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UK immigration: Time to abandon the Conservative target

In this article, Sophie Barrett-Brown and Miglena Ilieva from Laura Devine Solicitors discuss attitudes to immigration in Britain and how the Conservative Party has failed to enforce their reductions.
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Health research and genomic data in Finland

In this question and answer interview, Liisa Maria Voipio-Pulkki, at the Finnish Ministry of Social Affairs and Health, shares her thoughts on health research and genomic data in Finland.
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‘Linguistic Precedent’ in European Union Law

In the third in a series of five articles exploring European Union (EU) law, Dr Karen McAuliffe discusses the concept of linguistic precedent in judgments of the Court of Justice.
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Sudan has shutdown the internet to stop protests

Sudan’s ongoing internet shutdown is a gross violation of human rights and should be lifted immediately, along with stopping ongoing violent attacks against protesters.
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Violent police force against Hong Kong protesters

In Hong Kong, protesters who are fighting the implementation of an Extradition law have faced violent police force.
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Theresa May announces legislation for zero emissions by 2050

Legislation laid today puts the UK on the path to become a major economy to set net zero emissions target in law.
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Can you legally monitor an employee’s social media?

Paul Holcroft, Associate Director at HR consultancy Croner explains whether employers can legally monitor an employee's social media and what they need to be wary of.
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Jail sentences for miscarriages in Honduras

Abortion is illegal in all circumstances, including rape and incest, whilst women are currently facing serious jail time for miscarriages in Honduras.
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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).
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Tenants to be protected from unfair letting fees under new law

Tenants will be protected from unfair letting fees with most seeing tenancy deposits capped at 5 weeks’ rent thanks to a new law which has now come into effect (1 June 2019).
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Russia uses prohibited weapons on Syrian civilians

The Russian-Syrian joint military operation has used internationally banned and other indiscriminate weapons in unlawful attacks on Syrian civilians in the northwest, in recent weeks.
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The 2019 war crimes of Myanmar in Rakhine State

The Myanmar military has continued to commit war crimes in 2019 within the Rakhine State, according to evidence published by Amnesty in an extensive report.
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Adults fear new porn ban will put them at risk of identity theft

The fear of identity theft when entering personal details online is of paramount concern for UK adults, according to research conducted ahead of the new government porn ban.
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What is next for the abortion ban in Northern Ireland?

Whilst Ireland voted one year ago to repeal abortion, the abortion ban in Northern Ireland remains one of the strictest and most criticised in the modern world: What should happen next?
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Brunei: New report on abusive penal code

Brunei should immediately repeal its abusive penal code, which violates a range of human rights, Human Rights Watch said today.

Gove confirms ban on plastic straws, drink stirrers and cotton buds

Environment Secretary Michael Gove has today confirmed a ban on plastic straws, drinks stirrers, and plastic stemmed cotton buds in England, following overwhelming public support for the move.
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8% of British people are victims of ‘revenge porn’

Almost one in ten Brits have had their naked pictures or videos shared without their consent, which is colloquially known as revenge porn.
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Albinos in Malawi are attacked and killed for body parts

Malawi’s elections will take place in the context of longstanding criminal justice failures and widespread impunity for the killing of Albinos in Malawi, Amnesty International said.
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Facebook, Google and Twitter disinformation investigation

Today, the European Commission published the reports and analysis of the progress made in April 2019 by Facebook, Google and Twitter to fight disinformation.
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Bangladesh arrests critics over social media posts

Bangladesh arrests multiple anti-government critics over social media in their crackdown on the right to free speech, Human Rights Watch said today.

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