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KPBS San Diego
If Parents In Taiwan Are OK With Their Kids' Sex Ed Class, Why Are Others So Upset?gay, bisexual and transgender rights. It is poised to legalize same-sex marriag
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gay, bisexual and transgender rights. It is poised to legalize same-sex marriage in the next two years because of a constitutional court decision in May. In late October, Taiwan had its 15th annual pride parade, which drew about 123,000... Read more
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KERA North Texas
If Parents In Taiwan Are OK With Their Kids' Sex Ed Class, Why Are Others So Upset?gay, bisexual and transgender rights. It is poised to legalize same-sex marriag
KERA North Texas / Posted yesterday
gay, bisexual and transgender rights. It is poised to legalize same-sex marriage in the next two years because of a constitutional court decision in May. In late October, Taiwan had its 15th annual pride parade, which drew about 123,000... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
SASSA-SAPO Agreement Does Not Mean Minister Dlamini Is Off the Hookis clear that SASSA also had a hand in this prolonged procurement process. The
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
is clear that SASSA also had a hand in this prolonged procurement process. The Panel of Experts appointed by the Constitutional Court to oversee this entire process found that SASSA failed to cooperate with experts. In a letter to the... Read more
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FOX News
Catalonia pushes for independence from Spainhim to Spain. Puigdemont is currently in Beglium with four other secessionist
FOX News / Posted 2 days ago
him to Spain. Puigdemont is currently in Beglium with four other secessionist allies. The news comes after Spain’s Constitutional Court officially annulled the Catalan parliament’s recent vote to declare the region independent from... Read more
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FOX News
Catalonia pushes for independence from Spainhim to Spain. Puigdemont is currently in Beglium with four other secessionist
FOX News / Posted 2 days ago
him to Spain. Puigdemont is currently in Beglium with four other secessionist allies. The news comes after Spain’s Constitutional Court officially annulled the Catalan parliament’s recent vote to declare the region independent from... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Sassa, Post Office continue negotiations as deadline loomsintervention by Treasury and greater involvement from the inter-ministerial com
Eye Witness News / Posted 2 days ago
intervention by Treasury and greater involvement from the inter-ministerial committee. If an agreement is reached on Friday, it will have to be handed to an expert panel appointed by the Constitutional Court. (Edited by Zama... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Factbox - State of Same-Sex Marriage Around the Worldthere in 2006. * No countries in Asia allow same-sex couples to marry or enter
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
there in 2006. * No countries in Asia allow same-sex couples to marry or enter civil unions of any kind. In May, Taiwan's constitutional court ruled that same-sex couples have the right to legally marry, the first such ruling in Asia. * Almost... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Clock ticks amid Sassa, Post Office deal uncertainty The Constitutional Court has also ordered that Sassa provide a panel of exper
Eye Witness News / Posted 2 days ago
The Constitutional Court has also ordered that Sassa provide a panel of experts with all details of this agreement on Friday. A Sassa card. Picture: Supplied The Constitutional Court has also... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Govt Sued Over Army Arrestscharged in court. Jeremiah Keeya Mwanje and Lawrence Alinaitwe say in the prea
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
charged in court. Jeremiah Keeya Mwanje and Lawrence Alinaitwe say in the preamble of their 10-page petition filed in the Constitutional Court on Wednesday that they are aggrieved by the continuous violation of constitutional provisions by... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Gordon Campbell on the centre right’s love of 'nanny state'Supreme Court of Canada, by the European Court of Human Rights, by the High Cou
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 3 days ago
Supreme Court of Canada, by the European Court of Human Rights, by the High Court of Australia, and by the South African Constitutional Court. (Note : removing this injustice should be a priority on the new government’s reform agenda.)There’s... Read more
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BBC News
The tribe forced to pick a new religionrights bodies are fighting to get recognition for the hundreds of other faiths
BBC News / Posted 3 days ago
rights bodies are fighting to get recognition for the hundreds of other faiths practised across Indonesia. The country's constitutional court recently ruled in their favour, finding that it was against the constitution to force people to state a... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
UN Urges Parties to ‘Stay the Course’ in Colombiaaffecting FARC members, which have resulted in delays in approving key legislat
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 3 days ago
