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Legal news from Sunday, December 5, 2010
by Aman Kakar

A Pakistani Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) issued warrants on Saturday for the arrest of two police officers accused of failing to protect assassinated former prime minister Benazir Bhutto. Special Judge of ATC Rana Nisar Ahmed Khan issued non-bailable warrants for the arrests of former police chief of the city of Rawalpindi, Syed …

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by Ann Riley

Guinea's President-elect Alpha Conde announced Saturday that he will create a truth and reconciliation commission to address decades of ethnic and political violence. Conde said on state television that reconciliation was essential to rebuild the volatile country. The commission will be modeled on South Africa's Truth and Reconciliation Commission created by Nelson Mandela after the …

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by Ann Riley

Chinese officials allegedly orchestrated the hacking of Google, which caused the Internet company to briefly pull out of China earlier this year, according to a Saturday New York Times report citing a series of documents released last week by Wikileaks. Many cables display China's obsession with the …

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