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Australian-born baby deemed illegal immigrant

Peter Mares reports on the controversial case of Baby Ferouz.

Filed in: Australia Children Law Migration

Law in a time of Ebola

The virus has changed everything – including what you can be arrested for. Simitie Lavaly and Sabrina Mahtani report.

Filed in: Health Law Sierra Leone Women

Egypt: amending the penal code, shattering civil society

NGOs, activists, journalists, filmmakers: all should fear the latest state crackdown, writes Chalaine Chang.

Filed in: Egypt Law Politics Society

Sudan’s commitment to freedom is a joke

Human rights abuses, such as the case of Meriam Ibrahim, keep piling up, says Nahla Mahmoud.

Filed in: Human Rights Law Religion Sudan

‘A peaceful, constructive riot’: how prison theatre is changing policy in Lebanon

Janey Stephenson meets those at centre stage of an artistic revolution.

Filed in: Crime Law Lebanon Prisons Social Change Women

The Earth needs a good lawyer

Brian Loffler catches up with Eradicating Ecocide campaigner Polly Higgins.

Filed in: Activism Climate Change Environment Law

Oxford and Cambridge sue in copyright controversy

Why are two of the world’s best universities thwarting poor Indians’ chance of an education? wonders Deepa Gupta.

Filed in: Education England India Law

Lebanon’s legal blind spot

Domestic violence is still not a crime in this supposedly progressive state, as Harriet Fitch Little explains.

Filed in: Law Lebanon Women

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

How to fight PRISM

Cryptographer Nadim Kobeissi argues that the solutions to mass surveillance are social and political, not technological.

Filed in: Internet Law Politics Technology United States

Philippines: right to family planning compromised

Following pressure from the Catholic Church, the Reproductive Health Law has been put on hold. This is a risky move, writes Iris Gonzales.

Filed in: Health Human Rights Law Philippines Women

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