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Big Davids, small Goliaths

How new trade deals – and Investor-State Dispute Settlements in particular – are giving more power to companies to sue countries for lost profits.

Filed in: Corporations Law Politics Trade

Tentative steps forward for Muslim women’s rights

Mari Marcel Thekaekara reports some good news from India.

Filed in: India Law Religion Women

When governments jail people for reading

Angola’s political and human rights activists are on trial, as Marc Herzog reports.

Filed in: Activism Angola Human Rights Law

New anti-terrorism law threatens Brazil’s civil society

Human rights could be undermined, reports Melanie Hargreaves.

Filed in: Brazil Law Terrorism

Protest-free zones are a must outside clinics

Why are women still having to campaign for the right to a harassment-free abortion? asks Rosa Ellis.

Filed in: Law Women

Deaths in British police custody

Will British Home Secretary Theresa May’s inquiry end the culture of impunity? asks Dan Glazebrook.

Filed in: Equality Law Race Society

Environmentalists 1, Dutch Government 0

Beulah Devaney looks at the legal implications of a landmark case in the Netherlands.

Filed in: Climate Change Law Netherlands Politics

Connecting to the world through psychedelic drugs

Stephen Reid makes the case for a life-changing trip.

Filed in: Drugs Law Society

Government intrusion and the loss of human rights

14 years of fighting the ‘war on terror’ has left us all less secure, says Amit Singh.

Filed in: England Human Rights Law Politics United States

Gay rights group secures legal victory in Kenya

But the court’s decision has angered opponents to LGBT rights, as Moses Wasamu reports.

Filed in: Gay Rights Kenya Law

A political verdict

As former president Morsi is given the death penalty, Chalaine Chang considers what justice looks like in Egypt.

Filed in: Egypt Law Politics

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