Stories about Law from November, 2014
Dominican Republic Found Guilty of Discrimination Against Haitians
According to reports from Spanish newspaper El País, the Inter-American Court of Human Rights (CIDH) found the government of the Dominican Republic guilty of discriminating against Haitians and descendants of Haitians born in the country in a ruling issued on Wednesday, October 22. The CIDH, based in San José, Costa Rica,...
The Internet Economy In Russia Is Slowing Down, Hampered by Crisis and Hostile Laws
Although Russia’s Internet economy appears to be growing, a close look at recent trends suggests that it's slowing down under the weight of the country’s economic crisis and draconian legislation.
Quechua-Speaking Bolivian Woman, Denied an Interpreter for Years, Sentenced to Life in Prison in Argentina
Reina Maraz, who barely speaks or understands Spanish, was earlier convicted of the murder of her husband.
Corporate Critics Say Vietnam's New Tech Regulations Are Bad for Business
Vietnam has drafted two Internet-related decrees which impose stricter regulations on tech companies, Internet users, and online transactions. Are these regulations necessary or are they excessive?
This Virtual Museum in Lebanon is Winning Censorship Battles
Thalia Rahme reports on the state of censorship in her country Lebanon, through an interview with those behind the Virtual Museum of Censorship.
A Stretch of Asphalt Where Our Freedoms Should Be
Somewhere, lost in the brouhaha over a controversial stretch of highway in Trinidad, a protestor's hunger strike and misinterpretations of a key report, is the real point of it all.
Have You Got That Right? Australian Video Series Can Tell You the Answer
The new series of human rights videos by the Castan Centre for Human Rights Law include ‘What are Human Rights?’ and ‘Marriage Equality’.