Genocide in Rwanda in the year 1994 was a bloody massacre that history can never forget. On the December 27, in 1994 the first trial on the perpetrators of the genocide started in the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR), paving way to many convictions.
Lok Sabha on December 20, 2018 passed the Surrogacy Regulation Bill intending to completely ban commercial surrogacy as requested by Law Commission and only allowing altruistic surrogacy and also laid down stricter guidelines and punishments to monitor surrogacy practices.
Disney is subject to a large public outrage because of its ‘Hakuna Matata’ mark which critics are calling an attempt at cultural appropriation. With more than 150,000 people signing the petition, Disney’s next step is awaited.
The Westminster Magistrate of London has ordered the extradition of Vijay Mallya having found prima facie case against him on charges of fraud and money laundering. He has 14 days to appeal the judgement during which be channeled to the United Kingdom Home Office where Home Secretary, Sajid Javid, will pass an order based on the verdict of the Magistrates’ Court.
The Supreme Court on December 5, 2018, allowed centers Witness Protection Scheme 2018 especially directing the State Government to set up witness deposition complexes with a years’ time. This report summarises the order of the Supreme Court and what it holds for witnesses.
The Government advisory MoEFCC on November 30, 2018 has circulated its draft policy for comments from stakeholders about banning usage of all kinds of animals from circus owing to the hue and cry by animal activists as well as the Ministry’s finding of cruelty on animals.
Snapdeal has released a new programme called Brand Shield to stop the sale of counterfeit merchandises on their e-commerce site. The programme will include a triple check point process for brands to report infringement and Snapdeal has promised to take down such listing within 1 business day.