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Alarm at secret court scheme in UK-Australia trade deal

A free trade deal between the UK and Australia is on course to include a controversial system of secret courts that will allow businesses to


‘I’m still alive’: Gomorrah author hails court victory over mafia threats

The internationally renowned anti-mafia writer Roberto Saviano has declared that “journalism has been vindicated; words are vindicated – and so am I”, after a landmark

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Asylum seekers risked all to get to the UK, then they were deported at dawn

At 7.15am, half an hour before charter flight Esparto 11 took off from Stansted airport, a detainee with a documented history of self-harm asked to


ECHR criticises Italian court for referring to ‘red underwear’ in rape case

The European court of human rights has condemned an Italian court for “reproducing sexist stereotypes” after it referred to a woman’s red underwear and bisexuality

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‘Novichok for insects’ may be approved for Scottish fish farms

The Scottish government appears ready to approve a banned insecticide blamed for destroying bee populations for use in Scottish salmon farms, according to internal documents


Kenya’s high court overturns president’s bid to amend constitution

The high court in Nairobi has overturned the president’s three-year quest to amend Kenya’s 11-year-old constitution. In a ruling heavily critical of President Uhuru Kenyatta,


Nigeria’s court strike paralyses underfunded justice system

A nationwide strike of court workers in Nigeria is paralysing the justice system, resulting in extended prison remands for those awaiting trial or sentencing and


Gaza damage and Glasgow raids: human rights this fortnight in pictures

Peruvian rival presidential candidates Pedro Castillo (left), of the Perú Libre party, and Keiko Fujimori, of the Fuerza Popular party, bump fists at the signing