Stories about Law from October, 2019
"The closure is both an attack on free expression and an attempt to sweep under the rug a longstanding human rights problem."
"I am not asking you to tolerate violence, I am asking you to understand it."
Under Angola's former regime, JES, prosecutions of activists and journalists were common. In 2017, João Lourenço (“JLO”) succeeded JES and journalists began to see reforms to press freedoms. But is it...
"To those who say the war is over, Rowley has promised to decriminalise, tell that to the citizens of this country who are packed 15 man to one stinking cell."
"Journalists and whistleblowers in Australia live in fear of criminal charges, police raids and damaging court battles that threaten their professional careers and personal freedom."
A member of the European Union since 2007, Bulgaria took a turn to the far-right in 2017 when PM Borisov's center-right party GERB allied itself with a small coalition of nationalist...
Ahead of The Gambia's Universal Periodic Review, which issues top the agenda of civil society organizations? "There has been a kind of a media boom after the dictatorship."
"Return rulings to judges. Return justice to people....My statements might hold weight as light as a feather, but a judge’s heart must be as firm as a mountain."
Scores of people were found caged and mistreated in a rehabilitation centre that at one time received millions of dollars in government assistance.
The hashtag #royalmotorcade trended in Thailand after netizens reported traffic problems caused by a royal motorcade.
Last invoked in 1967, the Emergency Regulations Ordinance is a colonial-era law that gives the chief executive unlimited power in the event of an “emergency or public danger.”
Hong Kong sees its first victim of live gunshot as the city is once again marred in a vicious circle of violence
At the MAB Youth Forum, 176 young people from 82 countries gathered in China, to discuss the urgent biodiversity crisis caused by climate change and declare their commitment to all...