26th October - Law News

2131st 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: Shocking details of how Myanmar's military have burned Rohingya villages have been recounted by many of the 600,000 who have fled since violence flared in late August. Now claims are emerging of systematic sexual assaults and widespread rape of Rohingya women. Those women who have fled across the border into the camps in south eastern Bangladesh from Rakhine State are still not safe. Jonathan Miller reports now from the refugee camp in Kutapalong, south of Cox's Bazar. Myanmar's military has denied claims that they raped women.

Focus of the day story:  Personal injury lawyers, conveyancers and other solicitors who arrange or advise on insurance policies face new rules under a European directive coming into force next February, dealing with issues such as conflicts of interest and commissions. Full story - Legal Futures

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