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Friday, January 15, 2021

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South Korean Court Orders Japan to Compensate ‘Comfort Women’

A court in South Korea ordered Japan on Jan. 8 to pay damages to 12 "comfort women," former sex slaves who were forced to...

Saudi Women’s Right Activist Sentenced to Nearly Six Years in Prison

A Saudi court on Dec. 28 has sentenced women's rights activist Loujain al-Hathloul to five years and eight months in prison under broad counter-terrorism...

Europe’s Top Human Rights Court Orders Turkey to Release Kurdish Politician

The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has ordered Turkey on Dec. 22 to immediately release Kurdish politician Selahattin Demirtaş from prison, finding that...

Morbier Beats Rival in European Union Court

The makers of creamy French cheese Morbier won on Friday morning their fight against a copycat after the European Union’s top court announced a...

US Judge Rules that Venezuelan PDVSA’s 2020 Bonds Are Still Valid

A United States judge ruled on Friday morning that 2020 bonds of Venezuelan oil giant PDVSA are “valid and enforceable,” which analysts believe it...

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