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Legal news from Sunday, November 4, 2012
by Matthew Pomy

The US Depatment of Justice (DOJ) filed a notice of appeal in the US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit opposing a ruling rejecting the government's argument that they should be allowed to set certain rules regarding Guantanamo Bay detainees' access to counsel. The administration's filing …

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by Matthew Pomy

Amnesty International (AI) detailed abuses against female prisoners committed by Iran officials on Thursday and called on the government to investigate the alleged mistreatment that prompted a group of prisoners to go on a hunger strike. The group of women, being held in Evin prison, claim to have been subjected to degrading …

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by Cynthia Miley

The UN's Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK), Marzuki Darusman, expressed concern on Friday about the lack of development in human rights in the nation. The DPRK, better known as North Korea, has struggled with securing its citizens' human rights, with …

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