Your search for Crime and law enforcement retrieved 403 results.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
State Offers Reward for Information that Helps Solve Crimes (May 09, 2014) by Eduardo Soares
On May 6, 2014, the Brazilian state of São Paulo launched a State Reward Program (Programa ...
Topic: Crime and law enforcement
Islamic Law Adopted (May 06, 2014) by Constance Johnson
On April 30, 2014, the Sultan of Brunei, Hassanal Bolkiah, announced that Sharia (Islamic) penal law ...
Topic: Crime and law enforcement; Islamic law; Legal systems
Last updated: September 24, 2014