20th January - Law News

1851st Edition: LawNewsIndex is a UK based news & legal articles archive focusing on Law, Lawyers, Law Firms, Justice, Legislation, Legal Ethics, Human Rights & Social Justice issues.

Today's video story: United States President Donald Trump spoke to the nation for the first time as Commander-in-Chief Friday afternoon moments after taking the oath of office to become the 45th President. Thousands of protesters flocked to downtown Wasington D.C. Friday Jan. 20 to speak out against President Donald Trump.

Focus of the day story:   Why can’t Britain apologise to these victims of rendition? With MI6’s help, Libyan dissident Abdel Hakim Belhaj was handed over to Muammar Gaddafi and tortured. Yet still our government won’t say sorry. Full story - Guardian Law

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Selected photos of a banner making workshop in Cardiff where an effigy of Trump's bust was created by community artists, followed by the community protest on the 20th January outside Cardiff Castle where the effigy was beaten and trodden on.
Trump bust effigy
Banner for Trump protest

Cardiff protest against Donald Trump's misogyny
Beating of the Trump effigy

Beating of the Trump effigy
Protesting against Trump