Legal news from Saturday, May 9, 2009
10:05 EDT

[JURIST] The UN Environment Programme [official website], meeting in Geneva on Saturday, decided to add nine chemicals [press release] to its list of banned chemicals under the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) [official website]. Not all the added chemicals will be banned immediately [Houston Chronicle report], however, as [read more]

10:05 EDT

[JURIST] An official for the Canadian Department of Foreign Affairs [official website] Friday confirmed the government’s intention to appeal a Federal Court ruling [text; JURIST report] directing the government to firmly push for the repatriation of Canadian Guantanamo Bay [JURIST news archive] detainee Omar Khadr [DOD materials, JURIST news archive]. [read more]

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