Last week, the African Union Commission consulted with South Sudan’s Transitional Government of National Unity on the establishment of a Hybrid Court for South Sudan, which would have jurisdiction over war crimes, crimes against humanity, and genocide. [AU Press Release]
On Wednesday, the president of the United States, Donald Trump, announced his intention to ban transgender people from serving in the military. [New York Times]
On Monday, the president of Poland vetoed two measures that would have limited the independence of the judiciary in the country. [Washington Post]
On Sunday, an estimated 3,000 protesters demonstrated in Moscow, Russia against restrictive policies that impact citizens’ use of the internet. [Moscow Times]
On Friday, the president of Germany, Frank-Walter Steinmeier, signed legislation legalizing gay marriage in Germany; the law goes into effect this fall. [Washington Post]
This week Chief Bobby Cameron of the Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations called on the Government of Canada to address online hate speech directed at Canada’s indigenous populations. [Guardian]
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