Stories about Law from October, 2007
Ukrainiana writes about “sardine-packed construction” in Kyiv and the dedication of the monument to Catherine II in Odesa – and posts videos of the related violence.
“Coming from where I come from, I know a thing or two about injustice”: Jamaican Marlon James weighs in on the case of the Memphis Three.
Ntalia Anonova reviews Nikita Mikhalkov's “12”: “The movie isn’t some exotic, tourist-y, BBC “country profile”-y jaunt through an ethnic conflict. It crushes you, resuscitates you, crushes you some more.”
Siberian Light writes about the Guardian's coverage of a Moscow serial killer.
Sean's Russia Blog writes on the newly revealed “spy vs. spy” dimension of the Aleksandr Litvinenko case.
Mark MacKinnon writes about a recent encounter with corrupt traffic cops in Moscow and links to a New York Times story on one man's attempt to stand up to the law enforcement's unlawful behavior. English Russia reposts a Ukrainian blogger's cell phone pictures of how Ukrainian drivers “express their disagreement...
Elections in Russia reports on the singing dimension of this year's campaign.
Bahraini blogger Abduljalil Al Singace links to a Reporters Without Borders article about the fining of three journalists sued for comments which appeared in an online publication.
Kevin Lim takes a look at the online debate in Singapore on keeping or repealing a law that makes homosexual sex an offence.
El Blog de Morsa [ES] is not sure who to believe in regards to the ongoing investigation into allegations that former Peruvian president Alejandro Toledo raped a young woman.
Cecilia Sardenberg, in “The right to abortion: briefing from Brazil” at OpenDemocracy.net, tells about the heated debate over reforms to Brazil's outdated abortion laws that has intensified across the country in 2007.
Korean bloggers discuss a new bill that would prohibit discrimination against homosexuals in Korea. There are many opposing views, but some netizens welcome this new law and ask for a more understanding attitude toward homosexuals.
Saudi blogger Saudi Jeans discusses the perils of drunk drivers in a country where alcohol is illegal.
Syrian blogger Golaniya discusses an alarming situation in which a “woman” who was undressed and videotaped by the Syrian police at the police station was a “man with woman's organs.”
Albanian Blogger writes about parking problems in Tirana and the reconstruction of a pedestrian bridge over the Lana River.
“It all started when The Times published an article asking how it was that the Prime Minister acquired a million dollars worth of real estate on his politician’s salary”: Barbados Free Press reports that the editor of a Dominica newspaper is being sued by the island's Prime Minister.
Callers to a radio programme in the Bahamas think that enforcement of the death penalty would act as a deterrent to crime. Rick Lowe at WeblogBahamas.com begs to differ.
Larry Smith at Bahama Pundit indulges in “a little road rage”.
The Life and Times of Michmac is disturbed about the conditions surrounding a vehicular accident in Grenada that claimed the life of a mother of one.
(Logo credit: Amnesty International) October is Domestic Violence Awareness month in the USA, devoted to connecting battered women’s advocates across the nation to work together to end violence against women and children. The issue, however, is not country specific. Domestic violence is a menace that is found all over the...
Fons from China Herald brings up into the attention of the drafting of labour arbitration law. One missing element is the collective labour arbitration process.