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European Union Council approves greenhouse emissions law

Written by Himani Baid On 28th June European Union countries gave the last seal of approval to European climate law making the bloc’s greenhouse gas emissions targets lawfully restricting. This action ends the adoption procedure and sets into enactment the objective of a climate-neutral EU by 2050. EU agriculture ministers voted the bill through in Luxembourg following its approval by […]

Madras HC refused to quash deportation order of Srilankan Tamil

The court while hearing found that Bhaskaran is no longer a refugee in India, as he already left the camp in 2010 “ on verification of the available records, it is learnt that he had been in a refugee camp, however, he has left camp on his own accord years back and at present, he is no longer registered as a Sri Lankan Tamil refugee in the records of the Commissionerate. Hence, the claim of the individual that he is still enjoying the refugee status is false.”

Octopus and lobsters have feelings, need to be included in Sentence Bill: UK MPs

According to the MPs who are proposing inclusion of invertebrates under the sentience bill, “some invertebrates are extremely intelligent and should be included in the bill”. MPs including Sir David Amess and Sir Roger Gale, after producing a report on this issue, argues that these animals are discriminated against in legislation because their “neurological architecture differs from our own”. This report concludes the bill places these invertebrates outside the sentience because they process information outside the brain (as in ganglion), however this anthropocentric view failed to say about sentience of animals.

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 […]

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