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Japanese victims of forced sterilization file more lawsuits over inhumane eugenics law

By ethan / May 18, 2018

Three Japanese pensioners have filed separate lawsuits against the government over irreversible damage caused by forced sterilization conducted under Japan’s eugenics law, which was in place for almost 50 years. Faced with life-long hardship, three Japanese citizens in their 70s filed lawsuits on Thursday, seeking total compensation of 80 million yen ($ 720,000) for being […]

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‘Red Alert’: Democrats file bid to restore net neutrality rule

By ethan / May 10, 2018

Senate Democrats have filed a petition to restore the recently repealed 2015 net neutrality rule. The campaign is supported by Reddit, Imgur, Vimeo, Mozilla, Tumblr, Tinder and PornHub, among others. Fifty senators signed the petition to reverse the repeal of net neutrality, including all 48 Democrats, one independent, and one Republican. The Federal Communications Commission […]

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Last chance for Russiagate? Democrats file lawsuit against Trump campaign

By ethan / April 20, 2018

In a last-ditch effort to keep the Trump/Russia collusion story alive, the Democratic National Committee filed a multimillion-dollar lawsuit on Friday against the Trump campaign, the Russian government, and WikiLeaks. The suit alleges that the Trump campaign conspired with the Russian government to hack the DNC’s computer network and publish the committee’s emails via WikiLeaks, […]

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Liberal groups file criminal complaint against Trump campaign

By ethan / March 30, 2018

Two liberal watchdog groups have filed a criminal complaint alleging that the Trump campaign and National Security Advisor John Bolton’s super PAC, worked with Cambridge Analytica in violation of US election law. The groups, Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW) and Democracy 21, allege that John Bolton’s super PAC paid Cambridge Analytica $ […]

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‘Citizenship-based discrimination': Russian athletes file lawsuit against IOC

By ethan / February 6, 2018

Thirty-two Russian athletes have filed a lawsuit against the International Olympic Committee (IOC), insisting that the body’s decision to prohibit them from competing at the 2018 Winter Games was based on discriminatory grounds. The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) confirmed on Tuesday that the Ad Hoc Division of CAS “has opened an arbitration procedure […]

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