Close

Support Global Voices

To stay independent, free, and sustainable, our community needs the help of friends and readers like you.

Donate now »

See all those languages up there? We translate Global Voices stories to make the world's citizen media available to everyone.

Learn more about Lingua Translation  »

· July, 2009

Stories about Law from July, 2009

31 July 2009

Russia: Riot Police Break Up Opposition Rally

Some 100 protesters gathered for an unsanctioned opposition rally in central Moscow on Friday. At 6 PM, hundreds of riot police broke up the rally, detaining 47 people, some of...

Cuba: Political Prisoners

Barbados: Corruption Legislation Needed

India: The Future Of Ajmal Kasab

29 July 2009

Belarus, Russia: Bloggers React to Graphic Chechen War Video

On July 3, Belarusian blogger Tatsiana Elavaya posted a provocative video showing the assassination of captive Russian soldiers by Chechen guerrillas during the 1999 war in Chechnya. The video had...

Bangladesh: Adulteration And Death Of Children

Bermuda, Haiti: Standing Up

Haiti: What Happened to Pierre-Antoine?

Trinidad & Tobago: Thoughts on Alleged Plot

Japan: Parental child abduction

Given the rise in cases where children born to a Japanese mother and a foreign father are abducted by the Japanese mothers and brought to Japan without the father's consent,...

The Balkans: More on EU Visa Rules