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Armenian-Americans Sue For Century-Old Losses

LOS ANGELES - (AP) Armenian-American lawyers filed a federal lawsuit Thursday against the Turkish government and two banks seeking compensation for the heirs of Armenians whose property was allegedly seized nearly a century ago as they were driven from the Turkish Ottoman Empire. Lawyers were seeking...

Central Asian Laws Toolbox

Welcome to our Central Asian Laws Toolbox, our collection of laws and legal analysis for the nations of this emerging region that is rich in natural resources and in the history and culture of the Silk Road! Whether you are new to working in the region or even if you have some experience working there...

Middle Eastern Law Toolbox

Welcome to LexisNexis Middle Eastern Law Toolbox, our bazaar which highlights legal content of particular Middle Eastern nations in our database. New to working in the region? Our Guide to International Legal Research chapter on the Middle East may help you get oriented! In addition to the...

CA9 on Armenia, Imputed Political Opinion: Khudaverdyan v. Holder

"Petitioners Hayk and Nadezhda Khudaverdyan seek asylum, withholding of removal, and protection under the United Nations Convention Against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (“CAT”), Dec. 10, 1984, 1465 U.N.T.S. 85. The Armenian military police detained...