affecting FARC members, which have resulted in delays in approving key legislation.Citing Monday’s decision by the Constitutional Court on the Tribunal, he expressed hope that Congress would quickly adopt the implementing legislation,... Read more
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DW
Kaczynski's PiS pulls Poland to periphery of European Union |after the European Commission initiated a Rule of Law dialogue in response to t
DW / Posted 3 days ago
after the European Commission initiated a Rule of Law dialogue in response to the government's targeting of Poland's Constitutional Court. That has proved mostly toothless: EU treaties allow for the blaming and shaming of member states but... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Statement On the Cabinet Meeting of 15 November 2017initiative and assignment of addresses 9.1. Cabinet was briefed on the progres
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
initiative and assignment of addresses 9.1. Cabinet was briefed on the progress report on the implementation of the Constitutional Court Judgement to assign addresses to the voters roll. Cabinet appreciated the full compliance with the six... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Progress Made in Assigning Addresses to Voters' RollCabinet is pleased with the progress being made in the implementation of the Co
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Cabinet is pleased with the progress being made in the implementation of the Constitutional Court judgment to assign addresses to the voters' roll. In June 2016, the Constitutional Court handed down judgment that the Independent Electoral Commission... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Coup Day - Harare Deceptively Normalarea houses the Office of the President and Cabinet at Munhumutapa Building, Th
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
area houses the Office of the President and Cabinet at Munhumutapa Building, The High Court of Zimbabwe, The Supreme and Constitutional Court, Defence House and the Parliament of Zimbabwe. While pedestrians were allowed to walk freely past the... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Applications to grow cannabis for medicinal, research purposes now openMedical Innovation Bill was discussed by MPs on Wednesday. WATCH: Cannabis act
Eye Witness News / Posted 4 days ago
Medical Innovation Bill was discussed by MPs on Wednesday. WATCH: Cannabis activists take legalisation case to Constitutional Court It proposes legalising dagga for medicinal purposes. The guidelines and regulations form part of the... Read more
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Eye Witness News
George Bizos praised as 'struggle stalwart of stalwarts'our last breath of air to fight for the democracy that this country so badly ne
Eye Witness News / Posted 4 days ago
our last breath of air to fight for the democracy that this country so badly needs.” Albie Sachs, a former judge on the Constitutional Court of South Africa, has described Bizos as the “struggle stalwart of stalwarts”. Nelson Mandela Foundation... Read more
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New Zimbabwe
Coup day: Harare deceptively normalarea houses the Office of the President and Cabinet at Munhumutapa Building, Th
New Zimbabwe / Posted 4 days ago
area houses the Office of the President and Cabinet at Munhumutapa Building, The High Court of Zimbabwe, The Supreme and Constitutional Court, Defence House and the Parliament of Zimbabwe. While pedestrians were allowed to walk freely past the... Read more
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Reuters
EU cranks up criticism of Poland over court reforms, nationalist rallywere killed in World War Two. “Poland could still be a leader in Europe, but h
Reuters / Posted 4 days ago
were killed in World War Two. “Poland could still be a leader in Europe, but has degraded itself... by politicizing the constitutional court, curtailing civil society, muzzling the free media,” he said. Amnesty International echoed that... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'Vibrant and Robust' Relations Between Arms of State Good for Democracy - Mbetewere helping to "refine the legislative framework" that enhanced Parliament's c
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
were helping to "refine the legislative framework" that enhanced Parliament's compliance with the Constitution. The Constitutional Court last year found that Parliament did not fulfil its constitutional duty in dealing with the Nkandla... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Strong enforcement needed if medical cannabis legalised, MPs toldMPs on its framework for medicinal cannabis access in South Africa. WATCH: Can
Eye Witness News / Posted 4 days ago
MPs on its framework for medicinal cannabis access in South Africa. WATCH: Cannabis activists take legalisation case to Constitutional Court The council has recommended that cannabis be rescheduled, to make it a legal substance to grow for... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Creating a 'Random Cut-Off Time' for Sexual Assault Victims Is Irrational - Frankel 8 Lawyersexual offences do not have their day in court because of provisions in the law
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
