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Human Rights Watch calls for an investigation into UN collection of Rohingya Data

The UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) set up several Bangladeshi camps where a lot of Rohingya refugees have been registered. The Bangladesh government undertook a joint registration exercise with the UNHCR to issue the refugees identity cards they use to access essential aid and services. Information such as the refugees’ analog photographs, thumbprint images, and other biographic data is said to be shared with the Myanmar government by the UN as alleged by HRW.

Lady Justice Martha Koome appointed as Kenya’s first-ever female Chief Justice

On Wednesday, the  Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta confirmed the appointment of Lady Justice Martha Koome as the Country’s inaugural female Chief Justice (CJ) by realizing a special Gazette notification. This appointment marks the first-ever ascension of a female CJ to the judiciary of the country, but that’s not the only historical aspect of it. This also makes the country’s Supreme […]