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· November, 2008

Stories about Law from November, 2008

Trinidad & Tobago: Licensing Issue

Bulgaria: Inadequate Media Coverage

Ukraine: Daily Posts on Street Children

Russia: More on Mikhail Beketov's Case

Kurdish Writer Sentenced for Writing about Sex

Egypt: Police officers banned off university campus

In a historic court ruling, police are now banned from patrolling Cairo University's campus. Instead, the university will have to deploy civilian personal as security guards. Bloggers, who linked police...

Is Secularism the answer to Egypt's Sectarianism?

Egypt has always been known as an Islamic country where Muslims, Christians, and Jews peacefully co-existed. Today this is no longer the case. Is secularism the solution? Following is an...

Mumbai: The Taj Hotel Burns

Photographs are appearing on flickr and elsewhere, allowing us a glimpse beyond the visuals provided by mainstream media. Arun Shanbhag has a post full of photographs – from blood pools,...

Terror in Mumbai: Theories, strategies and more Media

An online list of people who are injured, in hospitals or reported dead has been put up on a google spreadsheet. The spreadsheet has details of people's names and which...

Jamaica: Punishable by Death

As a country struggling with spiraling rates of violent crime, Jamaica has voted to re-introduce the death penalty, despite appeals from Amnesty International and Archbishop Desmond Tutu. The atmosphere on...

India: Political will, terrorism and Mumbai

Even as the unfolding hostage situation in Mumbai escalates, more reactions on the blogosphere – from India and other places. Desipundit has pulled in links from various blogs – highlighting...

China: Human rights in the spotlight

Singapore: Economy and rights

Russia: Murder of Vladikavkaz Mayor

India: First photographs of Mumbai blasts on flickr

The first photographs from Mumbai on flickr are coming up. Vinu from Vinu's Online Cloud has uploaded a lot of photographs from the streets of Mumbai. MumbaiHelp is back online...

India: Blasts, Gunfire and Terror in Mumbai

In a series of blasts and shoot outs, the city of Mumbai appears to have come under attack. According to the news, there appear to be at least seven different...

Bermuda: Waiting for Transparency

China: An Eviction In Futian

China: Yang Jia is dead

Yang Jia (杨佳), who killed 6 police officers at Zhabei District police station in Shanghai on July 1, 2008, was executed this morning (26 of Nov, 2008). A twitter account,...

Saudi Arabia: A Lesson in Buckling Up

Saudi blogger Ahmed Omar BaAbood is proud of his handiwork. He has taught his daughter Joori the importance of safety and buckling up and is collecting the dividends today.

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