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David Cameron: don’t blame the internet for society’s ills

The British Prime Minister’s proposals on pornography follow a global tradition of politicians who try to control online access and fail, writes Symon Hill.

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India, porn and sexual violence

Links between pornography and some despicable crimes are clear, argues Mari Marcel Thekaekara.

Filed in: Crime India Internet Politics Society United Kingdom

Shades of Dred Scott in the case of Trayvon Martin

Second-class citizens? Barack Obama should step-in over George Zimmerman’s acquittal for shooting the black teenager, writes Lloyd Williams.

Filed in: Crime Law Politics Race United States

Another gun, another death, another unhappy new year

It’s not just in the US that gun control laws are failing the people. Iris Gonzales reports from the Philippines on the tragic death of a seven-year-old.

Filed in: Crime Philippines

Filipino law is ‘cyber authoritarianism’

Iris Gonzales on the Cybercrime Prevention Act and why critics say it is an affront to civil liberties.

Filed in: Crime Internet Law Philippines Technology

Cyber criminals nailed by Chennai police

Mari Marcel Thekaekara is heartened by some good news – but there’s a long way to go.

Filed in: Crime Internet Women

When did rape cease being news?

It’s India’s fastest-growing crime, yet is often ignored, says Mari Marcel Thekaekara.

Filed in: Crime India Women

Olympic kidnap, cover up, and one woman’s lone battle

Felicity Arbuthnot tells the intriguing story of the disappearance of 24 members of Iraq’s Olympic Committee.

Filed in: Crime Iraq

Death, justice and the big questions

With capital punishment debates resurfacing since the Breivik trial, Tony Mckenna argues the death penalty brutalizes not just the individual but the whole society.

Filed in: Crime Human Rights Norway United Kingdom United States

‘We are all Alfie Meadows’

Uproar as 21-year-old student, who suffered severe head injuries at the 2010 anti-fees protests, is hauled into court on violent conduct charges.

Filed in: Activism Crime Human Rights Law Prisons Youth

Brute forces: a year of rough injustice

On the International Day Against Police Brutality, Nick Harvey looks back on a busy year for out-of-control officers.

Filed in: Activism Crime Law Violence

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