Hong Kong refugees who aided Snowden facing deportation

/ May 15, 2017

Hong Kong refugees who aided Snowden facing deportation

A group of refugees who sheltered fugitive whistleblower Edward Snowden in Hong Kong are facing deportation after the city’s authorities rejected their bid for protection, their lawyer said Monday. The impoverished Philippine and Sri Lankan refugees helped the former National Security Agency contractor evade ...

May 14, 2017

Egyptian judges defy new law on judiciary appointments

Judges from one of the Egyptian judiciary’s three main branches have voted to defy a newly adopted and widely disputed law giving the president a degree of control over the judiciary. State Council judges, who rule on disputes with the government, voted overwhelmingly Saturday ...