Your search for Civil rights and liberties retrieved 26 results.
National Council of Justice Sets Quota for Blacks (June 15, 2015) by Eduardo Soares
The Brazilian National Council of Justice issued a resolution on June 9, 2015, that establishes that ...
Topic: Civil rights and liberties; Judiciary; Legislative powers; Minority rights; Racial and ethnic relations
Alimony Now Permitted for Gay Couples (March 09, 2015) by Eduardo Soares
On March 3, 2015, the Brazilian Superior Tribunal of Justice (Superior Tribunal de Justiça, STJ) unanimously ...
Topic: Civil law; Civil rights and liberties; Families ; Judiciary; LGBT rights; Marriage and family status
Constitutional Amendment to Extend Jurisdiction of Superior Courts to Tribal Areas (March 03, 2015) by Tariq Ahmad
On February 20, 2015, Pakistan's Senate Standing Committee on Law and Justice approved a constitutional amendment ...
Topic: Civil rights and liberties; Constitution; Judiciary; Jurisdiction; State and local government; Territories and protectorates
Security Laws (Amendment) Bill Enacted (December 30, 2014) by Hanibal Goitom
On December 19, 2014, Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta signed into law the controversial Security Laws (Amendment) ...
Topic: Civil rights and liberties; Legislative bodies; National security
Lustration of Government Officials Started (October 29, 2014) by Peter Roudik
On October 9, 2014, the President of Ukraine signed the "Law on Cleansing of the Authorities," ...
Topic: Civil rights and liberties; Government ethics and transparency; Officials and employees
Human Rights Experts Again Urge Sedition Law Abolition (October 15, 2014) by Constance Johnson
On October 8, 2014, a group of experts associated with the United Nations Human Rights Council ...
Topic: Civil rights and liberties; Crime and law enforcement; Freedom of speech; International organizations
Draft Law Regulating the Relationship Between Employees and Employers During Strikes (October 08, 2014) by George Sadek
On October 4, 2014, representatives of Egypt's Ministry of Labor held a number of meetings with ...
Topic: Civil rights and liberties; Labor; Labor-management relations
Foreign Fighters Bill Introduced in Parliament (September 30, 2014) by Kelly Buchanan
On September 24, 2014, the Australian Attorney-General, George Brandis, introduced the Counter-Terrorism Legislation Amendment (Foreign Fighters) ...
Topic: Civil rights and liberties; Crime and law enforcement; Criminal code; Terrorism
Legislators Considering New Law to Fight Terrorism (September 30, 2014) by Nicolas Boring
French legislators are currently considering a proposed new law to reinforce the legal arsenal against terrorism. ...
Topic: Civil rights and liberties; Terrorism
Presidential Decree Enhances Punishments Against Legal Persons and Individuals Receiving Foreign Funding (September 26, 2014) by George Sadek
On September 21, 2014, President Abdal Fatah al Sisi of Egypt issued Presidential Decree No. 128 ...
Topic: Civil rights and liberties; Crime and law enforcement; Criminal code; Human rights
Control over Foreign Movies and TV Shows on Online Video Sites Tightened (September 22, 2014) by Laney Zhang
China's State Administration of Press, Publication, Radio, Film, and Television (SAPPRFT) recently issued a circular on ...
Topic: Civil rights and liberties; Communications; Internet; Television and Film
Prohibition of Age-Based Discrimination in Public Places and in Provision of Products and Services (July 15, 2014) by Ruth Levush
On July 7, 2014, the Knesset (Israel's parliament) passed the Prohibition of Discrimination (Amendments) Law, ...
Topic: Civil rights and liberties; Discrimination; Health
Parliament to Criminalize Use of Wrong Title to Address Top Government Officials (May 09, 2014) by Hanibal Goitom
Kenya's Parliament is considering a bill, the Order of Precedence Bill, 2014, which, among other goals, ...
Topic: Civil rights and liberties; Crime and law enforcement; Officials and employees
Disability Rights Group Seeks New Law (April 28, 2014) by Constance Johnson
On April 21, 2014, Fajri Nursyamsi, a researcher at Indonesia's Legal and Policy Studies Center and ...
Topic: Civil rights and liberties; Treaties and International Agreements/Human Rights; United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, 2006
Amendments to Law on Nonprofit Organizations Proposed (February 04, 2014) by Wendy Zeldin
The Government of Croatia proposed a draft Law on Financial Operations and Accounting for Non-Profit Organizations ...
Topic: Civil rights and liberties; Nongovernmental organizations; Nonprofit corporations
President Approves Anti-Protest Law (December 19, 2013) by George Sadek
On November 24, 2013, President Adly Mansour, Egypt's Interim President, approved Law 107-2013, known as the ...
Topic: Civil rights and liberties; Protest and dissent
Antwerp Attorney-General Calls for Comprehensive DNA Database (December 05, 2013) by Nicolas Boring
Yves Liégeois, the Attorney-General (Procureur-général) of Antwerp, has recently suggested that DNA samples be taken from ...
Topic: Civil rights and liberties; Criminal procedure; Evidence; Right of privacy
Court of Protection Grants Vasectomy for Man with Learning Disabilities (August 21, 2013) by Clare Feikert-Ahalt
In an historic judgment, the Court of Protection for England and Wales has ruled that it ...
Topic: Civil rights and liberties; Family planning and birth control
Jurisdiction: England and Wales
New Accessibility Regulations Passed (October 03, 2012) by Laney Zhang
China's new Regulations on Construction of a Barrier-Free Environment, which came into effect on August 1, ...
Topic: Civil rights and liberties; Building construction
Ratification of Disabilities Convention (February 27, 2012) by Wendy Zeldin
On January 26, 2012, the Bulgarian National Assembly unanimously ratified the United Nations Convention on the ...
Topic: Treaties and international agreements/human rights; Civil rights and liberties
Last updated: June 15, 2015