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Memorandum of Understanding on Joint Legal Cooperation Signed (December 19, 2014) by Issam Saliba

On December 4, 2014, the Egyptian Attorney General, Hisham Barakat, and his Bahraini counterpart, Attorney General ...

Topic: Crime and law enforcement; Organized crime and gangs; Treaties and International Agreements; Treaties and International Agreements/European Union
Jurisdiction:  Bahrain; Egypt

New Law on Repression of Terrorism Passed (December 18, 2014) by Constance Johnson

Cameroon's legislature has passed new anti-terrorism legislation that includes the death penalty for citizens who, ...

Topic: Capital punishment; Crime and law enforcement; Human rights; Terrorism; Treaties and International Agreements/Terrorism
Jurisdiction: Cameroon

Court of Appeal Dismisses Theft Charges Against Boy for Stealing Bread (December 17, 2014) by George Sadek

On December 10, 2014, the Court of Appeal in Bani Swief, south of Cairo, Egypt, dismissed ...

Topic: Crime and law enforcement; Judiciary; Juvenile crime
Jurisdiction: Egypt

Criminal Court Drops Charges Against Mubarak (December 10, 2014) by George Sadek

On November 29, 2014, the Cairo Court of Appeal dismissed all charges against former President Hosni ...

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

Minister of Citizenship and Immigration Tables New Bill on Cultural Practices (December 04, 2014) by Tariq Ahmad

On November 5, 2014, Canada's Minister of Citizenship and Immigration, Chris Alexander, announced the tabling of ...

Topic: Crime and law enforcement; Immigration; Marriage and family status
Jurisdiction: Canada

Human Rights Activist Sentenced to Four Years in Prison (December 04, 2014) by Issam Saliba

On November 27, 2014, the appellate court in the city of Agadir, Morocco, sentenced the Western ...

Topic: Crime and law enforcement; Lawyers and legal services; Human rights
Jurisdiction: Morocco

New Revenge Porn Prevention Act (November 26, 2014) by Sayuri Umeda

The Diet (Japan's parliament) recently enacted the Revenge Porn Prevention Act. (Shiji seiteki gazou ...

Topic: Crime and law enforcement
Jurisdiction: Japan

Law Enacted Making Aggravated Homosexuality a Crime (November 26, 2014) by Hanibal Goitom

On October 9, 2014, The Gambia's President, Yahya Jammeh, signed into law the Criminal Code (Amendment) ...

Topic: Crime and law enforcement; HIV/AIDS; LGBT rights
Jurisdiction: Gambia

Militia Leader Sentenced (November 10, 2014) by Constance Johnson

On November 7, 2014, a military court in the Democratic Republic of the Congo gave a ...

Topic: Crime and law enforcement; Military justice; War crimes
Jurisdiction: Congo, The Democratic Republic of the

New Law on State Attorneys (November 04, 2014) by Peter Roudik

On October 14, 2014, the Verkhovna Rada, Ukraine's legislature, adopted the Law on the Procuracy. (

Topic: Constitution; Crime and law enforcement; Government; Judiciary; Lawyers and legal services
Jurisdiction: Ukraine

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

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
Jurisdiction: Malaysia

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

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; Terrorism
Jurisdiction: Australia

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; Human rights
Jurisdiction: Egypt

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

Abolition of Crime of "Illegal Immigration" and the Mare Nostrum Policy (September 24, 2014) by Dante Figueroa

In recent years, Italy has dealt with increased illegal immigration coming through its southern border through ...

Topic: Administrative remedies; Boundaries; Crime and law enforcement; Human rights; Immigration
Jurisdiction: Italy

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

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Last updated: December 19, 2014