Stories about Law from July, 2016
"The national media [...] used to show her fast, year after year. They made the story about the fast, never why she was fasting."
"What we have in Bangladesh is a curious case involving a terrorist group that publishes magazine articles to boast about its plans, while the government...keeps on blaming the opposition..."
"For many years they've told us we have to get used to the political class' privileges, but today in Jalisco we heard the historic call of society: no more impunity."
In recent weeks, there have been protests in Delhi and Calcutta, where demonstrators called for the revocation of two controversial laws, and the immediate demilitarisation of the Kashmir region.
The Australian government is to set up a Royal Commission to look into the shocking abuse of children in a Northern Territory youth detention centre.
For the first time in history, the Mixe, Mixteco, and Zapoteco populations will get licenses to operate a telecommunications network for indigenous communities to access cellular and Internet services.
Earlier this month, Olga Borisova wrote for the website Batenka.ru about her experiences as a police officer. We are publishing her text in three parts. This is the third installment.
Harsh prison sentences for opposition leaders and activists makes netizens concerned about the deteriorating human rights situation in The Gambia.
A tragic accident on a dangerous but historically significant bridge leads Jamaicans to discuss road safety options -- with a few ghost stories thrown in for good measure.
Earlier this month, Olga Borisova wrote for the website Batenka.ru about her experiences as a police officer. We are publishing her text in three parts. This is the second installment.
"Under the plan for reform, Yameen is making criticism a crime..."
Earlier this month, Olga Borisova wrote for the website Batenka.ru about her experiences as a police officer. We are publishing her text in three parts. This is the first installment.
In this edition, we report on #ShutdownZim protests that sparked Zimbabwe to block WhatsApp, the full-on Internet shutdown in Kashmir and ongoing social media censorship in Brazil, Ethiopia and Turkey.
"If Thailand's military junta wants its referendum to be seen as credible, it must stop harassing journalists covering the campaign and let information flow freely to the public."
As some in Trinidad and Tobago plead to "stop the killing", others wonder whether they should brace themselves for more violence after the murder of an alleged crime lord.
" Now try to imagine how this generation will organize parliamentary elections?"
"On my way home, I tweeted: 'Police have cordoned off the Philippines embassy in Beijing in anticipation of protests. No sign of protests yet.'"
#OromoProtests content on social media has triggered many attempts by the government to limit digital traffic and block telecom services in Oromia.
As South Sudan's government fails to end violent clashes, many in the country are looking to the international community for intervention.
Advocates say as many as 15,000 people who were adopted from abroad but never naturalized are waiting for legislation that would give them the chance to get documented too.
The Russian government blocked four websites on July 8 that published calls to boycott parliamentary elections this September, along with broader plans for protests to disrupt the voting.