Showing posts with label law. Show all posts
Showing posts with label law. Show all posts

Monday, January 30, 2017

16 US state attorneys general call Trump's refugee ban 'unlawful'

Attorneys general from 15 US states and the District of Columbia Sunday condemned President Donald Trump's executive order temporarily barring refugees and seven Muslim-majority countries' citizens from entry into the United States, calling it "unconstitutional, un-American and unlawful."

Wednesday, December 7, 2016

«Nous devons agir, y compris unilatéralement» : le discours très musclé d'Obama à l'armée américaine

Se félicitant des guerres d'Irak et d'Afghanistan «contre le terrorisme», Barack Obama a dit vouloir que «les USA restent la plus puissante force armée que ce monde ait jamais connue», tout en défendant le recours aux interventions unilatérales.

Monday, November 7, 2016

Australian gov't to deport 173 foreign-born criminals

One hundred and seventy-three foreign-born criminals in the state of Victoria will have their visas cancelled and be deported from Australia, the Federal government has announced.

Monday, October 31, 2016

Trump warns of 'constitutional crisis' if Clinton elected

Donald Trump warned on Monday that the United States would be plunged into a "constitutional crisis" should Hillary Clinton win next week's presidential election.

Senior US democrat says FBI director "may have broken law"

A senior US Democrat has accused FBI Director James Comey of breaking the law by trying to influence the election, as a source said investigators have secured a warrant to examine newly discovered emails relating to Hillary Clinton's private server.

Thursday, August 11, 2016

China dissatisfied with EU statement on conviction : "EU to stop meddling in China's judicial sovereignty and domestic affairs"

The Chinese Mission to the European Union (EU) on Wednesday expressed its strong dissatisfaction over a statement issued recently by the European External Action Service (EEAS) on the conviction of Chinese Citizens on charges of state subversion.

Monday, July 18, 2016

Turkey’s NATO Membership at Stake, Kerry Warns as Crackdown Continues

ANKARA, WASHINGTON (Combined Sources)—Secretary of State John Kerry cautioned on Monday that Turkey’s membership in NATO could be jeopardized if it abandons democratic principles and the rule of law in a post-coup crackdown, the Washington Post reported.

Turkey arrests surpass 7,500 after failed coup attempt. "Disturbing pictures" emerged of the treatment of some detained suspects.

Turkey widened a crackdown on suspected supporters of a failed military coup on Sunday, taking the number of people rounded up in the armed forces and judiciary to 6,000, and the government said it was in control of the country and economy.

The EU is concerned about: «the Arrests in Turkey are held according to previously prepared lists

The Supreme Commissioner of EU on foreign policy Federica Mogherini warned the Turkish authorities about the danger of steps that contradict the Constitution. She stated before the meeting of the foreign Ministers of the European Union, which will be attended by U.S. Secretary of state John Kerry.

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Bulgarian PM on ‘migrant hunters’: ‘No one has the right to arrest outside the law’

In his latest comment on civilian groups intercepting migrants and refugees near the country’s borders, Bulgarian Prime Minister Boiko Borissov has told a Cabinet meeting: “No one has the right to make arrests outside the law”.

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Bulgaria arrests ‘migrant hunter’ self-styled “volunteer squad” border patrol

Petar “The Feathers” Nizamov, allegedly part of a vigilante group that illegally detained migrants near the Bulgarian border, has been arrested, Prosecutor-General Sotir Tsatsarov said on April 12.

Wednesday, February 17, 2016

China urges US to block bill to honor convicted criminal

A Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman urged the U.S. Congress to block a bill approval by the Senate to rename a street in Washington D.C. after Liu Xiaobo, a convicted Chinese criminal.

Friday, November 27, 2015

Wednesday, October 14, 2015

126 German politicians sign urgent letter against Merkel's refugee policies

A total of 126 politicians of German Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative Christian Democratic Union (CDU) called on their party leader to change her course on refugee policies, German newspaper Bild reported Wednesday.

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Charges Against Catalan President Over Referendum ‘Politically Motivated’

Catalan Vice President Neus Munte said that he strongly believes that Catalonia’s president Artur Mas did not do anything illegal by organising the November 2014 non-binding referendum on Catalan sovereignty.

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

40 more websites closed (China's Internet watchdog)

A total of 40 Chinese websites were closed amid China's campaign to clean up illegal online practices such as blackmail and deleting posts for profit, according to China's Internet watchdog on Tuesday.

Thursday, March 5, 2015

China defends military items found on COSCO ship

Chinese Foreign Ministry said Wednesday that a Chinese cargo ship carrying legitimate military items was stopped by Colombian authorities on its way to Cuba for alleged illegal arms trafficking.

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

China considers punishment for falsifying ethnic identity

The State Council, China's cabinet, is soliciting opinions on a draft law on regulating Chinese ethnic identities, according to a statement from the State Council on Tuesday.

The draft was jointly written by the State Ethnic Affairs Commission and Ministry of Public Security and stipulates that falsifying the ethnic identity of Chinese citizens shall be subject to punishment, in some cases even criminal penalties.

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