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FBI “kidnapped” Hushpuppi – US Criminal Lawyer Pissetzky

A Nigerian man accused of multimillion-dollar fraud and money laundering by the United States was kidnapped by the FBI from Dubai, his lawyer says. Ramon Olorunwa Abbas - known to his 2.5 million Instagram followers as Ray Hushpuppi - and...

HUSHPUPPI GOES TO AMERICA (PART ONE)

HUSHPUPPI GOES TO AMERICA (PART ONE) EculawNews, By Greg Johnson. Below is a press statement issued by the United States Department of Justice Central District of California, concerning the case of Ramon Olorunwa Abbas, 37, a.k.a. “Ray Hushpuppi” and “Hush,” a Nigerian...

Sudan bans female genital mutilation, UNICEF vows to help support new law

The United Nations Childen’s Fund (UNICEF) welcomed the landmark move by Sudan’s transitional government this week to criminalize female genital mutilation/cutting (FGM/C), with a three-year jail sentence for offenders. “This practice is not only a violation of every girl child’s...

Aboriginal Australians born overseas can never be deported, court rules in landmark case

High Court rules that Aboriginal people have special status under the law by Rory Sullivan Australia’s High Court has made a historic ruling that Aboriginal people cannot be deported, even if they do not have citizenship. The ruling, which gives Aboriginal people...

Darfur: tracing the origins of the region’s strife and suffering

By:Tsega Etefa Tsega Etefa Associate Professor of History, Colgate University The government of Sudan recently decided to hand over the former president, Omar al-Bashir, to the International Criminal Court to face charges. The reasons lie partly in the history of...

Did the US commit crimes in Afghanistan? International prosecutors want to find out

By: Hurst Hannum Professor of International Law, Fletcher School of Law & Diplomacy, Tufts University International prosecutors tasked with looking into alleged war crimes in Afghanistan have no shortage of potential targets. Afghan soldiers and warlords have been accused of rape, murder...

Suing China for COVID-19 is impossible and may backfire – why countries must cooperate

by Muhammad Zulfikar Rakhmat Lecturer in International Relations, Universitas Islam Indonesia (UII) As the COVID-19 pandemic has continued to take its toll on the global economy, some countries are planning to sue China for causing financial problems and a health crisis...

US refusal to withdraw troops from Iraq is a breach of international law

By: Andrew G Jones Lecturer of Law, Coventry University A US strike which killed Iranian general Qassem Soleimani in Baghdad in January, and the counter-strike by the Iranian military on US targets in Iraq, raised serious questions about the legitimate use of force....

Slavery is not a crime in almost half the countries of the world – new research

“Slavery is illegal everywhere.” So said the New York Times, repeated at the World Economic Forum, and used as a mantra of advocacy for over 40 years. The truth of this statement has been taken for granted for decades. Yet our new research reveals that...
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NASS REJECTS LAURETTA ONOCHIA AS INEC BOSS

Nigerian Senate Rejects Ms. Lauretta Onochie for the position of National Commissioner for INEC. By Dr Greg It is a relief...
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