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Moshiuzzaman holds a 2:1 LL.B degree from BPP University (UK). He is currently pursuing the CFA chartership and working as an independent legal researcher at the American Society of International Law (ASIL)

Lahore High Court Outlaws Two-Finger Virginity Test

The Lahore High Court in Pakistan has outlawed the use and conduct of virginity tests, namely, the use of the “two-finger” virginity test and the hymen examination in cases of rape and sexual abuse.  Background In Sadaf Aziz & Others v Federation of Pakistan & the Province of Punjab (2020),

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London Court Rejects Assange’s Extradition – What Happens Now? 

Earlier last week, District Judge Vanessa Baraitser, sitting in the Westminster Magistrates’ Court denied the Government of the U.S.A.’s request to the U.K. to extradite Mr Julian Assange over his espionage convictions in the U.S. on the grounds of deteriorating health. Who is Julian Assange and what are his Convictions?

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Constitutional Court of South Africa Declares Provisions of Domestic Workers’ Injury Compensation Legislation To Be Unconstitutional

The Constitutional Court of South Africa in Sylvia Mahlangu v Minister of Labour [2020], declared parts of the Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases Act (COIDA) to be unconstitutional as it infringed fundamental rights of workers as provided under the Constitution of South Africa.  Background Ms Mahlangu was employed as

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English Commercial Court Rejects Kuwait’s Appeal for English-Jurisdiction Over Multibillion-Dollar Lawsuit Following the Lugano Convention and Brussels Regulations

The English Commercial Court of the Queen’s Bench Division rejected an appeal from a Kuwaiti public body that sought to claim English-jurisdiction over 37 defendants alleged to have been associated with a multibillion-dollar civil fraudster.  Background The Public Institution for Social Security (PIFSS) is a public institution of the State

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U.S. District Court Sentences NXIVM Founder Keith Raniere to 120 Years in Prison Over Sex Trafficking and Racketeering Charges

The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York convicts NXIVM (pronounced “nexium”) founder, Keith Raniere, to 120 years in prison over federal sex trafficking, racketeering and possession of child pornography charges.  Background NXIVM is an American Company that is based in Clifton Park, New York, which offers

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