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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

India celebrates Novartis ruling

It is refreshing to hear a piece of good news that will impact on people living in poverty across the globe, writes Mari Marcel Thekaekara.

Filed in: Health India Law Pharmaceuticals Poverty

‘Secret courts’ jeopardize justice

Simon Crowther argues that the use of ‘closed material’ as evidence is unfair to those who may have suffered grave human rights abuses.

Filed in: Human Rights Law United Kingdom

Kenya prepares to swear in fourth president

Now Uhuru Kenyatta’s election win has been confirmed by the Supreme Court, Henry Owino considers what his next moves might be.

Filed in: Democracy Kenya Law Politics

Novartis 0 – World’s Poor 1

While he celebrates India’s Supreme Court ruling on a cancer drug patent, Nick Harvey warns the war for affordable medicines is not over.

Filed in: Health India Law Pharmaceuticals

Argument: Should prostitution be legalized?

Human rights lawyer Dianne Post and writer and filmmaker Bishakha Datta go head-to-head.

Filed in: Law Women Work

Squatting law is cause of problems, not a cure

Vyvian Raoul calls for change in England and Wales to avoid more deaths like that of a homeless man outside an empty Kent bungalow.

Filed in: Housing Law Society United Kingdom

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