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· January, 2010

Stories about Law from January, 2010

Jamaica: Big Guns

Church attacks in Malaysia

Several Christian churches were attacked in Malaysia following a court ruling which overturned the government directive banning non-Muslims from using the word Allah in their teachings and publications. Here are...

Martinique, French Guiana: “No” To More Autonomy

The referendum which took place on Sunday, January 10th 2010, in the French Overseas Regions of Martinique and French Guiana to vote for either more autonomy from France or to...

St. Vincent & the Grenadines: Dear PM

Trinidad & Tobago: Discussing Homophobia

Lebanon: Robbed at Gunpoint

China: Controversial conviction of lawyer in corruption crackdown

With twenty gang lawyers arrested in Chongqing's corruption crackdown, the conviction of one last week has locals tired of lawlessness on one side and lawyers across the country seeing malfeasance...

Arab World: Article on polygamy causes a stir

Nadine al-Bedair's article entitled "Me and My Four Husbands" has caused controversy and outrage amongst the Arab and Muslim blogosphere. However, there are also those that have defended her piece....

Guinea: ICC Deputy Prosecutor to visit Guinea

Sri Lanka: Tamil journalist J.S. Tissainayagam Released On Bail

Bermuda: The Family Unit

Barbados: Anti-Terrorism Measures

Poland: Discussions of TOR and Internet Filtering

The end of 2009 in Poland was marked with the beginning of a public discussion of on-line privacy, the government's potential attempts to restrict access to websites and a growing...

Philippines: Protecting the film industry

Russia: Death Penalty Moratorium Extended Indefinitely

Russia has indefinitely extended a moratorium on the death penalty that was due to expire on Jan. 1. Numerous comments were posted on RuNet, and they essentially reflect the returns...

Slovakia: First Slovak Terrorist Caught in Ireland, Sort Of

Tibor Blazko translates Slovak netizens' caustic remarks about the botched security test on a plane to Dublin.

Bangladesh: How To Get A Job After Graduation

Barbados: Road Toll Gang

Puerto Rico: Three Kings Day

Haiti: Free & Fair?

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