14 September 2017

[JURIST] In a one-sentence ...

5 September 2017

Rakhine State has a long and proud history. This report, however, looks primarily
to the future and asks how Rakhine State can make the best use of its enormous
but underutilised potential. Rakhine enjoys fertile soils, an abundance of natural
resources and is strategically...

12 July 2017

Mohammed Sadiq was jailed for 13 years after being found guilty of six counts of indecent assault and eight counts of sexual assault A mosque teacher who sexually assaulted young girls as they read to him in Koran studies at a mosque in Cardiff has been jailed.

Mohammed Sadiq, who taught...

11 July 2017

The Texas Supreme Court on Friday issued an order to suspend Harris County Justice of...

6 July 2017

A young girl and her grandmother died when Armenian-backed troops shelled a village in Azerbaijan.

The violence erupted on Tuesday night close to the breakaway region of Nagorno-Karabakh, an ethnic Armenian-controlled enclave in Azerbaijan.

The toddler, who was two, was named as...

23 June 2017

President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has today attended the opening of a new administrative building of the Narimanov District Court.

The head of state first viewed the stands reflecting the old building of the Narimanov District Court, as well as the projects of modern...

6 May 2017



According to the memorandum of...

18 April 2017

HarvardX is proud to relaunch this introduction to Justice with new videos and discussion forums in multiple languages!

11 February 2017
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14 January 2017

Call for Applications for the Legal Training Academy for Women’s Human Rights, 2017-2018

Deadline for applications: 6 February 2017

16 December 2016


  • Provide interns with an opportunity to gain practical work experience related to their academic programme or future work in a field related to the UNHCR’s mission;
  • Allow interns to contribute to the work of the international organization and to gain experience of...
7 December 2016

2-day workshop for legal practicioners was held in November 25-27 in Khachmaz district on “Protection of property rights” topic by GIZ Project - Legal approximation towards European standards in the South Caucasus.

16 November 2016

Further expanding scope of provisions on defamation in the Criminal Code of Azerbaijan is a serious setback for press freedom in a country that severely curtails free expression already, the Institute for Reporters' Freedom and Safety (IRFS) said today.

15 November 2016

MPs Bring Issue of Internet Regulation Back on Agenda

14 November 2016


On 11 November, the “Media and Time” programme on Ichtimai (Public) Television  held a debate on topic “Media and Verbal Culture” to discuss the...

30 October 2016

An artificial intelligence (AI) judge has accurately predicted most verdicts of the European Court of Human Rights, and might soon be making important decisions about cases.

Scientists built an artificial intelligence computer that was able to look at legal evidence as well as considering...

28 September 2016

Bosco Conference invites you to join the annual conference InvestPro Azerbaijan Baku 2016 on October 24-25th, JW Marriott Hotel Absheron Baku 5*.The conference is devoted to international investment, finance, wealth management and asset protection, building global business structures. The...

16 August 2016

The Azerbaijani authorities should immediately release and drop the criminal case against Natig Jafarli of the Republican Alternative Movement (ReAl), the Institute for Reporters’ Freedom and Safety (IRFS) said today. Jafarli was arrested last Friday for his peaceful criticism of the upcoming...

31 July 2016

An HIV-positive Malawian man, who says he is paid to have sex with children as part of initiation rites, has been arrested on the president's orders.

Eric Aniva, a sex worker known in Malawi as a "hyena", was the subject of a BBC feature last week.

He told the BBC that he did not...

21 July 2016

IRFS condemns the suspension of the broadcast of ANS TV by the Azerbaijani authorities on the basis of an interview with Turkish public figure Fetullah Gulen. IRFS regards this action as an illegitimate restriction on freedom of expression in Azerbaijan.

8 July 2016

“No means no” when it comes to rape – so says the German parliament after a unanimous vote.

All 601 lawmakers in the lower house the Bundestag decided to toughen laws, seeking to reassure a public...

11 June 2016

The toxicology report from the iconic music superstar Prince, whose death shocked the world in late April, may indicate an opioid overdose as the cause of death, according to the AP.

The news agency cited...

3 June 2016

Edmund Emil Kemper III (born December 18, 1948), also known as The Co-ed Killer or The Co-ed Butcher, is an American serial killer, rapist, necrophile and cannibal who is known for having abducted and murdered several women in the early 1970s in Santa Cruz, as well as having murdered both of his...

3 June 2016


Bulgarian Gender Research Foundation (BGRF), in cooperation with its partners the Advocates for Human Rights from Minnesota, the International Network for Economic, Social and Cultural Rights /ESCR-Net/ and the European Women Lawyers’ Association/ EWLA/ are pleased to announce the Call...

26 May 2016

Khadija, who turns 40 on Friday, had been sentenced to seven-and-a-half years in prison on trumped-up financial charges in September 2015, having been detained since December 2014. The remainder of her sentence was commuted to a three-year conditional sentence. She will be subject to a travel...

23 April 2016

Is $1.3 million too much to access locked information on an iPhone? Not for FBI Director James Comey, who implied at a conference on Thursday, that his agency paid at least 1.3 million to an unidentified third party to break into the iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino attackers last month...

4 April 2016

Starting from April 1 2016, the long-time armistice between Azerbaijan and Armenia is over. Armenians news sites expose the pictures of killed Armenian civilians. Azerbaijani side feels regret about civil losses but has to express that civilian casualties occurred in compliance with...

21 March 2016

Hair can be important physical evidence at a crime scene. Hair normally falls from the body over the course of a day. It will stick to a number of materials, especially fabric and clothing. Hair is not easily destroyed, even with exposure to moisture and decomposition of accompanying...

21 March 2016

NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla. (WFLA) — A detention deputy with the Pasco County Sheriff’s Office is accused in a disturbing case of child abuse in which he allegedly put liquid hand soap in a 7-year-old girl’s mouth and choked her while hitting her in the face.

Ryan Robert Ferguson, 29, was...

15 February 2016

The terms murder and homicide are frequently interchanged; however, there is a difference between the two.  Homicide is the killing of one person by another.  Murder is a form of criminal homicide, where the perpetrator intended to kill the other person, sometimes with premeditation (a plan to...


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