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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

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
Jurisdiction: Brazil

Special Tribunal Indicts Journalists and Media Organizations for Contempt (May 06, 2014) by Issam Saliba

On April 24, 2014, the Special Tribunal for Lebanon, a hybrid international/domestic court, charged two journalists ...

Topic: Crime and law enforcement; International organizations; Specialized courts; Criminal procedure
Jurisdiction: Lebanon

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
Jurisdiction: Brunei

Proposal to Reform the Criminal Code (April 25, 2014) by Graciela Rodriguez-Ferrand

In March 2014, the Government of Argentina concluded a draft reform of the Penal Code (PC). ...

Topic: Crime and law enforcement
Jurisdiction: Argentina

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

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Last updated: August 04, 2014