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29 Mar 2024, 3:42 am by INFORRM
 The Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies (CIHRS) reports that in Case no. 173 of 2011, also known as the “NGO Foreign Funding Case,” the investigative judge dropped charges against five human rights defense organizations based on insufficient evidence. [read post]
28 Mar 2024, 10:36 pm by kblocher@hslf.org
Fish and Wildlife Service has been allowing African elephant imports without current population data, transparency or effective oversight,” said Sara Amundson, president of Humane Society Legislative Fund. [read post]
27 Mar 2024, 7:06 am by kblocher@hslf.org
 Now is the time for NIH to comply with its legal obligations to give these 26 chimpanzees the chance to experience the sanctuary retirement they have long been denied and that they unquestioningly deserve.Kitty Block is CEO of the Humane Society of the United States. [read post]
26 Mar 2024, 11:07 am by Jillian C. York
 York: I understand that the Computer Misuse Act as well as cybercrime legislation have been used to target journalists. [read post]
22 Mar 2024, 3:33 pm by kblocher@hslf.org
In 2021, the Humane Society of the United States, Animal Protection New Mexico, Humane Society Legislative Fund and three individual plaintiffs sued NIH after the agency reneged on its commitment to sanctuary retirement for all chimps owned or supported by the federal government. [read post]
21 Mar 2024, 11:49 am by kblocher@hslf.org
The deadline results from a 2022 petition seeking federal protection for hippos filed by Humane Society International, the Humane Society of the United States, Humane Society Legislative Fund and the Center for Biological Diversity. [read post]
20 Mar 2024, 9:51 am by kblocher@hslf.org
Whether that involves land and company acquisition or legislation that endangers the rights of our states to regulate the production and sale of agricultural products within their own borders, our food security and national security are aligned,” said Sara Amundson, president of the Humane Society Legislative Fund. [read post]
” Amnesty International expressed similar concerns, claiming the legislators did not address various human rights issues that violate international human rights law. [read post]
10 Mar 2024, 8:42 am
Further noting that it is in the interest of all States, societies, and present and future generations to develop a global legal architecture that ensures that ICTs are used for peaceful purposes, and that prevents the malicious and criminal use of these technologies, promotes greater cooperation between States, guarantees that cyberspace remains open, secure, stable, accessible, and peaceful, protects basic human rights and fundamental freedoms of individuals and peoples,… [read post]
7 Mar 2024, 2:43 am by kblocher@hslf.org
They deserve our top honors,” said Sara Amundson, president of Humane Society Legislative Fund. [read post]
29 Feb 2024, 5:00 am by The Petrie-Flom Center Staff
Despite legislative advances, including The Act Relating to Persons with Disabilities, persons with disabilities continue to experience discrimination in accessing public services, education, and health care. [read post]
28 Feb 2024, 5:50 am by Lia van Broekhoven
Nonprofit organizations and human rights defenders and their vital work worldwide are getting tangled in a web of legislative, regulatory, and policy strictures set up to combat financial crime but that too often result in “unintended consequences,” hampering everything from humanitarian aid to community conflict prevention. [read post]
28 Feb 2024, 3:50 am by kblocher@hslf.org
“The pork lobby wants to frame this as California vs. the rest of the country, but there are 15 states including Arizona, Florida, Kentucky, Ohio and Utah that have bans on extreme confinement of farm animals—proving that animal welfare is not a partisan issue,” said Sara Amundson, president of the Humane Society Legislative Fund. [read post]
27 Feb 2024, 10:30 am by Eugene Volokh
For those interested in the First Amendment questions, here's our brief; I assume that the issues are likely to arise again in future cases: Summary of Argument Suicide is an enduring, though tragic, facet of human existence. [read post]
19 Feb 2024, 11:33 pm by Giesela Ruehl
For this purpose, we are pleased to invite contributions from both public and private law perspectives on the following topics:   Topic 1: Climate crisis The ecological crisis caused by climate change represents the defining challenge of our time, posing an existential threat to human societies and the planet. [read post]
18 Feb 2024, 6:16 pm by Elise Baker
We have identified four potential sources of Syria-linked funds, which could be directed to a victims fund through policy or legislative action. [read post]
15 Feb 2024, 11:41 pm by Lawrence Norden
(Congress enjoys relatively broad – though not unconstrained – authority to issue subpoenas to private parties in aid of its legislative functions, according to Supreme Court precedent.) [read post]