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17 Oct
The sculpture, named "Pillar of Shame," mourns those who were killed by Chinese troops at Tiananmen Square in 1989. It was installed at the University of Hong Kong in 1997, when the territory was handed back to China.
2 Sep
As the war in Yemen continues, lawyers have called on the International Criminal Court to open an investigation into the Saudi-led coalition, accusing it of war crimes and crimes against humanity. We speak to British barrister Toby Cadman, co-founder of Guernica 37 International Justice Chambers. He tells us why he filed the request at the ICC.
21 Jul
The state accuses Zuma of bribery, fraud and money laundering in a $2 billion weapons contract with French company Thales in the late 1990s. He denies all the charges.
5 Jul
Ghislaine Maxwell's lawyers claimed that Bill Cosby's freedom justified dropping sex trafficking charges against her as they were both covered by nonprosecution deals.
9 Apr
Lawyers and other Nigerians are bearing the brunt as courts across the country remain shut for the second day running.
13 Nov 2020
Here are a few reasons to pick up a copy of The Guardian on Saturday. Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on Saturday.⁣
27 Aug 2020
The Nigerian Bar Association recently withdraws its invitation to Governor Nasir El-rufai of Kaduna State to speak on a panel discussion during its conference. The lawyer's body said it applied the safety value of dis-inviting the governor because of the controversy that trailed the invitation of the governor.
18 Aug 2020
Here are a few reasons to pick up a copy of The Guardian on Wednesday. Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on Wednesday.⁣
17 Aug 2020
Divine Umukoro says police slashed her tires, slapped her and threatened her for breaking Lagos state's curfew - and also declining to pay a bribe. She found help in a Nigerian non-profit firm that defends people like her from alleged police brutality during the country's coronavirus lockdown. Nneka Chile reports.
14 May 2019
Since 2017, Chinese authorities have taken human rights lawyers, activists and writers to secret detention centers were deprived of freedom and dignity, they are expected to confess to crimes.
31 Jan 2019
Zimbabwe's lawyers march for rule of law to be respected after arrests.
19 Oct 2017
Lawyers seek ways to end domestic violence.

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Clashes erupted in Nairobi after a Kenyan police officer shot dead six people in a rampage on Tuesday (December 7) and then shot and killed himself, a senior police officer and the Directorate of Criminal Investigations said. The officer first shot and killed his wife at their home before setting off with his service-issued AK-47 rifle to shoot dead another four people, the Directorate of Criminal Investigations said on its Twitter account, describing the shooter as a "rogue officer".
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Thousands of Sudanese protest across the country in a show of anger over a government deal that reinstated the prime minister but gave the military majority control. Also, Gambia's president wins re-election, but the opposition is crying foul. One competitor has since accepted the result, but two others are refusing to. Finally, protesters take to South African beaches in opposition to oil and gas exploration by energy giant Shell. Activists say the project endangers marine animals and tourism.
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The SPD's Olaf Scholz, Germany's next chancellor, has presented his Cabinet ministers for the new government, to be sworn in on Wednesday. He offered a few surprises.
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Austria's ex-Chancellor Sebastian Kurz announced he is stepping back from politics. His successor, Alexander Schallenberg, has also announced his resignation.
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At least 38 inmates were killed and dozens more injured in a fire on Tuesday at the main prison in Burundi's capital Gitega, the country's vice president said. Twelve died of asphyxia as they tried to flee the burning buildings and 26 died of severe injuries, Vice President Prosper Bazombanza told reporters at the Gitega Prison after the fire. Video Credit: Sos Médias Burundi
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Governments and international organizations have said Myanmar's most prominent pro-democracy figure did not receive a fair trial, and accuse the ruling junta of sacking the rule of law in a bid to hold power.