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Legal news from Sunday, April 2, 2017
by Mark Casper

On Sunday a federal judge rejected President Donald Trump's free speech defense in response to his alleged inciting of violence among protesters during his presidential campaign. The current lawsuit against Trump alleges the then-presidential candidate attempted to incite violence among his supporters by saying "get 'em out of here" in response to protesters at his Kentucky …

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by Mark Casper

On Sunday, United Nations officials said Afghan repatriation is set to continue on Monday with reduced cash incentives for Afghan refugees to leave Pakistan. The cash incentive, which was initially $400, was cut in half to $200 in order to facilitate voluntary Afghan repatriation. Despite these cuts many refugees are continuing to register for repatriation. The …

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by Ruben Sindahl

A report on discrimination and how it is handled in British prisons was published on Sunday, showing that only 1 out of 100 complaints of discrimination by prison guards are won by the prisoner. The report, which was written by the two rights organizations Prison Reform Trust and Zahid Mubarak Trust, concludes that the system for …

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by Ruben Sindahl

The Egypt Court of Urgent Matters on Sunday struck down a ruling by the Egypt High Administrative Court regarding the transfer of two uninhabited Red Sea islands from Egypt to Saudi Arabia. The Egyptian government transferred the two islands, Tiran and Sanafir, to Saudi Arabia in April 2016, based on the belief that they had always belonged to …

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