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· October, 2008

Stories about Law from October, 2008

21 October 2008

Jamaica: Senseless Murders

India: Regional chauvinism growing and no one to stop it!

Terrorism and nationalism on a regional scale are now spreading in India. The latest region which appeared in the headlines is the state of Maharashtra. Right wing politician Raj Thackeray...

19 October 2008

Japan: Media Bias in Potato Field Eviction?

Images appearing on Japanese TV of government forces evicting crying nursery school children from potato fields in Osaka, part of plans to extend a highway (the Second Keihan Highway) between...

18 October 2008

Japan: Dubbing 10 and Broadcast Law

Canada: Indigenous Femicide on the Spotlight

Canadian documentary which is bringing to public attention the disappearances and murders of more than 500 aboriginal women in Canada in the past 30 years. The film is called Finding...

17 October 2008

Ukraine: Update on the Crisis and IMF

Ukraine: Tymoshenko on Snap Election, Now and in 2007

China: Co-operation 2.0 on Beijing’s Black Jails

In cooperation with citizen reporter Zhou Shuguang (Zola) and other two journalists Chen Er (Doubleaf) and Guo Jiannong, Xu Zhiyong, who firstly blogged Beijing’s black jails in the end of...

Macedonia: Software Freedom Day

As part of the global Software Freedom Day, Free Software Macedonia for the third time has organized an event in the center of Skopje. On Oct. 4, they distributed leaflets...

16 October 2008

Central & Eastern Europe: Financial Crisis

Below is a roundup of reactions from the Anglophone blogosphere on the ongoing financial crisis in Hungary, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Ukraine, and Serbia.

Jamaica: Senseless Killings

China: Student killed by police, but wins not much sympathy

Yang jia, all by himself, killed 6 police at Shanghai in July. Then on Oct 11, a few days ago, 6 police killed 1 college student in a northern city...

China: Netizen Split over Student's Death

15 October 2008

The Balkans: Macedonia and Montenegro Recognize Kosovo

On Oct. 9, Montenegro and Macedonia recognized Kosovo's independence. One blogger noted that "coincidentally, this raises the number of countries recognizing to exactly 50." Below are a few more responses...

Bahamas, Haiti: Eyes of a Child

Hungary: Outing the Informers

Jamaica: Financial Crisis