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· January, 2007

Stories about Law from January, 2007

31 January 2007

Haiti: Pre-Carnival Festivities A Blast for All

St. Vincent & the Grenadines: Drive-bys arrive

Bahamas: Does the war on drugs make sense?

Poland: Sex Scandal and Cronyism

Bahrain Jails Political Activists

Syria May Abolish Capital Punishment

Iranian Bloggers Talk About Their Prison Experience

Many people for political reasons have been sent to prison in Iran. A few of those former prisoners shared their stories in books, through painting or in their blogs. Some...

Kazakhstan: James Giffen

Nepal: Madhesh Is Burning

Madhesh is the southern plains of Nepal where half of the country lives. Madhesi are the people of Nepal, roughly half of the country. The Madhesi have been discriminated against...

China: Out of Libya

It‘s [zh] since been disabled, but there was one especially eye-catching post on Tianya, one of China's most widely-read bbs forum sites last month. ‘Save us!’ it read. ‘We've been...

29 January 2007

Africa: French Double-Standard Vis-a-Vis China

Israel: More Jews Migrating to Canada

Bangladesh: Drugs, Sex Education, Freedom of Press, Winter Fruits and Vegetables and Man-Eating Tigers

There seems to be no stopping drug frenzy once it takes hold of a nation. Drishtipat Group Blog tells how Yabba, a speed/amphetamine derivative from Thailand is taking on Bangladesh....

Trinidad & Tobago: Police force irrelevance

Crime and Punishment in Kazakhstan

Blogger's Trial Kazis Toguzbayev, a journalist who uploaded his articles on KUB, a group blog, was tried in Almaty, Kazakhstan, on 22 January. In his article, Toguzbayev implied that the...