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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

Pharma vs India: a case of life or death for the world’s poor

Legal outcomes could ‘open the floodgates’ for companies to challenge generic drug production, keeping prices high, explains Nick Harvey.

Filed in: Health India Law Medicine

Why I don’t want a statue of Tony Blair

Felicity Arbuthnot has her own ideas about how the UK’s former Prime Minister could be remembered.

Filed in: Art Law Politics United Kingdom

Legalize drugs - all of them!

NI editor Vanessa Baird looks at the many reasons why this is the only option that makes sense.

Filed in: Drugs Health Law

Becoming criminal at home

From 1 September squatting residential buildings in England and Wales will be illegal. Phoenix Rainbow says this is unfair and unworkable.

Filed in: Housing Human Rights Law United Kingdom

Podcast: Vanessa Baird on legalizing drugs

Vanessa Baird explains why legalizing drugs could save lives and money around the world.

Filed in: Drugs Law

Gujarat massacre convictions must continue

British Indians need to be among those bringing the people responsible for the 2002 carnage to justice says Mari Marcel Thekaekara.

Filed in: Human Rights India Law United Kingdom

Secret hearings will undermine open justice in Britain

The government’s closed court plans are flawed and unfair, warns Simon Crowther.

Filed in: Human Rights Law Terrorism United Kingdom

Rwanda’s Gacaca courts: a mixed legacy

The community courts set up to bring justice after the Rwandan genocide close this month. But how will they be remembered? Jean Kayigamba reports.

Filed in: Law Rwanda

Sierra Leone beyond Charles Taylor

As the world hails the ex-Liberian President’s 50-year sentence for civil war atrocities, Sabrina Mahtani hopes the judgment will not detract from the root causes of the conflict.

Filed in: Conflict Human Rights Law Sierra Leone

‘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

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