South African mining companies won court backing on a crucial black-ownership principle that’s likely to have implications for ongoing negotiations with President Cyril Ramaphosa’s government.

Euthanasia or assisted suicide (EAS) of psychiatric patients is increasing in some jurisdictions such as Belgium and the Netherlands. However, little is known about the practice, and it remains controversial.

Across the world, poor communities bear a disproportionate burden of the environmental cost of development. Harmful projects such as polluting industrial units, municipal disposal sites or mining projects are usually situated close to poor neighbourhoods.

Britain will be hit with European Commission legal action for persistently ignoring EU rules on deadly air pollution, a breach which could result in huge fines from the bloc’s highest court.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Central Zonal Bench, Bhopal) in the matter of Tikam Singh Vs State of Rajasthan & Others dated 23/03/2018 regarding illegal transportation of mineral Bajari from the state of Gujarat into the State of Rajasthan whereas the Gujarat Mines and Mineral Concession Rules clearly provides, under Rule, 70, that the mineral Bajari shall not be transported outside the State of Gujarat.

An Embu resident has petitioned the Senate to pass a law that will protect water towers and riparian zones.

Judgement of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of National Campaign Committee for Central Legislation on Construction Labour (NCC-CL) Vs Union of India & Others dated 19/03/2018 regarding construction workers in the unorganized sector of India.

Order of the Union of India Vs Indian Radiological And Imaging Association And Others dated 14/03/2018 regarding effective implementation of the provisions of the Pre-conception and Pre-natal Diagnostic Techniques (Prohibition of Sex Selection) Act, 1994.

Situation alarming, says green tribunal | Orders inspection

India was a pioneer in recognising special protections for her tribal or indigenous peoples in the Constitution, recognising their distinctive cultural, social, and economic identity from that of the mainstream Indian society and that they needed some protection from exploitation by the mainstream.

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