sexual offences do not have their day in court because of provisions in the law, the lawyer for the Frankel 8 argued in the Constitutional Court on Tuesday. "To create a random cut-off time for victims of sexual assault when there is so much... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
What the Hijacking of South Africa's Treasury Means for the Economycountry's public finances while also increasing transparency and engagement wit
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
country's public finances while also increasing transparency and engagement with civil society. He is the son of former constitutional court judge and anti-apartheid activist Albie Sachs, and a former member of the ANC's Economic Transformation... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
ConCourt Set to Rule That Decades-Old Sexual Assaults Can Still Be ProsecutedPerpetrators of sexual assault from years ago: beware. Following arguments hear
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Perpetrators of sexual assault from years ago: beware. Following arguments heard on Tuesday, the Constitutional Court looks set to rule in the near future that sexual offences dating back more than 20 years can still be prosecuted. If so, it would... Read more
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DW
PiS popular in Poland, isolated abroad, integral to Europe |a restructuring of the state under the motto "the ends justify the means." The
DW / Posted 4 days ago
a restructuring of the state under the motto "the ends justify the means." The controversial push to overhaul the country's constitutional court and reform the judiciary, as well as the ruthless transformation of public media outlets into... Read more
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Eye Witness News
ConCourt decision on sexual offences law expectedon sexual offences law expected The court on Tuesday heard an application from
Eye Witness News / Posted 4 days ago
on sexual offences law expected The court on Tuesday heard an application from the so-called Frankel 8. FILE: The Constitutional Court. Picture: Gia Nicolaides/EWN JOHANNESBURG - The Constitutional Court must now decide if it will confirm... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Court Bid to Lift Time Limit On Sex CrimesOn 14 November 2017, the Constitutional Court is hearing an application to conf
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
On 14 November 2017, the Constitutional Court is hearing an application to confirm a decision from the High Court in Johannesburg which invalidated legislation that set a time limit of 20 years on the prosecution of most sexual offences. This time... Read more
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Reuters
Colombia court approves peace tribunals ahead of congressional voteBOGOTA (Reuters) - Colombia’s constitutional court said in a ruling late on Tue
Reuters / Posted 5 days ago
BOGOTA (Reuters) - Colombia’s constitutional court said in a ruling late on Tuesday that special justice tribunals outlined in a peace deal between the government and the Marxist FARC rebels are constitutional, ahead of a congressional vote on the... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Colombia court approves peace tribunals ahead of congressional voteBOGOTA: Colombia's constitutional court said in a ruling late on Tuesday that s
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 5 days ago
BOGOTA: Colombia's constitutional court said in a ruling late on Tuesday that special justice tribunals outlined in a peace deal between the government and the Marxist FARC rebels are constitutional, ahead of a congressional vote on the subject. The... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Frankel 8: ConCourt hears arguments over sexual offences lawlaw The High Court declared ‘Section 18’ of the Criminal Procedure Act unconst
Eye Witness News / Posted 5 days ago
law The High Court declared ‘Section 18’ of the Criminal Procedure Act unconstitutional earlier this year. FILE: The Constitutional Court in Johannesburg. Picture: Reinart Toerien/EWN. JOHANNESBURG - The Constitutional Court is hearing... Read more
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Eye Witness News
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Eye Witness News / Posted 5 days ago
Transport Minister be fired [WATCH] Cape ablaze: 2 fires ravage WC simultaneously [WATCH] Trump to North Korea: Don’t underestimate us [WATCH] Cannabis activists take legalisation case to Constitutional Court [WATCH] Manana to apologise to vict... Read more
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Eye Witness News
[WATCH] Theresa May speaks of UK role post-BrexitTransport Minister be fired [WATCH] Cape ablaze: 2 fires ravage WC simultaneou
Eye Witness News / Posted 5 days ago
Transport Minister be fired [WATCH] Cape ablaze: 2 fires ravage WC simultaneously [WATCH] Trump to North Korea: Don’t underestimate us [WATCH] Cannabis activists take legalisation case to Constitutional Court [WATCH] Manana to apologise to vict... Read more
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Eye Witness News
[WATCH] Bizos: SA's leadership doesn't live up to Mandela's standardssimultaneously [WATCH] Trump to North Korea: Don’t underestimate us [WATCH] C
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simultaneously [WATCH] Trump to North Korea: Don’t underestimate us [WATCH] Cannabis activists take legalisation case to Constitutional Court [WATCH] Manana to apologise to victims [WATCH] Vivian Onano on tackling child marriages in... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Frankel 8: ConCourt to rule on court decision changing sex offences lawProcedure Act unconstitutional. This meant that the 20-year prescription bar o
