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Australia: Overmedication of older people in nursing homes

Australia passed a new rule that allows nursing homes to continue the physical restraint and overmedication of older people.
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Netanyahu bans members of US Congress from Israel

Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib have supported a boycott campaign in protest of Israeli policies, which led to Prime Minister Netanyahu banning both congresswomen from entering the country.
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Supreme Court refuses to lift restrictions on Jammu and Kashmir

The Supreme Court of India refused to pass an order lifting severe restrictions in Jammu and Kashmir, and also further extended the communications blackout in the region.
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£100 million crackdown on crime in prison

Prison security will be boosted by a £100 million investment as part of a crackdown on crime in prison, the government announced today.
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The rise of “deepfake” technology: Where does it end?

Here, James A. Ingram dives into an ongoing topic of intrigue in modern society: The rise of deepfake technology.
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More than half of UK public in favour of energy theft amnesty

Over 50% of UK residents would be in favour of an energy theft amnesty, according to a new poll of 1,000 people.
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Wider Public Sector Legal Services (RM3788)

Mark Jones, Commercial Agreements Manager in Legal Services at the Crown Commercial Service discusses the Wider Public Sector Legal Services (RM3788).

Decriminalise sex work to stop HIV, says Human Rights Watch

South African authorities are obstructing efforts to decriminalise sex work and end the HIV pandemic, Human Rights Watch and the Sex Workers Education and Advocacy Taskforce (SWEAT) said in a report.
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Special Guardianship Orders: What happens to the foster money?

Victoria Syvret, family law solicitor, explains what the Special Guardianship Order system is like in the UK and things that people don't realise about the financial situation.
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Are basic freedoms at risk in Kashmir?

Indian authorities have continued to keep measures in anticipation of unrest that put basic freedoms at risk in Kashmir.
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What is the impact of the new divorce laws?

Victoria Syvret explains the real-world legal impact of the UK's new divorce laws, reflecting on the flaws of how divorces happened before the change.
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Saudi government proposes legal reform for women

The Saudi government has announced legal reforms for women whilst women activists remain locked up, Human Rights Watch said today.
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India: Revoking Article 370 will cause tensions and unrest

India's revoking of Article 370 from Jammu and Kashmir is likely to inflame tensions and increase the risk of violence, Amnesty International India said.
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China: New regulations for human gene research

Here, Jaqueline Zhao and Tim Jackson discuss the new regulations coming into force for China in 2019, after the gene-editing scandal which created international headlines.
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Why Trump’s draconian refugee policies are nothing new to the UK

Here, Damon Culbert from Axis Solicitors highlights parallels between President Trump's refugee policies and UK laws, whilst exploring the impact of Brexit.
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New UN ‘List of Shame’ does not cover children in conflict

The United Nations secretary-general omitted countries responsible for grave violations against children in conflict in his new “list of shame”.
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What is happening to prisoners in South Sudan?

Six prisoners in South Sudan should be unconditionally released after being unlawfully detained without trial since November 2018, say Human Rights Watch.
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#NotYourPorn: UK companies profit from ‘Revenge Porn’

In this article, #NotYourPorn Founder Kate Isaacs discusses the holes in the UK’s current Revenge Porn laws, and how the announced legal reform doesn’t address the porn industry.
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US should give Syrian people the right to stay says United Nations

President Trump should renew the grant of Temporary Protected Status (TPS) to almost 7,000 Syrians living in the United States, who have the legal right to stay under US law.
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Government proposes to tighten firearms licensing to protect the public

The Home Office has launched a consultation on statutory guidance for police on firearms licensing to ensure officers are consistently checking applicants’ medical records in order to better protect the public.

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