#Constitutional

.Apia, Samoa
Mata'afa's FAST Party came in formation in mid 2020 to claim power. (Photo Credit- Youtube, screengrab/@Tagata Pasifika)

  • Fiame Naomi Mata'afa dismissed the 'electoral games' of her predecessor
  • Mata'afa was sworn in as the cuntry's first female prime minister 
  • Mata'afa on Tuesday revealed,she was facing a private prosecution over makeshift ceremony

.Nepal
Bidya Devi Bhandari, President of Nepal. (Photo Credit-ANI)

  • PM K P Sharma's Oli government lost the vote of confidence
  • As soon as Nepal's communist Party Maoist Centre withdrew support Oli, 69 lost vote of confidence
  • 124 members voted against the confidence motion 

.Washington D.C., DC, USA
Impeachment manager Jamie Raskin opened the floor at the impeachment trial of former US President Donald Trump

  • Day three of the trial was to call out duties of a "true patriot" by the impeachment managers
  • Ted Lieu said, "I’m afraid he’s going to run again and lose, because he can do this again.”
  • Joaquin Castro spoke about the international implications of the violence

.Washington D.C., DC, USA
David Schoen is the lead counsel for former US President Donald Trump in his impeachment trial at the US Senate (Photo Credit: AFP)

  • Bruce Castor argued that Trump has not been "formally charged" or named as a co-conspirator in the January 6 riots
  • David Schoen slammed the oppositions move to play a video for the senators
  • The arguments made by the defendants revolved around the trial being "unconstitutional"

.Vienna, Austria
Austria court says assisted suicide being illegal is a violation of fundamental rights. (Representative Image/Unsplash)

  • The court ordered the government to lift the ban in 2021
  • Currently, assisted dying is punishable by up to five years in prison
  • Protagonists of legalisation say a ban encroaches on religious freedom

.New York, NY, USA
The US Supreme Court has barred New York from imposing coronavirus restrictions on houses of worship. (Image credits: AFP)

  • The ruling is likely to be perceived as a victory for religious freedoms by the conservatives
  •  The court was responding to the applications from the Roman Catholic Diocese of Brooklyn, as well as synagogue
  • The court said that the measures violated the First Amendment's protection