Stories about Law from May, 2014
Russian lawmakers are taking steps to classify news-aggregating websites as mass media, which would require companies like Yandex to register with the government and face stricter regulations.
The controversy over Jamaican Professor Brendan Bain's court testimony in the Caleb Orozco case in Belize continues. Everyone's talking, but is anyone listening? A few bloggers peel away the layers.
Some Chinese are calling for the use of “lianzuo”, a form of collective punishment, for acts of terrorism in the wake of the latest attack that left 39 people dead.
A bill would give the head of government in Macau, a special administrative region of China, criminal immunity while in power and continued monthly compensation after leaving office.
An investigative journalist testifies that his life was threatened. One Trinidad and Tobago-based blogger discusses how this troubling development challenges citizens' social contract with their democracy.
No sooner than Basov announced the search engine's moral superiority did Russian bloggers begin posting screen captures of curious search queries conducted using Sputnik.ru.
Esteemed medical professor Brendan Bain was sacked from the University of the West Indies over court testimony in which he suggested that homosexuality can be a danger to public health.
Former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak was sentenced to three years in prison for embezzling state funds. Wry bloggers wonder why the sentence is so lenient.
Vice News produces a damning video about the level of corruption in Trinidad and Tobago, alleging that high-level players involved in international drug trafficking are driving the country's gang wars.
Women activists Iran all over are defiantly removing their veil to protest governmental discrimination against women. See how they break the law and flout their photographs online.
Many politicians have been offended by comments on Twitter on the assassination of the president of the Province of León, and demand a greater control of social media.
Today is the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia. Two regional bloggers have taken note; one shares his experience of what it is like to be gay in the Caribbean.
Suleimanov attended an invitation-only meeting at Roscomnadzor, the Russian government's chief censorship agency, which is tasked with enforcing a series of recent laws that limit the freedom of information online.