Legal news from Saturday, January 5, 2008
17:01 EDT

[JURIST] Asif Ali Zardari [BBC profile], the husband of slain former Pakistani Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto [BBC obituary; JURIST news archive], called again Saturday for a UN-led international investigation into the circumstances surrounding his wife's assassination [JURIST report]. This is the second time Zardari has called for a UN-led inquiry [read more]

16:01 EDT

[JURIST] UN rights investigators with the United Nations Human Rights Office in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (UNHRO) have documented serious human rights violations committed in the DRC following post-electoral violence in the capital Kinshasa in March 2007, including summary execution of civilians and excessive force leading to at [read more]

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