Stories about Law from October, 2022
Aimed to combat fake news and disinformation, the 40-article legislation passed by Turkey's parliament, is a threat to freedom of speech say critics of the bill.
Following a brutal hate murder in Slovakia, Czech author Radka Denemarkova discusses the models of patriarchy that still shape societies in Central Europe.
Murder of two queer people by far-right teen signals worsening plight of Slovakia's LGBTQ+ community
The October 13 shooting took place at a bar that was a rare safe haven for LGBTQ+ people in Slovakia.
"The music is a reflection of the environment. Change the environment and the music will be changed."
In the wake of the carnage of the October 6 incident, authorities and the media have begun to reflect on past errors and look for a way forward.
According to recently published research, the popular app TrueCaller is plagued with constant breaches and data security failures, and the company is avoiding regulations and taxes in India.
The flip side of regulating the internet is that this enables the state to mobilise itself and erase the existence of these communities and their identities from popular culture and discussion.
'I challenge anyone to make a case for [international] military intervention in Haiti [...] it wouldn’t solve the problem [and] it would be an escalation of the crisis.'
In Azerbaijan, animal rights activists are protesting the culling of strays in the face of legal challenges and police brutality.
Advox research on data governance as a tool of digital authoritarianism is now in a report. Read an excerpt and download the full pdf.
The pandemic has worsened Hong Kong’s wealth gap, with the city’s poorest making 47 times less than its wealthiest residents. In the pre-COVID-19 era, the highest earners made 34.3 times more.
As over 4,000 teachers leave the profession in Hong Kong, some discuss why they were compelled to quit and how the sector is faring.
In Turkey where women’s rights keep deteriorating, the murder of Mahsa Amini hits close to home. Women from across all walks of life express solidarity with the protests in Iran.