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· February, 2011

Stories about Law from February, 2011

Uruguay: Growing Support for Decriminalizing Marijuana for Personal Use

Bahamas: The Right to Speak Out

Cuba: Damas de Blanco Attacked

Trinidad & Tobago: The Death Penalty

Jamaica: Nothing for the Youth?

Russia: Police Receives Right to Close Websites Without Court Order

Mexico: Kidnapping Case Affects Diplomatic Relations with France

Relations between Mexico and France have been strained due to the kidnapping conviction of French national Florence Cassez in Mexico City. Cassez was arrested in 2006, accused of kidnapping charges...

Philippines: Village Ordinance Requires Prescriptions for Condoms

Ayala Alabang briefly became a global twitter trending topic this week. It is one of the richest villages in the Philippines which recently made headline news for passing an ordinance...

Bangladesh: Holding Operators Liable For Crimes Committed By Mobile Users

Trinidad & Tobago: The Mayor's Way?

Trinidad & Tobago: Political Developments

Cuba: Marking Zapata's Anniversary

Côte d'Ivoire: The Difficult Legacy of Houphouët-Boigny

To better understand the origins of the current political crisis in Côte d'Ivoire, it is necessary to place recent events in their post-colonial context. Anna Gueye traces the history of...

Trinidad & Tobago, Jamaica: The Facts About Banton

Trinidad & Tobago: What's After Carnival?

Cuba: Zapata Vive

Bhutan: Tax Or No Tax For Development

The idea of citizens contributing towards this in the form of taxes is still a new/alien concept in Bhutan. The Bhutanese twitter-sphere broke the news of the verdict in favor...

China: Ran Yunfei charged with inciting subversion

South Korea: Amnesty International Condemns Korean Government's Censorship.

China: Hooliganism

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