The city-state's new law explicitly bars public authorities, including police, from discriminating based on skin color, gender and other factors. Lawmakers say the new rules help to address systemic racism in Germany.
A French court approved the extradition of Rwandan genocide suspect Felicien Kabuga to a United Nations tribunal. Kabuga was arrested in Paris after 25 years on the run. He was one of the most wanted fugitives in Rwanda’s 1994 genocide.
People in the Netherlands convicted of crimes related to alcohol abuse will have to wear a special ankle bracelet to monitor their drinking habits once the government has passed the necessary legislation.
Germany's top court ruled that Interior Minister Horst Seehofer violated the rights of a far-right party by posting a critical interview on his ministry's website. In the interview published on the website, Seehofer accused the Alternative for Germany (AfD) of "undermining the state" and described the party's verbal attacks against the German president as "highly dangerous for our state".
After implementing strict lockdown measures, Russia has sought to keep information about the pandemic under tight control. The government coronavirus task force has a special “fake news” division, while the Investigative Committee tracks the coronavirus on messaging apps.
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