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Criminal Sanctions for Foreign Fighters and Anti-Terrorism Measures Under Consideration (October 16, 2014) by Graciela Rodriguez-Ferrand

The government is considering an amendment to the Penal Code that would make it a crime ...

Topic: Crime and law enforcement; Military assistance; Terrorism
Jurisdiction: Spain

Child Protection Legislation Passed (October 07, 2014) by Constance Johnson

Child protection legislation discussed last spring by Indonesia's legislature was passed in late September. Due ...

Topic: Crime and law enforcement; Crimes against children; Sex offenses
Jurisdiction: Indonesia

New Law Criminalizes Denial of Genocide, Hate Speech, and Other Acts of Racism (September 24, 2014) by Theresa Papademetriou

On September 4, 2014, the Greek Parliament adopted an amendment to Law No. 927/1979 on Combating ...

Topic: Crime and law enforcement; Crimes against humanity; Freedom of speech; Genocide; Hate crimes
Jurisdiction: Greece

New Law Criminalizes HIV/AIDS Transmission, Requires Pregnant Women to Undergo HIV Testing (September 17, 2014) by Hanibal Goitom

In August 2014, Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni signed into law the HIV and AIDS prevention and ...

Topic: Crime and law enforcement; Discrimination; HIV/AIDS; Women's rights
Jurisdiction: Uganda

Parliament Adopts Stringent Anti-Homosexuality Law (September 16, 2014) by Hanibal Goitom

On August 25, 2014, The Gambia's 53-member unicameral National Assembly adopted the Criminal Code (Amendment) Act, ...

Topic: Crime and law enforcement; LGBT rights
Jurisdiction: Gambia

Magistrate Court Extends Detention of Human Rights Activist (September 09, 2014) by George Sadek

It was reported on September 7, 2014, that the magistrate court of Moharaq Province in Bahrain ...

Topic: Crime and law enforcement; Human rights
Jurisdiction: Bahrain

Major Reform of Penal Code (September 02, 2014) by Nicolas Boring

An important reform of the French Penal Code was signed into law on August 15, 2014. ...

Topic: Crime and law enforcement; Criminal procedure; Sentencing
Jurisdiction: France

Anti-Terrorism Law Approved (August 27, 2014) by George Sadek

On August 21, 2014, the Prince of the United Arab Emirates approved Law 7-2014 on combating ...

Topic: Crime and law enforcement; Terrorism
Jurisdiction: United Arab Emirates

Possession of Child Pornography Finally Punishable (August 04, 2014) by Sayuri Umeda

Since 2008, the Japanese government has pushed for an amendment of the law to make the ...

Topic: Crime and law enforcement; Crimes against children; Pornography; Sex offenses
Jurisdiction: Japan

Begging to Become Illegal Again (July 16, 2014) by Peter Roudik

As of July 1, 2014, Norwegian municipalities have the right to make begging illegal. Members of ...

Topic: Crime and law enforcement; Immigration; State and local government
Jurisdiction: Norway

Human Rights Lawyer Convicted Under Anti-Terror Law (July 10, 2014) by Issam Saliba

On July 6, 2014, the Specialized Criminal Court of Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, convicted and sentenced Walid ...

Topic: Crime and law enforcement; Human rights; Lawyers and legal services; Terrorism
Jurisdiction: Saudi Arabia

Penal Code Amended (July 03, 2014) by Eduardo Soares

On June 27, 2014, Brazil published Law No. 13,008, which increases the punishment for smuggling. ...

Topic: Crime and law enforcement; Smuggling
Jurisdiction: Brazil

Rape and Sexual Assault Suspects Referred to Criminal Court (June 19, 2014) by George Sadek

On June 12, 2014, Egypt's General Prosecutor ordered the referral of seven individual suspects for trial ...

Topic: Crime and law enforcement; Criminal procedure; Sex offenses
Jurisdiction: Egypt

Policy Paper on Sexual and Gender-Based Crime (June 13, 2014) by Wendy Zeldin

On June 6, 2014, Fatou Bensouda, the Chief Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC), issued ...

Topic: Crime and law enforcement; Crimes against humanity; Human rights; International criminal court; Sex offenses; War crimes
Jurisdiction: International Criminal Court

Supreme Court Rules Local Crimes Not Covered by Statute Implementing Chemical Weapons Convention (June 12, 2014) by Luis Acosta

The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that the U.S. implementing statute for the Chemical Weapons Convention ...

Topic: Crime and law enforcement; Supreme court; Treaties and International Agreements/Weapons; United Nations Chemical Weapons Convention, 1993
Jurisdiction: United States

Government Amends Citizens Safety Bill (June 06, 2014) by Graciela Rodriguez-Ferrand

Spain's government has decided to make changes to controversial legislation that amends the Citizen Safety Law. ...

Topic: Crime and law enforcement; Human rights; Law enforcement officers
Jurisdiction: Spain

Potential Terrorists Prosecuted for Planning to Support Terrorism in Syria (May 30, 2014) by Edith Palmer

On May 27, 2014, Norwegian prosecutors took three Norwegians into custody on charges of preparing to ...

Topic: Crime and law enforcement; Terrorism
Jurisdiction: Norway

Sexual Exploitation of Children Now a Heinous Crime (May 21, 2014) by Eduardo Soares

Legislation approved by the Brazilian Chamber of Deputies on May 14, 2014, makes sexual exploitation of ...

Topic: Crime and law enforcement; Crimes against children; Sex offenses
Jurisdiction: Brazil

Presidential Decree Amending the Law on Money Laundering to Combat Terrorism (May 20, 2014) by George Sadek

On May 13, 2014, Egypt's Interim President, Adly Mansour, issued a decree amending Law No. 80 ...

Topic: Crime and law enforcement; Money laundering; Terrorism
Jurisdiction: Egypt

Petition from Muslim Brotherhood Rejected (May 12, 2014) by George Sadek

In an official statement issued on May 8, 2014, the International Criminal Court (ICC) announced that ...

Topic: Crime and law enforcement; International organizations; Judiciary
Jurisdiction: Egypt; International Criminal Court

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Last updated: October 16, 2014