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Open Society Welcomes African Court’s Ruling Against “Arbitrary” Vagrancy Laws

Open Society Welcomes African Court’s Ruling Against “Arbitrary” Vagrancy Laws

NEW YORK, Dec. 8 (Korea Bizwire) — On December 4, a continental court in Africa delivered a landmark opinion on colonial era vagrancy laws, which criminalize activities such as loitering, public indecency, and begging. The judgment has the potential to help reshape criminal justice policy and practice in dozens of African countries and reduce prison [...]

Court Orders Match Organizer to Compensate Fans for Ronaldo’s No-show

Court Orders Match Organizer to Compensate Fans for Ronaldo’s No-show

SEOUL, Nov. 20 (Korea Bizwire) — A court on Friday ordered a sports agency to compensate fans for Cristiano Ronaldo’s no-show at a friendly football match in Seoul last year. The Seoul Central District Court ruled in favor of 162 plaintiffs who sued The Fasta, which organized the exhibition game between Italy’s Juventus and South [...]