Pompeo: Hong Kong ‘Just Another Communist-Run City’ Now

Secretary of State Michael Pompeo critcized China’s moves to exert more control over Hong Kong with the new national security law. He said Beijing has “eviscerated” the rule of law in the city as the U.S. continues to strip trade privileges from the former British colony. “A free Hong Kong was one of the world’s … Read more Pompeo: Hong Kong ‘Just Another Communist-Run City’ Now

‘An Affront to All Nations:’ Pompeo Denounces China’s Security Law in Hong Kong

Secretary of State Michael Pompeo said China’s moves to exert more control over Hong Kong have “eviscerated” the rule of law in the city as the U.S. continues to strip trade privileges from the former British colony. “A free Hong Kong was one of the world’s most stable, prosperous and dynamic cities,” Pompeo told reporters … Read more ‘An Affront to All Nations:’ Pompeo Denounces China’s Security Law in Hong Kong

U.K. Says China’s National Security Law on Hong Kong “Serious Breach” to Joint Declaration

(AP) Britain’s foreign secretary said Wednesday China’s new national security law for Hong Kong “is a clear and serious violation” of the Sino-British Joint Declaration, the agreement that paved the way for the former British colony’s handover to Chinese rule 23 years ago. Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab told reporters that officials have carefully assessed the … Read more U.K. Says China’s National Security Law on Hong Kong “Serious Breach” to Joint Declaration

Iran’s Zarif says ending arms ban ‘inseparable’ from nuclear deal

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has addressed the United Nations Security Council, urging them to extend an arms embargo on Iran – which expires in October. Iran’s foreign minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif, said the Security Council faced a decision between respect for the rule of law or returning to the “law of the jungle”. … Read more Iran’s Zarif says ending arms ban ‘inseparable’ from nuclear deal

McConnell Condemns ‘Lawlessness’ Toward Confederate Statues and Monuments

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell condemned protesters for expanding the efforts to pull down and defacing confederate statues and monuments of former US presidents. In a morning address on the Senate floor McConnell, a Republican from Kentucky, was baffled by the growing list of monuments being targeted including the likes of President George Washington and … Read more McConnell Condemns ‘Lawlessness’ Toward Confederate Statues and Monuments

Four nights in Dijon | Aftermath of violent gang clashes

The French city of Dijon was rocked by chaotic scenes reminiscent of a war zone as rival gangs clashed following the assault on a Chechen teen – but was it more a “battle of territories” in a drugs war than simple score-settling? For several nights, the rule of law seemed suspended in parts of the … Read more Four nights in Dijon | Aftermath of violent gang clashes

ICC slams Washington for sanctions: ‘We’re the last hope of atrocity victims’

The International Criminal Court (ICC) has condemned a new round of American sanctions on officials probing potential US war crimes, saying Washington’s “threats and coercive actions” cannot be allowed to hinder the rule of law. READ MORE: https://on.rt.com/ajba Subscribe to RT! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpwvZwUam-URkxB7g4USKpg?sub_confirmation=1 RT LIVE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IFAcqaNzNSc Check out http://rt.com Like us on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/RTnews Follow us … Read more ICC slams Washington for sanctions: ‘We’re the last hope of atrocity victims’

ICC: U.S. move ‘an unacceptable attempt to interfere with rule of law’

The International Criminal Court (ICC) says U.S. sanctions against its employees are a form of threats and coercion. The response comes after President Donald Trump approved economic and travel sanctions against ICC staff who investigated whether U.S. forces committed war crimes in Afghanistan. The ICC says the U.S. move is “an unacceptable attempt to interfere … Read more ICC: U.S. move ‘an unacceptable attempt to interfere with rule of law’

Barr on George Floyd: ‘The Day Is Coming Soon When Justice Will Be Served’

Attorney General William Barr said President Donald Trump had asked him to oversee the federal response to increasingly violent protests in Washington after a weekend of disturbances that included the burning of federal and religious buildings. “This is the federal city. It’s the seat of the federal government,” Barr said at a news conference in … Read more Barr on George Floyd: ‘The Day Is Coming Soon When Justice Will Be Served’

Barr Slams ‘Extremist Agitators,’ Antifa for Violent Riots, Looting

Attorney General William Barr said President Donald Trump had asked him to oversee the federal response to increasingly violent protests in Washington after a weekend of disturbances that included the burning of federal and religious buildings. “This is the federal city. It’s the seat of the federal government,” Barr said at a news conference in … Read more Barr Slams ‘Extremist Agitators,’ Antifa for Violent Riots, Looting

Barr Says FBI Has Made 51 Arrests in Connection With Violent Rioting

Attorney General William Barr said President Donald Trump had asked him to oversee the federal response to increasingly violent protests in Washington after a weekend of disturbances that included the burning of federal and religious buildings. “This is the federal city. It’s the seat of the federal government,” Barr said at a news conference in … Read more Barr Says FBI Has Made 51 Arrests in Connection With Violent Rioting

De Blasio Condemns Violence Against Police During Protests

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio condemned violence during protests of police brutality on Thursday during a daily news briefing in New York, saying, “If you attack a police officer, you obviously do not believe in democracy. In decency. In respect for the rule of law.” Subscribe to our YouTube channel: https://bit.ly/2TwO8Gm QUICKTAKE ON … Read more De Blasio Condemns Violence Against Police During Protests

Automated Decision-Making Systems as a Challenge for the Rule of Law in the Light of European Law

An address to the Ninth Annual Cambridge International Law (CILJ) Conference in April 2020, in Panel 6: International Law and the Rise of “Big Data” and Artificial Intelligence, by Joanna Mazur, Ph.D. Student, Faculty of Law and Administration, University of Warsaw. The Cambridge International Law Journal 9th Annual Cambridge International Law Conference on the theme … Read more Automated Decision-Making Systems as a Challenge for the Rule of Law in the Light of European Law

Hong Kong Leader Carrie Lam Rejects Criticism Over Security Laws From Foreign Governments

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam defended China’s moves to impose sweeping national security laws in the territory amid renewed protests and growing international concern over what it would mean for the city’s future autonomy. Local residents support the planned legislation, Chief Executive Carrie Lam asserted in a weekly briefing Tuesday, while rejecting criticism from foreign … Read more Hong Kong Leader Carrie Lam Rejects Criticism Over Security Laws From Foreign Governments

The draft of China’s first Civil Code is an ‘important milestone’

Li Zhanshu, chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress (NPC), China’s top legislature, hailed the draft of China’s first Civil Code as an “important milestone” in the country’s advancement of the rule of law. The draft has been submitted to the third session of the 13th NPC for deliberation. The draft is … Read more The draft of China’s first Civil Code is an ‘important milestone’