Eye Witness News / Posted 5 days ago
Procedure Act unconstitutional. This meant that the 20-year prescription bar on sexual offences will be lifted if the Constitutional Court confirms the decision. Philanthropist and stockbroker Sidney Frankel is accused of abusing eight people... Read more
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Yonhap News Agency
Parliament to hold confirmation hearing on Constitutional Court chief next weekSEOUL, Nov. 14 (Yonhap) -- A parliamentary committee will hold a confirmation h
Yonhap News Agency / Posted 6 days ago
SEOUL, Nov. 14 (Yonhap) -- A parliamentary committee will hold a confirmation hearing on Constitutional Court chief nominee Lee Jin-sung next week amid concerns about the prolonged leadership void at the top of the judiciary. The National Assembly's... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Zuma: Nothing factual about Nkandla corruption claimswas just political. The president spoke to news channel ANN7 in an exclusive i
Eye Witness News / Posted 6 days ago
was just political. The president spoke to news channel ANN7 in an exclusive interview on Monday night. Last year, the Constitutional Court found that he acted in breach of his obligations in terms of Section 96 of the Constitution, when he... Read more
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Yonhap News Agency
High court keeps 3-yr jail term for Park confidante for soliciting favors for her daughtermany alleged wrongdoings that triggered moves towards Park's impeachment late l
Yonhap News Agency / Posted 6 days ago
many alleged wrongdoings that triggered moves towards Park's impeachment late last year. She was removed from office upon a Constitutional Court ruling on March 10, and is also standing trial over a string of charges including bribery. This... Read more
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Yonhap News Agency
Appeals court retains 3-yr jail term for Park confidante for soliciting favors for her daughtermany alleged wrongdoings that triggered moves towards Park's impeachment late l
Yonhap News Agency / Posted 6 days ago
many alleged wrongdoings that triggered moves towards Park's impeachment late last year. She was removed from office upon a Constitutional Court ruling on March 10, and is also standing trial over a string of charges including bribery. This... Read more
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The Courier Mail
RUSH HOUR: No life after death, expert saysfrom birth Germany’s top court has ruled that there must be a “third gender” o
The Courier Mail / Posted 6 days ago
from birth Germany’s top court has ruled that there must be a “third gender” option on birth certificates. The Federal Constitutional Court said that the current regulations that offer only male or female options are discriminatory against... Read more
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Eye Witness News
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simultaneously [WATCH] Trump to North Korea: Don’t underestimate us [WATCH] Cannabis activists take legalisation case to Constitutional Court [WATCH] Manana to apologise to victims [WATCH] Vivian Onano on tackling child marriages in... Read more
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Aljazeera
Czech Republic's tiny Muslim community subject to hatefreedoms. Even if the two parties did align, they would have a hard time carry
Aljazeera / Posted 6 days ago
freedoms. Even if the two parties did align, they would have a hard time carrying out such a ban, the chief of the Constitutional Court, Pavel Rychetsky, told local media saying: "Nobody can forbid freedom of religion and belief." Still,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Sassa Mayhem - Govt Officials Hell-Bent for CPs to Dish Out Grants, Says Nzimandeservice provider to handle the core aspects of the grants scheme before the Mar
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
service provider to handle the core aspects of the grants scheme before the March 31, 2018 deadline, as ordered by the Constitutional Court. Parliamentarians heard last week that an elusive deal with the SAPO to assist the scheme has until... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Thabane Warns Mosisilito seek relief from the courts arguing that his constitutional rights had been
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
to seek relief from the courts arguing that his constitutional rights had been violated but his case was dismissed by the constitutional court. While that judgment should have paved the way for Mr Metsing's prosecution, this did not happen because... Read more
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The Courier Express Newspapers
Human rights group accuses Guatemalan courts of delaysdictator Jose Efrain Rios Montt as another case bogged down by delays. Rios Mo
The Courier Express Newspapers / Posted 7 days ago
dictator Jose Efrain Rios Montt as another case bogged down by delays. Rios Montt was convicted in 2013, but Guatemala's Constitutional Court threw the verdict out. A new special proceeding, which cannot result in a guilty verdict because of Rios... Read more
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