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· October, 2008

Stories about Law from October, 2008

27 October 2008

China: “Criminal” with Human Rights Award

Last week (Oct 23) it was announced that the European Parliaments’ Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought has been awarded to Chinese political activist Hu Jia. On the other hand,...

25 October 2008

Bali bombers to be executed next month

Ukraine: Politics Versus the Economy

Ukraine's tumultuous internal politics has long stood in the way of the country's economic development - and even now, at the time of an economic crisis, there seems to be...

24 October 2008

Speaking of Sexual Harassment: Noha makes Egyptians proud!

In an unprecedented case, sexual harasser Sherif Gommaa was sentenced to three years behind bars, hard labour, and was also ordered to pay 5,001 Egyptian pounds fine to Noha Roshdy...

Nigerian Blogger Arrested For Sponsoring a ‘Guerilla News Agency’

Nigerian blogger, Jonathan Elendu, has been arrested by the State Security Service (SSS), the federal security enforcement agency in Nigeria. Jonathan Elendu created Elendu Reports in 2005. It is an...

Croatia: More on Ivo Pukanić's Death

Nigeria: Blogger Arrested

Serbia: Asylum Seekers

Bosnia & Herzegovina: “Faceless Child Victim” From Srebrenica

23 October 2008

Japan: The Illegal Download Explained, on 2-Channel

Over the last years, the sometimes raucous nature of the Japanese Internet has repeatedly come under fire over concerns about issues such as harmful content and copyright infringement. Now the...

Hong Kong: Creative Commons Launch

Jamaica: Abuse of Power

India: Black money