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· August, 2010

Stories about Law from August, 2010

Taiwan: Let’s go poking around under the rock of ECFA

The Economic Cooperation Framework Agreement (ECFA) between Taiwan and China was signed. The process seems smooth and efficient at the surface, but the story is not simple. Many Taiwanese have...

Bangladesh: Court Bars Enforcement of Islamic Dress Code

Haiti: Beauty & Controversy

Pakistan: Horrid Act of Mob Shock The Citizens

Pakistanis are in shock as the news and video of the brutal mob-lynching of two teenage brothers in front of police and an enthusiastic crowd in Sialkot were aired on...

Barbados: Paper Trail?

Iran: International Protest against Stoning

Those condemned to be stoned in Iran now have a face in international media, Sakineh Mohammadi Ashitiani, a 43-year-old mother of two, who was sentenced to death by stoning for...

South Korea: Civil Service Exams Removed, Years of Studies Wasted?

Many South Koreans are angry over a government's decision to replace the civil service exam with open recruitment. The exam has been praised for giving equal opportunities to applicants regardless...

Hong Kong: Transparency on filtering

Benin: President Boni Yayi In Impeachment Row as MPs Switch Strategy

France: Learn More about the Itinerant Community

China: Finland Bath

Venezuela: Rapper Defies New Ban Against Violent Images

Venezuelan rapper OneChot is using social media to distribute his video criticizing the violence in Venezuela in days after president Chavez declared a month long ban on media's use of...

Explicit Websites Blocked In Nepal And Violators To Be Criminalized

Bangladesh: An Important Recognition

Liberia: Charles Taylor Trial Update

Hong Kong: Policemen Issued Threats On Facebook

Ghana: Leave the judges alone

Cuba: Youth in Prison

Barbados: How Many More?

France: Racism and Politics

Following a speech from French president Sarkozy that France ought to consider stripping delinquents of their citizenship and the planned expulsion of groups of Roma people back to Rumania and...

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