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· July, 2020

Stories about Law from July, 2020

Nigeria declares ‘state of emergency’ on rape and sexual assault

In Nigeria, a culture of rape and impunity persists, making it difficult for victims to hold their abusers accountable. Police often dismiss rape cases and blame the victims.

Hongkongers braved the newly enacted national security law with a leaderless protest

One huge banner summed up the defiant mood of protesters. "We f***ing love Hong Kong," it read.

LGBTQ+ community and politicians salute Montenegro's new law on same-sex partnerships

Only five years ago, police banned the country's Pride March as "too risky" following threats of violence from homophobic groups.

Made in China: The draconian details of Hong Kong's national security law

Beijing's National Security Office "can do anything, wave an ID at local law enforcement, and walk away. Potential for abuse is infinite."

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