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· May, 2014

Stories about Law from May, 2014

Trinidad & Tobago Media Association Slams Irresponsible Statement

  24 May 2014

A statement by the Commissioner of Police suggesting that “inaccurate reporting” may have led to death threats against a local journalist, has irked the Media Association of Trinidad and Tobago: MATT hopes that the Acting Commissioner of Police was perhaps inarticulate in his characterisation of the threat because if his...

Pakistan's Sindh Province Still Wants to Censor WhatsApp, Viber and Skype

  19 May 2014

Aamir Atta at ProPakistani reports quoting local media houses that social media applications like WhatsApp, Viber and Skype may be blocked in Pakistan's Sindh province to maintain law and order. The Sindh government had proposed a similar ban in October last year, citing security concerns. However, experts say because a...

China's Diehard Lawyers

  19 May 2014

A group of Chinese lawyers who firmly believe in rule of law called themselves diehard lawyers. Recently a key member of the diehard lawyers, Pu Zhiqian was arrested and prosecuted for “provocation” for organizing a conference on June 4 Incident. Tea Leaf Nation introduces China's “diehard lawyers” the readers.

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Being Gay in a Homophobic Caribbean

  17 May 2014

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.

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