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· September, 2011

Stories about Law from September, 2011

26 September 2011

Zambia: Did Ex-President Implicate Himself in Farewell Speech?

Netizens have been dissecting the speech by Zambia’s outgoing president Rupiah Banda to find out whether he implicated himself in the plunder of national resources. Gershom Ndhlovu reports.

25 September 2011

Bulgaria: Clashes Between Roma and Ethnic Bulgarians in Katunitsa

Violent clashes in the Bulgarian village of Katunitsa broke out Friday night, following the death of a 19-year-old ethnic Bulgarian, who had been run over by a vehicle driven by...

Saudi Arabia: Women Allowed to Join Shura Council

Saudi women, who cannot drive in their own country, will be granted the right to become members in their country's 150-member consultative or Shura council, an advisory body which has...

Colombia: Outrage at President of Congress Over Oil Subsidy

Last week, Juan Manuel Corzo, Senator and president of Colombia's Congress, caused outrage on social networks when he tried to justify a fuel subsidy for congresspeople. The issue became "personal"...

24 September 2011

Tunisia: Whistleblower Samir Feriani Set Free

A military court in Tunis temporarily released whistle blower Samir Feriani, who spent 117 days in detention after publishing articles criticising the Tunisian Interior Ministry, on September 22. On September...

23 September 2011

East Timor: Proposed Base Law on Environment

Russia: Racial Propaganda in the State-Owned Media

RuNet Echo

Drawing on a rich tradition of "political technology" honed under both the Tsarist and Soviet police states, the Russian media are now rife with paid stories planted to advance specific...

Haiti: Duvalier's Lawyer Disrupts Press Conference

Trinidad & Tobago, U.S.A.: Troy Davis’ Execution

Cuba: “Damas” March Tomorrow

Jordan: MPs Wage Battle Against the Youth

This week's House of Representatives parliament sessions in Amman, Jordan, have been the center of public discontent, especially among the youth community. Jordan's young population came under fire during the...

Russia: Cyber Security Code of Conduct?

RuNet Echo

The Russian government is attempting to spread the system of Internet controls abroad. Russian bloggers are interpreting these attempts as either the current regime's basic self-preservation instinct, or, even more...

Bulgaria: Meeting to Support Palestine's UN Bid