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· December, 2008

Stories about Law from December, 2008

Uganda: Being a journalist is unpredictable

Bermuda, Grenada: Freedom of Information

Thailand: Revenge of the reds

Forget the yellow protesters who occupied Thailand’s airports last month. Today’s anti-government protests in Bangkok are organized by supporters of the ousted government. They have vowed to launch bigger street...

Cuba: Letter to Castro

Barbados: Football Match Mayhem

Southeast Asia: Controversies and tragedies of 2008

In the previous post (Southeast Asia: Newsmakers of 2008), I wrote about the major events that took place in Southeast Asia. In this article, I will highlight other stories which...

Mexico: Campaign to Curb Drunk Driving

Bahamas: Students & Drugs

Ukraine: Top ten bribes 2008

Turkey: Apology Shakes Apologia over Armenian Genocide

Challenging 90 years of institutionalized denial of the massacre and deportation of the Ottoman Empire's indigenous Armenian community during WWI, tens of thousands of Turkish intellectuals, academics, writers, journalists and...

India, Bangladesh: Maritime Dispute

Egyptian and Tunisian Bloggers against Censorship

In December 2006 frustrated Tunisian bloggers launched the "Action Blank Post" initiative in defense of freedom of speech. Supporting bloggers from all over the world posted a blank on their...

Lebanon: Abolishing the death penalty

Southeast Asia: Newsmakers of 2008

For Southeast Asia, 2008 was a year of terrible disasters, both natural and man-made. Rice consumption was reduced, milk products were contaminated with melamine, jobs were lost, bloggers were arrested,...

Ethiopia: Clerics seek constitutional ban on homosexuality

Bangladesh: The Siemens Bribery Scandal And The Son Of Ex-Prime Minister

Zimbabwe: Update on Jestina Mukoko's abduction

Western Sahara: Student Reported Detained reports that a Saharawi law student has been detained in Tan Tan. The student was released after 10 hours.

Mexico: Beauty Queen Busted for Arms

Barbados: Journalists Appear in Court

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