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· July, 2010

Stories about Law from July, 2010

27 July 2010

Serbia: More on the Beating of a Journalist in Belgrade

Serbia, Kosovo: More on ICJ's Ruling

India: RTI Activist Murdered

On the 20th of this month, 33yr old Amit Jethwa, a prominent environmentalist and Right to Information (RTI) activist was shot dead by two unidentified gunmen opposite the Gujarat High...

Trinidad & Tobago: 20 Years Later

Chile: Controversy Over Pardon Proposal by Catholic Church

The Chilean Catholic Church has announced a proposal regarding the need to pardon certain people convicted of crimes on humanitarian grounds. The proposal has sparked debate on the Chilean blogosphere,...

26 July 2010

Iraq: Ban on topless women?

Serbia: A Journalist Is Attacked on a Public Bus

Teofil Pancic, a well-known Serbian journalist, was beaten up on a public bus on Saturday. Sinisa Boljanovic translates some of the initial reactions by Serbian netizens.

India: Should Prostitution be legalized?

Russia: Interpreting the FSB-law

Hungary: Constitutionalism under threat?

25 July 2010

Serbia: ICJ Rules Kosovo’s Independence Legal

On July 22, the International Court of Justice ruled that the declaration of independence of Kosovo did not violate international law. Sinisa Boljanovic reviews Serbian bloggers' reactions to the ruling.

24 July 2010

France: Rioting in the Itinerant Community after Shooting Sparks Row

On July 18th, after 22 year old Luigi Duquenet was shot and killed, riots shook the quiet town of Saint Aignan in the Loire valley and immediately revived law-and -order...

23 July 2010

Egypt: Niqab ban in France stirs controversy

The lower house of the Spanish Parliament is debating a proposal to prohibit the wearing of body-covering burqas and face-covering niqabs in all public spaces in Spain, and the French...

Russia: Anti-Religious Online Group Closed

Venezuela: Indigenous Yukpa Protest Outside Supreme Court

22 July 2010

Panama: Questioning Strength of Panamanian Democracy After Protests Against Law 30 and Martinelli

Censorship in Singapore

Singapore authorities caused a major uproar when they banned a film of an ex-political prisoner and arrested a British author who wrote a book about the death penalty in Singapore....

Mexico: Women Sent to Jail in Guanajuato for Spontaneous Abortions

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