Law Library of Congress - Global Legal Monitor: Global Legal Monitor: Afghanistan http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?home The Global Legal Monitor is an online publication from the Law Library of Congress covering legal news and developments worldwide. It is updated frequently and draws on information from the Global Legal Information Network, official national legal publications, and reliable press sources. You can search previous news by searching the archive. en-us Global Legal Monitor: Afghanistan: President Proposes Changes to Draft Criminal Procedure Law http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403880_text Accounting and auditing - On February 17, 2014, it was reported that Hamid Karzai, the President of Afghanistan, ordered that a controversial draft law on criminal procedure be changed. The provision under discussion is contained in article 26 of the... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Thu, 27 Feb 2014 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403880_text Global Legal Monitor: Afghanistan: President Approves New Election Law http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403662_text Elections and politics - On February 17, 2014, it was reported that Hamid Karzai, the President of Afghanistan, ordered that a controversial draft law on criminal procedure be changed. The provision under discussion is contained in article 26 of the On July 20, 2013, Afghan President Hamid Karzai signed the second of two election laws governing presidential and provincial elections, reducing fears that the upcoming 2014 presidential and parliamentary elections might be delayed. (... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Thu, 08 Aug 2013 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403662_text Global Legal Monitor: Afghanistan; Iran; Pakistan: Agreement to Halt Drug Traffic http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402901_text Drug trafficking - On February 17, 2014, it was reported that Hamid Karzai, the President of Afghanistan, ordered that a controversial draft law on criminal procedure be changed. The provision under discussion is contained in article 26 of the On July 20, 2013, Afghan President Hamid Karzai signed the second of two election laws governing presidential and provincial elections, reducing fears that the upcoming 2014 presidential and parliamentary elections might be delayed. (On November 28, 2011, the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) praised the three-way pact on drug smuggling signed by officials from Afghanistan, Pakistan, and Iran on November 27. The agreement is designed to... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 30 Nov 2011 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402901_text Global Legal Monitor: Afghanistan; United Nations: Aid to Combat Corruption http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402188_text Government ethics and transparency - On February 17, 2014, it was reported that Hamid Karzai, the President of Afghanistan, ordered that a controversial draft law on criminal procedure be changed. The provision under discussion is contained in article 26 of the On July 20, 2013, Afghan President Hamid Karzai signed the second of two election laws governing presidential and provincial elections, reducing fears that the upcoming 2014 presidential and parliamentary elections might be delayed. (On November 28, 2011, the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) praised the three-way pact on drug smuggling signed by officials from Afghanistan, Pakistan, and Iran on November 27. The agreement is designed to The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) is working to build up the justice system of Afghanistan, in order to fight corruption. UNODC has been cooperating with the Attorney-General's office in Afghanistan to... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 25 Aug 2010 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402188_text Global Legal Monitor: Afghanistan: First Sentence for a Government Official Tied to Drug Trafficking http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402149_text Government ethics and transparency - On February 17, 2014, it was reported that Hamid Karzai, the President of Afghanistan, ordered that a controversial draft law on criminal procedure be changed. The provision under discussion is contained in article 26 of the On July 20, 2013, Afghan President Hamid Karzai signed the second of two election laws governing presidential and provincial elections, reducing fears that the upcoming 2014 presidential and parliamentary elections might be delayed. (On November 28, 2011, the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) praised the three-way pact on drug smuggling signed by officials from Afghanistan, Pakistan, and Iran on November 27. The agreement is designed to The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) is working to build up the justice system of Afghanistan, in order to fight corruption. UNODC has been cooperating with the Attorney-General's office in Afghanistan to On August 3, 2010, the Primary Court of the Afghan Criminal Justice Task Force sentenced a former police chief to ten years in prison, in addition to fining him US$14,000 for his ties to drug traffickers.... