Buhari signs eight bills into law
27 January 2018 | 4:30 pm
Buhari signs eight bills into law.
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The European Court of Justice has again ruled against Poland over its controversial judicial reforms. It has sided with the European Commission over the question of judicial impartiality in Poland.
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The European Commission will withhold funds from Poland and Hungary as punishment for breaches cited in its annual rule of law report this week.
Thousands of people, including Western diplomats, participated in the Pride march in Hungary. It comes as the authorities implement a controversial law restricting the "display or promotion" of homosexuality.
Iran has resumed patrols by the so-called "morality police" to enforce its hijab law, which requires women to cover their hair and wear loose clothing in public.
The Israeli parliament has voted in favor of a contentious judicial overhaul as thousands protested outside. Hours earlier, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu left hospital after an emergency heart procedure.
In May, Uganda enacted a new law against homosexuality. The new legislation now affects international funding to the country. InfoMigrants examines whether the law might cause more people to flee the country.
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