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· June, 2007

Stories about Law from June, 2007

Arabeyes: How the Palestinians Defeated Themselves!

What is happening in Palestine? Why have the Palestinians turned against each other? What is fueling the conflict? Who is the victor and who is really being defeated? And what...

Mauritius: police officers and public transport

Roushdat blogs about the tendency by police officers in Mauritius not to pay bus fare: “The government include a traveling allowance in their salary and they are required to pay...

Japan: Anti-freeze Toothpaste and Toxic Thomas

Last week, reports emerged that two Japanese companies were recalling thousands of Chinese toothpaste products sold to hotels across the country after the health ministry reported finding that they contained...

Fiji: US Laws and Fijian Blogs

Digital Fiji highlights a Fijian blog that is asking its readers to attack tourists in a bid to destabilize the military government. The blogger urges Fijian bloggers to be aware...

Palestine: A Classic Case of Divide and Rule?

With so much happening on the ground, this week many of the blogs by Palestinians, and those focused on Palestinian issues, have kept their attention on the ongoing events in...

Kuwait: Give Women More Rights

As usual, this week's Kuwait round up by Abdullatif Al Omar addresses a number of issues including the disappearance of people in summer, Kuwait's unwritten traffic code, the attack of...

China: Nailhouse 2: Residents fight back

Unlike the Chongqing Nailhouse which was demolished earlier this year, some residents of an entire nailbuilding in eastern China came to an impasse with police this past week; blogger photos...

Japan: Reactions to the Nova Suspension

Nova, the largest English language school operator in Japan and well-known for its fuzzy pink mascot, is in dire straights, having been ordered last week to suspend part of its...

Egypt: Smoking Ban

Egypt partially imposes a ban on smoking, announced Issandr El Amrani.

Croatia: More on “Feral Tribune”

Illyrian Gazette has more on the demise of Feral Tribune.

Egypt: Judge's request to block websites rejected

The State Commissioner Committee in Egypt has rejected the request made by the judge Abdel Fattah Mourad to block 51 websites and blogs deemed insulting the state's dignity and threatening...

Bermuda: Lessons from Conference of the Caribbean

In the context of the Bermuda Housing Corporation corruption scandal, Politics.bm says, “Perhaps our Government should have attended the Conference on the Caribbean where some enlightened positions on the Freedom...

Russia: Kadyrov on Putin

Sean's Russia Blog highlights Ramzan Kadyrov's views on Putin and democracy: “Why can Kazakhstan have a president-for-life? Or Turkmenistan? Why can't Russia have one too?”

Bulgaria, Libya: Tripoli Six Update

Declan Butler posts an update on the Tripoli Six case: “This morning, Libya’s Supreme Court heard the appeal of the six. There will be no further hearings, and it will...

Bulgaria, Libya: Tripoli Six Update

Declan Butler posts an update on the Tripoli Six case: “This morning, Libya’s Supreme Court heard the appeal of the six. There will be no further hearings, and it will...

Malaysia: Rising Crime and Tourist Safety

The blogger at 4896 bog does not know if he should laugh or cry at Malaysia Tourism director general's comments that Malaysia is safe for tourists.

Bermuda: BHC Scandal Hits International Financial Press

Politics.bm is concerned that the Bermuda Housing Corporation scandal has caught the attention of the international financial press, while IMHO.bm asks, “Who needs The Young and the Restless when you...

Bahamas: Election Over; Back to Work

“This country is facing some huge home-grown problems, together with a multitude of challenges presented by a rapidly-changing world.” Sir Arthur Foulkes, guest authoring at Bahama Pundit, thinks that it...

Croatia: “Feral Tribune” Shuts Down

Last week, Croatian finance ministry froze bank accounts of the region’s legendary political weekly, Feral Tribune, due to 68,000 Euros of tax debt, forcing the publication to close. "The only...

Russia, EU: Visa Regime

As the EU eases its visa regime with Russia, TOL's Steady State writes about those who don't seem to appreciate this initiative.

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