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Legal news from Sunday, July 17, 2016
by Matthew Santiago

A South Korean senior prosecutor was arrested Sunday on bribery charges following investigations into his corrupt relationship with major online game company Nexon. Prosecutor Jin Kyung-joon was accused of taking the equivalent of USD $370,000 from Nexon founder Kim Jung-ju in 2005 to buy the company's unlisted Korean stock. Jin has allegedly garnered $370,000 selling …

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by Taylor Isaac

The Bahrain High Civil Court on Sunday ordered al-Wefaq, the main Shiite opposition group in the country, to be dissolved. The Bahraini court previously issued a three-month suspension of the group. The court found that the group has engaged in "terrorism, extremism, and violence." The ban was pending this verdict to determine whether it …

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by Taylor Isaac

Groups of activists in Vietnam were detained Sunday while protesting China's rejection of the international ruling regarding the South China Sea. The Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA) issued the ruling on Tuesday, finding that between the Philippines and China, the parties in the lawsuit, China has no legal claim [PCA press release, …

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