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· July, 2010

Stories about Law from July, 2010

30 July 2010

Russia: The First Case of YouTube Ban

RuNet Echo

Alexey Sidorenko writes about the Russian authorities' first attempt to ban YouTube.

Latvia: Concerns Over the Future of the Largest Daily, Free Press

With the ownership of the largest daily newspaper, Diena, in question, many journalists in Latvia fear business interests and political influence would rule the news coverage ahead of the October...

Jamaica: The Politics of SoE

Chile: Mapuche on Hunger Strike over Anti-terror Law

On July 12, 2010, fourteen Mapuche indigenous detainees began a hunger strike to denounce the Chilean State’s treatment of Mapuche communities in southern Chile. The strike is aimed mainly at...

Brazil: Copyright Reform Proposal Under Consultation

A public consultation on the Brazilian Copyright Act has received over 1,200 contributions. The proposed changes have fuelled intense debate in the blogosphere and twittosphera.

China: First hand account of two Chinese artists arrested and beaten

Kenya: Support for Alcoholic Drinks Bill

Russia: Prosecutor That Banned Youtube Gives Interview

Bangladesh: Constitutional Reforms

Taiwan: Threatened by Microsoft

28 July 2010

Israel: Rape by Deceit or Racism?

The recent conviction of rape by deceit of an Arab posing as a Jew to seduce a Jewish woman to engage in sexual intercourse has sparked conversations across the Hebrew...

Pakistan: Bollywood Movie On Laden Banned In Pakistan

Nepal: No Toilet, No Citizenship

Trinidad & Tobago: Missed It

Jamaica: Reverend's Case Postponed

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