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UK Home Office loses 150,000 arrest records due to tech problem

According to The Times, 150,000 arrest records were accidentally erased - including fingerprint, DNA and arrest histories.
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Sexual harassment claims by “conventionally attractive” women are more believed

New research by the University of Washington finds that sexual harassment claims made by "conventionally attractive" women who act "feminine" are more likely to be believed.
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When COVID-19 hits a community that survived genocide

Nishat had a conversation with founder of The Lotus Flower, Taban Shoresh, who started this organisation after surviving ISIS in her homeland of Kurdistan, Iraq.
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Only 2% of Britain’s courthouses are fully accessible

In April 2020, the EHRC found that people with disabilities may struggle with pandemic adjustments to legal proceedings - but just how accessible were Britain's courthouses, before COVID-19?
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Tech giants froze President Trump’s accounts as extremists broke into Senate

Twitter and Facebook froze President Donald Trump's accounts to discourage the extremists who broke into the Capitol Building - but was it too little, too late?
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New research shows how loneliness impacts brain structure

In a year of COVID-19-related death and worry, loneliness has been an accompanying sensation, constant and stubborn - now, scientists believe they know how loneliness changes brain structure.
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Research shows that police militarisation does not reduce crime

In the 2020 summer of Black Lives Matter protests, police militarisation was everywhere, with tanks rolling in the streets, officers dressed in full combat gear and armed with automatic weaponry - the question is, does it help to control crime?
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Commission fines €60.5 million to pharma companies stopping cheaper medicine

Teva and Cephalon faced the €60.5 million antitrust fine, after both companies were found to be actively suppressing the existence of cheaper medicine.
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Research finds that one in five US police have anti-Black bias

Anti-Black bias has been the subject of #blm protests all year - now, sociologists have analysed 4.8 million adults to further explore the current status of police racism.
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European Commission begins antitrust investigation into Amazon

Antitrust laws exist to stop big companies from creating monopolies - with a new antitrust investigation into Amazon, the European Commission raises growing concerns of legal missteps by the tech giant.
child migrants, disease

ICE detention centres withheld vaccines from child migrants

Over 12 US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detention centres had multiple outbreaks of infectious disease - due to withholding vaccines for adult and child migrants.
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Hong Kong’s national security law: A taste of what is to come for Taiwan

Robert Whittle, Project Assistant at LSE IDEAS, dissects what Hong Kong's national security law means for the future of Taiwan.
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Not as bad as they look: What the FinCEN Files really reveal

Maria Nizzero, Research Editor at Dow Jones Risk & Compliance, gives their opinion on the real impact of the FinCEN Files.

Forensic treatment of young people as a chance

Insights into the forensic treatment of teenagers and adolescents at Pfalzklinikum are given here by Laura Kirschbacher.
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The shooting of Sgt. Ratana: How could this happen in custody?

Simon Spence, QC at Red Lion Chambers, analyses the custody situation that led to the loss of Sgt. Matiu Ratana on 25 September.
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Policing homelessness: The mental health of an isolated community

Researchers look at the public health impact of policing homelessness in the Colorado area.
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Lebanon blasts: When the diaspora steps in for the Government

On 4 August, there was an explosion in the heart of Beirut: The question now, is can the blasts permanently change the future of Lebanon?
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Legal aid barriers for victims of domestic abuse

Lucinda Holliday, partner and head of family & divorce at Blaser Mills Law, highlights the need to end legal aid barriers for domestic violence victims and what you should do if you cannot access support.
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Does American voting behaviour prioritise loyalty or democracy?

With the 2020 Election looming, Yale researchers investigate how American voting behaviour is impacted by undemocratic acts from candidates.
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What can the Leicester garment sector fallout teach us about supply chain risks?

Gavin Proudley, Global Director, Due Diligence and Managed Services at Dow Jones Risk & Compliance, discusses supply chain risks and the Leicester garment sector.

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