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· December, 2011

Stories about Law from December, 2011

Iran: “Law of Computer Crimes” and Parliamentary Elections

India, UK: Killing of Indian Student in the UK Stirs Up Racism Debate

On Monday the 26th of December 2011, Anuj Bidve, a 23yr old Indian student from Pune, was shot dead at point blank range in Salford, Greater Manchester, UK. Netizens react...

Argentina: New Anti-Terrorism Law Raises Concerns

Russia: AIDS Epidemic – “Shame Russia Shame”

International organizations are taking notice of Russia's AIDS epidemic and the hurdles the country faces in combating it. Recent international attention has been directed toward Russia's healthcare system, the stigma...

India: A Letter to the Home Minister, Protesting Forced Eviction

China telecommunications market

Puerto Rico: Investigating Monsanto

Cuba: LGBT Rights on the Way

Ethiopia: Swedish Journalists Handed 11-Year Prison Sentence

An Ethiopian court handed prison sentences of 11 years on Tuesday 27 December to Martin Schibbye and Johan Persson, two Swedish journalists accused of supporting terrorism in the country.

Cambodia: Petition to Withdraw Pardon of Convicted Pedophile

Egypt: Reaping Legal Victories as the Revolution Continues

Egyptians are reaping victories in the halls of courtrooms. First, blogger Alaa Abdel Fattah has been released by a judge pending investigations, after spending 56 days behind bars yesterday. Then,...

Pakistan: The Night Benazir Bhutto was Killed

Hungary: Presidents in Correspondence, Journalist in Blind Copy

Attila Mong, a Hungarian journalist, has obtained and published on his blog the letter sent by José Manuel Barroso, the president of the European Commission, to the Prime Minister of...

Brazil: Blogging on the Archives of the Dictatorship

Brazil: Proposal for the Legalization of Abortion Approved in Conference

CEE: More on Václav Havel and His Legacy

Czech Republic: A Tribute to Václav Havel

Pakistan: Extra Judicial Killings in Balochistan

Brazil: Protest and Sit-in Against Belo Monte in Sao Paulo

Brazil: Blogger Murdered in the State of Rio Grande do Norte

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