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    9 juillet 2018 Persecution of Poland’s judges

    IBAHRI calls on Poland’s government to stop persecution of judges and respect democratic norms Amid recent reports of intimidation and hate campaigns led by the ruling Law and Justice party against Poland’s judges, as well as the forthcoming forced retirement of up to 40 per cent of judges – expected to take effect from 3 […]

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  2. 21 juin 2018 Facebook’s policy false sense of security doesn’t protect users personal data

    Facebook users throughout the world expressed outrage when news broke that their personal information had been shared without their consent with Cambridge Analytica, a United Kingdom-based political consulting firm. Facebook has pledged to do a better job of protecting consumers in the future. Despite such well-known privacy breaches, many online users have a false sense […]

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  3. 21 juin 2018 Trump’s reversal statement criminilazing children and families

    President Donald Trump signed an executive order today to try to stem criticism of his family separation policy. He has offered an unacceptable alternative: imprisoning mothers and fathers with their children. The president is also asking Attorney General Jeff Sessions to request that a court modify and effectively dismantle the Flores settlement. That settlement protects children held by the […]

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  4. 17 juin 2018 Citybank settles with 42 state Attorneys General over manipulating fraudulently interest rates

    To Date, State AGs Have Recovered $420 Million from USD LIBOR-Setting Panel Banks for Misconduct New York Attorney General Barbara D. Underwood today announced a $100 million settlement with Citibank for fraudulent conduct involving U.S. Dollar (USD) LIBOR, which is a benchmark interest rate that affects financial instruments worth trillions of dollars and has a […]

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  5. 14 juin 2018 New York State seeking Trump Foundation dissolved

    AG’s Office Sends Referral Letters to Internal Revenue Service and Federal Election Commission for Further Investigation and Legal Action In Light Of Misconduct And Total Lack of Oversight, Lawsuit Seeks To Dissolve Donald J. Trump Foundation and Bar Donald J. Trump And Members Of Trump Foundation’s Board Of Directors From Serving On Board Of Any […]

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    13 juin 2018 Lancement du livre Women in Criminal Justice 7 juin 2018 Montreal

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  7. 12 juin 2018 Facebook’s investigation by New York state

    “The news that Facebook struck ‘data-sharing’ partnerships with other corporations is yet another reminder of the many questions that remain unanswered – questions to which New Yorkers deserve clear answers. Consumers have the right to know how their personal information is being used; and the companies we trust with our information have a critical responsibility […]

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    12 juin 2018 McGill U. awards UN Watch director honorary doctorate for human rights work

    McGill University awarded the degree of Doctor of Laws, honoris causa, to Hillel Neuer, as Chancellor Michael Meighen declared that the executive director of UN Watch would receive « the highest recognition that it is within the power of this university to grant. » « He is a passionate advocate for human rights, fighting tirelessly against discrimination, torture, and injustice, » said […]

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    4 juin 2018 Osler receives Mérite du français award

    Dear clients and friends, We are pleased to announce that on May 17 Osler won a Mérite du français 2018 award at a gala hosted by the Office québécois de la langue française. Presented in collaboration with the ministère de l’Immigration, de la Diversité et de l’Inclusion, the Mérite du français awards recognize organizations for their accomplishments […]

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    25 mai 2018 U.S. calls on Syria to ‘stand down’ from presidency of UN disarmament forum, asks Russia for help

    UN chief hopes Syrian leadership won’t have ‘negative impact’   On Monday, Syria will assume the presidency of the UN’s top disarmament forum. Above: Syrian ambassador Hussam Edin Aala, left, with Vladimir Gratchev, representative of Michael Møller, Secretary-General of the UN Conference on Disarmament, Geneva, Sept. 3, 2014.   GENEVA, May 25, 2018 – The U.S. called on […]

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