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· September, 2006

Stories about Law from September, 2006

29 September 2006

Senegal, Chad, Belgium: Where Will Hissene Habre be Judged?

India: Child Marriage

Nepal: Women in the Supreme Court

China: Killing chickens, not for bird flu

A corruption probe has led to the dismissal of Chen Liangyu, the highest-ranked Communist official in Shanghai and key member of former Chairman Jiang Zemin‘s Shanghai Gang, a rival faction...

27 September 2006

China: Promiscuity crime

Puerto Rico: Anti-discrimination bill

Ethiopian bloggers rally to save controversial bill

Ethiopia’s diaspora bloggers are flexing their political muscles in a bid to save a controversial bill they claim has been blocked in the US Congress. The highly-politicised groups of Ethiopian...

22 September 2006

Notes on Montenegro and Transnistria

In his yesterday's Balkans Blog Roundup, Ljubisa Bojic quoted this passage on Montenegro by a Serbian blogger: […] I know how things operate down there. Its also a privatised state...

21 September 2006

Indonesia: Execution in Sulawesi

China: Cows, pigs and balls

Last week, two women at Bullog.cn—a blogger's portal unique in that it was set up by prominent bloggers themselves as opposed to a large media corporation—acted on dissatisfaction with what...

Bulgaria, Libya: Save the Tripoli Six

Balkans Blog Roundup

On September 11, Viktor of Belgrade Blog writes: […] [Serbia] just won the water polo European championship, and here's a short video with the atmosphere from the streets of Belgrade...

Colombia: Legal Rights for Same-Sex Couples

Philippines: Why no Coup in Philippines?

20 September 2006

Russia: Svetlana Bakhmina's Appeal

Eastern Europe: Video documents homophobia on the rise

Human Rights Video

The latest twist in the long-running saga of anti-gay violence and state oppression took place yesterday in Moscow, as an appeals court upheld the earlier lower court ruling to ban...

Thailand: Coup Update

Picture from HelloonEarth2006 It was a holiday today in Thailand after the military ousted Prime Minister Thaksin's government last night while he was away in in New York. There are...

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