Grasswire Digest: March 12

A round-up of news from Grasswire and elsewhere.

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snyderAdvocacy group Progress Michigan filed a complaint Friday over Michigan governor Rick Snyder’s ‘failure’ to create a Legal Defense Fund under state law.

The complaint comes after the news last week of Snyder hiring two attorneys from private law firms to assist in the aftermath of the Flint Water Crisis.


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The United Nations released a “searing” report on the human rights situation in South Sudan, documenting what the human rights office called a military-perpetrated “scorched earth policy” against civilians.

A Danish children’s rights campaigner and her husband were both found guilty of people trafficking for driving a family of Syrian refugees to their Copenhagen home and then to the city’s railway station.

Kosovo’s government will buy a new body scanner in an attempt to stop opposition members from using tear gas in parliament.

General interestingness

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