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Legal news from Sunday, March 4, 2012
by Keith Herting

A group of three UN human rights experts on Friday implored Pakistan to increase efforts to curb growing sectarian violence. 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 decisively to confront it." Speaking before the UN Human Rights …

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by Matthew Pomy

The Egyptian parliament began discussions 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 the rights conferred by the constitution. This has caused an …

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