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Mon, 09 Aug 2010 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402149_text Global Legal Monitor: Afghanistan: Appeals Court Upholds 20-Year Sentence for Koran Translators http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401359_text Crime and law enforcement - On February 17, 2014, it was reported that Hamid Karzai, the President of Afghanistan, ordered that a controversial draft law on criminal procedure be changed. The provision under discussion is contained in article 26 of the On July 20, 2013, Afghan President Hamid Karzai signed the second of two election laws governing presidential and provincial elections, reducing fears that the upcoming 2014 presidential and parliamentary elections might be delayed. (On November 28, 2011, the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) praised the three-way pact on drug smuggling signed by officials from Afghanistan, Pakistan, and Iran on November 27. The agreement is designed to The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) is working to build up the justice system of Afghanistan, in order to fight corruption. UNODC has been cooperating with the Attorney-General's office in Afghanistan to On August 3, 2010, the Primary Court of the Afghan Criminal Justice Task Force sentenced a former police chief to ten years in prison, in addition to fining him US$14,000 for his ties to drug traffickers. A court in Afghanistan sentenced two men to 20 years of imprisonment for modifying the Koran in their Dari-language translation of the religious book, sparing them the maximum punishment. An appeals court upheld the decision. The... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Mon, 15 Jun 2009 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401359_text Global Legal Monitor: Afghanistan: New Law Places Restrictions on Women http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401351_text Families - On February 17, 2014, it was reported that Hamid Karzai, the President of Afghanistan, ordered that a controversial draft law on criminal procedure be changed. The provision under discussion is contained in article 26 of the On July 20, 2013, Afghan President Hamid Karzai signed the second of two election laws governing presidential and provincial elections, reducing fears that the upcoming 2014 presidential and parliamentary elections might be delayed. (On November 28, 2011, the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) praised the three-way pact on drug smuggling signed by officials from Afghanistan, Pakistan, and Iran on November 27. The agreement is designed to The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) is working to build up the justice system of Afghanistan, in order to fight corruption. UNODC has been cooperating with the Attorney-General's office in Afghanistan to On August 3, 2010, the Primary Court of the Afghan Criminal Justice Task Force sentenced a former police chief to ten years in prison, in addition to fining him US$14,000 for his ties to drug traffickers. A court in Afghanistan sentenced two men to 20 years of imprisonment for modifying the Koran in their Dari-language translation of the religious book, sparing them the maximum punishment. An appeals court upheld the decision. The A controversial Afghan law that many Western analysts equate with legalizing rape was put into force after it received the approval of the Afghanistan Parliament (both the lower and upper house) and was signed into law... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 12 Jun 2009 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401351_text Global Legal Monitor: Afghanistan: Law Restricts Women's Rights http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401189_text Families - On February 17, 2014, it was reported that Hamid Karzai, the President of Afghanistan, ordered that a controversial draft law on criminal procedure be changed. The provision under discussion is contained in article 26 of the On July 20, 2013, Afghan President Hamid Karzai signed the second of two election laws governing presidential and provincial elections, reducing fears that the upcoming 2014 presidential and parliamentary elections might be delayed. (On November 28, 2011, the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) praised the three-way pact on drug smuggling signed by officials from Afghanistan, Pakistan, and Iran on November 27. The agreement is designed to The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) is working to build up the justice system of Afghanistan, in order to fight corruption. UNODC has been cooperating with the Attorney-General's office in Afghanistan to On August 3, 2010, the Primary Court of the Afghan Criminal Justice Task Force sentenced a former police chief to ten years in prison, in addition to fining him US$14,000 for his ties to drug traffickers. A court in Afghanistan sentenced two men to 20 years of imprisonment for modifying the Koran in their Dari-language translation of the religious book, sparing them the maximum punishment. An appeals court upheld the decision. The A controversial Afghan law that many Western analysts equate with legalizing rape was put into force after it received the approval of the Afghanistan Parliament (both the lower and upper house) and was signed into law A law recently passed by both houses of Afghanistan's Parliament and signed by President Hamid Karzai but not yet published is reported to re-introduce restrictions on women's rights that were in place previously under the Taliban.... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Tue, 07 Apr 2009 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401189_text