Legal news from Sunday, March 4, 2012
15:03 EDT

[JURIST] A group of three UN human rights experts on Friday implored Pakistan to increase efforts to curb growing sectarian violence [official statement]. Noting a recent uptick in sectarian related attacks, the group of experts warned that "sectarian violence threatens to worsen if the Government does not respond swiftly and [read more]

10:03 EDT

[JURIST] The Egyptian parliament [official website] began discussions [Egyptian Gazette report] Saturday regarding the make-up of the constitutional assembly that will be responsible for writing Egypt's new constitution. The newly elected parliament will choose the members of the 100-member council that will ultimately determine the structure of the government and [read more]

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