / Posted 26 days ago
of justice after seeing two judges reach for two extremes of the continuum while sentencing on two remarkably similar offences, wrote in exasperation: "One can be forgiven for concluding that justice is a lottery... in which the luck of the... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Charter beefs up early-warning systemStories CHA-AM — The new constitution will allow three independent bodies to w
Charter beefs up early-warning system
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 27 days ago
Stories CHA-AM — The new constitution will allow three independent bodies to warn the government of potentially damaging actions, after which the government and the prime minister cannot pass the buck if legal challenges ensue. The three bodies... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Football Act jails young people for swearing MSPs toldjailed for nothing more than swearing MSPs have been told. A fans group, oppos
Football Act jails young people for swearing MSPs told
EveningTimes Online / Posted a month ago
jailed for nothing more than swearing MSPs have been told. A fans group, opposed to the Offensive Behaviour at Football Act, have submitted a petition to the Scottish Parliament calling for a review with a view to scraping the act. They told... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Government Intimidating Media Houses— Ugandan media houses are being intimidated by government functionaries for co
Government Intimidating Media Houses
AllAfrica.com / Posted a month ago
— Ugandan media houses are being intimidated by government functionaries for covering Opposition politicians ahead of the elections, a new Human Rights Watch (HRW) report released yesterday reveals. The 48-page report titled Keep the People... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Today It's Aine, Tomorrow It Could Be You or Your Loved Onepersons who went missing. This law which is still on our statute books is calle
Today It's Aine, Tomorrow It Could Be You or Your Loved One
AllAfrica.com / Posted a month ago
persons who went missing. This law which is still on our statute books is called the Estate of Missing Persons [management] Act of 1973. By the time the NRM government took power in 1986, the issue of 'missing persons' was trending globally and... Read more
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