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 […]
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.”
The Swedish telecom regulator PTS earlier banned Huawei and its Chinese counterpart Telecommunication equipment Corporation (ZTE), in October last year when the Swedish Intelligence agency raised concern over installations of 5G supporting infrastructure by ZTE.
“For the purpose of this Statute, “ecocide” means unlawful or wanton acts committed with knowledge that there is a substantial likelihood of severe and either widespread or long-term damage to the environment being caused by those acts.”
As CNN Politics reported, Vice President Kamala Harris has told reporters that she and President Biden intend to continue to push for voting reform, including the John Lewis Voting Rights Act, which is likely to come to the Senate floor later this year.
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.
A proposal of permanent residency for individuals who launch Bitcoin-related ventures in El Salvador will be given. Furthermore, Bitcoin will be accepted in all transactions, yet it will not replace El Salvador’s current official currency which is the US dollar.
Hungarian PM Victor Orban who faces an election next year, has been taking radical decisions on social policies against LGBT people and immigrants. This has led to deep divide among Hungarians. He is a Nationalist and his Fidesz Party promotes a Christian-conservative agenda.
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.
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 […]