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· August, 2009

Stories about Law from August, 2009

Russia: August 1991 – 18 Years On

Japan: 74-year-old American tourist detained for carrying pocket knife

Barbados: Illegal Fishing

Cambodia: Traffic protest

Sri Lanka: Citizen Media Contest

Slovakia, Hungary: More on the Tensions

Hungary: Update on Hungarian Guard

Maldives: Ramadan Rule And Expats

Barbados: Press Threats?

Guyana: Striking Back

Ecuador: Flyers Announcing “Social Cleansing”

World: Reactions to the Release of the “Lockerbie bomber”

A huge debate is brewing in both the mainstream media and the blogosphere regarding the release of the only man ever convicted over the bombing of Pam Am flight 103,...

Serbia: Threats to LGBT Population

Serbia's gays are facing plenty of problems - and on Sept. 20, they are planning to hold a gay pride parade in Belgrade. Sinisa Boljanovic reviews some pro and contra...

Russia: Flag Day Rally

Russia: Flags With Crosses

Hungary, Slovakia: Newest Tensions

Zambia: Reactions to Chiluba's acquittal

A magistrate in Lusaka acquitted former Zambian President Frederick Chiluba of corruption charges this week in a ruling that has received mixed reactions in Zambia.

Anguilla: Parental Responsibility

Bermuda: The Courage to Talk

Peru: Proposal Shortens Time for Media to Correct Inexact Information

The Peruvian Congress has begun to debate a bill that shortens the time for “inexact information” to be corrected by the media. Many journalists and bloggers are wondering who will...

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