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Establishment of Commission to Revise Legislation That Might Contradict Islamic Law (April 04, 2014) by George Sadek

In January 2014, the Minister of Justice of Libya issued Decree No. 1958-2013 to establish a ...

Topic: Crime and law enforcement; Islamic law
Jurisdiction: Libya

Parliament Endorses Stricter Rules on Personal Data Protection (March 28, 2014) by Theresa Papademetriou

On March 12, 2014, the European Parliament voted on a first reading of a major reform ...

Topic: Crime and law enforcement; Right of privacy
Jurisdiction: European Union

Plan to End Slavery Expected (March 11, 2014) by Constance Johnson

Gulnara Shahinian, the United Nations Special Rapporteur on contemporary slavery, announced that on February 27, 2014, ...

Topic: Crime and law enforcement; Human trafficking; International organizations
Jurisdiction: Mauritania; United Nations

Anti-Terrorism and Money Laundering Law (February 28, 2014) by Eduardo Soares

On February 10, 2014, Angola's National Assembly (the parliament) enacted Law No. 3, which further criminalizes ...

Topic: Crime and law enforcement; Drug trafficking; Money laundering; Terrorism
Jurisdiction: Angola

Three Individuals Sentenced for Posting Signs Saying "No to the New Constitution" (February 27, 2014) by George Sadek

On February 25, 2014, an Egyptian Court of First Instance punished three political activists with three ...

Topic: Crime and law enforcement; Freedom of speech
Jurisdiction: Egypt

Federal Senate Approves of Law Against Human Trafficking (February 24, 2014) by Norma Gutierrez

The Mexican Senate recently approved a comprehensive reform of the law against human trafficking. The reform ...

Topic: Crime and law enforcement; Human trafficking
Jurisdiction: Mexico

Senate Approves Penalty of Up to 60 Years of Imprisonment for Terrorists (February 18, 2014) by Norma Gutierrez

The full Federal Senate of Mexico overwhelmingly approved draft legislation submitted by President Enrique Peña Nieto ...

Topic: Crime and law enforcement; Terrorism
Jurisdiction: Mexico

Use of Virtual Means Does Not Lessen Criminal Responsibility, Punishment (February 12, 2014) by Ruth Levush

On February 5, 2014, the Supreme Court of Israel unanimously rejected an appeal of a penalty ...

Topic: Crime and law enforcement; Sentencing; Terrorism
Jurisdiction: Israel

Cybercrime Bill Proposed (February 05, 2014) by Hanibal Goitom

Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan recently introduced the Cybercrime Bill, 2013 in the National Assembly. (Nuruddeen M. ...

Topic: Crime and law enforcement; Cybercrime; Intelligence activities
Jurisdiction: Nigeria

New Terrorism Law in Effect (February 04, 2014) by Constance Johnson

Saudi Arabia's new counterterrorism law, which was passed by the Saudi Council of Ministers on December ...

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

Trial on Assassination of Hariri Begins (January 23, 2014) by Issam Saliba

On January 13, 2014, two-and-a-half years after the issuance of an indictment in the murder of ...

Topic: Crime and law enforcement; Terrorism
Jurisdiction: Lebanon

Enhancement of Penalties on Crimes Related to Electoral Process (January 17, 2014) by George Sadek

On January 10, 2014, according to news reports, the Egyptian President was expected to approve an ...

Topic: Crime and law enforcement; Elections and politics
Jurisdiction: Egypt

Rape Law Amendment Considered (January 15, 2014) by Constance Johnson

On January 9, 2014, Morocco's parliamentary Justice and Human Rights Commission proposed amending the country's law ...

Topic: Crime and law enforcement; Crimes against women; Sex offenses
Jurisdiction: Morocco

Prohibition of Online Distribution of Sexual Images Without Consent (January 10, 2014) by Ruth Levush

On January 6, 2014, the Knesset (Israel's parliament) approved an amendment to the Prevention of Sexual ...

Topic: Crime and law enforcement; Internet; Sex offenses
Jurisdiction: Israel

Constitutional Court Upholds Mandatory Minimum Sentence Rule for Accomplices in Armed Robberies (December 31, 2013) by Hanibal Goitom

On November 28, 2013, the Constitutional Court of South Africa, the court of last resort on ...

Topic: Crime and law enforcement; Judiciary; Sentencing
Jurisdiction: South Africa

Bill Prohibiting Same-Sex Marriage Moves Forward (December 26, 2013) by Hanibal Goitom

On December 17, 2013, the Nigerian Senate unanimously adopted a Conference Committee report on the Same ...

Topic: Crime and law enforcement; Families ; Marriage and family status; Same-sex marriage
Jurisdiction: Nigeria

Parliament Approves Anti-Pornography Bill (December 23, 2013) by Hanibal Goitom

On December 18, 2013, Uganda's 375-member unicameral Parliament adopted the Anti-Pornography Bill, 2011, which seeks to ...

Topic: Crime and law enforcement; Pornography
Jurisdiction: Uganda

Women Sentenced to Prison Term for Anti-Government Demonstration (December 12, 2013) by Issam Saliba

On November 27, 2013, the Felony Court of Alexandria, Egypt convicted and sentenced to 11 years ...

Topic: Crime and law enforcement; Freedom of speech
Jurisdiction: Egypt

Government Will Confiscate Cars of Drunk Drivers (December 11, 2013) by Peter Roudik

A new law that cracks down on drunk driving came into force in Belarus on October ...

Topic: Crime and law enforcement
Jurisdiction: Belarus

Severe Punishment for Drivers Who Have Seizures in Certain Traffic Accident Cases (December 11, 2013) by Sayuri Umeda

The Diet, Japan's parliament, adopted a law in November 2013 that imposes stricter penalties on reckless ...

Topic: Crime and law enforcement; Driving while intoxicated; Motor vehicles
Jurisdiction: Japan

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Last updated: April 04, 2014