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· November, 2013

Stories about Law from November, 2013

29 November 2013

Hospitals Paralyzed by Nationwide Walkout of Doctors in Indonesia

‘Stop Criminalizing Doctors!’ was the cry of doctors who conducted a walkout in Indonesia against a Supreme Court ruling which found three doctors guilty of malpractice.

28 November 2013

A Bird's-Eye View of Russian Corruption

RuNet Echo

Blogger Alexey Navalny has launched a new attack against five prominent Russian politicians, accusing them bribe-taking and failing to declare vast property holdings that include opulent mansions located outside Moscow.

26 November 2013

Wanted Tiananmen Activist Rebuffed in Attempt to Surrender to China Again

Wu'er Kaxi turned himself to the Hong Kong government in the airport and asked for extradition to mainland China as a fugitive. But he was expelled to Taiwan shortly after.

South Africa Doesn't Want You to See the President's Lavish House

The South African government has used $20 million to upgrade President Jacob Zuma's private residence. Government ministers have warned that anyone publishing photos of the home will be arrested.

23 November 2013

China to Do Away With Labor Camps

"Detention is a poisonous tree and we’re happy to see it eradicated. But the soil is still there. Some kind of variation of the camps will definitely grow out of...

22 November 2013

10 Years After Fatal Police Operation, Ecuadorian Court Reopens the ‘Fybeca Case’

Assailants and a special police group at the fringes of the law clashed in a pharmacy in November 2003, leaving 8 dead, 3 missing and, even today, dozens of questions.

Jamaica: Abuse of Police Power

General Motors’ Headquarters Move Out of China

Closure for Russian Terror Victims?

RuNet Echo

Was the mastermind behind the Volgograd bus bombing killed by Russian special forces or captured by Dagestani civilians?

21 November 2013

Saudi Prisoner Interview Raises Controversy Over Arbitrary Detainment

A controversy over the issue of arbitrary detainment rose after the popular Saudi TV show MBC 8 PM ran an interview with Waleed al-Sunani. Find out why.

19 November 2013

Bangladesh: Is Restorative Justice the Best Way Forward?

Cushy New Job for Sacked Russian Defense Minister

RuNet Echo

Is former Minister of Defense Serdyukov's new appointment a reward for his silence in a large-scale corruption scandal?

17 November 2013

Insulting a Dead King is a Crime in Thailand

Online Magazine Publishes Leaked Emails of Serbian Government Agency

Does Tennis Pro Viktor Troicki's Doping Ban Go Too Far?

"It's one thing to not allow him to participate in tournaments, entirely another to limit his freedom of movement."

15 November 2013

Will Russia’s Scrotum Revolt Join Pussy Riot in Prison?

RuNet Echo

Petr Pavlensky, the political artist who recently nailed his scrotum the pavement in Red Square, now faces the same “hooliganism” charges at the center of the Pussy Riot trial.

Jamaica: Police Painting Out Murals

13 November 2013

Bangladesh’s Hijras Win Official Recognition as Separate Gender

The country's decision comes not long after Germany's announcement that it will begin to offer a third gender option on birth certificates.