A Collaboration with the University of Pittsburgh
Legal news from Sunday, June 29, 2008
by Bernard Hibbitts

Malaysian law enforcement authorities have launched an investigation into a new sodomy complaint against opposition politician Anwar Ibrahim filed by an aide Saturday. Under Malaysian lawyer sodomy is punishable by 20 years in prison regardless of whether or not it was consensual. Anwar was convicted for sodomy in 1999 in the midst of political …

[read more]
by Bernard Hibbitts

The Canadian Human Rights Commission has dismissed a Muslim group's complaint against Maclean's, Canada's leading newsmagazine, for publishing an article it alleged exposed Muslims to abuse or contempt. The Canadian Islamic Congress brought the complaint in respect of a 2006 article published by Mark Steyn entitled "The future belongs to Islam". In …

[read more]

Latest Readers


Support JURIST

We rely on our readers to keep JURIST running

 Donate now!

© Copyright JURIST Legal News and Research Services, Inc., 2013.