Hungary to Defy EU Court Ruling on Migration Policy, Prime Minister Viktor Orban Says

Hungary will not change its controversial immigration laws despite a ruling from the top court of the European Union (EU), Prime Minister Viktor Orban said at a press conference on Dec. 21. “We will not do anything to change the …

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Venezuela to be Probed by ICC for Crimes Against Humanity

The International Criminal Court (ICC) has announced it will investigate whether Venezuela committed crimes against humanity during a crackdown on anti-government protests in 2017. “I ask everybody now, as we move forward to this new stage, to give my office …

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Top EU Court Fines Poland €1 Million a Day Over Dispute in Judicial System Changes

The European Union’s top court ordered Poland on Oct. 27 to pay a daily penalty of €1 million ($1.2 million) for ignoring a ruling that it must suspend its controversial judicial reforms. The Court of Justice of the European Union …

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Colombia Found Responsible for 2000 Kidnap, Torture of Journalist Jineth Bedoya

A regional human rights court found the state of Colombia responsible for the kidnap, torture, and rape of prominent journalist Jineth Bedoya 21 years ago. The Inter-American Court of Human Rights ruled on Oct. 18 that Colombia was “internationally responsible …

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Venezuela to be Probed by ICC for Crimes Against Humanity

The International Criminal Court (ICC) has announced it will investigate whether Venezuela committed crimes against humanity during a crackdown on anti-government protests in 2017. “I ask everybody now, as we move forward to this new stage, to give my office …

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Top EU Court Fines Poland €1 Million a Day Over Dispute in Judicial System Changes

The European Union’s top court ordered Poland on Oct. 27 to pay a daily penalty of €1 million ($1.2 million) for ignoring a ruling that it must suspend its controversial judicial reforms. The Court of Justice of the European Union …

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Colombia Found Responsible for 2000 Kidnap, Torture of Journalist Jineth Bedoya

A regional human rights court found the state of Colombia responsible for the kidnap, torture, and rape of prominent journalist Jineth Bedoya 21 years ago. The Inter-American Court of Human Rights ruled on Oct. 18 that Colombia was “internationally responsible …

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