Stories about Law from August, 2018
"Trinidad and Tobago is well positioned to harness the immense technical capacity and infrastructure of this oil and gas producing nation to become a leader in a CARICOM-wide cannabis industry."
In Mozambique, new licensing fees have raised the cost of doing journalism — and may threaten media freedom
The fees were described by Mozambican online newspaper @Verdade as "astronomical".
"The ethnic violence in Myanmar is horrific and we have been too slow to prevent misinformation and hate on Facebook."
The government has blamed social media users and activists for trying to create unrest by sharing provocative posts and content on Facebook.
“You cannot bring us up with a mentality of freedom and then try to oppress us.”
"If this happens again I will feel more powerless knowing there's probably nothing I can do, and nothing the police will do."
"The terror ICE raids sow in communities affects us all. In immigrant communities this often results in a reluctance to call police, cooperate with authorities or show up in court..."
“What followed horrified us beyond our wildest imaginations”: an eyewitness account of the Bangladesh student protests
"Young Bangladeshis like me are tired of fearing for our lives on the roads—fearing being run over simply because the driver values making money more than human lives."
"We hope to see a genuine departure from the old oppression, and a transition into a Malaysia where all ideas can be discussed peacefully and our constitutional rights exercised maturely."
While Marques had been brought to court on previous occasions, this was the first time he was formally acquited.
"The students have turned around a car of a minister who was traveling on the wrong side of the road ... What an unimaginable event!"
Officials blame WhatsApp for spike in mob killings, but Indians say vicious party politics are at fault
"Mob lynching is a political tool being used to polarise society....The idea is to create a fear psychosis by unleashing the mobs on a certain community."