Stories about Law from November, 2022
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Animal rights activists say this was not an isolated case, which sparked public outcry over the poor state of shelters and the mistreatment of animals.
Twitter, YouTube, TikTok, and Facebook have become complicit in aiding the state to silence independent voices in Turkey, even at times when content is not political.
‘I am not returning to this hell’: In the Russian North Caucasus, NGOs help victims of gender and LGBTQ+ violence to escape
NGOs in North Caucasus are buy tickets and provide other transport for people to escape violence, and assist with legal issues, housing, and medical needs. They need donations to continue.
Turkey marks International Day for the Elimination of Violence against women with disturbing femicide numbers
The number of femicides remain high, while existing protective measures lack effectiveness.
This is not the first time that the Jamaican government has resorted to such measures in an attempt to curb crime, amid rising levels of insecurity in many communities.
Fewer people vote in a Nepali election that includes the parties blamed for the deaths of their loved ones
Nepalis across the country were lining up on the morning of November 20 to cast their votes, with a total of 11,543 candidates fielding for 825 seats, 275 in parliament and 550 in provincial assemblies.
Jamaican social media users had a lot to say about an incident in which a man pulled a gun on an unhomed woman — and it's not what you might think.
Disgraced former FIFA vice president Jack Warner loses US extradition appeal, but Trinbagonians remain sceptical
"The Privy Council has unanimously determined that no procedural or substantive unfairness has taken place preventing Mr. Warner's extradition to the USA."
Granting a football federation rights to censor content in the absence of a court order is yet another sign of a narrowing environment for freedoms.
Just before Serbian investigative media outlet KRIK received an EU Award for Investigative Journalism, a Serbian court sentenced it for publishing truthful news about a criminal trial.
Join us on YouTube live on November 24 for a discussion exploring the convergence of Russia’s rapidly strengthening censorship infrastructure, and its use of disinformation both internally and externally.
Hong Kong declared that the city is “back in business”, but refused to revoke public health emergency status. Mandatory tests, mask-wearing, venue check-in, and group gathering restrictions are still in place.
"Those who impose a broadcast ban, supposedly so that the public does not panic, are scaring everyone more by suppressing all the media."
Proper infrastructure for road users is lacking, thanks to a combination of inadequate maintenance, “space constraints,” and poor urban planning.
"The death penalty has no place in a caring and just society, which many Singaporeans desire."
Global Voices interviewed Somabha Bandopadhay, a community activist and a legal expert, to discuss the myriad challenges that transgender and hijra people face in India.
The lingering atmosphere of crime and violence hovers over Jamaicans, who go about their daily routine with a sense of heaviness and dread.