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· March, 2011

Stories about Law from March, 2011

31 March 2011

Russia: “iPad 2 Smuggling in Full Blossom”

Jamaica: Enquiry No Laughing Matter

Kenyan Bloggers Form an Association; BAKE

On Friday 25th March, several Kenyan bloggers held a meeting in the Kenyan capital Nairobi, under the newly formed BAKE ( Bloggers Association Kenya). The meeting was the 4th in...

China: Crackdown on Activists and Opinion Leaders

Brazil: On Opening the Archives of the Dictatorship

A collective blogging was called to demand the opening of the archives of the Brazilian military dictatorship (1964-1985), responsible for torturing of thousands and for killing 380 Brazilians. Of these,...

29 March 2011

Bolivia’s Conflicting Stance With the USA on Coca Chewing

The 1961 UN Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs ordered the elimination of chewing coca leaves within 25 years of the treaty going into effect. Bolivia has again resurfaced as a...

Nigeria: Ken-Saro Wiwa “Killer” Judge Becomes Acting Chief Judge

Lebanon: Claim your Parking Spot

Russia: A Riot Police Officer's Twitter and Blog

28 March 2011

Ukraine: “A War of Monuments”

Bhutan: No Resolve In The Possession Of Tobacco Debate

Colombia: Controversy Over Photos of Minors Published by Adult Magazine

An article, titled "Let the children come to me" (referencing Mark 10:14), which includes photos from an exhibition by photographer Mauricio Vélez depicting staged scenes of nude underage boys (or...

Russia: 2010 Cyber-Crime Market Research

Jamaica: Passing the Buck

China: Opinion Battle on Baidu's Copyright Infringement

More than fifty Chinese writers have formed an alliance protesting against copyright infringement by the Baidu Wenku platform, a Chinese version of Google Books which allows users to read, share...

China: Can we tolerate Baidu’s “evil” stand on IP rights?