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Egypt Proposes Anti-Discrimination Law

Posted August 10th, 2011 at 6:10 pm (UTC-5)
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Egypt’s government has proposed an anti-discrimination amendment to its criminal code, in a bid to curb sectarian attacks against the nation’s Coptic Christian minority. The draft bill would make discrimination a crime punishable by a jail sentence of at least three months. It defines discrimination as any action or lack of action that discriminates against […]

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Wal-Mart Wins Huge Discrimination Lawsuit

Posted June 20th, 2011 at 11:20 am (UTC-5)
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The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled against a huge group of women suing Wal-Mart for alleged gender discrimination. Under U.S. law, if an issue involves large numbers of people with very similar claims, the litigation can be combined into what is called a “class-action” lawsuit. This lawsuit potentially involved as many as 1.6 million women, […]

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