Legal news from Sunday, April 20, 2008
14:04 EDT

[JURIST] Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh [official website] has called for the establishment of special courts to deal specifically with corruption charges, telling a convention of high-ranking justices and government ministers on Saturday that "apart from pendency and delayed justice, corruption is another challenge we face both in government and [read more]

13:04 EDT

[JURIST] More than 400 supporters of the Zimbabwe opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) [party website] have been detained and more than 3,000 families displaced since the March 29 election [JURIST report], MDC Secretary General Tendai Biti said Sunday. Biti also said that more than 10 people have been killed [read more]

10:04 EDT

[JURIST] The National Assembly of Niger [official website, in French] passed new anti-terrorism legislation Saturday aimed at helping security forces combat the resurgence of an ethnic Tuareg rebellion [BBC backgrounder] that has thrown the West African country into in a state of disarray. The new law passed by parliament increases [read more]

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