Legal news from Monday, September 20, 2010
14:09 EDT

[JURIST] Prosecutor for the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) [official website] Serge Brammertz [official profile] called on Serbia and other governments Monday to increase efforts to find and arrest former Bosnian Serb military leader Ratko Mladic [case materials; JURIST news archive]. Brammertz said failure to arrest Mladic [read more]

13:09 EDT

[JURIST] Police in China's Shanxi province in arrested seven individuals [JCRB report, in Chinese], including the executive of a dairy company, after that company's powdered milk was found to contain melamine, according to Monday reports. In 2008, melamine-tainted milk from China [JURIST news archive] was blamed for the deaths of [read more]

13:09 EDT

[JURIST] The US Department of Justice (DOJ) Office of the Inspector General (OIG) [official website] released a report [text, PDF] Monday absolving the FBI [official website] of charges that agents conducted investigations of domestic groups based on their exercise of First Amendment [text] rights. The report criticizes the FBI [Washington [read more]

07:09 EDT

[JURIST] The Malaysian Court of Appeals [official website] on Monday dismissed [Bernama report] an appeal by opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim [BBC profile; JURIST news archive] of the Kuala Lumpur High Court's refusal to throw out the sodomy charges [Bernama report] against him based on allegations that his accuser had an [read more]

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