Pakistan: Repeal Amendment to Draconian Cyber Law

Irina Baranova

(New York) – The Pakistan government’s amendment to its cybercrimes act is the latest in a concerted campaign to restrict freedom of expression and stifle dissent, Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch said today. On February 18, 2022, the government passed an ordinance amending the Pakistan Electronic Crimes Act, 2016 […]

Republicans announce effort to repeal criminal-justice reform law; Democrats call it ‘all for show’ | Courts-police-fire

Irina Baranova

SPRINGFIELD — Republicans are calling for their Democratic counterparts in the Illinois House to join them in efforts to repeal criminal-justice reforms in the Safety, Accountability, Fairness and Equity Today Act. GOP state Reps. Patrick Windhorst of Metropolis, Ryan Spain of Peoria and Deanne Mazzochi of Elmhurst joined House GOP […]