Austrian Supreme Court Rules to Legally Allow Same-Sex Marriage

Same-sex couples in Austria will be allowed to marry legally from 2019 after a ruling by the country’s highest court. The country’s supreme court made the ruling, stating that the current law violated a principle of non-discrimination. It also allows heterosexual couples to enter a civil partnership. “The Constitutional Court nullified with a decision on…

Trump to Keep US Travel Ban

The Supreme Court has allowed the Trump administration to keep its travel ban and bar most refugees from entering the United States. It blocked a federal appeals court ruling from last on Tuesday that would have eased the ban and allow up to 24,000 refugees to enter the country before the end of October. “The…

Kenya Supreme Court nullifies election result

In a landmark decision the Kenyan Supreme Court has nullified the re-election of Uhuru Kenyatta, declaring a new election must occur within 60 days. The decision has been labelled a watershed moment for the nation, and sets a new precedent for the continent. The court placed the blame on the election commission, saying it “committed…