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News Iceland Justice: Iceland 18th on Human Freedom Index

Published on: Tuesday 07 January 2020
Iceland 18th on Human Freedom Index
News source: https://icelandmonitor.mbl.is/news/politics_and_society/2020/01/07/iceland_18th_on_human_freedom_index/

Iceland ranks 18th on the 2019 Human Freedom Index of the Fraser Institute - a respected ... Economic freedom is assessed, based on the free flow of funds and people, the ratio of property owned by ...

News Iceland Justice: Payment Provider Sues Crypto Co. For £2.4M In Unpaid Fees

Published on: Tuesday 08 October 2019
Payment Provider Sues Crypto Co. For £2.4M In Unpaid Fees
News source: https://www.law360.com/articles/1206928

A London-based digital payments company has accused a major Icelandic cryptocurrency operation of failing to pay more than £2.4 million ($2.9 million) for a software system to allow bank customers to pay for purchases with digital currencies. 

News Iceland Justice: Justice For Jamal Khashoggi Is A Test For Everyone, Not Just Saudi Arabia

Published on: Tuesday 01 October 2019
Justice For Jamal Khashoggi Is A Test For Everyone, Not Just Saudi Arabia
News source: https://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/entry/jamal-khashoggi-death-saudi-arabia_uk_5d934796e4b0ac3cddaed770

Over the last year, states at the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva, led by Iceland and Australia, have twice called on Saudi Arabia to ensure justice for Khashoggi through an independent ...

News Iceland Justice: Philippine president 'seriously considering' cutting ties with Iceland

Published on: Tuesday 16 July 2019
Philippine president 'seriously considering' cutting ties with Iceland
News source: https://www.cbc.ca/news/world/duterte-iceland-ties-1.5213109

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte is "seriously considering" cutting diplomatic ties with Iceland, which spearheaded a resolution that asked the UN's top human rights body to look into the thousands of deaths of suspects under his anti-drug crackdown.

News Iceland Justice: Gordon questions need for Iceland resolution

Published on: Friday 12 July 2019
Gordon questions need for Iceland resolution
News source: https://globalnation.inquirer.net/177906/gordon-questions-need-for-iceland-resolution

Sen. Richard Gordon questioned on Saturday the Iceland-backed resolution that urges the United Nations rights chief Michelle Bachelet to prepare a “comprehensive report on the human rights situation” in the Philippines.

News Iceland Justice: Australian Nara Walker takes Iceland to European court after conviction for biting off man's tongue

Published on: Sunday 23 June 2019
Australian Nara Walker takes Iceland to European court after conviction for biting off man's tongue
News source: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-7173861/Australian-Nara-Walker-takes-Iceland-European-court-conviction-biting-mans-tongue.html

Walker submitted the petition to Iceland's parliament claiming their laws around domestic violence were inadequate. 'I believe my case reflects severe faults in the Icelandic justice system in cases ...

News Iceland Justice: Iceland Offers Productions Majestic Landscapes, Stunning Architecture and a 25% Rebate

Published on: Friday 21 June 2019
Iceland Offers Productions Majestic Landscapes, Stunning Architecture and a 25% Rebate
News source: https://variety.com/2019/artisans/production/iceland-production-incentives-3-1203248513/

Recent productions that have shot in Iceland include “The Wandering Earth” (2019); “Blade Runner 2049,” “Justice League,” “The Fate of the Furious” and “Star Wars: The Last Jedi ...

News Iceland Justice: Trans Woman In Iceland Assaulted, Not The First Transphobic Attack In The Country

Published on: Monday 03 June 2019
News source: https://grapevine.is/news/2019/06/03/trans-woman-in-iceland-assaulted-not-the-first-transphobic-attack-in-the-country/

Ugla says that this reality makes it especially important that Iceland not narrow its legal definition of hate speech, as former Minister of Justice Sigríður Á Andersen proposed, and that Parliament ...

News Iceland Justice: Supreme Court Upholds Indiana Provision Mandating Fetal Burial Or Cremation

Published on: Monday 27 May 2019
News source: https://www.npr.org/2019/05/28/727527860/supreme-court-upholds-indiana-provision-mandating-burial-or-cremation-of-fetal-r

Justice Clarence Thomas wrote a 20-page ... He pointed to sky-high rates of abortion for fetuses in Iceland and Europe diagnosed in the womb with Down syndrome. "Although the Court declines to wade ...

News Iceland Justice: Hate prevails in Iceland

Published on: Saturday 25 May 2019
News source: http://www.israelnationalnews.com/Articles/Article.aspx/23923

Iceland has shown a consistent disdain for Jews and for Israel ... Joyce was captured after the war and executed for his war crimes. Bjornsson avoided such justice due to the intervention of his ...