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A bride burnt every hour: the horror of dowry deaths

So why aren’t Indians up in arms about it? Time to name and shame, says Mari Marcel Thekaekara.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Age of consent

Nigeria must reconsider laws which allow the marrying off of minors with impunity.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Back-door squatting law is a democracy bypass

The government is ignoring the ‘96 per cent’ to rush through anti-squatting legislation that preys on society’s most vulnerable, says Rueben Taylor..…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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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.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Why outlawing squatting will be way too expensive

Criminalizing squatters is likely to cost £790 million and deep cuts to legal aid won’t even cover half of that, warns Rueben Taylor.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Roadblocked for justice

No ifs, no buts, no legal aid cuts – proposed changes are provoking civil disobedience, reports Lydia James.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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The process is an ass!

Rushed decisions, disproportionate sentences and collective punishments mean the post-riots legal process is on shaky ground, argues Peter Speller.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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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.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Is peaceful protest a waste of time?

Vanessa Baird ponders the tactics needed to resist austerity..…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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The British government is terrorizing the public into accepting its snooping law

Do not be fooled, this has nothing to do with jihadis or paedophiles, says Robin Tudge.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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