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  • Courts of Appeal Seek to ‘Secretize’ Public Matters 18 Jul 2018 20:11 Metropolitan News Metropolitan News-Enterprise   Wednesday, July 18, 2018   Page 8   PERSPECTIVES (Column) Courts of Appeal Seek to ‘Secretize’ Public Matters   By ROGER M. GRACE   There has been a flood of news stories relating to a lawsuit by an ex-nanny, Lorraine Gilles …
  • South African Law Makers Asked to Allow Intelligent Minors to Vote 18 Jul 2018 19:57 Face of Malawi A South African boy has bravely asked the country’s parliamentarians to amend the law to have children who understand political issues vote. The boy’s address during the Nelson Mandela Children’s Fund Youth Summit has gone viral online. Many have lauded …
  • Trump hauls toddlers into court 18 Jul 2018 19:47 Colorado Springs Independent We Americans believe everyone has a right to have their day in court. Right? But what if the court is turned into a loony bin, making a mockery of justice? Welcome to the federal immigration courts that are struggling to deal with the insanity of Trump’s …
  • Two MPs back proposed review on child marriage laws 18 Jul 2018 19:32 Malay Mail Two government and Opposition MPs supported today Minister Datuk Mujahid Yusof Rawa’s proposal to review laws that allow child marriage. — Reuters picKUALA LUMPUR, July 18 — Two government and Opposition MPs supported today Minister Datuk Mujahid Yusof …
  • Govt working to ban child marriages, Islamic affairs minister confirms 18 Jul 2018 19:31 Malay Mail Datuk Mujahid Yusof Rawa said talks with Shariah judges have begun for a review of Islamic religious laws that currently allow minors to be wedded. — Picture by Yusof Mat IsaKUALA LUMPUR, July 18 ― Islamic Affairs Minister Datuk Mujahid Yusof Rawa …
  • Trampoline Parks Injuries on the Rise 18 Jul 2018 19:16 WTVJ Like many teens, Alexandra Karob-Volpina loves to be active. In cell-phone and home videos, she can be seen dancing at a ballet performance and showing off her skills as a gymnast. “I used to be able to do back flips, aerials, a lot of things,” she said. …
  • Undocumented Family Awaits Immigration Trial in South Bay 18 Jul 2018 19:11 KNTV A family from Honduras said they feel like “criminals in the land of the free” after being separated and arrested while trying to cross the border into the United States. The family was finally reunited this weekend in the South Bay where they beg for …
  • Trump's family separation crisis has reportedly cost tens of millions of dollars and taken funds away from health programs 18 Jul 2018 19:06 Business Insider Children at an immigrant shelter in Brownsville, Texas. Health and Human Services handout via Reuters The Trump administration's "zero tolerance" policy, which forced the separation of thousands of immigrant families, has cost millions and …
  • Cliff Richard court win over BBC ‘has worrying consequences for press freedom’ 18 Jul 2018 18:53 ITV Channel TV Editors have warned of “worrying consequences” for press freedom after Sir Cliff Richard won a High Court privacy battle with the BBC over coverage of a police search of his home. Specialist lawyers also say a judge’s ruling on the case will have …
  • World Medical Association Condemns Child Executions in Iran 18 Jul 2018 18:32 Iran Focus Iran Focus London, 17 July - The World Medical Association has condemned state-affiliated doctors in Iran for their complicity in the facilitation of the execution of young prisoners in the country. This follows the execution of Abolfazl Chezani Sharahi, …