Stories about Law from July, 2018
On the heels of recent legislation in Malaysia, Philippines, Brazil and France, the latest draft laws on “fake news” come from Sudan and Russia.
"It’s sad to know that cow protection is more sacred than saving a human life...Are minorities in the country really being marginalized and treated as second-grade citizens?"
"No #CNRP, no real #election! No voting, no dirty finger!"
A handy guide to the parties, the issues and what's at stake in Pakistan's upcoming general elections.
Election speeches have been banned with the objective of preventing broadcast media from airing "derogatory" and "defamatory" content.
For Uganda’s poorest residents, the new tax raises internet connection costs by 10%.
Netizen Report: Israeli legislators look at new laws that would stifle speech and surveil the public
The Advox Netizen Report offers an international snapshot of challenges, victories, and emerging trends in Internet rights around the world.
Copyright proposals being pushed by European governance bodies must take into account the nature and potential uses of networked digital technology.
One bombing alone, in Balochistan, killed 129 and injured dozens -- the deadliest attack in Pakistan since Taliban shooters killed 141 in an army-run school in Peshawar, in December 2014.
In 2017, the Supreme Court of India ruled that privacy of Indian citizens is a fundamental right -- how will that affect the country's national ID system?
Former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter set to return to Pakistan to appeal corruption convictions
"This judgment is a major development in the war against corruption, and every corrupt must be brought to the book who has robbed the country."
"When I interviewed women living in...a slum in Kampala, I learned that for them, WhatsApp and Facebook are the internet...with the new tax, they will be cut off altogether."
Ugandans are saying #NoToSocialMediaTax because it is unconstitutional, increases poverty, targets youth, and exacerbates the digital divide.
"Mr. Fico and Mr. Pellegrini. The main motivation of our protests is Jano and Martina. If you disrespect it with conspiracy theories, you are laughing at the motivation"
From exile in the UK, Fidaa Itani says the sentence marks the end of an era for free expression in Lebanon.