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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

What’s the price of the ‘right’ to alcohol?

Mari Marcel Thekaekara on the potential of prohibition in India where women have burnt down liquor shops over alcoholism’s devastation.

Filed in: Drugs India Law Society Women

‘I still don’t know whether I am free or not’

Uzma Falak meets a Kashmiri woman at the mercy of a failed justice system.

Filed in: Kashmir Law

‘Grow Heathrow’ could change housing law

A win for the community garden could see private landlords held to account under the European Convention of Human Rights. Michael Pooler reports.

Filed in: Environment Housing Human Rights Law United Kingdom

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

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